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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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14:00 - 23:00
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 14:00 - 23:00
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56 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Sunday evening , restaurant was full. We waited for about 10 minute before we got seated. Wait staff was more interested in watching the football game then attending customers. We ordered gyoza to start , the filling tasted good but they look steam , the sauce that came with it was not enough for one gyoza and... More 

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New York City, New York
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83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Kensao was recommended to us by someone from PV so we thought we'd try this place out. I'm glad we did! We only tried one roll but it was delicious! We tried the jalapeno roll that was a new item. They had so many different types of rolls and we will definitely be going to try more of them. Besides... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Not your first choice if you're going to a movie. You could tell them many times you got to go catch a movie the service is terrible so she's actually pretty good but the service is the worst of Everseen in by Vallarta

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Puerto Vallarta
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I went into this restaurant not expecting much since I've been disappointed at other sushi restaurants and being from Vancouver, it's tough to find the same quality. I will return to THIS place!! A friend and I sat at the sushi bar and were served by the two sushi chefs who know what they're doing!! They have their own creations... More 

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Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Wow. All the rolls here are magic. The sashimi is divine, get the miso soup for start and order anything and you will be happy. Out of 4 visits, one time the tuna hand roll was fishy and I couldn't eat it but otherwise, dynamite, love this place. Cannot wait to order delivery to my house in Nuevo this weekend.... More 

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Japon, null, Colombia
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

I love the tostadas of tuna, I can eat two plates. The gyoza is excellent as are most of the rolls. The tempura was very nice but only 3 shrimp where included. Drinks where OK. While I will continue to return the service is very lacking. There was hardly anyone in there but we had to get their attention every... More 

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183 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

This sushi place surprised me by the nice selection and variety in their menu. The rest of the mall may be just a carbon copy of any other mall in the States, but this sushi place has a touch of the unique. I would go there again.

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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Going to kensao has been my first Sushi option when visiting Puerto Vallarta. Kensao was move from Peninsula plaza to Galeria Plaza. The new look: one word to define the new one is : "Sucks" the ambiance, the staff is horrible. From a really nice and uoscake previously set up, now looks like a fast food. Service is the next... More 

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Thank Peter H
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

I would not call myself a sushi expert but in my opinion cream cheese in sushi is profanity. Had a dish with rice and tempura shrimp instead. It was quite nice mixed with the marinated jalapeños they have. Tried my friends sushi and it was pretty tasty but nothing to blow your mind Service was a little slow.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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144 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

After watching a movie at 12:30 I headed hear for lunch - a plate of sashimi, a bowl of rice with tuna, comped steam soya beans and I ordered tea. Having spent the month of February 2015 in Japan - I am happy to report this sashimi is wonderful and dare I say fresh - as good as the dozens... More 

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 22:00
Monday
14:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 23:00
Thursday
14:00 - 23:00
Friday
14:00 - 23:00
Saturday
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta

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