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“Great sushi but a bit overpriced ”
Review of Yakuza by Olivier

Yakuza by Olivier
Ranked #513 of 883 Restaurants in Albufeira
Cuisines: Japanese
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my family and we read before a lot of critics about the service and the quality. So we reserved a table and went there. The staff was friendly and the food was amazing. It's a new experience to eat that kind of sushi. I would criticize the prices, it's a bit too expensive to pay 14€ for four or sometimes two sushi roles.
All in all I would recommend that restaurant.

Thank Sahelk
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My advice would be to 'avoid ' Yakuza at all costs - terrible service (needs to train staff - dirty dishes left on the table - staff joking amongst themselves - unable to open a bottle of wine - very unprofessional) - basic items unavailable from the menu (we don't have any noodles!!!!), - nobody seems to be in charge. A serious slide in standards from our last visits.

Thank Gerard_Dalkey
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Went here recently with my family as a nice meal. There are not many nice Japanese restaurants where we live.

On arrival we were brought to our table outside. We weren't given the option whether to sit inside or out which we thought was weird. The trees above us were shedding leaves so they were covering our table. The waitress just brushed them away. We thought that was fine nothing they can do about the trees. Then when we went to order it took forever to get someone's attention. We weren't sure what to order so we asked our waitress. She said her English was bad because she was learning. She was the only nice person there. We ordered and the food came out slowly. Nothing amazing about it yet nothing to complain about.

Mid way through our meal one of the people we were with noticed a stain on his trousers. We assumed it was just food until we looked up and noticed a bird was above our table and kept pooing down. We told one of the waiters but he just smiled and shrugged his shoulders. He didn't ask if he was okay. Didn't offer him another cloth or anything to help him. He just walked away. We found this to Be extremely rude. We thought the bird would fly away but after it pooed on one of us again we tried to get a staff members attention. No one would look our way. Finally we decided to move our table away from the tree and the nice lady (one learning English) saw and was wondering why we were moving. She seemed very embarassed that the bird kept pooing and no one did anything. She was surprised her colleagues had not helped us.

She brought out more food and we seemed to be cheered up. The guest with the poo all over his trousers was upset so went to order him a drink from one of the waiters. The same waiter we told about the bird incident who did nothing .After 20 mins of waiting for the drink we asked the waitress were they coming. It took her another 10 mins to get it...

Then our cups were empty with water for a good while. Not once did someone ask would we like more. One of our guests even got up to get their own water.

Then we ordered more drinks but after 30 mins of waiting AGAIN we decided to leave. After the bird, the wait of the drinks and the extremely rude staff we had had enough and wanted to leave. Our bill came and it was around 85 euro for each guest with us. Not worth it at all. You would think the staff would be nice after all that had happened but no.

Food wasn't worth the price at all. Such an awful night with extremely bad service. I would never recommend to go here. It's terrible.

Thank Eileen M
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem. The wagye beef with the pasta (yes I know it's a sushi place but we were as shocked as anyone) is probably the best you can have...no surprise since the owner owns KOB (bes t beef place in lisbon) The sushi is to die for......getting a table is a pain but worth it. Highly recommend.

Thank Sheharyar A
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The sushi is great.. I don't have nothing to complain, but the service .. worst ever!!
They forgot to order everything !! Can you believe guys ?
Horrible !!

1  Thank João M
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