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#516 of 9,464 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
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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359 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Life lesson, Italians don't know how to do Asian Food. This is a restaurant manned by Asians but aimed at people who don't know good Japanese food. To be fair the Sashimi was half decent but the maki etc was a bit dull. The tepenyaki course was effectively a George Foreman grill that you put your own food on like... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic meal, excellent service. Would recommend a visit to break up the pasta and Pizza's of Rome. Ok

Thank Jonich1970
New York City
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was invited to this restaurant by a Japanese friend living in Rome. Was very pleased with the dining experience. Food was great as was the service. Dined midweek and restaurant was quite full which seemed to indicate that the establishment had a following. . Would happily return.

Thank Fazbear
Doha, Qatar
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just had dinner at hamasei tonight and we are very satisfied. Both service and food were very good. We ordered a lot of food and we spent something absolutely reasonable. It's a place I would surely visit again when in Rome. Minor generic subjective details about the restaurant are refraining me from giving 5 stars, but it's just a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for some quality Japanese food, Hamasei is a good choice to take a break from pasta and pizza. It was packed with the business crowd at lunch time but was able to get a seat at the sushi bar without reservation. Staff were polite and sushi made was acceptable. Ive eaten at sushi bars in Japan though... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Sushi was acceptable but not meeting our expectations due to the fame and high reputation of this place. Very good wine list. General Prices were lower than expected.

Thank 0cal1na
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Was a beautiful meal!we ha no reservation but they managed to squeeze us in. Nice change when you sick of pizza and pasta.

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Branson, Missouri
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

this restaurant was suggested us from the concierge of the hotel where we overnight. It was a good suggestion, they really had good japanese food , we had sashimi and sushi the 2 were excellent and a reasonable price ( € 15,00 p.p.) The service is excellent, the staff can give good suggestion if you don't know the japanese kitchen.... More 

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We just quickly decided to have Japanese dinner, found best solution at Tripadvisor and headed to Hamasei. As we walked in with no Rsrvn and it was full, hostesses were very kind to find an option for us in a private Japanese traditional room sitting on a pillows, for a limited time - one hour and a half, which was... More 

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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Good lunchmenu, we got sashimi and sushi, 15euro each. Tasted very good The Staff were friendly and caring. It looks Kinda expensive, But its alright

Thank Jan A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$59 - $104
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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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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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