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Iwase

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$$ - $$$
Innenstadt
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Vilbeler Str. 31, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 283992
Today
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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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Greater Cincinnati
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you want the real stuff and not what you find on a moving belt or in the lower level of a store, then come here. Great food and nice service. Price is a bit higher but you get much higher quality. They have a picture book which made it much easier to order.

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Thank Scott O
cairo
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quality of food is good. portions are small. Salmon teriyaki is phenomenal. Must have reservation in advance. Place is tiny.

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Thank Rashad I
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Iwase-san since many years and it always reminds to a typical Japanese place. The food and service is excellent. You better have a reservation.

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We went there during lunch because a friend of mine who lives in Frankfurt recommended the Iwase as the best Sushi in town. Well, there is nothing much to add. We booked a table beforehand since the Iwase is said do be well visited during lunch time. I can only recommend to book a table because the place was really... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

I go to Iwase about once a month and it never disappoints. espacially the sashimi is always very fresh and perfectly prepared and cut. It's hard to get a seat sometimes. But if you go there earlier in the evening and are food to sit at the bar you should be fine.

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Thank Anne D
Frankfurt, Germany
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147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Iwase is small and very popular, so it is always difficult to get a place if you do not make a reservation in advance. If you go alone and are flexible you might be lucky. The service is amiable. The taste and quality of the Japanese soups and Sushi is extraordinarily good. The prices are high. So recommended for special... More 

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Thank Franco F
Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant with great food and authentic atmosphere. Highly recommended! Make sure you reserve a seat on advance.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

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

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Thank Anders K
Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 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!

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Thank R. M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: +49 69 283992

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