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#945 of 1,582 Restaurants in Geneva
$$ - $$$
rue Dancet 1 bis, Geneva, Switzerland
+41 22 320 81 01
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
13 May 2016
“Cheap and efficient”
5 Feb 2015
“Really nothing”
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$$ - $$$
rue Dancet 1 bis, Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Don't expect much more than what you see, that'sonly a small japanese joint close to the university: but in that category the "Samurai" does very well. I stopped there for lunch and chose one of their set menus that include miso and coffee. The meal...More

Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Really pretty bad - shame because it's my local Japanese. I ordered the chicken teriyaki and it was just fried chicken covered in soy sauce. Service was fine, hence the extra star.

Thank Davecogz
Reviewed 25 December 2014

We went here the other night as all our usual japanese restaurants were closed for christmas holidays. Le Samourai is a bistrot type place without fuss. They specialised mainly in Sushi but do have a small menu. We took Bentos at frs 45 per head,...More

Thank rosy002
Reviewed 21 December 2011

If you want a decent Japanese restaurant, this one is certainly OK. It has a nice selection of dishes, including sushi. When we were there it was very quiet (for a long time we were the only ones) which in my opinion makes it a...More

Thank kamukwam
Reviewed 8 September 2011

After investigating many places near the University, we tried this one and it was clearly the best in the vicinity. Somewhat higher prices than in the US, but lower than Japan. Good decor and everything well prepared.

Thank DHK44
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  • Address: rue Dancet 1 bis, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 320 81 01
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