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Mitsuo Japinha


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Excellent location, near the subway in the Flamengo district. Amazing food, great selection of dishes, fresh fish, and extremely friendly service. Fair prices. It is much better now that it has moved to a greater place on the same street. I recommend it strongly.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Mirian K
Reviewed March 3, 2017

All the sushi dishes we ordered were delicious and well designed (attractive to the eye). Sometimes a bit too much philadelphia cheese - but apart from that we really enjoyed the food.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank PeberMx
Reviewed February 20, 2017

A small, intimate and informal place, seats perhaps 40 people, appealing to a younger crowd. The menu is varied. Had mixed feelings about the food: while quality of the fish was excellent, the rice felt a bit dull, missing in seasoning. The wasabi was way...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank KristianBengtson
Reviewed March 1, 2016

The restaurant is tiny fitting only a few diners at a time, but this just added to the fun atmosphere. Everything we ate was exceptional and reasonably priced. It was made in front of us as we sat at the bar and the waiter was...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank sophiebloggs
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We sat down, tables were quite too close but service was really excellent and quick. We ordered and the food arrived in less than five minutes. Price is fair, hot ones was good but I've tasted better. Sushi was delicious and fresh with a great...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Joao Vitor S
Reviewed November 24, 2015

It is a must go japanese restaurant. It is tiny in space but huge in quality! It is closed at sundays! Atention! There is always a waiting list, but it it worth waiting. Go for it.

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank FoMartin
Reviewed October 3, 2015

In my opinion this is the best Japanese restaurant in Rio. It always crowded and has big lines outside the restaurant but believe me it worth the wait! It could get a little bit pricey but once again it is great!

Date of visit: November 2014
1  Thank isvalentim
Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

A total of 12 chairs make up this local, surprisingly fresh sushi place. Many locals go there for takeout. Try sitting at the balcony and watch the sushi chefs do their magic A great option in Rio!

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank FerT622
Reviewed April 22, 2015

I love to call the restaurant to have sushi delivered home. It is a reasonable price for a very good quality of sushi. Plus, they deliver very quickly.

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank Petite-Framboise
Reviewed December 16, 2014

After walking around, we chose this restaurant. It was lucky to us. Food is delicious, staff are very nice and atmosphere was good too. I like it!

Date of visit: November 2014
3  Thank Roberta C
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