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Karuna Road, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In my opinion Furusato is the best Japanese restaurant in Kenya offering the full range of Japanese cuisine. This includes a Tepanyaki area where the chef makes your food infront of you and an extensive sushi bar with a wide variety. You can't go wrong with Furusato.

Thank Daphne M
New York City, New York
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sushi is decent. Not excellent, but good. This is place is good for large groups. It's also a good pick if you just need something in Westlands (centrally located in Nairobi). The service is good except that the waiters can be a bit sexist. I have been a few times and when I go just with my husband, they... More 

Thank MrsJeff
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

One of a good Japanese Restaurant in Nairobi. Went there after a long time. Food and service still good and prices still very reasonable - compared to most if Indian, Chinese and Italian restaurants who have increased to a ridiculous levels. Their Tapanyaki is excellent - even compared to the expensive ones in London. Have got to get back to... More 

Thank Dilip C
Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Being a fan of teppanyaki, I enjoyed the food at this restaurant. Everything was fresh and well cooked by the chef. My only request would be that the chef cooking is more conversant with the patrons - ie. he explains what he is preparing.

Thank Karim V
London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

We went with a large group and ordered a range of dishes, which tasted from OK to great, however some fish smelled like it had begun to turn bad. We were both sick the next day. Given the prices we would expect fresh fish.

Thank JHolst
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Average quality Japanese restaurant. Food is OK, as is the ambiance. The tepanyaki is fun. Ample parking avalable.

Thank Fomotats
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

For sushi and sashimi, this is great place. They also have wide range of tepanyaki. A hot steaming bowl of udon tempura is my favorite.

Thank lisawee216
Milan, Italy
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Fish is fresh, prepared and served with good style and attention. Nice outside area with a small garden, large parking area too. Waiters are very professional and gentle. Loved the sushi teppanyaki dishes. Ideal for families or groups of friends.

Thank Marilu_Travel
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Cool atmosphere and friendly service. Pretty outdoor and indoor seating, food was great and it wasn't crowded.

Thank Rukany
Jersey, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

I came here for a business dinner. The menu offers Japanese & Korean. I had unagi (eel) and it was pretty good. The green tea however was extremely weak and tasteless.

Thank Rus N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karuna Road, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 254722488706

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?