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Restaurant Minamoto

Schwarzwaldallee 179, Basel 4058, Switzerland
0616865545
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Ranked #65 of 409 Restaurants in Basel
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: Minamato bedeutet Wurzel. Mit unserem Konzept distanzieren wir uns vom Convenience-food und kochen Frisch, unverfälscht und im Einklang mit der Natur , eine cuisine du marché, die mit ausgefeilter Schnitttechnik, kurzen Garzeiten bis ganz roh der Natur ihren Respekt zollt. Gerade deshalb ist die japanische Küche leicht, bekömmlich, reich an Vitaminen, Proteinen und unzerstörten Fasern und Zellen.Minamoto begeistert die Gäste durch leckere japanische Gerichte, welche dem europäischen Geschmack entsprechen.
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: Minamato bedeutet Wurzel. Mit unserem Konzept distanzieren wir uns vom Convenience-food und kochen Frisch, unverfälscht und im Einklang mit der Natur , eine cuisine du marché, die mit ausgefeilter Schnitttechnik, kurzen Garzeiten bis ganz roh der Natur ihren Respekt zollt. Gerade deshalb ist die japanische Küche leicht, bekömmlich, reich an Vitaminen, Proteinen und unzerstörten Fasern und Zellen.Minamoto begeistert die Gäste durch leckere japanische Gerichte, welche dem europäischen Geschmack entsprechen.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Rheinfelden, Switzerland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I like the ART+DINE concept where food meets art. The place is unique and the staff is very helpful and friendly.

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Basel, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The best restaurant! The food were really fine! I took the maguro domburi with the fresh tuna. I am in love in this domburi... The Domburi with the meat which my colleague ordered was also tasty! The starters with gyoza and california rolle were also recommended. The monthly Ice cream for the dessert was a good surprise! The atomosphere and... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The Minamoto is an excellent place for a business lunch, but it's good for dinner as well. The service is very good and friendly, although staff are not always good English speakers. The food is well thought out and well presented, with a reasonably varied menu, and specialties in ramen noodles. This is a dependable and consistently good quality restaurant... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We went there with a group of about 20 people. My tuna on rice was pretty good, the small ramen was nothing special but not bad either. Service was rather quick and smooth. I was annoyed that the servant put lots of ice in my drink without asking first. The ice cream was rather good. Altogether this is a good... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We went to this restaurant at 9pm having previously reserved a table, however, when we arrived we found that we were one of only three parties and that there was plenty of space to chose from. The Black dining rooms and White dining rooms were empty so as it was a warm evening we joined the other guests in the... More

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Basel, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I went there two weeks ago and had a good experience. It is not cheap, but the food is reaonalbly priced (for Switzerland, you will have an other point of view, if you don't live here). As a starter, I had the Sashimi CHF 20.00 which was good followed by the chicken with mushrooms which was more than just good.... More

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Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We have dined here several times and found it pleasant. The food quality is good. The dishes are well prepared, with signs of complexity and modernism, and one can feel that there is passion and love behind. That is always a good sign for any restaurant. I wouldn't say the cuisine offered is typically Japanese but certainly adapted for the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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100 reviews 100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Located in front of the German railway station, you don't expect to find such a nice corner. The service is friendly and the menu is quite diverse. Definitely a discovery for those who like Japanese food. However, if you expect to find a big selection of sushi, you may be disappointed.

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London, United Kingdom
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256 reviews 256 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

I went for lunch with a friend during the week. The restaurant is very modern and looks new. Tables are well spaced out so you dont feel crowded. Service excellent. I had the special of the day, ie mini ramen and dun-bori: all very tasty and ireally liked the combo. This is a nice place if you want to try... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Had lunch there with colleagues for an informal working lunch. Restaurant is modern though welcoming and worm. The menu offers a lot more than sushi. We tried different things, soups and curry were well prepared and presented. They don't have a dessert menu, but only offer ice creams. That was the only flaw.

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