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El Japonez Polanco

Avenida Emilio Castelar 135 | Colonia Polanco, Mexico City 11540, Mexico
+52 55 4434 4052
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (21 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (2 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Fusion, Japanese, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Avenida Emilio Castelar 135 | Colonia Polanco, Mexico City 11540, Mexico
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice experience at el japoneze. Nice atmosphere and great great food! Our waiter recommended the Coralito roll which was absolutely amazing!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Gil P
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Everything we ordered was so tasty and nicely served ! I recommend especially the Coralito roll, Trio roll, popcorn shrimps and Yakitori (this is what we ordered :)) If you have to choose one of the above - go for the Coralito for sure! ask...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Gonen T
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

My friend told me about this place and the night before I left he took me there...it is sushi, with a bit of a Mexican twist to it. We had some sashimi with a sauce on it and some Serrano peppers slices on it, I'm...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank OhhNoo2150
Reviewed 30 November 2016

As it name says, this is a Japanese restaurant, located in Polanco in front of the Lincoln Park. The atmosphere of this place is very cosy and elegant. The menu is very big, you have a lot of dishes to choose, but all of them...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank viviana a
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We order sushi, one chicken tepanyaki, one arrachera tepanyaki and one yakimeshi. The sushi and drinks came rigth away, but the food preparation on our table was slow. I do recommend, but only for the taste.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank ahuisanchez
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great ambiance but food is eh. Does not hold up as a traditional Japanese spot. Drink menu was good, a little unexpected but creative.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank 80katb
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We are not usually in tune with fusion restsurants, bit this was a pleasant surprise. The crispy brussell sprouts were amazing, althought the rolls were a bit uneven.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank K4851CFjavierb
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The place is very big and nice. Cool decor. A place with tepanyaki tables which makes a nice show. The food wasn't good, just average, the Miso soup was good, but the rolls, the chicken tepanyaki just in the range from poor to average. Even...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank AAppa
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

If you are the ones that like the take away sushi... Please skip this opinion... Because you will not feel it is fair. But if you like good sushi or nigiri, go somewhere else. This is a 'fashion' restaurant, so if you want to be...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank EriMannoni
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a great place for sushi - the food is good, the service is good and the decoration is nice (very spacious). They also have Teppanyaki tables.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Lisa H
Poshness defines Polanco, this wealthy neighborhood
retains elegance unmatched elsewhere in Distrito
Federal. Brunch in the Polanquito area, then keep up
with the latest fashion trends in luxury boutiques
around every corner. Top it off with beautiful cafés
and restaurants that surround Lincoln Park, a treat to
the senses thanks to the art decó architecture and
high quality gourmet cuisine found here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Television, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:45 AM
1:00 PM - 12:45 AM
1:00 PM - 12:45 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Emilio Castelar 135 | Colonia Polanco, Mexico City 11540, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Polanco
  • Neighbourhood: Polanco
  • Phone Number: +52 55 4434 4052
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