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3-15-3 Inaho, Otaru, Hokkaido
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+81 134-23-1425
17:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 15:00
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Sun 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Tue 23:30 - 15:00
Thu - Tue 17:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 23:30 - 15:00
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Bangkok, Thailand
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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered the medium size tasting which came with 16 pieces. The chef prepares all sushi lightly seasoned to bring out the flavor of the fish. Well, you can't beat that! For 1 star Michelin, it is very good value. The restaurant is small, seating no more than 16 persons. Reservations are definitely required.

Thank thirawit l
Level Contributor
36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I heard this is a Michelin star Sushi Restuarant so I book and try it. The restuarant is small as Normal. The reservation is required for sure. I found the menu is set either Set or A La cart. English Menu is available. The recommended menu is emphasized. I think the test is great but the size is small. I... More 

Thank Oat O
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

It was a fantastic dinner. We were at the restaurant about 10mins earlier but was ushered in promptly without having to wait. Ordered the Dai set, abalone and edamame which was all VERY GOOD! Loved everything. Would be awesome if we were given the counter seat despite us booking the dinner three weeks prior to our visit.

Thank Christina L
Oakville, Canada
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92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We stopped in Otaru as part of a Celebrity Cruise and I had booked us a ricksaw ride to start the day. As the ride was scheduled to end around lunch, I asked the company for recommendations for sushi and this was their #1 suggestion. They also were kind enough to make a reservation for us (for counter seats). We... More 

Thank Athena76
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

A bit difficult to find this place without maps. Again. Similar to other restaurant here, the signage in Kanji and no window to look inside the restaurant. I barely can recognize its store front, if not seeing from Trip Advisor member's photo. We order 1 set of sushi, consist of 10 assorted sushi. This set is the least expensive among... More 

Thank Angkola Indrade... H
Hong Kong, China
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Enjoyed the sushi no doubt (we ordered the Jun and Dai set to split) but probably not every piece of it. We made a reservation early in advance and made it clear we would like to be seated at the counter which was agreed. This did not happen and is very disappointing.

Thank elisachengwy
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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141 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Super local sourced fresh sushi in Otaru. It is located on the left side when you exit the station. We did not make a reservation but was lucky to have a seat on the table. Would love to try a meal at the counter.

Thank m3lvinlim
Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I've had a lot of great sushi in my life and honestly once the sushi is at a certain level of freshness and prepared with mastered hands it's hard to tell the difference. The draw to this place is that it has one star. I managed to get a booking the day before but I don't know if you can... More 

1 Thank aarontcm
Melbourne, Australia
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121 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

My favourites are Engawa, Tsubugai, Uni and Botan Ebi! Ordered Jun set with 16 pieces, 6300 Yen, very reasonable price too. Chef speaks little English though, luckily I know my sushi... There are only 6 counter seats so book in advance.

2 Thank Jessica H
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132 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This place served one of the best sushi I ever had. They don't serve soy sauce but you don't need it. I ordered a sushi set with local fish and everything tasted very fresh. The sushi rice was not too sweet or vinegary. We sat at the counter and enjoyed having a conversation with the sushi chef as well as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 27 - US$ 45
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-15-3 Inaho, Otaru, Hokkaido
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Otaru
  • Phone Number: +81 134-23-1425

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