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Av 12 De Octubre 1820 Y Luis | Swissotel, Quito, Ecuador
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Ranked #16 of 608 Restaurants in Quito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Like the underwhelmed we came here because of the reviews onTA. But both my wife and I said 5 stars no way. The sushi was just mediocre at best. We had much better Sushi at Noe's. Service was good and the presentation was very nice. If they could only bring the Sushi up a few notches.

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7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We picked this restaurant hoping to have great sushi in Quito. The reviews we read were pretty convincing. Unfortunately, we felt let down. The service was excellent, but the food left much to be desired. Of the sashimi plate, only the red/white tuna felt fresh; the shrimp were overcooked and the salmon wasn't great. (That said, the tuna maki roll... More 

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Oklahoma
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209 reviews 209 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our party of nine was accommodated late (10pm-ish). My husband and I had sushi (one with fried shrimp & tuna, the other w/grilled shrimp, tuna and topped with sweet potato strings). Other than they were a little large to pop the whole piece in your mouth, they were great! The portions were all very generous. We could easily have shared... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

first of all, i'm a asian person and used to work sushibar for a while. i can't believe my eyes.. most of reviewers loved this place... i am telling you, this is the worst sushi ever i ve had. i know everyone has different taste of food. but considering that, this restaurant is way too much overestimated i think.. best... More 

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Ibarra, Ecuador
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Quito, Ecuador
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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86 reviews 86 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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Address: Av 12 De Octubre 1820 Y Luis | Swissotel, Quito, Ecuador
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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