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Sansui

#258 of 1,411 Restaurants in Geneva
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rue de la Faucille 12, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
227338025
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Switzerland
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent staff, welcoming and helpful - space is tiny but nicely set up. It's obviously not cheap but that's no surprise when it comes to japanese food. Have absolutely enjoyed all the meals as everything is super fresh. Even vegetarian sushis are tasty - a rare thing. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank easterndaze
Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have veen living in Geneva for 1 year now and was really looking for a good Sushi place (previously living in Barcelona). This place has made the cut. Good service, very tasty food and good price-quality. For sure I will be going back there! They don't have many tables, so I suggest you call to book a table. I... More 

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Thank Mark K
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I was expecting more from them.. After all they said everything was homemade.. But the sushi tastes like normal sushi not that special..

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Thank Hj O
Yves_Sansui, Gérant at Sansui, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We are a little surprised that "not that special" granted us a "terrible" ranking, but we understand your standards are high, and we appreciate your honesty. More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My friend and I were absolutely devastated by the closure of an excellent Japanese restaurant of long standing in Versoix and so we were on a lunchtime prowl for a "substitute" in Geneva. We tried Sansui which provided friendly service and a limited lunch menu which was fine. We went for the sushis and they were of good quality, sufficient... More 

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Thank Cecilia J
Yves_Sansui, Gérant at Sansui, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your detailed comment and kind words. Just to be precise, we cook our sauces and preparations with "normal" shoyu, but we serve a less salted shoyu to our customers, which is appreciated especially with high quality sushi and sashimi. We hope next time you will have an even more enjoyable time and dinner, which you... More 

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Staff can speak Japanese. food is very very good. Karaage ,kakiage , Sashimi , Sushi etc. on of best Japanese restrant. You have to reserve the table.

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1 Thank CH201505
Yves_Sansui, Gérant at Sansui, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. It feels good to read about someone who appreciates karaage and kakiage, and sashimi... We try to offer an experience as authentic as possible to our customers, and we are happy when we can reach our visitors not just with sushi. :) Best, Yves More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

I used to go often and enjoy it with previous management and chef, Sushi under new staff is terrible, Place is the same and waitress very nice, no idea who is in the kitchen but I'm never going back.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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118 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Firstly, I was a little upset to be misled by the fact that the restaurant changed ownership and I was not informed when making the reservation. I think customers should be made aware of that. Nevertheless, we were happily surprised by the new, cool, look of the place and greeted by a lovely waitress - dynamic and young. We ordered... More 

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Thank Oeilaiguise
Geneva
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I have been here a few times and the food quality and the service has always been good. I love to have the prawn tempura and the matcha ice cream (green tea powder ice cream). I highly recommend this restaurant if you like Japanese food. They also have a sushi place next door.

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Flaesch, Switzerland
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Just wanted to grab some sushi for a light dinner and ended up tasting half the menu! The fish is of highest quality, plates are super tasty and appetising, staff is very helpful, friendly and passionate for its job and the freshest food (and the tip is collected for a staff trip to Japan). They have finest tea,a choice quality... More 

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1 Thank diesanduhr
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

My wife and I used to enjoy an occasional outings at this restaurant. However from our latest visit in October, to our surprised, the restaurant was undergone a re-decoration which we later learnt that it was due to the change of the owner. From what we saw, the new owners are very new in the business. At lunch time, menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $51
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de la Faucille 12, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: 227338025
Description
For over 20 years, Sansui has set the standard with an authentic and varied Japanese cuisine, both homemade and affordable. Traditional dishes, hard to find in Geneva, such as udon, soba, gyoza, yakitori, tempura, tonkatsu, tofu... Quality sushi made with fresh wasabi, and yakiniku barbecue at the table. Large selection of hand-crafted sakés by the glass, Japanese beers, whiskies, and other typical drinks. Bento of the day. Shaded courtyard in summer.

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