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#75 of 1,472 Restaurants in Geneva
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rue Henri- Blanvalet 3, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
+41 22 735 47 11
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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19:00 - 23:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is probably the best sushi in Geneva. Always regulars. This is the classic location. A new one opened recently not far away.

Thank MasterLiving
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Geneva and yet one of my favorite Japanese however, i haven’t been in Japan yet so, i can’t judge. I had Japanese classic - Tempura and Sushi Sashimi mix and it was Great! Polite Japanese waiters and nice authentic design! I always thought they have only one restaurant but, they actually have... More 

Thank Ethan S
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had sukiyaki and it was pretty good for Geneva however the meat was a bit hard. The soup base was good and we did enjoy the food. What impressed me was that they have udon which is pretty rare in Europe. The place gets pretty crowded so if you do not want to end up sitting so close to... More 

Thank ashleyashley t
Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kakinuma is great authentic Japanese restaurant in Geneva. We ordered Sushi, miso soup, tempura and yakitori chicken. The menu in general has all the better known choice of Japanese cuisine as well as some traditional everday dishes. All tasted excellent. Service and surroundings are pleasant. We will definitely go back. There were just a couple of small details missing. No... More 

Thank cormaquinho O
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257 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I think tripadviser should move them to number one on their list for Geneva .fish quality excellent.selection is rich including two type of sea urchin very good toro .their spicy tune is great.nice selection of Japanese beer.etc Service very good and friendly Like every thing in Geneva it's priced at the high end. Reservation is a must worth a visit

Thank Yosef L
Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

By far the best Japanese cuisine in Geneva! An authentic Japanese experience with truly passionate staff. A charming family-owned business that will forever be in my top 3 Genevan restaurants.

Thank Twistan188057
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Don't be confused between the original and the new one they have opened not far away. New one not bad , but no where near the quality... and as per CH norm , same price... So go to the original would suggest a decent business lunch and definately reserve as full most of the time looking for better Sushi but... More 

Thank Anthony S
Beirut, Lebanon
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

First, you definitely need to book a table in advance. In my opinion they serve the best Japanese food in Geneva. "Thon gras" sushi is highly recommended: it literally melts in your mouth. Temakis are also unbelievably good: unmatched seaweed cone and sashimi freshness. Note that it is expensive (paid 140CHF/person -only drank a beer). Also the place could be... More 

Thank TarekRahme
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Very good and Fresh Japanese, great for lunch and near the center of town. Parking nearby is impossible take your bike it public transport.

Thank jill w
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

As always, this little Japanese restaurant cannot let me down. Excellent food and lovely waitstaff brings me back again and again. This eatery never dissappoints!

Thank acondouret

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 100
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Henri- Blanvalet 3, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 735 47 11

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?