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Isao

#34 of 9,286 Restaurants in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Sukhumvit
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5 Sukumvit 31, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Name/address in local language
0-2258-0645-6
Website
Today
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best sushi we've had so far, anywhere! The staff are very friendly and the service is quite fast. Would definitely recommend this place.

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Thank Hady T
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great and fresh sashimi lunch set menu with soup, rice and fruit. Prepare to wait really any time Very popular with locals office workers as well as westerners .

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Thank Max D
Bangkok, Thailand
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went with a couple of friends. The service was quick and polite. The food came quickly. The food was nice, on my table we ordered the Jackie, which are rolls made to look like a caterpillar with a face. The restaurant is quite small downstairs and the tables are close together, being in a touristy area of town as... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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436 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Positive reviews brought us here, but the wait was a little long. Should have called ahead, but they let us have a beer outside while we were waiting. Gave us a chance to look at the cool bamboo main entrance. The place is busy and as someone who eats here a lot said this essentially guarantees fresh fish 🐠. We... More 

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Miri, Malaysia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place take a bit of walk from BTS skytrain, and packed with customers and long waiting list too. But we got our table within 20 mins so that's not too bad. Foods are not too bad, however me and my friend got bad tummy after the meal. Probably an isolated case. Didnt have much good range of sake, but... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really love the decor. The front facade with bamboo is really artistic. The sushi is really fresh and delicious and uniquely done.

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Thank bobbybingyau
Bangkok, Thailand
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Japanese restaurant where you'll maybe have to wait a bit before to get a table as it is very crowded and not so many tables available. The service is super fast and the staff perfectly efficient. I'll go back for sure.

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Thank jehany
Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Services were good & great foods with affordable price as usual. Crunchy, Isao's California, saba shioyaki set with drinks for 2 persons just below 1000BT before 7% tax. No service charge. My all time favorite Japanese restaurant in sukhumvit

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Thank vtengls
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was exceptional we ordered Jackie, Chicago crazy spicy, sushi sandwich and miso soup. Everything tasted amazing! I would of went back there again if I had more time in Bangkok. Food is creative, service was good, for sushi it is very good value not expensive and the restaurant has a warm welcoming atmosphere. It definitely satisfied my sushi... More 

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Thank thuyypham
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't be surprised if there's a que guys...it's worth the wait. Sit down stairs near the food bar if you can...great atmosphere with all the buzz of the food preparation and delivery...love it. The menu is full of winning dishes...we order too much EVERY TIME as it's so hard to choose the ones we love....so choose more then Right? :0)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Sukumvit 31, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Sukhumvit
  • Neighborhood: Sukhumvit
  • Phone Number: 0-2258-0645-6

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Staying in Sukhumvit

Neighborhood Profile
Sukhumvit
With a mix of shopping malls, hip bars and food stalls lining both sides of Thailand’s longest road, you’ll rarely encounter a dull moment along Sukhumvit. While the main road itself doesn't offer a lot in terms of entertainment, it's the adjoining 'sois' (alleys) where the magic happens. Popular spots are soi 11 for a lively night out, soi 4 for naughty nightlife and soi 21 for world-class shopping at Terminal 21. It's hard to cover everything this area has to offer in on day, so be sure to take your time. Sukhumvit is heavily congested with traffic during day and night, so getting from A to B is most convenient using the BTS Skytrain right above it.
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