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Staffelstrasse 8 | 8045, Zurich 8045, Switzerland
+41 44 451 66 77
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The bento boxes are tasty, among other items on the menu. Though the menu almost don't change over time I like to come back her and enjoy some decent Japanese food. It can be crowed at lunch time so best to plan some extra minutes for the break.

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Thank captainkalle
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this "restaurant" on a Wednesday evening after work. It was completely deserted. We had to hunt down the waitress. We discovered that this "restaurant" is essentially just a sushi factory that produces the sushi in many of the popular local grocers with several picnic tables outside. There was not even light to read the menu or see the... More 

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Thank Melanie W
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188 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Sushi was good but nothing extraordinary. Service was nice though and the view into the open kitchen is something special as well. Prices are fair. Try it but don't miss some other sushi places in Zurich as well.

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Thank MJF-USA
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

.... I went there since it was a staurday and my favourite Sushi was closed for lunch... Well the best about that sushi place: the fish was fresh... But thats it... Nothing thrilled us... All plaun mainstream sushi...

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Thank BMDNYC
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

We were there for dinner with 2 small kids and the waitress made us feel from the first moment on that we were everything but welcome. We asked several times for a glass of water but never got one. The sushi were served half-frozen. She brought us the desert (ice cream mochi) as the same time as the main dish,... More 

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Thank Larakina
Zurich, Switzerland
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178 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Been there recently with some friends for a weekday dinner, service was ok sushi and other japanese dishes tasty, well presented and fairly priced. I wouldnt drive all town only for that but if you are in the Enge region is a good option for dinner. Tricky to find beware the door is almost invisible and hidden in the wall... More 

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Thank Davide P
Zuerich
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

They are not really meant to be a restaurant. I had the burger, which looked really good, but sadly I just didn't like it. The portion for this was fairly good though! My friends portions were very small in comparison. I ordered the yuku cheescake for desert and I got a rock solid frozen piece of cake. My poor cake... More 

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Thank GiannaSidonie
Zurich, Switzerland
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71 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

This place is right around the corner so I really wanted to love it. The start was promising: the miso soup and the gyozas were great. The sushi however were not. They were too cold and not really fresh. Too bad but I will just have the appetizers if I come back.

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Thank Loris H
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

Food is delicious and beautiful. Price is in line with Zürich (not cheap but definitely worth it). Definitely a good sushi restaurant.

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Thank krynn1878
Zurich, Switzerland
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

Had a phantastic early business dinner at Shinsen. Tasy sushi creations in industrial chic atmosphere and moderate price level. Great place for lunch or dinner or even for take away.

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Thank elvividor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Staffelstrasse 8 | 8045, Zurich 8045, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 451 66 77

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