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Sato

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Adliya | Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain
973-17713000
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 84
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  • 31
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  • 11
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing dining

I went there for dinner with my fiancee and we loved every minute of it. We tried the tasting menu and there were so many option to accomodate both tastes. The service was also impeccable and the wine list extensive. Well done!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Traveler J
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Manama, Bahrain
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Manama, Bahrain
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went there for dinner with my fiancee and we loved every minute of it. We tried the tasting menu and there were so many option to accomodate both tastes. The service was also impeccable and the wine list extensive. Well done!

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Thank Traveler J
Manama, Bahrain
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and i are fans of Japanese food. We have tried nearly all the Japanese restaurants in Bahrain and we have come to the conclusion that Sato is the best in town. If you are looking for genuine Japanese food you can get that here. Their Sushi is very good. A lot of the other restaurants in the city... More 

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Thank Nadz75
Al Muharraq, Bahrain
Level Contributor
18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I dine in Sato frequently and I have to admit that deserve to be classified as the best Japanese restaurant in Bahrain. The provide quality of food at high standard, their staff show excellent and friendly devices and the place/ atmosphere is also perfect. I wish the management of the restaurant and their stasis / crew member all the best.

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Thank Alalaiwi
Bahrain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

love the food and personalize service. must visit again soon. The sushi boat was meticulously done. Tepanyaki just right . margaritas and the sake a perfect highlight to a wonderful meal. Just when you think meal has reached its point of perfection. ...in comes a double scoop of green tea ice cream. ...I think I just died and went food... More 

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Thank art E
Emma Ruth E, Manager at Sato, responded to this review

Dear art E, Great review and thank you for pointing your positive experiences of our food, drinks and service. Your objective review gives us necessary “fuel” and energy to keep our goal of making our guests experience in Sato restaurant one they can remember with a smile and with a face of people who made their stay enjoyable. Thank you... More 

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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am glad that Sato is back on track to serve one of the beat sushi in town like the old days of this restaurant. Lets highlight a fact in here that Sato is one of the first Japanese restaurant opened at the GCC the food was always outstanding but at a point they lost the lead to be one... More 

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Thank Bassemalkhabbaz
Emma Ruth E, Manager at Sato, responded to this review

Dear Bassemalkhabbaz, Greetings from Sato Restaurant and thank you on your encouraging and supportive review! It is great and heart-warming to read of such a kind words from our regular guest and we are so pleased that you appreciate our team member specially Lusandy. It makes all our hard work and effort worthwhile. We hope to have the pleasure of... More 

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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined at Sato's a number of times over the last 7 years and have enjoyed the food. We are seeing a trend within the last two years which is very disappointing! The service we have received is getting very slow. It took more than 10 minutes to get a drink order and we were seated very close to... More 

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Thank AQflyer
Emma Ruth E, Manager at Sato, responded to this review

Dear AQflyer, We are sincerely and truly sorry to hear your experience at Sato. I would like to assure you that we do our best to give each guest excellent service they deserve the moment they arrive at the reception. We are all very sorry you left Sato with such unfortunate impression before you leave and that we were unable... More 

Manama, Bahrain
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

The sushi at Sato's is typically excellent, with the occasional poorly made dish. The teppanyaki is delicious but pricey. It's a lot of food so it can be split between two guests.

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Thank Michael F
Emma Ruth E, Manager at Sato, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Michael F, Thank you for your review and useful feedback. I will share your comments with our culinary team. Hoping to see you again and your guest. Best regards, Ruth F&B Admin More 

Manama, Bahrain
Level Contributor
94 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Sato is amazing authentic Japanese restaurant in Bahrain. Always satisfy both those who is looking for authentic Japanese and who wants a nice atmosphere. The chef is very accommodating and willing to create your own creation

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Thank Hussain J
Al Muharraq, Bahrain
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Sato is the best restaurant to have Japanese and Sushi food in Bahrain. It combine three elements; quality of food, excellence in service, and unique atmosphere. I dine in this restaurant frequently and I have never regret any of my visits. All staff members show quality of service to customers specially Mr. Willian who always province services that exceed my... More 

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Thank Alalaiwi
Emma Ruth E, Manager at Sato, responded to this review

Dear Alalaiwi, Thank you for your visit and great review. Our team always strive to provide the best service and best quality food to our guests. We are thankful to have you as our loyal guest. Best regards, Ruth Esteban F&B Admin More 

Manama, Bahrain
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

but the restuarant needs to be a bit updated. the bar rooms are a bit shabby and needs to have new décor and the only thing I don't like is that the food smell catches the cloths no good ventilation.

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1 Thank Adnan J
Emma Ruth E, Manager at Sato, responded to this review

Dear Adnan J, Thank you for your feedback, we will look into your suggestion and we will send it to our engineering department. Looking forward to your next visit. Best regards, Ruth Esteban F&B Admin More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Adliya | Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain
  • Location: Middle East  >  Bahrain  >  Manama
  • Phone Number: 973-17713000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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