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Tokyo Restaurant Karen

Langata Road, 300m from Karen Crossroads heading towards Karen Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
0722485556
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Ranked #128 of 300 restaurants in Nairobi
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Japanese
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We used to eat Japanese food in Nairobi and has better restaurant than this, we didn't like the miso soup, the sushi and sashimi wasn't as we liked, best to use other Japanese restaurant in Nairobi.

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Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We had a lovely tepenyaki and good quality sushi. I recommend this restaurant for family meals - lunch or diner. The waiters are friendly and the manager is always ready to take you through the menu. If you want to experience Japanese cuisine, try Tokyo restaurant in Karen- Nairobi.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

My family and I came here for lunch and it was a disaster. If you want Japanese food in Karen, then Haru is a much better choice or go to Furasato in town. The problem in Tokyo started with the green tea which consisted of tasteless tea bags instead of loose tea leaves. Not a good sign for a quality... More

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Kenya
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9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The food is always spot on... the service is lovely and the owner is on hand to say hi and see how you are!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Teppanyaki, the experience of a meal cooked on the hot table is always a joy to the eyes and flavour, as both eyes and mouth can delight. The food was rather good and tasty. The staff was very friendly. There is an outside garden which should be a great place to relax, outside this rainy season.

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

My family and I regularly visit the restaurant, which has loads room for kids to roam, cheap wine and a great choice of food. The sushi and sashimi platters are a great favorite.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Great value for money...not necessarily the best in Japanese. If you like Sushi and Sashimi - try out their Sushi and Sashimi Platters. Quiet ambience. Good place to go with kids since their gates are always closed and the guard can be taken into consideration to look after your kids while you are busy savouring your food.

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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

A great place for a refreshing lunch in Karen. The Korean dishes are a great treat as are the less flashy Japanese dishes. A pub-like setting and good hosts. The decor may make dinner a bit dreary but the food remains the star.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

The food is good and the staff are pleasant. The Tepanyaki side is a must! Very well trained chefs and the owner is always on hand.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

A very nice place, food is good and the ambiance great, the location is also super. The only downside is the pricing. All in a all a good place to treat yourself once in a while

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