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Izasa Todaiji Temple

) #33 of 1,709 Restaurants in Nara $$ - $$$ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
16 Kasuganocho, Nara 630-8212, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-94-7133
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good60%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“nigiri” (2 reviews)
“mackerel” (3 reviews)
“tempura” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
16 Kasuganocho, Nara 630-8212, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come here for the beautiful view and ambience. Service is good and prices are affordable. Food is ok too.

Thank yeoc468
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were toured for free by a friendly tour guide, Masaki, who showed us around and for lunch he recommended this place. We had to wait an hour to be seated as there was a line, regardless, I was amused at the presentation of the...More

Thank ellas2234
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This was honestly the first "real" sushi I've ever eaten (I was determined to try it in Japan), and it did not disappoint! I got the sushi and tempura lunch set and it was all delicious. The sushi wrapped in persimmon leaves had such a...More

Thank Lauren F
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Do write your name on the waiting list once you reached. You will be called accordingly to that list. The restaurant is right opposite Nara National Museum. Its first floor is selling sweets while the restaurant is at the second floor. We ordered a set...More

Thank tinglebellz
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you're looking for a light but good lunch inside Nara park then try Izasa. They specialise in Kakinohazushi (sushi wrapped in persimmon leaves) which is a specialty of Nara. The sushi is different from the nigiri or maki type sushi you typically get in...More

1  Thank Sihao C
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Some of the most beautiful and delicious we have tasted. The service staff was super attentive and friendly.

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We were in Nara for only 2 days last April and luckily, we met a wonderful guide who did listen to our requests and interests and took us to try the local speciality sushi called 柿の葉ずし or Kakinoha sushi at Izasa. Since Izasa did not accept...More

Thank CardyChan
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I came here with my wife yesterday, and it left a stain on an otherwise perfect day in Nara. When we came in, we were seated promptly, but that's where the service appears to have ended. People who were seated after us in the same...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Went there a couple of day ago with my family. As a half Japanese I can say the quality of the food was delicious and highly recommend it when visiting Nara. The 'Kaze' menu was my favorite and a very complete menu with lots of...More

1  Thank Miyuki U
Reviewed 17 October 2015

At the suggestion of our tour guide who has lived in Nara for over 20 years, we enjoyed a delicious and memorable lunch which was beautifully presented. The staff was warm and welcoming, the restaurant was bright and cheerful, and the food was simply delicious....More

2  Thank EJG_CA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Kasuganocho, Nara 630-8212, Nara Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Nara Prefecture  >  Nara
  • Phone Number: +81 742-94-7133
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