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“Satisfaction guaranteed” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Misono

Misono
Ngong Road | Green House, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #54 of 355 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $40
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Taormina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Satisfaction guaranteed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

If you don't want to waste you lunch or dinner and get satisfaction for your palate, I realized the best in japanese restaurant is MIsono. Good food. good service, ggod everything.

  • Visited January 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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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“A wonderful dining experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

From the friendly staff, the lovely atmosphere to the great food this is a great place to go for a date! so much fun to watch the cook prepare your meal. A bit pricey but it is sooo worth it. will definitely be back

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Worst service for a restaurant of this caliber in Nairobi”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

While usually I rate the quality of food in a restaurant first and foremost, the service at Misono has to be the WORST in Nairobi. Maybe I caught it on a bad night, but even after imploring the Manager to provide better service to our table, it didn't improve. Shame on you. Now, as for the food, I would expect a Japanese restaurant to know how to make sushi. First and foremost, you use the HIGHEST grade of sushi fish. This is not the case with Misono. Secondly, I would expect their sushi chefs to know how to make nigiri where the fish sticks to the rice. EVERY piece of nigiri sushi, the fish fell off the rice when picking it up with chopsticks. That is NOT right.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“kept it there.....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Undoubtedly one of the best Japanese food restaurants in Kenya. Misono has been a family favorite for now close to seven years. Having been away for some time, we came back and decided to sample the new restaurant at Greenhouse; We made a booking for late dinner and therefore were among the last customers to be served that night. Unfortunately, it went horribly wrong with two bottles of wine turning up close to acid and being made to feel like we were not expected to bring the issue up and that maybe it was too late to be seated at dinner. The food was great as usual and the small unfortunate occurrence does not stop us from giving another go. Misono is highly recommended for those who love tempura, sushi, sashimi and Tepanyaki.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Haifa, Israel
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Sushi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

each time when I come to Nairobi - one evening is always
booked for this place.
my first visit was 4 years ago and this pace still maintain its standards.
Love the presentation - and the new place is very nice. I like it more than the previous one

Visited August 2012
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