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Red Sun Essen - Japanisches Restaurant

Ruettenscheider Str. 126, 45131 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 87552634
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
9 Jan 2018
“Good food in a nice atmosphere”
12 Sep 2017
“confusing menu, bad service”
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2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ruettenscheider Str. 126, 45131 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

This restaurant is worth a visit, although they are 4 Japanese restaurants in the same street. It is operated by Chinese people. I assume that the cooks are Japanese. The dishes are tasting very good and authentic to me. I was disappointed with no dish....More

Thank Thorte09
Reviewed September 12, 2017

so.. "all you can eat" menu.. right... but then as soon as we chose this option, the confusion came in. We had to order and then instead of bringing rounds they were bringing types of sushis.. so we got 20 rolls because that port of...More

Thank aria_o_
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

I've been there for a few times now; the menu is good even for people who don't like sushi (like me) there are many options available. They serve you really fast and the price for all you can eat is totally worth it.

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

It was very easy to book a table, and the all you can eat price is very decent (I suggest you go for that one, if you order a la carte you end up paying way more). They have many small dishes and they serve...More

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed October 13, 2016

I was attracted to this restaurant because of the obvious "all you can eat" meal that was on offer and so I did have the slight thought of what was the catch. Without doubt, the restaurant looked nice, the menu had great variety, and the...More

Thank Herobear
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Took ages to serve. Told the waitress who said the kitchen was busy but there were only 2 other tables. Also expensive. Plenty of other good restaurants nearby.

Thank Mikeveverka
Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Food is excellent, but you better have nothing else to do for HOURS. The wait between dishes is just inexcusably long.

Thank Fadi G
Reviewed October 13, 2015

Although the restaurant was busy the service was unreasonably long. The rounds were not completed and often some dishes skipped entirely, leaving some people with less food than others. Despite complaining several times these dishes were still not brought out. No apologies were made. Dishes...More

2  Thank Brize444
Reviewed October 13, 2015

We visited Red Sun as a large group of friends (12) while in Essen for Essen-Spiel. It was 8pm on a Friday night and busy, and as such we expected the service to be slower then normal but our patience was pushed beyond a joke....More

1  Thank Charlie H
Reviewed July 16, 2015

All i can say is yum!!! All you can eat Buffet is awesome Great value for Money!! They do Great Lunch Deals too!

Thank Lornaaaron
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruettenscheider Str. 126, 45131 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Essen
  • Phone Number: +49 201 87552634
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