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#44 of 874 Restaurants in Bari
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Piazza Giuseppe Massari 23, 70122, Bari, Italy
+39 080 528 3589
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 23:30
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20:00 - 23:30
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Personally, I think this restaurant is more like Asian fusions and didn't really provide that authentic Japanese favors! Maybe you might have better luck with sushi items since I didn't order any sushi or rolls, just kitchen food, so I can't comment on those items. Don't get me wrong, the foods were good and well prepared, but it was not... More 

Thank M12511351523
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Sushi is nice prepared the service is rwally good and waitresses are polite. food is fresh and tasty you can see that they put love in it!

Thank tarnow91
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Went last saturday (august 20th) . The Sushi wasn't cheap but the quality was definitely worth it. The staff was very friendly en helpfull and gave good advice. The desserts were also very nice.

Thank RomeNetty
Nashville, Tennessee
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132 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

It's quite expensive, but the portions are good and they put enough raw fish in their sushi. The fish was very fresh. The restaurant was almost empty. Probably because of their prices. Music was not annoying, kinda lounge style, on the background. They don't have all-you-can-eat and an average price per roll is €10. Service is quite good too. It's... More 

Thank Hooligunka
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

I have been in there in three oportunities. The sushi was superb. Great decoration and taste. I recomend try the red tuna's sashimi and the Ebi furai roll.. Also the yakisoba is very good. The place looks very clean and confortable. Quality/price is very well. The girl at the reception was so nice and kind.

Thank Hernán Makoto N
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413 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014

I was skeptic before getting into Shodai , as having a dinner based on raw fish in one of the town worshipping raw fish was sounding me quite avoidable The restaurant is splitted in two levels , with a contemporary look, with transparent dining chairs and a smooth balance of eclectic mix old and new , with the ground level... More 

Thank enricoallievi
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95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014

The sushi was okay, but nothing special. Tuna and salmon sashimi seemed a little chewy and bland - maybe not a fresh as they should have been? Service was very good and it's a pleasant environment.

1 Thank ACBM
Ba, Fiji
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2014

vado spessissimo da Shodai: il sushi e´ ottimo, il sashimi anche, e fanno il miglior sake teriyaki mai mangiato. il cameriere lo trovo lunatico, spesso cordiale altre volte no. il ristorante e´ piuttosto costoso e ha recentemente eliminato la formula all you can eat( valida a pranzo in determinati giorni), cosa che per me ha avuto l´effetto emotivo di un... More 

1 Thank Sophia-Raul
Bari italy
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2013

The food was absolutely amazing last night, I would place it up there with nobi, the sashimi salad was delicious and the teriyaki chicken too, will be going there again probably making it two visits in 3 days, delicious

1 Thank Simm0travels
1 review
Reviewed 5 November 2012

"Shodai" is a nice memory from my trip in Italy. The atmosphere was very romantic.Candles on the tables gave warmth, the service was of high quality and the dishes were delicious and prepared with professionalism and fantasy.For me it was a positive experience, See you soon...

Thank Iren b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Giuseppe Massari 23, 70122, Bari, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Bari
  • Phone Number: +39 080 528 3589

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?