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Adliya | Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain
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Manama, Bahrain
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had lunch at Sato this last Friday. Not a lot changes in this restaurant. Food quality is pretty consistent, but nothing spectacular. The Hot towels prior to the lunch stank of age and need to be changed. The Ipad Menus were a cute change.

Thank Yaseen20162016
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this restaurant needs major service improvement.The quality of it does not meet the standards of the Hotel.

Thank Maria K
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the Japanese food at this place, and the various seating options! Very tasty food, and excellent service… Highly recommend their sushi and noodles dishes. Prices are slightly expensive, but worth it ( the bill came at 80 BD for 3 people )

Thank Luma S
Manama, Bahrain
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

I often go to Sato for sushi and Japanese food, infact it's known as of the the best sushi places in Bahrain, I often go there with my friends, quality food, nice experience, good service and worth the pay.. Highly recommended.

Thank Emzi_22
Khobar , Saudi Arabia
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

The place is amazing. I went there twice the first time was with some friends. We had the teppanyaki table and the second time was with my family and we had the chabudai (low Japanese dining table) which was very convenient for the kids. I recommend the set teppanyaki menu it is good for two.

Thank 23nawafa
Angers, France
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

An amazing dinner, the staff took care of us with greatness.... Nothing was too much, I was sick and needed the AC off but as they couldn't turn off the individual point, they went on to find a heater to help and struggle to find the plugs, and to put it at the right height, but they didn't give up,... More 

Thank bernooz
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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160 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious dinner here recently. The restaurant has a wonderful ambience and the staff are really attentive and efficient. The food is absolutely delicious, delicate tastes blended really well in their dishes. I had the scallop and crab with seaweed appetiser and the grilled duck for main course, both were simply divine. The menu has a good range of... More 

Thank Steve O
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

I have been to Sato in Gulf Hotel many times. They have good Japanese food, but the most i like is the teppanyaki they serve. The beef teppanyaki is phenomenal with vegetable and rice. The Seafood platter is a great choice as a starter. Service can be slow sometimes. You get the feeling that you are in a Japanese traditional... More 

Thank Salman k
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I had a dinner at sato.sevice was very good.food was good till i noticed that the chef using toilet without washing their hands.i will never be back.my advice to those sushi lovers go to Maki the perfect place to enjoy your sushi

Thank J Cris A
Emma Ruth E, Manager at Sato, responded to this review

Dear J Cris A, Thank you very much for your recent review of Sato Restaurant. I am really sorry to read that your experience did not match your expectations. We deeply apologize for the inconvenience. Customer satisfaction is our top priority at The Gulf Hotel. We would like to turn your experience into a very positive one if you give... More 

Saudi Arabia
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Excellent reception with perfect details and a wide variety of tables, to the very typical to the most common ones. We ordered the teppaniaki set D and everything was really great. My only suggestion is that beer should be much colder (iced) which is difficult to find around here.

Thank João D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40 - $70
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adliya | Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain
  • Location: Middle East  >  Bahrain  >  Manama
  • Phone Number: 973-17713000
Sato, Japanese restaurant - Gulf Hotel Bahrain. The Gulf Hotel's distinguished Sato restaurant has earned itself a reputation for serving the absolute best in Japanese cuisine led by Chef Naotaka. It is favored by guests who are said to love its peaceful Zen-like surroundings and exquisite features, including Teppanyaki rooms and a sushi bar with a smoking section. A popular á la carte menu is also available and features a wide range of traditional noodle dishes and bento. Sato makes the perfect location for those looking for a genuine insight into Japanese cuisine and culture.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?