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Da Kou

#493 of 2,085 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
San Lorenzo
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Via del Melarancio 19/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 282922
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

We came here because I read the great reviews on TripAdvisor, but I feel disappointed ! It is not a real Japanese food. The sushi and ramen is okay, but beef udon is weird, it just taste like Chinese style noodle beef. The worst thing is, we order a small bottle of sake which charge us 25€, but It taste... More 

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Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

We went to this place after many days of only Italian food. The sushi and gyozas were great but the rice with curry pork very bland. Service was good and they spoke English. Great location. 39euro for two mains, one appetizer and water.

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Thank Randy P
Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews
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Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We went to Da Kou for lunch because we were really wanting some ramen and gyoza, and we found out that while it was pretty good, it wasn't fantastic. It definitely was good for what you can find in Italy, but the eggs in our ramen were hard boiled instead of soft boiled and the gyoza wrappers were broken before... More 

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Thank Mazuza3
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5 reviews
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Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Loved the food and service. These guys know what they're doing! Delicate and nicely balanced flavors. Terrific salmon nigiri!

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Thank Fullav F
Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed November 26, 2015

just below our apartment the place looks sweet from the outside, very nice fresh sushi in a friendly enviroment. fast and impecable service.

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Thank latino E
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
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Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Great setting, friendly service and fantastic food. Highly recommend the tempura and raw salmon plate and also, the gyoza.

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Thank Ameliad23
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Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

The beaf was tender, délicieux ! The noodle had the perfect texture and the sushis were so soft they disappeared on the tongue. Gorgeous.

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Thank Nathy V
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Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Similar to a lot of reviewers, I've had my share of bisteca fiorentina and spaghetti carbonara. At Da Koi, I had the tempura ramen, dragon roll, crispy tempura roll, a few salmon nigiris, prawn nigiri, gyozas, and a round of beers and a glass of very nice house white wine. All for 95 euros which is pretty inexpensive for three... More 

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Thank Tina C
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Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Nice Japanese food: We ordered salmon sashimi, pork ramen, California roll, spider roll, and dragon roll. They are all very tasty. Nice environment. Excellent service, offered and helped us to call a taxi.

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Thank Haolin X
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

After days of Italian food it's nice to try something different. We had dinner at this restaurant and it was a really nice experience. We had a mix sushi platters for the starter and a ramen and chahaan for our main meals. The food came extremely fast considering how busy it got and they were very generous with their portions!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Melarancio 19/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighborhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 282922

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Staying in San Lorenzo

Neighborhood Profile
San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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