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Cafe Japonais

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22 rue Saint Simeon, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 48 68 68
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12:00 - 18:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 18:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Doha, Qatar
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Pretty good japanese eatery in the heart of Bordeaux, especially if you fancy something a little different, although staff were mainly chinese ( they spoke mandarin ). Sushi rolls were very good. The rice had the correct consistency, not too sweet, not too much vinegar, not too soggy or too dry. Chicken yakitoris were moist and the chicken tatsu donburi... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Happened to be in the main shopping center, Mr felt like having a Japanese meal,we decided to give this one a try. No reservation,managed to get a table. I went for a pork Benton box and he picked salmon rice bowl. Service was efficient and food was good.

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Toronto, Canada
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We went there to eat light after many days of great South West French cuisine. Simple restaurant, classical Japanese, not expensive

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Seychelles
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Originally from Bordeaux leaving abroad. I always go once to the cafe japonais during my time in the city and i am never disappointed. The service is impeccable and the food quality is good. I highly recommend this place

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Bordeaux, France
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Vraiment très bon et authentique. Je reccomande, si possible, de prendre le repas dans un bento box. Very good and authentic. I reccomend, if possible, that you have your meal in a bento box.

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Singapore, Singapore
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

The service is friendly and speedy. Found though not fabulous is authentic and delicious. The bento set is value for money.

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Angouleme, France
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

An upbeat and urban-casual destination for a good Japanese meal. Not at all formal. Straight-forward Japanese/sushi menu and fairly priced. A highlight was the prawn starter served on a bed of seaweed.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Authentic bento box for around 14 euros and speedy service. Speaks English which is handy too. Would recommend

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

Nice little place with bentoboxes and sushi. We had the bentobox, nicely flavoroud. The personal were very nice and service came quick.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

we found this restaurant on the last night we were in Bordeaux and the only regret it was not discovered earlier- perhaps for the best, because I doubt if we would have eaten elsewhere- it is so good. Staff, atmosphere, food and price- All excellent; very well done to the Management and Staff

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 18:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 18:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 18:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 18:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 18:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 18:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 rue Saint Simeon, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 48 68 68

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