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Ten Kai

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Ipanema
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Rua Prudente de Moraes 1810 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23065-066, Brazil
+55 21 2540-5100
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7:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Fri 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut, Israel
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Ten Kai Japanese restaurant at Rua Prudente de Moraes 1810‬ Ipanema, Rio de Janerio, on beginning of April. The restaurant decoration is inspiring, merging wood & steel in a very comforting way, it is also introduce a lamps made by the artist Noguchi. The food is served in most professional way on a unique dishes and it is... More 

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Thank gil2281989
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Great Japanese restaurant not as crowded as Sushi Leblon and good alternative. Food is fresh and excellent.

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Thank cs0600
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

A very good japonese restaurant in Rio in a good location in Ipanema. They have a nice athmosphere and a, during the week for Lunch they have an executive menu for 50 reais. Really a good oportunity!

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Thank Junior M
EquipeODA, Gerente de relações públicas at Ten Kai, responded to this review

Hello Junior, Thank you for your comments!!! :) Ten Kai More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

People that refers to this restaurant as the best sushi in Rio clearly never went to Sushi Leblon! Salmon was not tender at all. Way too expensive for the quality! But there is no waiting line.

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Thank yancro
EquipeODA, Gerente de relações com clientes at Ten Kai, responded to this review

Hello Yancro, Thank your comment, its very important for us to improve a quality of our services. Our fish are always fresh and selected from the best suppliers in the city. Ten Kai is renowned for its traditional Japanese cuisine. We expect a powerful one at a new time. Team Ten Kai More 

Rio De Janeiro , Brazil
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The best japanese in town ( in a town with a lot of them ). excellent "common" tuna and salmon sushis and sashimis... but a lot of different , odd , exquisite options...

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Thank dznovaes
brighton
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Tenkai has become my favorite Japanese restaurant in Rio. The quality of the ingredients and freshness of fish give an edge over other Japanese restaurant. Also the atmosphere is less pretentious and more relaxed than sushi Leblon (where only VIP clients can reserve a table..)and the ambience is far better than Azumi. This time as well I had a positive... More 

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Thank homecooking
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This place blew my mind! Very nice ambience and service. The fish is extremely fresh and the preparations are delicious!

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Thank Isabella V
EquipeODA, Gerente at Ten Kai, responded to this review

Thank you Isabella V. ! We were very happy to receive your feedback. Hope your visit again . :) Ten Kai More 

Brazil
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107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2016

This is one of the best japanese restaurants in Rio. Everything is always super fresh and made with a lot of care. They have two stations from where you can watch the sushimen work and boy, they are amazing to watch. Unfortunately, all this do not come by cheap. Be prepared to spend some money in order to leave satisfied.... More 

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Thank amarques99
EquipeODA, Gerente at Ten Kai, responded to this review

Thank you A Marques! We are very happy to receive your feedback. Hope your visit again . :) More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

The food was ok, but very pricy. The service was the worst ever. Could you guys believe that I couldn't seat, even thou the restaurant was empty like the photo bellow. According the the manager they were waiting for 4 reservations that didn't show up on time. By the way the manager shouldn't be working with people, impolite and didn't... More 

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Thank tatomuniz
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Great Sushi, great drinks, try Shitake on fire. About R$150 per head with drinks and no desert. However it is worth it.

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Thank Joao M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40 - $80
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Prudente de Moraes 1810 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23065-066, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighborhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2540-5100

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Staying in Ipanema

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Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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