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Murakami

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Torcuato Tasso 324, Col. Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico
52031371
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1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Waitstaff
Description: +52 55 5254 4518

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
The very best

I am a big fan of Japanese food and I have been to many japanese restaurants in Mexico City. When I found Murakami I felt like I found heaven. Try fresh sashimi that melts in your mouth. It will make your day. Don't forget the desserts - my fav is frijol mochi and green tea mochi!!! The very best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2015
Yune
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not related with the writer. I think. . .This restaurant has all the traditional dishes associated with traditional noncommercial japanese cuisine. This is what we sampled: Butara - This is a roasted cut from pork like thick pancetta with pepper and lemon delicious appetizzer. Agedashi - Deepfried Tofu in a delicious sauce with radish Tamago nigiri - Egg cake with... More 

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Thank Raúl S
Mexico City, Mexico
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

I am a big fan of Japanese food and I have been to many japanese restaurants in Mexico City. When I found Murakami I felt like I found heaven. Try fresh sashimi that melts in your mouth. It will make your day. Don't forget the desserts - my fav is frijol mochi and green tea mochi!!! The very best. Period.

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Thank Yune
Mexico City, Mexico
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

They say that you should eat at a place where you can see nationals (e.g. if it is a chinese restaurant then chinese people) eating there. Well at Murakami, you can always see japanese nationals eating there! That's how good it is. Be ware, it is not the avocado + cream cheese sushi rolls place (that is not real japanese... More 

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Thank LilyShorty
Mexico City, Mexico
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Very good place to eat Japanese food. Nice Japanese ambiance. A lot of Japanese people eat there, which probably shows that this place is well worth a try if you are looking for real Japanese food.

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Thank mdfdri
Monterrey, Mexico
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

There is a plethora of Sushi places in Mexico City, but not enough of the tradicional Japanese. Murakami is without a doubt that. Not just sushi but real Japanese food. And you can tell when you walk in and see that a good part of the staff and eaters are either Japanese or expats.

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Thank travelfanmty
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

With so many Japanese restaurants in Mexico being "Mexicanized" with thing like Tampico Sauce or "chiles toreados", it is nice to have something nice and authentic in this area of Polanco filled with so many fast food places.

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Thank santiago o
Mexico City, Mexico
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197 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Generic japanese restaurant. It is located in a cool street in Polanco area full of successful restaurants. It was tasty, it had good vibe, the sushi chef was japanese, he wasn't in the best mood, but it was Saturday at 1 pm, very early. I sat at the sushi bar, it is cool they have one. The music was japan... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My husband is Japanese and sometimes we want some good Japanese food here in Mexico. If we don't feel like driving we tend to come to Murakami. It is probably the 2nd best Japanese restaurant in Polanco, but the Japanese place in the Hyatt is more expensive so that is why we come here. The food is authentic, and while... More 

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Thank lennythenoob
vancouver
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Akiko my wife, was happy, the food totally reminded her of her home.She commented that the taste was very authentic. Anything that makes my wife happy, must be great. Of course i enjoyed it. nice part of town.

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Thank curbarn
Katy, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I've been to Murakami perhaps 60 times or more since 2006. It's become a favourite. I used to go when I lived in Mexico City and now I try to go at least once every time I'm back. It's hard to find a restaurant that meets the three "B's. Murakami does so consistently. It is as they say in Spanish:... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Torcuato Tasso 324, Col. Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Polanco
  • Neighborhood: Polanco
  • Phone Number: 52031371

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian

Description

+52 55 5254 4518
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Polanco

Neighborhood Profile
Polanco
Poshness defines Polanco, this wealthy neighborhood retains elegance unmatched elsewhere in Distrito Federal. Brunch in the Polanquito area, then keep up with the latest fashion trends in luxury boutiques around every corner. Top it off with beautiful cafés and restaurants that surround Lincoln Park, a treat to the senses thanks to the art decó architecture and high quality gourmet cuisine found here.
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