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Au soleil levant

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15 rue Berthe Molly, 68000, Colmar, France
+33 3 89 24 48 55
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Paris, France
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Having moved in Colmar some years ago and hearing constantly about good this restaurant is, we gave it a try some months ago. My boyfriend made the mistake to ask the lady whether she was japanese, which was obviously not the case, and she never got to even give us the menu after 15 minutes sitting at the Soleil Levant... More 

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tunbridge wells
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The service is slow and not very friendly, the restaurant itself is nothing to rave about but OMG the food is delicious! This is no chain, the food is really authentic. The couple running the restaurant is Japanese. We had gyoza and tuna sushi followed by Soba noodles. I am not usually a big fan of sushi but I will... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We had high hopes due to the praises on tripadvisor, but are dissapointed by this restaurant. It was not possible to order the meat (cheaper) dishes for the kids, the service was not friendly and stressed out (one person for a full restaurant), and the sashimi (especially the tuna) was not good.

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Basel, Switzerland
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

We frequent this restaurant regularly whenever we're in Colmar. This is one of the best Japanese restaurants in the county. Service is not always fast, but the owner is very pleasant and polite, and the food is excellent. This is not a Japanese restaurant like you see many around in France, serving skewers with a set menu. This is real,... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I have been to a lot of Japanese restaurant around the world for years, and this is definitely the best one so far! It's super authentic, you have to try their amazing Sukiyaki! It's kind of hot pot but totally Japanese style! Not a lot of Japanese restaurant in Europe serves it so don't miss out! Plus service is excellent!... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Very original traditional japan taste!Japanese chef!sashimi rice is very nice!日本老師父!非常地道日本味道!點了一個海鮮丼,生魚片用芝麻油淹過很香!滑蛋豬扒飯不得了,豬肉嫩滑弾牙!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Decided to visit this restaurant for valentines....big mistake. The waitress was on her own for a full restaurant and the service was atrocious. We specifically ordered the starter and then main but the main meals arrived before the starter. She was rude and even at one point started scrubbing the floor in front of everyone only to then get up... More 

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Strasbourg, France
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

a very small restaurant owned by a talented Japanese. His choices of sashimi are so fresh, that if he doesn't find good quality, he prefers not to have at all!!! and better take reservation few days before, as it's always full

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Lodz, Poland
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013

And probably only one that' authentic in this region! I approached this one without great expectations and I was nicely surprised. Firstly I was astonished with length of menu and choice of fish they had. Menu was varied but not too long. And it's worth to point to fact that in place so far from the sea it's really hard... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2012

I have been there being a bit suspicious because everyone had been telling me for ages that this was the yummiest japanese restaurant in town. Well, it is true, it is a very good place, sushi were just delicious, as well as warm food. Would definitely recommend it to any sushi lover.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 rue Berthe Molly, 68000, Colmar, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Grand Est  >  Haut-Rhin  >  Colmar
  • Phone Number: +33 3 89 24 48 55

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?