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UMAMI Japanese Food and Garden

Blvd James Bourchier 100, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
+359 88 480 4040
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Blvd James Bourchier 100, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: UMAMI Japanese Food and Garden
1. Nice atmosphere
"Great food , very nice service, wonderful atmosphere!"
Елена М
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2. Sushi Lovers
" For food I can say that is the best sushi I've ever tried."
Stefka M
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3. Delicious food
"Beautiful and delicious food made with passion"
Nicole B
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Worst service ever seen. Hostess doesn't speak English in the hotel restaurant... Never come back...

Thank Александр Ш
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

I was walking through the grounds at the Marinela Sofia Hotel, and I came to this restaurant. I was very pleased with the find. I chose an outdoor table as the weather was great. The assorted wild birds were beautiful to watch, and quite relaxing....More

Thank Eurotraveler110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second meal eaten at UMAMI, both delicious. Attentive staff and a very restful atmosphere (if you can tune out the peacock screeching).

Thank Blackhound66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is really very nice. The sea products, the fish, the beef, the sushi, the salads - everything is perfect. The garden is really nice, there is enough space between the tables, the atmosphere is good. The only thing I do not like are...More

Thank Eleonora M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Japanese restaurant is located in hotel Marinela and like sushi or not you must pay it a visit. Beautiful gardens and nice cocktails complete a perfect launch or dinner out.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Went there as a hotel guest with no expectations at all. Service was very helpful and efficient. We've tried several sushi, sashimi, salads, and meat dishes - everything was great and fresh.

Thank Saša B
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We went to this place as it was recommended by a Bulgarian colleague and it was really stupendous! Great food , restaurant located in a wonderful garden! I will come back to this place!

Thank Massine S
Reviewed May 27, 2018

WOW my god one of the best sushi places i ever saw ... the garden is stunning the staff is smilling and helpfull and the food super delicius ... the bill was okei not expensive at all... i would go again for sure

Thank Anastazialove
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Dry rice, supermarket fish, great setting, attractive but sloooooow staff, very good wine selection, quite bad coffee. Bad price/performance overall. Great if you need a place relax and sip your wine...

Thank Tunc A
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

The best garden in the area,awesome atmosphere,delicious sushi menu, I try shrimp and salmon tataki, recommend chocolate soufflé:)) next time I try something different from menu.

Thank Rositsa T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $57
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blvd James Bourchier 100, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
  • Phone Number: +359 88 480 4040
  • E-mail
Umami Japanese food and Garden is one of a kind restaurant, located in the garden of the five-star Marinela Hotel, Sofia. The restaurant features chef Stanislav Kolev's dishes from his New Style Japanese cuisine such as Black Cod, UMAMI Ribs, and new creations made on robata grill.
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