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Teppanyaki Restaurant Sazanka

Ferdinand Bolstraat 333 (Hotel Okura) | Nnn, 1072 LH Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
+31 20 678 7450
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Ranked #2 of 2,333 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $140
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: On Hotel Okura Amsterdam's ground floor, you will find the Okura's Teppanyaki Restaurant Sazanka. Teppanyaki literally means 'to grill on a hot plate', which is traditionally the oldest way of preparing food in Japan. This kind of dining is very popular in its native country, in part because the chef prepares the most delicious dishes right before the guests' eyes. Various fishes and meats, including the very exclusive Wagyu beef, are prepared a la minute with Eastern precision. The Teppanyaki Restaurant Sazanka's interior features a contemporary Japanese style, the design of which is based on the elements of stone, wood, water and fire. The eleven teppanyaki hot plates will seat seven to ten guests each and are perfect for both business and festive occasions. It is also possible to reserve a private room with two hot plates, offering plenty of space for a maximum of 18 guests.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Without doubt one of the best restaurants I've been to. The food was fantastic and the service was simply first class, Sander looked after our group brilliantly all evening. I could not recommend this restaurant highly enough- if you want a evening to remember whilst in Amsterdam head here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

What a great experience this was! We had a 6 course dinner with wine and we couldn't be happier. It was in it's simpliest way awesome. Well prepaired and fresh food was presented in an delightful way. The chef on our table was a great young boy. We will eat here next time we visit Amsterdam. Two thumbs up!

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Teppanyaki show here is 10X better than what we have in Japanese restaurants of Bogota with mainly Colombian cooks, the oriental chef was very skillful both in his show and cooking, food was delicious and service was attentive, a bit expensive but worth it!

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Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I loved the place, remind me my former life in Singapore. Good quality of ingredients, good chefs and amazing atmosphere. Good place to go.

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Hamar, Hedmark, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I would highly recommend this restaurant. Food and drinks are Perfect! We had a testing menu With a lot of different dishes, yummi!!!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I had the vegetarian menu and my gf had the original menu with Wagyu beef. It was fantastic. The food was delicious and the staff and chef were very friendly and attentive. Definitely one of the best restaurants I've visited.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We enjoyed a most entertaining and tasty meal and the staff couldn't have been more hospitable and helpful even though we arrived very late (due to a flight delay).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Incredible tastes. Fantastic theatre. Staff were so attentive. Not cheap but well worth it. Give it a try, you won't be dissapointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Went to Sazanka few times already. Enjoyed it every time. Where to start...? Service is excellent. Food is unique, fresh and very tasty. I was fascinating from the chef, it was more than just cocking food, it is a well synchronize dinner where the chef prepare the food in a very colorful way, and serve the plates in a very... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This was just an amazing dining experience. The food was amazing - I have seafood allergy and the chef was willing to work with me to an amazing result. The beef and pork courses were my favorite. Some of the best Waygu I have ever had. I was recently in Tokyo and I can honestly, say this rivaled anything I... More

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