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Sao Paulo

Izakaya Kabura


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#187 of 1,134 Japanese in Sao Paulo
#1,592 of 17,780 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


$12 - $36
Japanese, Sushi, Grill
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

I you want to be in Japan and eat Japanese while in Brazil, then this is the place to be. The owner is a Japan born chef with a real sense of Japanese hospitality.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed January 10, 2016

Once you enter Kabura, you feel transported into that wonderful authentic Japanese area of old restaurants and bars in Shinjuku, Tokyo, where they barely speak English or other languages but the food is excellent and original. That is how we felt at Kabura. Food was...More

Date of visit: January 2016
1  Thank MarkL400
Reviewed November 6, 2015

Open late hours, this simple house have very good dishes, especially the grilled fish (for two or more people - you can choose the fish size before they grill it). There are many other options, like robata, sashimi, sushi, but the "massu" (Anchova in Portuguese)...More

Date of visit: April 2015
1  Thank GibaHK
Reviewed October 11, 2013

Sao Paulo has the largest Japanese community outside of Japan. It is amazing to see how much sushi and traditional food can be found here! Last night, a local friend of friend recommended I eat at Kabura. I trekked off to the "little Japan town"...More

Date of visit: October 2013
4  Thank rvonfeldt
Reviewed August 15, 2013

When you enter Kabura you feel you are in Japan, not in Sāo Paulo / Brazil. The sticky brown wood tables and decoration reminds that ancient houses in Japan. This restaurant is owned and ran by two brothers. One is responsible for sushi and sashimi...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank EricaM509
Reviewed May 16, 2013

Very typical japanese place - isakaya (Japanese tavern) with excellent grills (fish and small skewers). The place has benn there for decades in the heart of Oriental district in SP - Liberdade. Nowadays those places are becoming less common in SP and a good place...More

Date of visit: May 2013
1  Thank edmori
Reviewed November 30, 2012

Straight to the point, real and traditional japanese restaurant. No ar conditioning, no "perks", sub zero "gadgets or gizmos" ... and no credit cards. Worth every penny.

Date of visit: October 2012
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Reviewed July 25, 2008

One of the most traditional japanese restaurants in Sao Paulo!!!!!!!!!! Everytime I go there I have the impression being in Kyoto

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As the largest Japanese community outside of Japan,
Liberdade offers a variety of shops with Asian
products and restaurants with diverse Asian cuisines.
Liberdade is a world unto its own - you may forget you
are in São Paulo. The streets are decorated with red
lamps and there are various markets. On the weekends,
there is a great street fair at Liberdade Square,
starting right by the subway entrance. The Oriental
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