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) #17 of 1,690 Restaurants in Nara €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
30-1 Imamikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-0866
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“salmon” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (11 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
30-1 Imamikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, here is my scale for rating: - 5 points: Means please cancel your reservation elsewhere. This is a "must go" place. - 4 points: Means this is a place you should try. - 3 points: Well if you have no 4 or...More

Thank Vahid F
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch here after a morning of touring Nara Park. We sat in the tatami section which was very nice. There is regular table seating as well. The set menus we had were beautiful, delicious and quite reasonably priced. I had a...More

Thank MistyAsh
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Unlike Kyoto's special bamboo leaf-wrapped sushi Sasamaki, Nara's version is wrapped in persimmon leaves (Kitanoha) and lends the rolled sushi (usually of cured mackeral and salmon) a subtle floral flavour. The open ‘edomae’ Tokyo style nigiri sushi, the kind we are most used to seeing,...More

Thank ECKLKualaLumpur
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Seeing the good reviews from tripadvisor, I wanted to give this restaurant a try. However, I left a bit disappointed. Sushi rolls were composed of very little fish surrounded by a lot rice. Also the it was a bit pricey compared to similar places I've...More

Thank uğur g
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Went to this place today for lunch, the staff were lovely and they have menus in English. For lunch they have lots of seven us, which I loved because it means you can try a bit of lots of different things. Mine included Somen, a...More

Thank Orla H
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We decided to find this place based on the tripadvisor reviews. It was in a back alley, well away from the standard tourist haunts. The visit was well worth it. The young wait staff spoke English (and they have an English menu). We went for...More

Thank NAsokan
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We bought a box of Kakihoha sushi. Among fish one there are some vegetarian one. It is nice to take out and eat in the park watching lovely deers. Be aware that there is no garbage can in town and one must carry the trash...More

2  Thank Beaucaillou
Reviewed 22 May 2016

There are three tables that each can seat at least four and a counter plus what looks like a more formal dining area. Quick and friendly service.

Thank NDtravelerSeattle
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Hiraso is a small store located away from the hustle and bustle in Nara. They specialize in Kakinoha (persimmon leaf-wrapped) sushi. The fish was fresh and delicious; a very interesting style of sushi! Recommended for foodies in Nara.

Thank Hailey T
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The Best Kakinoha traditional sushi, well know in Nara. This is not conventional sushi, it is more like a glimpse from the past... a culinary tradition of this city. Fresh ingredients, excellent flavor and texture, easy-to-read menu and great environment. Recommended for first-time travelers and...More

1  Thank MikeFlox
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 30-1 Imamikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Nara Prefecture  >  Nara
  • Phone Number: +81 742-22-0866
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