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Misono

Ngong Road | Green House, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #46 of 324 Restaurants in Nairobi
Price range: $25 - $40
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

Decided to try Misono at it's new location in Greenhouse for a business lunch. Massively surprised by the freshness, flavours and quantity. Snapper with avocado teriyaki sauce was excellent, as were the prawn dumplings. I always leave the Miso soup, but for once I enjoyed this version. Will definitely be going back.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I have yet to post a negative review, but here goes my first. To be fair, I have been to Misono three times (twice in Nairobi and once in Nyali) and the food has been fine. Not the best Japanese food I've ever had, but good for what I can find in Kenya. However, I am a stickler for good... More

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nairobi
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

The quality of the fish is perfect. The taste is excellent and the waiters are making yuor time soft and relaxing The venue is nice.

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Taormina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

If you don't want to waste you lunch or dinner and get satisfaction for your palate, I realized the best in japanese restaurant is MIsono. Good food. good service, ggod everything.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

From the friendly staff, the lovely atmosphere to the great food this is a great place to go for a date! so much fun to watch the cook prepare your meal. A bit pricey but it is sooo worth it. will definitely be back

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Nairobi, Kenya
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

While usually I rate the quality of food in a restaurant first and foremost, the service at Misono has to be the WORST in Nairobi. Maybe I caught it on a bad night, but even after imploring the Manager to provide better service to our table, it didn't improve. Shame on you. Now, as for the food, I would expect... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Undoubtedly one of the best Japanese food restaurants in Kenya. Misono has been a family favorite for now close to seven years. Having been away for some time, we came back and decided to sample the new restaurant at Greenhouse; We made a booking for late dinner and therefore were among the last customers to be served that night. Unfortunately,... More

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Haifa, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

each time when I come to Nairobi - one evening is always booked for this place. my first visit was 4 years ago and this pace still maintain its standards. Love the presentation - and the new place is very nice. I like it more than the previous one

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Our first visit to Misono in its new location, the Greenhouse. Misono has been one of our favourite restaurants in Nairobi for many years. Misono in its new location doesn't disappoint. We thought the sushi and sashimi was even better than before, and is by far and away the best in Nairobi - perhaps even in Africa? The service is,... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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78 reviews 78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Nairobi has no dearth of oriental restaurants, and Misono ranks amongst the highest. The new and revamped restaurant is housed in the "Greenhouse" building on Ngong road, and done with much fanfare - they even sound a gong each time a guest enters. The menu is really extensive, if you were to go through every item, you'd take at least... More

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