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30-1 Imamikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-0866
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (6 reviews)
“teishoku” (2 reviews)
“porridge” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
30-1 Imamikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small pieces with salmon and pretty much small pieces of everything. My GF eat chicken soup and got 3 pieces. Way to much rice especially compare to the amount of fish. This is the second worst sushi i had in my life. Sorry

Thank Oscar W
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I had the aya sushi for lunch, on my recent visit. I didn’t feel particularly welcome upon arrival, but that is typical at most venues, especially as a foreigner. The sushi was average, with minimal fish content- I realize it’s not sashimi, but... The persimmon-wrapped...More

Thank JennJenn00
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Small restaurant with English menu. Sushi was delicious. You do not eat persimmon leaves wrapped around sushi. Served with ginger only, no soy sauce, no wasabi. It was delicious on its own merits. About $35 for the two of us and plenty of sushi. I...More

1  Thank Felice M
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Sushi wrapped in persimmon leaves, distinct to Nara is the main menu here. Had the lunch set with five of these and also a tea porridge. Nothing spectacular about the sushi nor the porridge, although the leaves do give a slightly different fragrance to the...More

Thank Johnathan T
Reviewed 2 October 2017

filling sushi rice food.Nothing special about the persimmon leaf wrapper.Choice limited. Tea flavoured rice porridge not very special for Asian taste.

1  Thank petaling
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had to wait for a bit before we were seated at a tatami table as we arrived right at lunchtime on Mountain Day, a public holiday in Japan - but that was not a problem because the waiting area was a much needed shelter...More

Thank arfaus
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

First time I tried these individually wrapped sushi! There's no soya sauce, no wasabi, but the flavour is really good! The rice is also firmer, a tasty combination! I had this at lunch and there was lunch menu together with chagayu, rice porridge with tea....More

Thank R R
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Tried the sushi and the whole family love it. Thought the mackerel sushi was even better than the salmon sushi, but that was good as well.

Thank 2,824
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were recommended this place by the Nara information centre. It was good, we had the set meal, the sushi of the local region wrapped in leaf and the noodles were very good!

Thank Pearl P
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

After reading all the good reviews on Tripadvisor we decided to try some sushi at Hiraso but were highly disappointed. We had sushi before in Japan and the quantity and quality of fish at Hiraso was not comparable: a super tiny slice of salmon for...More

Thank Susanna1806
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-1 Imamikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Nara Prefecture  >  Nara
  • Phone Number: +81 742-22-0866
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