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Via Riva di Reno, 39/f, 40122 Bologna, Italy (Porto)
+39051271132
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Ranked #126 of 1,300 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese, Fusion
Neighborhood: Porto
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Higashi e la meta prescelta da tutti coloro che vogliono immergersi nelle atmosfere essenziali della cucina asiatica. E' un locale che punta alla cucina giapponese ma anche a quella thailandese, cinese e di Singapore, per dare un assaggio dell'Oriente a Bologna.

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English first
Bologna, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

If you have enough of the all you can eat sushi restaurants and you like to taste fresh, well prepared sushi you have to visit this restaurant. This all a carte sushi restaurant has a nice atmosphere, a great variety of dishes and the staff is professional. Even for people who don't like to eat raw fish they have plenty... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The sushi is really fresh and everything is delicious. It's not an all you can eat kind of place, so it's a bit more expensive than other places, but it's really worth it. The service is nice and the décor is interesting and authentic. You should definitely make a reservation, as in most restaurants in italy. Plus, it's really close... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Set your expectations straight before coming here. Obviously, will never be as good as Jap restaurants in other more Jap populated European cities like London. However, would recommend a try if you are looking to escape from pizza / pasta ! I had the rice bowl with tempura vegetables/prawns which was excellent. Good presentation, staff polite. Book in advance as... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This understated, dimly lit restaurant is a great antidote to the all-you-can-eat normalcy of Bologna's sushi restaurant scene. It's proper sushi with a good selection of sashimi and a reasonable price tag for good fish. Its not cheap, it's not all cream cheese and deep fried, so there will be some disappointed people... but for real Japanese food this is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Just had lunch here today, had been in Italy for 5 days and were looking for a change, especially if you are used to mainly eating Asian food. Quite nice and peaceful settling, around 10-15min walk from centre of bologna but right near the apartment we rented. Staff spoke enough English to allow us to order what we wanted. Food... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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91 reviews 91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Beautiful elegant place, great food, not cheap but the food is worth what you pay (around 35€ all included), the best in town in my opinion.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012 via mobile

best quality of Japanese food I've ever find in Bologna

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2010

it is not so easy to find something other than traditional restaurants in bologna so when i saw this asian restaurant i went right inside. the place is beautifully decorated with calming colors and pleasant music, soft lights. the food and service are excellent! the food is elegantly and interestingly served in decorated boxes and plates. i had misu soup... More 

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Address: Via Riva di Reno, 39/f, 40122 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39051271132
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Porto
Cuisine: Japanese, Fusion

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