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1F Rivonia Village, 9th Avenue, Rivonia Boulevard | Above Woolworths & Red Square, Sandton, South Africa
+27 11 807 3999
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (5 reviews)
“noodles” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1F Rivonia Village, 9th Avenue, Rivonia Boulevard | Above Woolworths & Red Square, Sandton, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a small lunch and we did arrive 1/2 hour before the kitchen closes. The waitress did not make us feel welcome at all and when I asked for a little extra teriyaki sauce she came back and told us no as the...More

Thank Leilaleka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant management. Well aware of their customers needs and if they require attention Excellent food , sushi is best in town Always a pleasure Must try !

Thank 4garetha
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Japa is the best! All food is carefully prepared. Broth soups are made from scratch, hence the flavour is second to none. The quality of the seafood is incredible. My pallet loves these well-balanced dishes, as strange as the seaweed salad sounds it is amazing...More

Thank jeLLiBaBe
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Japa is my frequent to go Japanese place when I'm craving for Japanese food. This is by far the most authentic japanese food you will get in joburg. The chef is japanese. Their salmon sashimi is the freshest. Their menu is extensive, most things are...More

Thank kimchixo
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Was looking for Japanese food and found it at Japa. Quality went beyond expectations I must say. Fried tongue and noodle pepper and seaweeds soup. Both excellent. Nice Japanese lady managing the service. Jolly Japanese patrons too.

Thank civet
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Japa looks like a factory/company canteen at first glance, but since it's very popular among the Japanese/Korean community (many of them coming with kids) and because it offers authentic Japanese food beyond the classic sushi made it one of our favorite Asian restaurants. We live...More

1  Thank Laurentiu I
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

It was a while since I last visited Japa. Their menu is quite extensive so it takes some time to really decide on what to eat! We ordered green tea and wanted to share between the two of us so she brought us 2 cups;...More

Thank Shandz
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Visited Japa on a Sunday for lunch with friends and family. Menu has plenty of options to choose from. Different types of sushi than the usual salmon. Service is terrible, very slow, waitresses keep talking between each other and forget the customers. We had to...More

Thank edubimonte
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Work colleague took me here while I was in town for business and it didn't disappoint. We both ordered a mix of sushi and sashimi and it was fresh tasting and really enjoyable. We also had the king prawn tempura for a starter and the...More

Thank kevross85
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Japa was better when it was tucked away at its previous location with the original chef, and less well known. The last few times I visisted it wasn't quite at the same level it used to be. That being said, you won't find better Japanese...More

Thank Old_Rip_Van_Winkle
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Dan C
February 17, 2016|
Response from Lizzy741 | Reviewed this property |
They also have a sushi bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1F Rivonia Village, 9th Avenue, Rivonia Boulevard | Above Woolworths & Red Square, Sandton, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 807 3999
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