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Maguro Koya

€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
6 Hanashibacho | 1F Hanashibacho Heights, Nara 630-8266, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-23-3766
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“fatty tuna” (35 reviews)
“maguro” (21 reviews)
“blue fin tuna” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
6 Hanashibacho | 1F Hanashibacho Heights, Nara 630-8266, Nara Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just wow......luckily we came for lunch so wasn’t that busy and has to be some of the best tuna we have tried yet in japan let alone the world. Everything was flavourful ,the deep fried tuna was delicious aswell as the middle fat tuna A...More

Thank international b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I never had tasted Otoro tuna and this didn’t disappoint. The price was very reasonable and the atmosphere of dining in a super old restaurant added to it. As others mentioned, don’t expect comfort or cleanliness, go there for the great food.

Thank Julien S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only a few people inside, but no service. 😔 Information not correct or are they not interested on serving tourists?

Thank siebei
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a mom & pop restaurant that is the size of a small room for those of us from The States. Run by a husband & wife. Don't expect comfort, don't expect ambiance. Expect to get in, enjoy the treasures served to you &...More

Thank Sean V
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Would thourghly recommend this restaurant that specialises in tuna. The tuna was beautifully fresh and delicious and very reasonably priced!

Thank EML96
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Great food!!! Really fresh and good quality tuna! Rice is the best of our trip to Japan! Don't miss it!

Thank Mariana T
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We came here as a party of 7 (including tuna-eating kids) and luckily it was not too busy and we were seated right away. We all had either the tuna/spring onion bowl or the plain tuna over rice. The tuna was so good, any other...More

Thank Kimbabites
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Simple, small mom& pop shop doing nothing but tuna dishes. We did the medium fatty tuna & the premium fatty bluefin tuna. DELICIOUS. Would opped for the bigger slices over the smaller chunked versions of these bowls but you can't really go wrong. FYI its...More

Thank briguy517
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Wow, we had the fatty tuna sashimi which was incredible, melt in your mouth. Also had the fried tuna, which was a steal for 800 yen, also delicious. Not much atmosphere, although I like mom and pop places like this.

Thank Lee R
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I’m speechless! It’s not something I can describe by words alone. You have to come to try it yourself!

Thank Bernard C
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Questions & Answers
15 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Andrew H | Reviewed this property |
They are open for dinner. We went there around 6pm and they had plenty of ahi still. There otoro is spectacular and highly recommend it.
Lip Qin O
8 February 2018|
Response from WongBen | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. The place is really small and turnover reasonably fast. So, walk-in would actually be ok.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Hanashibacho | 1F Hanashibacho Heights, Nara 630-8266, Nara Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Nara Prefecture  >  Nara
  • Phone Number: +81 742-23-3766
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