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Zeedijk 18, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #1,506 of 2,480 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Japanese
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Gaimersheim, Deutschland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went out to that place for having dinner. The restaurant itself is quite basic and not really cosy. But the Sushi is very fresh and delicious. The owner - an old lady - is not the fastest at all, but she is really lovely and caring. We ordered a menu, which contains soup, salad and a wide range of... More 

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Amsterdam
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86 reviews 86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The city is filed with mediocre sushi places. But this authentic Japanese restaurant stands out. We had sushi, chirashi and sashimi. All was very good quality and very fresh. Probably the best sushi place in its price range.

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Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Hallo!! Authentic Japanese food. Cozy atmosphere! If you get a window seat-- great view!! We got here just before closing..and the owner gave us some extra treats!! Very kind people ..worth going!!!

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Hildisrieden, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Small, simple restaurant with only a few tables and a nice view on the canals. Lovely service and very good sushi quality. Perfect place!

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Buenos Aires
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Small, hidden, not easy to spot. Inside there are a few tables, and a view to the canal. A very affable old japanese lady will take your order, while her husband is in charge of the kitchen. Traditional japanese menu, Saporo beer, and a cozy ambient. Must go.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Small and hidden ...but definitely a very good Japanese restaurant. Simple, quiet, but very good original sushi and sashimi. Don't mind the decoration. Very good!!!!

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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218 reviews 218 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Found this gem wandering the streets. The service and hospitality was fantastic well above Dutch standards (because they are Japanese). Very traditional Japanese food, our son's chicken teriyaki was very good but the sushi as average - at least they didn't put mayonnaise in the rolls. We would go back but just for the atmosphere and to talk with the... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Had the sashimi meal (with soup and salad), it was extremely fresh and delicious. Definitely the best Japanese I have had in Amsterdam, and some of the best anywhere. Near perfect service from a lovely old Japanese woman who barely spoke English (not a problem, the menu has pictures and she does well enough). Scenic view of the canal, funny... More 

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Hellsinki
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Not only is this place small and cozy, it's one of those restaurants you would never even find, let alone dare to go into if someone did not take you there. But once you do, you go back for sure! At least I tend to go there every time in Amsterdam. A true hidden diamond. The place is veeery small,... More 

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Turin, Italy
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Do no get confused by simple look of the place: it offers one of the best example of japanese cuisine in the city, It is not cheap but it has a great choice of plates, if not sure chose a mix plate to taste a little bit of everything. Excellent.

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Address: Zeedijk 18, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
Cuisine: Japanese

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