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Restaurante Japones

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Av. Afonso Henriques, 34, Coimbra 3000-009, Portugal
+351 239 702 013
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Today
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
One of the best sushi experiences ever!

We've been to Japones twice now, once for our anniversary and once for my birthday and both times were excellent. Japones is a dark, romantic Japanese restaurant on the second floor of a building (no elevator) on Avenida Afonso Henriques. There is plenty of parking on the street, but you can also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
Cemie
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Coimbra, Portugal
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Coimbra, Portugal
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We've been to Japones twice now, once for our anniversary and once for my birthday and both times were excellent. Japones is a dark, romantic Japanese restaurant on the second floor of a building (no elevator) on Avenida Afonso Henriques. There is plenty of parking on the street, but you can also take a bus there if you don't have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Possibly the best restaurant in Coimbra but definitely the best Japanese restaurant in Coimbra. Fantastic fresh sushi and sashimi as long as you they hold the fruit

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Hamburg, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great sushi and top Japanese cuisine that can be found in Portugal. It was a pleasant surprise find it out in Coimbra. For sushi fans and for those who want to prove. Very cozy restaurant with several rooms for more privacy. Professional and nice staff. I have to go back when in Coimbra.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We simply had a lovely experience in this restaurant! We found it on trip advisor and decided to try it one night. The place and the decoration is cozy and calm. We had one platter of chicken tyriaki and a sushi platter and a dessert afterwards. The chicken tyriaki did not exist on the menu but as I mentioned it... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I've been there a couple of times and the last time I was there for my birthday celebration. I was reticent as I was going with the kids, but it turn out to be great! The different rooms (each of them with relatively small quantity of places) in the restaurant allowed us to have some privacy, and they have excellent... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

It is for sure the best Japanese restaurant in Coimbra. The sushi is pretty fresh and we can see it's carefully made. I have always had good experiences. Decoration is nice, the service is good. The right place to go for Japanese in Coimbra although I think that if you are a great admirer of japanese food, you will not... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

To be honest, it was my first time eating sushi.. However, I went to this restaurant because some friends of mine suggested it as the "best sushi ever". Extraordinary taste, excellent service. We took the 22 pieces mixed plate (both sushi and nigiri), vegetables tempura and three glasses of wine for 44€ total. I think it's a very good price.... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

One of the most beautiful restaurants in Coimbra, with a really trendy decor. Amazing staff and great japanese food.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I was in Coimbra working and i went there twice, and i think i will return! Nice service, amazing recomendation of wine. The sushi was very good, also the spring rolls and the desserts (usually i don't eat dessert on a japanese restaurant). It is a wonderfull alternative if you want to have a break of tradicional portuguese food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

Excellent Japanese cuisine in a cosy and cosmopolitan ambince.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Afonso Henriques, 34, Coimbra 3000-009, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 702 013

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 22
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am

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