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Furusato Japanese Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Ring Road Parklands, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 722 488706
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Nairobi, Kenya
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm not big on Japanese cuisine but this is a great place if sushi is your thing. Overall though the food was great. Ambience is nothing to write home about and again the place doesn't lend itself as a romantic eatery. They've mastered the art of serving large numbers which is no mean feat and the staff quite attentive to... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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207 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is good but the restaurant is large and lacks atmosphere. It didn't feel Japanese at all with it's high ceiling. Staff was attentive but I think they are used to high volumes of people so there was no real connection between us and the waiter. We did see lots of Asians coming for dinner so that speaks... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is quite authentic and decently priced. There is option of outdoor seating. The staff were sweet and helpful and quick. Only 2 things that put me off 1. The decor was very basic, I had gone for a fine dining experience and was disappointed 2. The sushi wasn't great. Overrated Japanese restaurant.

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Eldoret
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Been there for lunch and dinner. The food is great. The ambiance is perfect. The service is good. Tepniaki is good.

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Thank 972raja
Nairobi, Kenya
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94 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I love the Japanese cousin here especially the sushi and Tapanyaki. The chef put up a good show . I normally have to ask them to go slow otherwise the food keeps on coming pretty fast. I would highly recommend this place.

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NYC
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I did not expect to have a good sushi experience in Nairobi of all places. I was pleasantly surprised by Furusato. The selection of fish in not as plentiful as you get in New York or Tokyo, but the fish they had was very fresh and tasty. Person I was with ordered hot food and it smelled very good as... More 

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Thank Ilia K
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96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Super food ...sushi impeccable. vegetarians are catered for as are those that don't enjoy sushi. Tepanyaki wonderful

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Thank td254
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I'm not a Japanese expert. Their Sushi may well be great, but my experience was not good. The starter salad was great. The miso soup tasted like it came out of a packet. The Tempura prawns were fantastic. The Teriyaki chicken was very watery and insipid. We asked for egg fried rice which of course is not Japanese but it... More 

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Thank georgesoden
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84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Decent Japanese food for a decent price. A bit on the expensive side, and nothing particularly good. Would overall recommend it.

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Thank hdm88
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111 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I went to this place upon recommendation from friends and given we were a large group I booked a table the night before. Upon going to the place, the staff refused to even acknowledge that they had made a mistake and could not find our reservation. This was such a huge disappointment as we wanted to enjoy their tepanyaki. Worse... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ring Road Parklands, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 722 488706

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