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Kinoshita

#16 of 36,357 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
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Jacques Felix, 405, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04509-001, Brazil
3849-6940
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 16:00
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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is simply the best culinary experience I've ever had. Kinoshita's tasting menu is art. The balance and layering of tastes almost spiritual.

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Thank Stephen E
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is delicious, amazing, one of the best in São Paulo (top 5!). Recommended for special moments, celebrations or business.

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Thank Fabiana P
Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always prefer to book restaurants following word of mouth recommendations and Kinoshita did not disappoint in this respect. After six weeks travelling in Brazil we decided to have one last foodie blow out on our last night and visit this much talked about restaurant. We received a warm welcome on entering, and after positioning ourselves at the bar (a... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

My number one place for Japanese food in Sao Paulo, Great variety, asks for dishes off the menu. Start with the oyster shot! Enjoy from sitting in bar, you will be amazed watching the chef's team preparing it all. Beautiful place and terrific drinks: try the Wasabi Martinni!! For desert: all, especially the Motti with chocolate, Have fun, you wont... More 

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Thank Ceres S
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

I had the absolute pleasure of eating at this amazing restaurant on a recent vacation with my wife and mother-in-law. Upon entering, the decor was very warm and relaxing. We were greeted by the chef, who has a way of making you feel like you are the only guest in the restaurant. His charm is overshadowed only by the quality... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Sao Paulo has a very important Japanese colony and, therefore, a great variety of Japanese restaurants. Interestingly, the Japanese community has preserved some of the early 20th century Japanese traditions, as in a "time machine", but also has received the influence of other groups. This is reflected as well in food. In my view, Kinoshita is the best Japanese restaurant... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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200 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We have been there since 2009 and it has been ups and downs.... One Michelin star? The service was very good, but the food was very disappointing. The Nigiri Sushi set had only ordinary fishes and steamed shrimp. One of the rolls was too big, not pleasant to eat... All had a very good quality, but without excitement. Great appetizers... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I was expecting more. I feel that the dinner was overpriced, due to the fact that we spent more than 900 reais and it was not a "wow" experience. I would say it was ok. I feel disappointed. If you really enjoy having dinner at a high end restaurant, you would maybe have a good time. The quality of the... More 

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San Bruno, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

You are greeted upon arrival by the staff with great enthusiasm. The service is very attentive. We sat at the sushi bar to watch the cooks in action. The owner also came and chatted with us and was very detail oriented in the staff's presentation. Overall enjoyed the omakase. In my opinion foie gras should be warmed up a bit... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Kinoshita is an upscale sushi restaurant with very good and fresh food, good service and an ok atmosphere, but be advised: it can get expensive. Plates are small (its sushi after all!) but fish is clearly fresh, everything is really tasty and and well presented. Dinner can very well go between 90-100 USD per person (1 drink each)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jacques Felix, 405, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04509-001, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo
  • Phone Number: 3849-6940

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