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Friesenstr. 16, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 135255
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (13 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Friesenstr. 16, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Took my girlfriend there for a sumptuous Valentine's Dinner. We decided to go for the made-to-order sushi, which took a while, since the place was fully booked, though the staff immediately pointed out that order arrivals could take some time. What we got in return...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

It's always special whenever we visit this place. Intimate interiors, fresh food and very friendly staff.

Thank BummedOnBadService
Reviewed 9 August 2017

the longest running Japanese restaurant in Cologne under the same (lovely) owners. Hidden Gem, best japanese food i ever had

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I started going there in the 80ies. The sushi was fresh and reasonably priced. I love it. The staff is very friendly. The location isn't great. It is a little hidden.

Thank flying_dutchman_US
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Kintaro is not in a main street, it may not be the coolest Japanese restaurant but when we arrived without a booking, it was full, although we finally got a table for 5. If it was full on a Monday night, that means something. Food...More

Thank Bikesub
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Very cosy place and with a good service and food qulaity. Not much more you can ask, a good place to go out and have a pleasent dinner.

Thank gryaako
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Every year I exhibit in ISM Fair in Cologne Germany. I arrive on a Friday, set up on Saturday and start to Exhibit on Sunday. My first night in Cologne I am always go to my most favorite Japanese Restaurant Kİntaro. The fish, the meat,...More

Thank 963ahmeta
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Lustig und Lecker, a great place, not expensive and really traditional, great environment. Strongly suggest the Hokkaido sushi

Thank Luis A
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Kintaro is a great restaurant. It has fantastic sushi and great service. Owned by a Japanese & German husband and wife, the food has always been great there even after 10 years. The chef is a Japanese guy, and that's why you get to have...More

Thank Katereh
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I had a great Sushi Box the other day at this simple restaurant - which I'd more prefer than those 'kitchy' chinese or thai place around. I would def. comeback for dinner!

Thank Reckless_V-o-L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Friesenstr. 16, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 135255
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