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Tanoshii

Av 12 De Octubre 1820 Y Luis | Swissotel, Quito, Ecuador
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Ranked #34 of 496 restaurants in Quito
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Ibarra, Ecuador
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This is the closest to real Japanese food found Quito. The food is delicious, the atmosphere is great.. I highly recommend Tanoshii for sushi and Japanese food lovers

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Puerto Cayo, Ecuador
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Our hotel recommended Tanoshii over Restaurant Sake when we told them we wanted sushi and we were not disappointed. Located in New Town inside the Swissotel, the restaurant is very elegant but low key. There were 4 of us so we had a vast range os sashimi and rolls and all were very good. Since one of our group does... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

My wife and I frequent tanoshi, at least once a month, but sometimes more. On valentines day (a holiday not widely celebrated in Ecuador) we went at 630 PM only to find we needed a reservation to eat there. The restaurant was completely empty, because everyone had later reservations. As a house manager, you would think they would figure this... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

If you're going to eat sushi out in Quito, this is one of the better restaurants to choose. The fish is fresh, the rice authentically prepared (not mushy), and the atmosphere is pleasant. The combinations are unique and the sauces tend to the sweet side. My recommendation comes with a caveat: Why would you be eating sushi in a city... More

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kitchener
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We celebrated with friends at this restaurant. It was difficult to order as the waiter did not know English and we didn't know much Spanish. The food was very tasty.

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I'm not sure if the food has been "localized" to match the local taste buds but the Sushi isn't authentic.... fusion... but missing the target. Not Bad mind you, just nothing to shout about. Understand that they're in the mountain, so I won't suggest the sashimi. What's bad is the service. the waiter can't really take note who's ordering what... More

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Quito
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

So far it has been the best sushi experience in Quito for me (service, food, atmosphere). I would recommend it anytime to anyone. There are some other options that are good also like Noé or other smaller restaurants accross the city, but this is def the best when considering the whole experience (is is also the most expensive). Maybe it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This is a great place to go for sushi, food is always good and fresh. The place has a great atmosphere and they have 2x1 in cold rolls some nights... highly recommended. You can go with family, friends, on business or on a date.

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Quito, Ecuador
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121 reviews 121 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

They have a wide variety of dishes carefully crafted by japanese chefs, they even throuw a show while dining. Really well done!

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Quito, Ecuador
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

The food is ALWAYS fresh and delicious. They have a great selection of plates and great cocktails ¡ the service is good, the waiters wear nice bright kimonos. You get a real sense of good japanese food.

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