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“Very bad trip” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Ristorante Giapponese Yagura

Ristorante Giapponese Yagura
Via Pisana 16r, 50143 Florence, Italy
+39 (0)55 223145
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Ranked #549 of 1,875 Restaurants in Florence
Cuisines: Italian, Japanese, Sushi
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Very bad trip”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Tempura mista was very good but the rest was averadge. Eating with smoking smells was disgusting. The service was awfull but the worst was when we wanted one menue and order the rest of the meal per-dish and it wasn't possible!!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
“Catchy all you can eat formula”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We were talked into taking the E20 all-you-can eat sushi at this cute restaurant in the San Frediano district. The atmosphere was quite nice and there is a covered room that they call the patio where those who wished to could smoke. Everything looked new and clean, including the washrooms.
Most of the menu is according to the all inclusive formula, all except for sashimi and drinks basically. We arrived early and hungry on a Tuesday night. The wait staff seemed particularly disorganized and service was slow though we were the only patrons to start. The restaurant soon filled up totally. There were 2 vegetarians in the party and one had eaten there before when the owner was present. She said there were lots of vegetarian options but when we asked, there were very few. To their credit, they tried their best but the maki rolls all tasted the same, whether oshinko, cucumber or avocado rolls. Sushi came in no particular order and with no regard to which person had ordered what. All of the vegetarian options came first, leaving the non-vegetarians to either share those or starve. Tempura came at the end when nobody was hungry any more. We got things we didn't order and almost didn't get what we did order. The catch is that you have to eat everything you order or they charge extra, so having heavy dishes at the end was particularly disruptive. The sushi rice was too wet and a little heavy. Overall, I would not recommend this restaurant for good sushi.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great Dragon Rolls and Tempura with Gewürztraminer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

We were the first guest that night and found it hard to judge if it was a good or bad place to eat. We ordered a few maki rolls some tempura and yaki udon for our son. The service was quick and the food fantastic. We had been eating Tuscan food for 10 days and needed something raw and fresh. If you like Unagi make sure to order the Dragon Roll. The sashimi was good but the slices of fish were too thin. The soft shell crab tempura was the best I ever had. Before we left the restaurant it was filled with locals.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Moscow, Russia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Good interior, food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011

Restaurant has nice atmosphere- everything is new and clean, what is rare for Florence. Food is also very good( my favourites are yagura rolls, rice with salmon, fresh oysters). And finally, restaurant has a very attentive, friendly staff, what is also rare for Florence.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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