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Plaza Itscatzu local 112, Escazu 506, Costa Rica
22880202
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
tepanyaki!!!

best tepanyaki! try the samurai special! it was amazing! t has all the meats chicken, shrimp, fish, beef!! the chef that cooks for you at the table is very nice and the dessert is great! the dessert is banana bread with ice cream so good! do try the sushi it is pretty nice also! the only bad... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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kuala lum
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kuala lum
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

best tepanyaki! try the samurai special! it was amazing! t has all the meats chicken, shrimp, fish, beef!! the chef that cooks for you at the table is very nice and the dessert is great! the dessert is banana bread with ice cream so good! do try the sushi it is pretty nice also! the only bad things is that... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is an old time favorite, whenever I am back in Escazu for a visit I try to stop here, don't miss the teppanyaki and make sure to reserve in advance. The sushi is also great and fresh

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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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101 reviews 101 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had our Family and Friends reunion last week of November 2014. We have been coming to this restaurant for the past 7 years whenever we are in San Jose, it is by far the best Japanese Restaurant in town. The service is always great we never had an issue of any kind. This time around from 5 dishes we... More 

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

on recommendation of some local friends we went here last night and they did not disappoint. Samuri has a very large Selection of specialty rolls We started off with probably the best seaweed salad we had ever had and the portion was huge . Other members also enjoyed the miso soup The poki maki bowl was a never ending bowl... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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86 reviews 86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We went with some friend for a late dinner on a Sunday night, was one of the few places that was still open, but was a good surprise. The food was really good and the sushi options were huge, additionally the prices are ok, a place for a good fast sushi dinner.

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Not the best Sushi in Costa Rica but one of the best. I ordered express and the service was very good on a Saturday Night.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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172 reviews 172 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Without the extra effort, Japanese food has a tendency to transform into fast food. That was my experience in Samurai - all the ingredients appear to be there but it is not a "Japanese" experience. The sushi boat had an over-representation of the US re-invention of a delicate cuisine with its oversize California and other rolls. Salmon and snapper sashimi... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Very good service you get a lot for the money very tasty. Very quick Great rolls nice area try it you will like it. Closes for 3pm till 6pm. Try the Itskazu roll. They also have tempura.

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South Florida, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

What a nice place to eat. My mother and I ate here for our final night in Costa Rica and it couldn't have been better. The food was excellent and the staff was very nice. I asked the girl who spoke english well, about all the food on the menu and she was happy to tell me what it was... More 

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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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101 reviews 101 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We are coming to this restaurant at least every other month for the past years. Fodd and Service is great, however the greatness has it price! Food in comparison to North America or Mexico is indeed quite pricy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza Itscatzu local 112, Escazu 506, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: 22880202

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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