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El Samurai

Nueva York, Mexico City, Mexico
+52 55 5523 1469
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good44%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Nueva York, Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice family meal at El Samurai. Service was outstanding and the food and Tepanyaki "show" was also very good!

Thank Waters1889
Reviewed August 5, 2017

I visit the city regularly, and Mexico City never ceases to impress when it comes to good food. Went to Samurai for a pleasant family meal, and truly enjoyed the experience. We sat at a Teppanyaki table and ordered a variety of food to share....More

Thank John D
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Amazing quality in all the food; perfect preparation, the most fresh sea food in Mexico City! Service is excellent and the environment is really confortable. Great place! must return.

Thank Ana Silvia S
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Returned after over a year of absence and was very satisfied.Straight forward, high quality and reasonably priced Japanese cuisine. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Edjon01
Reviewed March 29, 2017

We have visited this place since many years ago, but now we saw it like could use a really good update. We went to a Teppanyaki table and waited for the cook a long time. It seemed they had only two cooks and a full...More

Thank azb61
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Don't worry about going on lunch time, it's not as full as nagaoka and you'll quickly get a table. Recommended to go with friends or family so you can take the tepanyaki table if you prefer, but private tables are great too. There's a long...More

Thank Salzinni
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Small portions even to European standards. Very slow service, poor selection of drinks. Outdated building and interior. Unfriendly menu. Only natural juice served with lots of ice, so no juice. Much better REAL Japanese options around. I won't recommend it for a business or romantic...More

Thank LouiBrick
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

This is probably one of the best Japanese/Teppanyaki places in CD.MX. It's a cozy medium sized restaurant, all tables have its own grill, you can seat up to 8-10 persons if you're hanging out with friends, or you can have one of the small tables...More

Thank Dr_Alex_GR_Ortiz
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Once you are inside, you think and believe you are actually in Japan. Very well designed, decorated & tables with your own frying pan available, for the Chef, so can cook your Teppanyaki, Yakimeshi Teppan and other dishes, in front of you, with their Japanese...More

Thank Apostillados
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Great japanese food. Ordinary sushi is good bur don't get stuck there. There are so many interesting dishes to try out. Don't miss the shabu shabu.

Thank Fer E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nueva York, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5523 1469
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