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La Vela


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Italian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed June 1, 2019

This was a true Italian experience in Japan. The food was excellent and the service was exceptional. The view of the sea is beautiful and a must visit.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

Four of us come for dinner after a cocktail reception .Nice decor ,modern ,and attentive staff . The menu not extensive but very good ,from anti pasta to salad to pasta to veal . The wine list superb. We are half filled so most of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

Basil pesto pasta wasn't that great....too green ?? and weird addition of what I think were bits of potato and green beans.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

One of the restaurants inside Intercontinental Yokohama Hotel. This one is for Italian food. We had a pizza, good.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

The restaurant is very nice and has great views of the bay. The staff was very friendly and had menus in English. There are some pricey preset menu choices but you can also order most everything al carte. Portions were not very big but food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Megagrot
Reviewed September 23, 2017

When we placed our order our waiter who didn't speak much English, asked about sharing the food and we said no. When my salad came out he brought a small dish to share and my husband told him the salad was mine and he had...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

We were a small party of 4 who thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at La Vela. Westerners, particularly those from the US, might be disappointed in the portion size. For example, the rack of lamb here had only 2 ribs while you would expect a minimum...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Staying at the hotel across the street, we tried this one night for a change from Asian dinners. The caprese salad was as good as in Italy. But the star was the rack of lamb, which was large, tender and succulent. Perfectly cooked. I would...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Azure55
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Yes I love this Italian Restaurant in the Intercontintental Hotel in Yokohama. It's all good including the freshly baked bread, the crisp salad followed by pasta or seafood entrees (pasta for me, seafood for the wife), and of course the tirimisu. And o yes, the...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank MichaelH14973
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Asian kitchen is good enough. You want Italian? Be sure to ger recognized Italian wines - Franciacorta, Chianti , Verdicchio, Barolo, Alto Adige white...then consider the food. Why on earth get wine from Basilicata? Unknown Barbera that is finished? Make it easy. Service nice, but...More

Date of visit: September 2016
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