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Kakinuma

#35 of 1,298 Restaurants in Geneva
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3 Rue Henri-Blanvalet, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
022 735 47 11
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  • 48
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
excellent food must be the best in geneva !

we went here last night (we had reserved a table) otherwise you can't get in. The food is very very good. The service was slow at first then got to almost too fast as the table was almost overflowing, I told the young man to come back in a while we were not in a hurry. We both took the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
rosy002
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Geneva, Switzerland
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English first
Geneva, Switzerland
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

we went here last night (we had reserved a table) otherwise you can't get in. The food is very very good. The service was slow at first then got to almost too fast as the table was almost overflowing, I told the young man to come back in a while we were not in a hurry. We both took the... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Nice tiny Japanese place. Very traditional, every tastes very well. Closes early, and limited tables. But 5 stars

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Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

That's one of the best restaurant I ever went to. Because there was a lot of wait, the chef gave us a fish ball. We took chicken brochettes to start, which were just incredible tasteful. The Japanese fondue was delicious and generous. We were three and can't finish it all, even if two of us were big eaters. The desserts... More 

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I first wanted to say that this place is terrible so that it doesn't become more popular than it already is. But then I thought it would be slightly unfair. Because this place is just amazing. The service is better than what I've known in super high end (read very pricey) places. It's actually kind and generous. The food is... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The food is good. No problem on that front. The service is good. No problem on that front. However, it is way way overpriced. There are no words to explain the interior design. It looks like a take-away place. I don't think that it is worth eating decent Japanese food at this price levels. There are much better options in... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is definitely the best sushi/sashimi restaurant in Geneva and among the best in Europe. Mr. Kakinuma is always behind the counter to prepare your sushis and sashimis. Mrs. Kakinuma and their son are serving you the food. The restaurant is small and very badly decorated. But, who cares, when you are having such a wonderful food.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went with visitors had the tasting menu really enjoyed it, it was very filling, very good service, have been several times before

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Geneva, Switzerland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This place is for people who can really appreciate good Japanese food. By Geneva standards (everything is expensive here), the prices are very reasonable - especially for lunch. The chirashi was great. By far one of the best Japanese restaurants in Geneva. Service was impeccable.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Sushi et. al is delicious. It's a family place, tiny and always full so you'd better book. By far the best Japanese restaurant in Geneva.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

went there for lunch recently. excellent sushi bento. Best i have had in geneva for a long time. Sushi were perfectly prepared and fish quality was outstanding. would highly recommend it. Only downside, it is hard to get a table. always booked...:-(

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Rue Henri-Blanvalet, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: 022 735 47 11

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 100
  • Cuisine: Japanese

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