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Yamamori Izakaya

12-13 South Great Georges Street | D2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 645 8001
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“gyoza” (29 reviews)
“sushi” (79 reviews)
“duck pancakes” (11 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
12-13 South Great Georges Street | D2, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed June 6, 2017

Wow, we tried several dishes, it was delicious. I want to move in and eat there all the time. There are 4 Yamamori restaurants in Dublin, this one is the best. There is a bar downstairs also that has live music and samurai films on!...More

1  Thank Lee W
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

We had friends visiting Dublin for the first time so we took them here. We had fond memories of this place from last year where Yamamori offered 5 Japas for €30 and we loved the variety on the menu (and plentiful veggie options were also...More

Thank kirifiona
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Surprised by their menu and pricing change when we went there last night. Portions we were advised are now bigger, which they are however at an average of 9 euro each they're expensive. Average main course is now running at 20 plus euro per head....More

1  Thank Ann B
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

But I've lived in Kansai a long time, and I'm picky. This was better than I expected, but we did only try the gyoza.

Thank TawnyaSingapore
Reviewed May 18, 2017

regular customer of the Tengu, was in a friends company who suggested this restaurant. Food was not authentic, i feel like good asian/japanese food is not served here based on our visit. Ordered a varied selection of food to share for three from the japes...More

1  Thank littlebopeepIreland
Reviewed May 14, 2017

I had the vegetable Gyoza. Best ive ever had, and ive had alot. So fresh, and the filling is so light and so healthy. The dumplings are so light. The Ebi Tempura Roll was also so good and the shrimp was crisp and fresh. I...More

Thank Sula A
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic, can't recommend this place enough. Myself and my girlfriend love this place, food is always great and the staff are fantastic.

Thank danny r
Reviewed May 1, 2017

In 2013 the prices were great, €30 for five dishes, €25 for four. This went up to €35 for 5 a year or so later, still not unreasonable, it then changed again soon after to about €8 per tapas/japas ie 5 for €40 and when...More

Thank damianodonnell
Reviewed April 27, 2017

The food here was great though the standard has dropped while the prices have risen over the years. There are many new restaurants offering the same dishes for far cheaper on Chapel street.

Thank L L
Reviewed April 23, 2017

I have always loved Yamamori and I have been to Izakaya accross the road a couple of times too. We were five people and we found that the sharing aspect of the menu lent itsself really well to a group. We decided to share a...More

Thank Stanislaw M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12-13 South Great Georges Street | D2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 645 8001
YAMAMORI IZAKAYA, located at 12-13 South Great Georges Street, Dublin 2, in what was originally Ireland's very first cafe. This old Bewleys building boasts original oriental style decor with a twist. Enjoy the 1940's Chinese and Japanese beer ads and movie posters with a great Asian beer or rice wine, and try our dublin famous homemade Izakaya burger. After your meal we have a lounge downstairs where you can catch a nice Izakaya Lycee cocktail, and enjoy some modern sounds from Dublin's up and coming DJ's. Downstairs is a Japanese style drinking house, serving small Japanese style pub food dishes with great Japanese whiskeys, beers and sake. Come for food or drinks, chill out and listen to some urban lounge deep and soul tunes. The Izakaya has a retro easy going atmosphere and is open 7 days a week from 17:30 and is available for private bookings.
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