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“Catchy all you can eat formula” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Ristorante Giapponese Yagura

Ristorante Giapponese Yagura
Ranked #374 of 2,507 Restaurants in Florence
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Catchy all you can eat formula”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We were talked into taking the E20 all-you-can eat sushi at this cute restaurant in the San Frediano district. The atmosphere was quite nice and there is a covered room that they call the patio where those who wished to could smoke. Everything looked new and clean, including the washrooms.
Most of the menu is according to the all inclusive formula, all except for sashimi and drinks basically. We arrived early and hungry on a Tuesday night. The wait staff seemed particularly disorganized and service was slow though we were the only patrons to start. The restaurant soon filled up totally. There were 2 vegetarians in the party and one had eaten there before when the owner was present. She said there were lots of vegetarian options but when we asked, there were very few. To their credit, they tried their best but the maki rolls all tasted the same, whether oshinko, cucumber or avocado rolls. Sushi came in no particular order and with no regard to which person had ordered what. All of the vegetarian options came first, leaving the non-vegetarians to either share those or starve. Tempura came at the end when nobody was hungry any more. We got things we didn't order and almost didn't get what we did order. The catch is that you have to eat everything you order or they charge extra, so having heavy dishes at the end was particularly disruptive. The sushi rice was too wet and a little heavy. Overall, I would not recommend this restaurant for good sushi.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
      Food
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English first
Copenhagen, Denmark
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Dragon Rolls and Tempura with Gewürztraminer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

We were the first guest that night and found it hard to judge if it was a good or bad place to eat. We ordered a few maki rolls some tempura and yaki udon for our son. The service was quick and the food fantastic. We had been eating Tuscan food for 10 days and needed something raw and fresh. If you like Unagi make sure to order the Dragon Roll. The sashimi was good but the slices of fish were too thin. The soft shell crab tempura was the best I ever had. Before we left the restaurant it was filled with locals.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank cgra_dk
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Moscow, Russia
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good interior, food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011

Restaurant has nice atmosphere- everything is new and clean, what is rare for Florence. Food is also very good( my favourites are yagura rolls, rice with salmon, fresh oysters). And finally, restaurant has a very attentive, friendly staff, what is also rare for Florence.

    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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