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“The best kosher Japanese in Israel”
Review of Minato Herzliya

Minato Herzliya
Ranked #28 of 152 Restaurants in Herzliya
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Bar
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Description: About Minato- Minato was established by Matan Rosenthal and Kobi Ninio as a sushi bar and offers traditional, extensive and varied Japanese cuisine for catering events. Minato Bar was established in Caesarea in 2004 - a Kosher Sushi Bar based on pure traditional Japanese cuisine. In addition to the sushi and sashimi menu, Minato also offers a variety of other unique Japanese dishes. Since its establishment, Minato has been adamant in utilizing techniques and methods used in Japan, placing emphasis utilization of local and seasonal raw materials. Minato was opened in Hertzeliya in 2011. It is a Japanese restaurant that incorporates styles from a number of cuisines. In the evening, it is a sushi bar and Izakaya, and for lunch, Donburi over rice and sushi, served as sets. The chefs: Aki Tamura - Japanese sushi chef of a prominent dynasty of Sushi chefs from the Minato quarter in Tokyo, and Matan Rosenthal- a highly experienced chef with extensive knowledge of both Japanese and French cuisines.
Reviewed 6 October 2017

An excellent Japanese, with very authentic flavors that were only slightly modified to the local taste, when compared to my experiences in Japan. I went with a few friends, one of which eats kosher food. This was certainly the best kosher Japanese we had, and we all enjoyed our meal. The sushi rolls were excellent, the tuna tartar was great, the bean noodle salad was quite good. The atmosphere is friendly, and the only downside is the price.
All in all we had an excellent time and will certainly return.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Very good Japanese food , sushi, sashimi and cooked dishes . Small place , sitting in and out , chef from Minato district in Tokyo. Very friendly service . Kosher . Price per person 40-50 US DLRS including wine and tip .

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We ate there a few times. Good addition to this area. Place is simple , clean and neat on inside. Outside terrace what I find a little more pleasant as there is somewhat more space in between tables. Food was very good. Service pleasant. Will definitely go back there

Thank Suzy S
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurant in israel ! Food are tasty and we feel it s a real Japanese restaurant not one pretending to be .
It s quite expensive but as meals are So good you forget about the amount . Unfortunately , service is awful. We have come almost 15 times a year and never get any special attention. Most of the time when we call or come we don't feel being in a fancy restaurant as the prices are . This is the only bad point
Anyway if you want a good Japanese restaurant this is the one

Thank Vanessa A
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is decorated in a minimal Japanese style and has comfortable chairs inside.
The food was good with some dishes even great. The fish for the sushi was good, and the tuna in / tuna out roll was light and delicious. The staff were very helpful friendly and attentive, but not intrusive.
However- the rice used for the sushi was all wrong. Not sushi rice st all. It detracted from the taste. Perhaps Israeli diners don't know the difference, but the person preparing the sushi should.
We found it pricey.
A bonus for Kosher dinners- the place is kosher.

Thank HPNY_12
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