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“Good Food Bad Service”
Review of Toki

Toki
Ranked #122 of 2,122 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed May 24, 2012

I think this is the best Japanese restaurant in Abu Dhabi, but OMG the staff is so unfriendly, the service is the worse I have seen, you can wait a long time to get a waiter to help you, and most of them have long faces and you feel like they don't enjoy their jobs there. I go there for the good food, but I keep telling them if you smile is good for you and good for business. Too bad they can not get their cat together and dont know the meaning of being nice.

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Reviewed May 8, 2012

Simple ambience but great food! Never been disappointed.

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Reviewed February 8, 2012

I love going to Toki for the sushi or sashimi gozen off the lunch menu: great value treat when you're looking for an indulgent meal during the day. A la carte has the best selection of japanese dishes I've seen in Abu Dhabi, and, if you want to push the boat out a bit and order sushi flown in fresh from Tokyo you can. Upmarket ambiance without being pretentious or self conscious, plus private dining rooms. Decent sake selection too.

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Reviewed January 10, 2012

..is I'm sure what they said after we left last time--too much fun and games while enjoying round after round of great Japanese dishes, solid (but not the best ever) sushi and (how many!?!) bottles of shochu. More expensive and posher than sister Wasabi. Maybe by now they will have rethought the strategy of having run out (last 3 times) of the cheaper (AED300) bottles of saki.

Thank hamandcheese
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Reviewed October 15, 2011

Toki is one of the very few restaurants in Abu Dhabi where the food is exactly as you expect it to be. No short cuts, no unnecessary extras. Just good old Japanese food, from sushi to udons and ramens. It is so dependable that it has become our family's default; our "local diner", as it were. The service isn't unbearably fawning, but that is perfectly fine. I don't need to be interrupted in the middle of dinner to be asked "How's the food, Sir?" The bell system works just fine in our family's experience.

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