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Kakinuma

#38 of 1,299 Restaurants in Geneva
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3 Rue Henri-Blanvalet, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
022 735 47 11
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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
best Japanese restaurant in Geneva

I went there a few days ago and it was fantastic. I tried the sushis... It was amazingly good. The sushis are really fresh and I definitely recommend taking the crab. Unfortunately, I was full so i didn't have any dessert but a friend of mine told me that the desserts are excellent. Must book a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
José R
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santiago, Chile
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Good quality sushi. Bit boring and corny setting - sushi is way over priced. I feel bad that this review isn't better. I was told it was best sushi in town but was disappointed with the freshness of the fish.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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178 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Traditionally marketed as the best sushi place in Geneva. Excellent quality but expensive and small quantities per plate. Very friendly service by real Japanese which is not always the case in many other restaurants in town. Weakness : they don't have noodle soup, the famous Japanese ramen for the non fish lovers. The grilled dishes list is a bit limited.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I went there a few days ago and it was fantastic. I tried the sushis... It was amazingly good. The sushis are really fresh and I definitely recommend taking the crab. Unfortunately, I was full so i didn't have any dessert but a friend of mine told me that the desserts are excellent. Must book a table in advance!!

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have never eaten a sushi this good, the service is impeccable, the food exquisit (sushi as well as traditional japanese dishes) and the wines amazing, a must if you are staying in Geneva!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Good food and lovely Japanese speaking staff who are very hospitable and friendly. The menu has varied Japanese dishes and the fish is fresh. Best in the region!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We went to eat here tonight following the advice of a Japanese colleague. I have to say that it was an amazing experience. The menu might not be super wide, but we tried several things and each and any of them was delicious and well presented. The service is nice as well, very accurate and quick, always smiling. Some reviews... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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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52 restaurant reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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18 reviews
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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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Address: 3 Rue Henri-Blanvalet, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
Phone Number: 022 735 47 11
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
Average Prices: USD 30 - 100
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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  • 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, Sushi

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