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Al. dos Arapanes, 397 | Moema, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
551150517404
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12:30 - 12:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 18:30 - 23:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:40
Fri 18:30 - 12:00
Sat 12:30 - 12:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with my wife and was completely disappointed. It costs roughly 50% more than the average all you can eat japanese restaurant in São Paulo, but the food doesn't match the price. My nigiri seemed like it was made at lunch and stored in the fridge for dinner. One of the rolls felt like I was drinking water from... More 

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Thank Bruno G
Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

I've been in the beginning of June 2016. The place was fine, nice options for "rodízio". The meal was fast served. Nice staff.

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Thank denismidori2015
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

The service in this restaurant is a disaster. A) it took 5 bills until we had the correct one...last one was correct and 100 Real less on a total bill of 325 ! B) The Sake I ordered was not available and another one was delivered which was apparently double price...I was not informed about this significant difference in price... More 

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Thank sasauer
Sao Paulo, SP
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53 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Had lunch here today. I'm kind of a Ramen snob after living in Japan for 15 years, but wanted to find a restaurant that served Ramen near where I live, versus going all the way out to Liberdade. I searched about 8 Japanese restaurants in the area, and Koban was the only one providing Ramen (Lamen). I was nicely greeted... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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395 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

First day in São Paulo and I had to go to a nice "Rodizio de Sushi". The food was good and enough quantity. The waiters were very nice and helpful. We arrived 20 minutes before they finished lunch, but we were never pressured to leave. Yes, the restaurant needs refurbishment but it is a good choice for a good price.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Koban has great sushi, you can taste the freshness and quality of their fish, and it tastes great. Do not go there unless you are a true sushi fan, and a hungry one! Service could be a little nicer, servers just want to get the ordering process done as fast as possible without much explanations or help.

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1 Thank Fer T
Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2013

Good sushi, cool atmosphere and a great all you can eat option for $R60. My friend and I both took that option. The manager made sure we understood everything as neither of us speak Portuguese. I will definitely go back.

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Longwood,FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

Design: The design of the restaurant is like a flash back into the 70's. As I travel to Germany extensively it brought back this type of neo German modern look. Quite pleasing and nice overall. I would label this restaurant in Brazilian terms to be consider a Sushi churrascaria. They have a la carte menu items, but your best bet... More 

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Cascavel, PR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2010

They have this eat as much as you can deal that costs about 20 dollars for lunch and 25 for dinner that is great. They bring you a variety of stuff, hot and cold and you can order an extra serving of anything you like. The drinks are pricey so do not go there intending to drink plenty of alcohol.... More 

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:40
18:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:40
18:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:40
18:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:40
18:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:40
18:30 - 12:00
Saturday
12:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al. dos Arapanes, 397 | Moema, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo
  • Phone Number: 551150517404

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