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Via Fiume, 45, 19100 La Spezia, Italy
+39 0187 301570
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 51
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  • 18
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Ok but not great

Came here for a dinner with a few friends, the food is alright and has quite a good selection on the menu. However the service could be better since it was very slow and not all the food we ordered got to our table. Good enough for a night out with friends, but not the greatest place to do so.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2015
Nick M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Came here for a dinner with a few friends, the food is alright and has quite a good selection on the menu. However the service could be better since it was very slow and not all the food we ordered got to our table. Good enough for a night out with friends, but not the greatest place to do so.

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Thank Nick M
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

And it's Japanese. The Euro20 All You Can Eat deal is fantastic and the best value for money. Here's a tip. Don't order everything at once. Take you time and spread it out otherwise they will serve it all in one hit.

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Thank Stephen E
Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The price of 20 euros for an all you can eat might seem a little steep but it is totally worth it at Sakura. In fact, if you are visiting Cinque Terre, you should take the opportunity to stop at La Spezia and eat at this little gem which is a 7 minute walk from the station in the center... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

clean restaurant and fast service . good fish , very fresh . good-value set menu .the restaurant is very nice and has a good atmosphere .

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La Spezia, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I ate again in this restaurant last week after a while. Room staff all changed and these new waiters are hard-working guys but with zero experience, so they messed up several times with orders. Rice was terrible: it was warm and the proportion between fish and rice in every nigiri or maki was ridicoulous. (they even argue when one of... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Great surprise during my last visit in La Spezia.....a great japanese restaurant. The place is easy to identify because is in your way to the railroad station from where you depart for the 5 terre

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Good location Excellent quality, good price The staff was also friendly

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

My boys are sushi connoisseurs and never want to pass a chance to eat sushi. But after getting on the wrong train to Vernazza and ending up in La Spezia, I decided some good Ligurian cuisine was in order as a way to salvage the messed up trains. Walking past this place on the way into town though, my boys'... More 

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Navodari, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Went here almost every Saturday this summer and always ordered the All you can eat menu for lunch for 12 euro ( drinks not included). There is a good variety of sushi, ramen, soba, rice, salad, tempura, etc. Everything is fresh and is prepared for you on the spot. After you place your order, it takes less than five minutes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Like most all you can eat restaurants, the staff is overwhelmed with customers. I think of this wait period as a way to let the food settle. The teppan yaki sea bass is amazing. The salmon sashimi is cut so thin you can see through it, that take skills. Overall, I do not see any cons. This is a dinner... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Fiume, 45, 19100 La Spezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Province of La Spezia  >  La Spezia
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 301570

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  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian

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