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“First time for Sushi!” 5 of 5 stars
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Umeno
Agamemnonstraat 27, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #781 of 2,472 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Dinner
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Dining options: Dinner
Bagshot, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“First time for Sushi!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We visited one evening following a trade show. We had Japanese colleagues with us who said the food was very good, the sushi in particular. It was the first time I have tired sushi and although it's not my most favourite thing in the world I was glad I tried it. The soya beans as a started were lovely and the beef - to die for. Lovely restaurant. If I ever get back to Amsterdam I'm heading straight there.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Best (cost effective) sushi in Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I've travelled the world... and eaten lots of sushi - whether Japan, Vancouver, London, etc...

Umeno is quite authentic, the sushi chef is extremely precise / well trained, and the food is well priced for Amsterdam. It's not the Okura, but I've yet to have a bad meal here, and it's at least half the price.

Overall ambience is ok, and service can be slow at times (only sushi chef and his wife?), but if you're in the area... well worth the visit.

I've eaten here three times and have yet to have a bad meal.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“My new fave!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

Everything tasted excellent! The rice on that sushi is just right. The tempura doesn't come with excessive flours that normally trapped a lot of oil inside. The shabu-shabu did took a long time to be served, but that was because they are making the soup properly.
The only down side for me would be the size of the meal, which I would except slightly more, considering the price per item.

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81 reviews 81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“The best toro in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Hide away in Amsterdam, but definitely one of the best sushi places in town. The sashimi is perfect with the best toro you can imagine. Also the main dishes are great. Combined with some good sake this was a lovely dinner.

Visited June 2013
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Taste the real thing in this small restaurant. Every ingredient is fresh and just right. Ambiance is somewhat basic but it makes you focus on the food.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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