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#514 of 9,220 Restaurants in Rome
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via della Mercede 35-36, 00187 Rome, Italy
39 06 6792134
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Rome, Italy
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hamasei is the best Japanese restaurant in Rome! There are a lot of amazing particular dishes. The restaurant has two private rooms for romantic or business lunch or dinner! Great place!

Thank Matteo R
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kind of pricy but we left satisfied. The octopus appetizer was amazing. My friends and tempura shrimp and alittle rice dish which the loved. I stuck with sashimi and traditional sushi. Well worth the tourist prices.

Thank Francesca S
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Japanese staff and Japanese tourists actually eating there. I'd give 4.5 because there was a slight mix up with some of the vegetable makis containing gluten but this was FIXED MID ORDER so NO GLUTEN was served to me and I was offered GOOD ALTERNATIVES. They had gluten free soya sauce, Apart from the usual selection of Makis and Tamago... More 

Thank Tony H
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We went for a lunch with friends and family. Although was a little bit late (1400) they accepted us and we didn't have any problem on the orders. Good quality and tasty sushi. Price is fare considering the location. It might be nice place for a dinner date.

Thank loking80
Roma, Italia
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125 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

A real Japanese experience: the staff, the food, the atmosphere. The service is perfect, the courses delicious and the all experience exquisite. A bit pricey, but it's totally worth it. I've never been treated this well in a restaurant before.

Thank Luobota
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant looks fabulous looking in. Chic, contemporary etc. however we were shown to a lost corner of a different part of the restaurant. Then they claimed they couldn't do the Japanese hot pot that I had specifically gone there for . They hadn't mentioned this when booking. The Japanese waiter was lovely but the other Indian waiters were moody,... More 

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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

in our hotel we asked for a japonese restaurant and they suggest us Hamasei restaurant in the city center. It was a good suggestion. this restaurant is simply elegant and the service is perfect. The food is excellent and the price are not so high. We had a good lunch with alll fresh fish and in 2 person the bill... More 

Thank 600torong
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

I have came twice to Rome and both times visited the restaurant, the food is excellent and service is amazing. Both of the times a lady called Kiyomi served me - amazingly helpful, very welcoming and very sweet. Amazing experience. Would advice to anyone to visit this place.

Thank Inga S
Acharnes, Greece
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We came in February for a little romantic getaway with my wife, we asked around rome what the best Japanese restaurant where to go and almost all of us have advised Hamasei . We booked a table a bit secluded and we had to bring their specialties I must say that everything was perfect and the evening flew surrounded by... More 

Thank Demitrios2014
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We live near Hamasei and really enjoy the easy access, good range of menu selections and quality of the food. The problem with Hamasei from time to time is that the service is erratic. Yesterday at lunch the service was great and at dinner a few nights ago was terrible. A really nice meal was cold by the time it... More 

Thank Lowell M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$59 - $104
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via della Mercede 35-36, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighborhood: Colonna
  • Phone Number: 39 06 6792134

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

Staying in Colonna

Neighborhood Profile
Frantic fashionistas, pedicured politicos, goal-oriented tourists, and on-the-go locals cross paths every day in Colonna, a delightful chaos in the very center of the city. Even though it has some of the city’s loveliest sites—a 2nd century column, Belle Epoque shopping center, and a magnificent Baroque parliament building—Colonna is not just another pretty face, but the cosmopolitan eye of Rome’s cultural storm. Colonna can safely say it has the best of Rome: museums, boutiques, window displays, restaurants, cafes, and people watching.
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