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#127 of 1,959 Restaurants in Cologne
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Friesenstr. 16, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 135255
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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Mersin, Turkey
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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, the vegetable tempura, the miso soup, sushi, sashimi, eal on rice are all so delicious.... More 

Thank 963ahmeta
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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 authentic Japanese food at this place. The quality of sushi and sashimi is absolutely fantastic.... More 

Thank Katereh
Cologne, Germany
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744 reviews
600 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Helsinki, Finland
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92 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

お寿司が大変美味しかったです。 大将も気さくな方です。 オススメです。 Sushi was very delicious. Taisho was very nice, too. I recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank shinjikido
Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I ve been many times at Kintaro for business diner but also alone. Quality is really top and price absolutely ok.I recommend!

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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

It was and still is an honour to be a guest in this excellent japanese restaurant. This is because, of course, of the excellent offered food. This also, and this is not usual, because of the excellent offered food for decades!

Thank Guido R
Redondo Beach, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Went to Kintaro during the IMM exhibition in January 2016 fully aware that there are huge quality differences between eating Japanese Food in Japan or the US and Germany and our expectations weren't too high to begin with. While the Sushi and Sashimi were fine, the service of the owners and the meat items on the menu were not. We... More 

Thank RedondoOli
Copenhagen, Denmark
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

Kintaro is a very authentic Japanese restaurant that serves very fresh and tasty sushi and some other excellent Japanese dishes (as well as a couple of nice sake's). The interior is classic minimalistic leaving the emphasis on the food's taste and visual qualities. Another great asset is that is was easy to re-order if you had anything you like to... More 

Thank John M
Kiev, Ukraine
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188 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

We came here with a group of colleagues two nights in a row. As one of us was Japanese, he attested that Kintaro serves authentic cuisine and the chef is a really Japanese. The design is minimalistic, but what you should come for is the food! The sushi and sashimi are uber-fresh! The grilled dishes and rolls are so delicious!... More 

Thank EgorParienko

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?