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“An average sushi place” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Hosokawa

Hosokawa
Max Euwenplein 22, 1017MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
+31-(0)20-638808
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Ranked #834 of 2,328 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Private Dining
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
Description: In the very heart of Amsterdam, chef Hiromichi Hosokawa has been welcoming to his restaurant guests from all over the world, for almost 20 years.Hosokawa, which translates to “narrow river”, will bring you to ancient Japan with its traditional Robata grill, Teppan grill and Sushi style of cooking, but surrounded in a cosmopolitan Amsterdam with its modern and sophisticated ambience.Welcome. And be prepared to be delighted.
Mountain View, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“An average sushi place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

We went there for a dinner. The ambiance and the service was good. We ordered 5 different sushis, an appetizer and a side dish. Especially sushis were very average. I don't think this is the best place for sushi.

One general problem was the vantilation system inside. There are open cooking systems at ~10 people tables. It is an open environment. And, while the chef cooking the food, the smoke was everywhere. Our clothes still smell barbeque steak sauce.

Visited July 2014
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
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English first
København
2 reviews
“Very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

We had menus (mixed meat and Scottish Angus respectively) and we were not disappointed. The chef was pleasant, the main courses were excellent. The miso soup, salad and dessert
were less interesting.

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Nicosia-Cyprus
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“BEST JAPANESE RESTAURANT IN AMSTERDAM”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It certainly is.Great sushi and teppanyaki, excellent service and carefully selected japanese beers and wines.Polite atmoshere and nice decoration.Highly recomended although expensive .

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Delicious and a great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I was travelling with my husband and parents and we went in on the Saturday night hoping for a table, the place was buzzing and fully booked - so we booked for the Sunday instead.

We all thought it was a brilliant experience and the quality of the food was fantastic - really tasty and plenty of it. We would highly recommend and whilst it is expensive we were there for a few hours and it really is an experience. If you think what you'd pay for theatre and a meal out then it doesn't seem too expensive then....and watching the chef at work was definitely entertaining. He was really friendly and very skilled.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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manila
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102 reviews 102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 50 cities Reviews in 50 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Beautiful restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

For our table of 12 people, we found that 10 teppanyaki sets of beef, lamb, fish, shrimp, & chicken was more than enough. We were given four kinds of dipping sauce. Service was very good. This was our most memorable meal during our 6 days' stay in Amsterdam.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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