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Sauan

#97 of 1,493 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
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Quai Gustave-Ador/Angle Rue de la Scie 2Quai Gustave Ador 1, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
+41 22 736 68 02
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Amazing food and service. The staff explained every dish and were very helpful when we chose our meal. The food seemed very authentic, but I'm not an expert in Japanese food. Great location next to lake.

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Thank petery763
Geneva, Switzerland
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164 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We went here for Valentin's evening. They gave all the clients a glass of free champagne which I thought was a nice thought.The food was excellant. We both took a menu at frs 78 which gave you the choice of 3 main dishes,(fish,beef or mixed Tempura). My husband took the fish and I the Tempura both were great. Very good... More 

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Thank rosy002
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93 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Center of the city. Decoration is ok. Nice staff, waiter explains each dish which is kind of him. Very good quality fish, and overall experience of Japanese cuisine is top notch, we took two menues. Price tag is on the higher end, but I think it's worth it. Our kid, enjoyed to watch the chef preparing the food. Definitely on... More 

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Thank Dmitry C
Geneva
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138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I LOVED this restaurant. Great staff- warm welcome, smiling waiter, very knowledgeable and available. I decided to go for a menu (the one at 95chf), while my partner choose maki, california maki and tempura. The menu starts with a warm & a cold entry that change regularly. I had a marinated tofu with mushrooms inside an emptied mandarin orange with... More 

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Thank TheBackpackGirl
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Overall excellent food quality and service. Good atmosphere and given this is Geneva i found the price correct for the quality. Sushi tasted fresh and tempura dishes lightly coated as they should be.

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Thank Marmot001
Geneva, Switzerland
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

What counts is in your plate... and we were in Japan. Very nice staff for very very very good food. A must! The menus were crafted in a way that you could discover many aspects of japanese cuisine, fresh and inspiring. We'll be back !

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1 Thank Pinfico
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Sushi maker is Japanese and that adds authenticity to a restaurant. Everything was amazing however, It's quiet expensive though and the portions are quite small although that's is Geneva and you can expect it

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Thank Ertan K
Switzerland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The quality did not disappoint. Sauan's sushi and sashimi was almost on par with sushi I've had at top places in Tokyo, and even Tsukiji fish market. Compared to places I know in New York (Yasuda, Sushi of Gari), I thought the quality at Sauan was slightly better. This is Geneva -- it will be an expensive meal, but you... More 

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1 Thank Bogracer
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Very creative cuisine. Delicate and vet tasty. Some of the dishes were first time acquaintance for me. Worthwhile the experience.

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1 Thank Avraham B
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Very expensive but worth every cent. If you want to eat authentic Japanese food, this is the right place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 60 - USD 100
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai Gustave-Ador/Angle Rue de la Scie 2Quai Gustave Ador 1, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 736 68 02

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