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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” (19 reviews)
“raw tuna” (2 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Fusion, Japanese, Sushi, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avenida Emilio Castelar 135 | Colonia Polanco, Mexico City 11540, Mexico
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Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a nice Japanese meal this is a great choice. The asparagus roll is sublime. The cocktails are very good and the ambiance is perfect for catching up with friends, business or romance. Nice and calm paced with excellent service.

Thank Paola R
Reviewed 5 December 2014

After visiting this restaurant we confirmed that a nice deco is simply not enough to make a good restaurant. The service was a bit slow, but amicable, the food -sadly- was not up to standard, we asked for gyozas that were hard to eat and...More

Thank fgon73
Reviewed 23 November 2014

We went to El Japonez with friends and waited 10 minutes to be seated (weekend). The service was alright but not excellent. The dishes were tasty and quickly served.

Thank Nikaaaaaa
Reviewed 12 November 2014

El Japonez is "mexican style" sushi restaurant. The serve many kind of japanese dishes, but most of them with a mexican touch. If you like raw tuna and salmon, you have to ask first for the "salmon sushi cake", adn also the "Bowl Hanami", that...More

Thank Orly H
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Reasonable Japanese restaurant with (ofcourse) Mexican influences. Nice menu and a lot of sake choices. Seafood is ok, I wouldn't go for the meat.

Thank Alex46_11
Reviewed 22 October 2014

The restaurant has a great atmosphere!! It is very well decorated and the service is great. I had sushis and they tasted really good! Some of them had a Mexican touch, which made them unique. They also have some tables with a grill, where the...More

Thank daniabreu
Reviewed 20 October 2014

This restaurant was a pleasant surprise. The food was great! Japanese with a Mexican twist. You want to order everything! Located in the heart of a very trendy area. Although it was a little bit loud. Definitely will come back!

Thank Ruben L
Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

It is yet another one of the fusion jap-mex restaurants that have popes all over the city. The sushi is terrible, tepanyaki is not even Japanese cuisine and the ok my dish with ordering is the rock shrimp invented at Nobu. If there are restaurants...More

Thank Patricio B
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Placed in a beautiful colonial house in the hippest Polanco quartier, reservatipns are a must in this restaurant mixing Japanese and mexican food. Tuna toast, tacos and many rolls in a modern patio full of trendy people make a lot of fun to your dinner...More

Thank victorguezflores
Reviewed 1 September 2014

If you are in the Polanco area. and are in the mood for Sushi. Forget all the expensive places they will recommend inside the High Class hotels in Campos Eliseos St. Go to el Japonez, the setting is really beautiful inside a huge old remodeled...More

Thank JCGM66
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$ 19
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, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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