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Hoogpoort 29, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 484 56 76 77
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Hoogpoort 29, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the best Japanese I've had outside of Japan. I especially liked the sushi and tempura shrimp.

Thank BeachWanderers
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful evening out with the family, cozy atmosphere, courteous staff, and literally the best sushi of my life!

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed August 6, 2017

My family went to Amatsu, expecting that we could eat a genuine Japanese food in Ghent. We ordered a Sushi nigiri and a salmon teishoku, which totaled to be around 50 Euro, but the quality wasn't that great and the quantity was also rather less.

Thank MMKThomas2017
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Definitely make a reservation, but Amatsu won't disappoint. We made rez's a few days out, & once we arrived were promptly seated in the back courtyard. It was so lovely, calm, quiet & peaceful back there - a perfect setting for our meal. Excellent, attentive...More

1  Thank HelenB1100
Reviewed April 13, 2017

The staff is very friendly and the restaurant oozes a nice cozy and stylish atmosphere. We ordered some starters: sea weed salad and miso soup. Simple and good. For the main course we ordered nigiri: the eel was fabulous. For desert we had ice cream...More

Thank Marco B
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Atmosphere is ok. Waiters are professional. But for me food quality and taste makes the review, so: we took a sushi menu (the one with nigiri). the nigiri themselves were ok, not spectacularly fresh but at least with some less banal kinds of fish (though...More

Thank Manfredo d
Reviewed October 24, 2016

This time we had the 'traditional' set menu: small appetizer came before wakamé and nimono. The chicken gyoza were succulent. mains were a perfect salmon teriaky and good soft shell crab. Dessert was a green tea ice cream. We had 0.5l of the portuguese red...More

1  Thank michel l
Reviewed June 24, 2016

This is a small but very good Japanese restaurant. The gyoza was delicious and I had the tempura which also was very good. I would go back anytime.

2  Thank Leslie331
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Chozen for Sashimi menu with assorted Sake. All courses where delightful as well as the different Sake's ☺

1  Thank Isabelle V
Reviewed March 22, 2016

We have been to this restaurant several times the past few months and everytime it is a delight to dine and be served. Not cheap but worth every penny, you see the chef preparing your dish behind the counter, the service is discreet yet very...More

3  Thank brice3010
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$39 - $157
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogpoort 29, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 484 56 76 77
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