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#51 of 1,912 Restaurants in Cologne
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Kattenbug 2, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sushi is ine of my favourite meals and going to the Daitokai I treat as one of life's treats. The show us very good as is the service and the food. It should have a higher restaurant rating. I recommend this restaurant.

Thank Joe A
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

We wanted to go here on a Saturday evening but only decided on it after noon. Tough chance, but I called anyway. They said they where fully booked, but if we came at 9pm they would have a table, if not directly after a little wait. So we went, a bit before noon, we were expected. The 2 of us... More 

1 Thank Steven V
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Loved it, loved the atmosphere and the food. The staff is so friendly we had Fijii to cook for us and he was really nice. I've had the beef Charolais and it was cooked to perfection and so tasty and the person I was with had the duck à l'orange and it looked amazing too. I wish we could have... More 

Thank Pepiczka
Asten, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Ordered a starter, main course and dessert with my partner for a total price of 75 euros (excl drinks). For this price you should be really filled up. But left the place hungry. Service and quality of food was good though.

Thank Broods77
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

daitokai's menu is great! very scrumptous food cool location and set up traditional teppanyaki with a show by the chef only hitch is that it is quite expensive!

Thank sarahwsalem
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with two colleagues. Ordered the "chef's menu" - 77 euros per person!!!! Not worth the money!!!! Basic Japanese food. Nothing special.

Thank Ofir A
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

I was in the town leading a group of people on a Coeur de Xocolat safari And for many of my guest this was their first time in a Japanese Tapanyki restaurant, its a very good, entertaining venue and great for a party, there isn't much competition in Köln when it comes to Teppanyaki.. The food was is very good..... More 

Thank DavidGHaigh
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend has surprised me and reserved two seats for us. I was really excited and I was really impress, too. I can only recommend this restaurant who prefers good quality of food. 🍣🐄🌿🌶🍄🍆 The food what we have ordered and eaten were perfect delicious. Riesling 2015 - White Wine was good, too. Can't complain about of the service. They... More 

Thank BeCharmz
Cologne, Germany
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

This is a Teppan style place, food prepared at your table while you watch. The sushi available from the kitchen is good, but pretty limited selection. Staff was friendly and attentive. Part of the Draw of Teppan style Japanese is the show you get as your dinner is made. Our chef was a good cook, but no showman. The food... More 

Thank Santa_Cruz_Marc
Milan, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Terrible terrible service!! We got there around 8pm, setting on the table for half hour and no one came to serve us. The restaurant was not very busy, however the waiter is rude and treated us invisible. The restaurant is more for showing than for food. Will not recommend for people want real Japanese food.

Thank hyacinth987

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kattenbug 2, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: 49221120048

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?