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“Good Japanese cousine, excellent price for food”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Edamame

Edamame
Ranked #57 of 625 Restaurants in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $19
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Delicious and truly authentic Japanese food in a cosy and inviting setting. Three different menus are offered at set times of the week. Check web-site for menu details and opening times.
Naples, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Good Japanese cousine, excellent price for food”
Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

I was there with my wife and a friend. The place is tiny and informal: we shared the table with a Japanese guy. The food is good and the portions are generous. A place I would definitely recommend.

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Adelaide, Australia
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“Difficult to find a better Japanese dining experience”
Reviewed July 20, 2013

I recently revisited Edamame after being many years abroad and was so happy to see the original owners still there still serving some of the best Japanese food I've ever eaten. The queues that form outside are testament to the restaurants popularity and the quality of the food. On this occasion I ate Chicken Karaage and Katsu Kare and were exactly how I remember it. The place is cosy and you generally have to share your table with other people but it is all fine and only serves to add to the experience. I totally love this place and will return there when I next visit Oxford. Certainly one of my favourite Oxford dining spots.

  • Visited July 2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent food from a lovely family run place”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

If your stupid face doesn't enjoy the food here that costs less than most take out joints, I hope it implodes in shame. Have dark beer, edamame, some katsu chicken and pickled vegetables, and leave satiated for the day. Super noms.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank hyperspacey
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
“Extraordinary place”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

What an amazing experience. The place is tiny it has absolutely NO airs and graces. I love the factthat at lunchtime they dont take cards and they make you pay cash before the food. The food was lovely! Great food simply cooked hdd two courses each with a drink each and two cups of Japanese tea each total cost £20.50 ridiculously cheap!
The food is delicious and well flavoured just not an easy place to find but REALLY worth the effort!

  • Visited July 2013
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Hong Kong
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428 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“Great Japanese food in Oxford”
Reviewed July 5, 2013

Great Japanese fast food in Oxford. Apparently, they are still run by the original owners who started this 14 years ago. Chef is the Japanese wife whilst husband apparently is British. Tip: check out also the daily specials posted on the wall. They run out fast. Fried chicken breast "kareage" was delicious. Succulent and tasty. Sashimi was ok. I would come back for the "kareage", next time, I'll try the Japanese curry dishes or the tonkatsu as they also looked delicious.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank kmquek
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