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Vilbeler Str. 31, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
069 / 28 39 92
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Food and service. Many fantasic dishes. Recommended!. Make reservation for table in advance.

Thank Anders K
Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really authentic fine cooking. Highly recommended to pre-book, as it is a very small restaurant. Certainly to pack it in on every visit, if you like Japanese kitchen. I would make sure I plan and book ahead of my next visit to Frankfurt!

Thank R. M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing evening at Iwase in Frankfurt. I got an invitation from my girlfriend and I was surprised how special and really great the Japanese food tasted. It is an autentic and original restaurant of Asian kitchens. You have to try the MISO soup, that is my absolute favourite. I only have to criticize the restromms, they are... More 

Thank Katrin S
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is so outstanding and it is so difficult to get a table unless you have made a reservation. It gives you a feeling of being in Japan. My boyfriend and I ordered both the Sushi Menu which has everything from 3 starters to Miso soup to a big Sushi plate and was rounded up with a delicious dessert.... More 

Thank Truc Quynh D
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

The food is absolutely amazing. Loved it and cannot wait to go back 😋😋😋 It is a small place so make sure you either have a reservation or just be there when it opens! Trust me, it is completely worth it. Price wise is it ok and the quality is fantastic. A must taste in frankfurt 😋😋😋

Thank Ishka J
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Entering Iwase I've been a bit surprised, since after reserving a table at the best Japanese restaurant in Frankfurt modest ambience of Iwase is a bit of a understatement. But it lasted only until the food came at the table. What a glorious meal! I had a dinner with a brother of mine who spent some time at Far East... More 

Thank Neven1967
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

I was greedy as had been missing Asian cuisine having traveled for one month from Russia to the Baltic States, Poland and Berlin before visiting Frankfurt. Hence, I ordered both Sashimi Bento and Soba Soup at the same time for lunch for only myself. However, the order taker was quick to suggest I might like to have the Soba Soup... More 

Thank Bel B
Madrid, Spain
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

Iwase is a very little restaurant. It's needed to book for several days before going, because fish quality is very high and they don't have room for so many people. I would say less than 15, so, even if you go only with your partner, actually you'll sit in a 4 or 6-places table. It doesn't look like an expensive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We visited Iwase a couple of days ago . I must say it is very small and can be easily missed but so glad we didn't miss it . Very tasty and fresh fish . The staff is very friendly and helpful . We came in very late but they still accommodated us although the kitchen was about to close... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

It is very cosy and a tiny restaurant - reservation is a must. The food is truly Japanese and tastes delicious. Thanks to this little restaurant you can experience that Japanese food is not only about sushi and offers diversity.

Thank NikaSK83

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vilbeler Str. 31, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt>  > Innenstadt
  • Neighborhood: Innenstadt
  • Phone Number: 069 / 28 39 92

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