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Shunka

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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In much of the West, Asian food is ubiquitous; but in Spain, especially Barcelona where haute Catalan cuisine reigns supreme, it is downright adventurous. Shunka, a regionally-rare Japanese eatery whose name means “intense aroma of the season,” harnesses the best of the East-West dichotomy by fusing local ingredients with Japanese-style cooking methods.
PRICE RANGE
US$28 - US$114
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Soups
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

A very famous place to eat japanese food in Barcelona. Food is excellent and the wine list is interesting, and service is very friendly, BUT ..... the place is small, and prices are too high. We had a light meal and we payed more than...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Antoni1954
Reviewed November 19, 2018

I visit this place every time I am in Barcelona. Sashimi is fabulous but the meat dishes are just a good. Been here many times and really enjoy a seat at the bar such that I can witness the wizardry of the chefs. Highly recommended

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Globalator
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Really disappointed. Underground and lacking in atmosphere and air! Really disappointed in the quality of the food. Hot options did not taste fresh and sushi options were basic and uninterested.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ECHUK
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

The reviews and articles about this place may have made a bag marketing move in my case, i have had expected more. Good enough. But will no go back there again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank evak150
Reviewed November 13, 2018

This is a delightful experience from start to finish. No need to spoil the movie you will be watching here. Great care, ingredients, technique. Never been to Japan but I guess this is as close as possible.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ivanmariavele
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

The second time that I come and I enjoyed a lot again. Highly recommended for a lovely dinner. You can eat Japanese food with Catalan influence, in some dishes.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dabith23
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Sublime! Try one and another... but the best Japanese im BCN will be always Shunka! Anything you choose will be fine ❤️

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank O6307GOtonyc
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

このレストランの寿司は、寿司の形をした別の食べ物。何故なら、日本のスーパーマーケットの寿司以下の品質。私は、日本のスーパーマーケットの寿司は美味しくないと考えます。私は、みなさんに寿司をこのレストランで食べることを強く否定します。 本当に、ガッカリやは。futamiが無難だわ。 This restaurant sushi is another food in the shape of sushi. Because the quality below the sushi of Japan supermarket. I think that Japan supermarket sushi is not delicious. I strongly deny you eating sushi in this restaurant. Aquest sushi el restaurant és...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FrequentFlier609487
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t take pictures of the food because I was too busy eating and savouring the food. I arrived without a reservation and it was full and there were people waiting to be seated for their reservation (good sign); everyone had made reservation. The hostess...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Diana P
Reviewed June 11, 2018

i have been there lots and lots of times, and i am never getting tired of their food, it is super authentic. Do not expect random sushi combinations because it is not what you will find at Shunka, if you go there, you will find...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank roseladuree
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Response from Jackyrey | Reviewed this property |
T: +34 934 124 991 If you are 2 or three, better ask a booking in the counter. You will see how they prepare it in front of you... Enjouy it!!
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