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Adliya | Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain
+973 1771 3000
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2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thank you to all the staff of Sato Japanese Restaurant who are so amicable, accommodating and respectable to customers! Your service is so great and foods are superb! Your resto is highly recommendable to others who really love foods.More power to all you guys! See you next time☺️God bless! #yournewfriendfromSaudiArabia

Thank Bhal P
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1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thanks for accomodating us, to your warmed welcome.. specially the one who prepared our foods.. chef Kebbin Halili and also Arnel.. and special thanks to Din (receptionist) mahal na kita .. 😍 and all the staffs thank you very much we've felt so special because of your hospitality..

Thank Peter John P
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Simply the best.. Thank you Chef Kevin for the amazing gastronomic experience. The ambience, the taste, the warm welcome of Miss Dyn, and the culinary expertise of Arnel make this restaurant stand out from the rest.

Thank Joel d
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the restaurant twice within 3 years and I and my quests were never disappointed. The standard of food and service are of the highest quality.

Thank Artur P
saudi arabia
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both my wife and I have traveled and patronized restaurants all over the world, but I must stop right there and tell the readers that the service, professionalism, friendliness and excellence (let alone the food) is second to none at the Sato restaurant in the Gulf Hotel in Bahrain. Highest commendations are to be given and recognized to Mr. Andy... More 

Thank marroula
Manama, Bahrain
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite restaurants. The food is always consistent and the staff are always attentive.This restaurant has been going for years, but it hasn't lost any of its uniqueness. The sushi is always fresh and the teppanyaki is probably the best we've had anywhere in the world. Great job guys, keep it up.

Thank ahmadika1955
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty, well prepared food with a choice of set menu or a la carte. Always entertaining to see the chefs cooking and juggling expertise! Set menu a lot of food for one person - although you can always take away what you can't eat. Save some room for the delicious tempura ice cream!

Thank Ross B
Manama, Bahrain
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129 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been visiting this restaurant for nearly 30 years and it never disappoints. We always book the teppenyaki bar and standard of food is of the highest quality.

Thank Tonythebedouin
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing authentic Japanese food. All the staff were wonderful. The manager Andy took good care of us. We all loved our experience there. Definitely one of my favourite restaurants.

Thank Aala R
Manama, Bahrain
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was no loud music or annoying background sounds. The surroundings encompassing natural wood and rice paper walls provide a soothing environment where normal conversations can flow. The food preparation and presentation is pleasing to the eye, while the service is attentive yet not over whelming. There are ample offerings and selections for Vegetarians.

Thank airsp0nge
Emma Ruth E, Manager at Sato, responded to this review

Dear Airsponge, Thank you for your review and for visiting Sato Restaurant. We are happy to serve you as always. Best regards, Ruth F&B Admin More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 70
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adliya | Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain
  • Location: Middle East  >  Bahrain  >  Manama
  • Phone Number: +973 1771 3000
Sato, Japanese restaurant - Gulf Hotel Bahrain. The Gulf Hotel's distinguished Sato restaurant has earned itself a reputation for serving the absolute best in Japanese cuisine led by Chef Naotaka. It is favored by guests who are said to love its peaceful Zen-like surroundings and exquisite features, including Teppanyaki rooms and a sushi bar with a smoking section. A popular á la carte menu is also available and features a wide range of traditional noodle dishes and bento. Sato makes the perfect location for those looking for a genuine insight into Japanese cuisine and culture.

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