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| The Venetiian Village, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 404 1921
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“tempura” (9 reviews)
“sushi” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
| The Venetiian Village, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Ritz so basically fell into this restaurant by accident. Overall a very good to excellent Japanese restaurant. The chef puts a unique spin on some of the rolls and the sashimi was amazingly fresh and simply melts on ones palate....More

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first thing I want to note is friendly staff and high level of service! Stylish interior in Japanese style. Very nice atmosphere! Authentic Japanese food by a Japanese Сhef Ramil Rocido will not leave indifferent even the most demanding gourmet) The food was absolutely...More

Thank _Oceangirl_Darina
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Went for a Friday brunch. Was underwhelmed. Decent view over the grand canal. It’s a set menu brunch and you can’t order more of the stuff you like. Thought the quality of the sushi and sashimi was well below par and the tempura batter was...More

Thank Graeme R
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This place was recommended by friends to me as a great when for a quiet dinner... Well I wasn't disappointing! It must be one of the coolest and most romantic views in Abu Dhabi... The food didn't let the place down either!! Definitely recommended if...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a nice time; however the food was average. We sat outside close to the canal. There was live music. The setting is in the village of the Ritz Carlton We had a couple rolls, tempura, and chicken. All dishes were...More

Thank 42markg
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We've been here at the beginning of February 2018 because we wanted to try more Japanese dishes, not only their sushi. We went for brunch as they have an offer of 190aed/ pers but with all taxes will reach to 245AED/ pers. We had 6...More

Thank Luana V
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Great place for japanese food. The service is exemplary and the food is amazing. A must visit for all.

Thank JustSoDellish
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Sushi, salad and Wagyu köfte were excellent! how the food was arranged was very heartwarming. Sadly, the waiters didn't really understand English very well. Which was a bit confusing for both sides. very expensive.

Thank ozax
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

You almost feel like being in Japan surrounded with friendly Japanese staff. Chefs serve the food directly to you if you seat at the "bar". Food was spot on including the drinks!More

Thank Henri123456789
inakayaabudhabi2014, Manager at Kaizen, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Dear Henri, Thank you for taking time sharing your feedback. I am very glad to know that you enjoyed your dining experience which is our ultimate goal. Please also check out our promotional offers the next time you visit. Your kind words will be shared...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I had lunch here today and it was honestly perfect. Good service, good food, great view, and for a great business lunch price. I'll definitely come back!

Thank ferdinandvandermul
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Private Dining, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Venetiian Village, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 404 1921
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Japanese restaurant featuring grilled food served"tapas" style cooked by expert grill master with market display and finest seasonal ingredients. Other menu items include salad and appetizers, sushi and sashimi, donburi, noodle and rice dishes. Please note Kaizen is closed between lunch and dinner (15:00-18:30).
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