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Tanoshii

#85 of 1,054 Restaurants in Quito
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Avenida 12 De Octubre 1820 Y Luis Cordero | Swissôtel Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
5932567600
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00:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 00:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Incline Village, Nevada
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

If you have ever had real pizza in Italy, hawaiian pizza is not authentic, but good nonetheless. It's the same with Tanoshii. If you've ever had authentic sushi in Japan, this isn't exactly great. But it is very good nonetheless. The ambiance is lovely. The sushi chef was great. The fare was on the creative side as sushi goes, but... More 

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1 Thank Judith S
French Polynesia
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114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

Like the underwhelmed we came here because of the reviews onTA. But both my wife and I said 5 stars no way. The sushi was just mediocre at best. We had much better Sushi at Noe's. Service was good and the presentation was very nice. If they could only bring the Sushi up a few notches.

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Thank Chouliha
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

We picked this restaurant hoping to have great sushi in Quito. The reviews we read were pretty convincing. Unfortunately, we felt let down. The service was excellent, but the food left much to be desired. Of the sashimi plate, only the red/white tuna felt fresh; the shrimp were overcooked and the salmon wasn't great. (That said, the tuna maki roll... More 

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Thank Jack D
Oklahoma
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507 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

Our party of nine was accommodated late (10pm-ish). My husband and I had sushi (one with fried shrimp & tuna, the other w/grilled shrimp, tuna and topped with sweet potato strings). Other than they were a little large to pop the whole piece in your mouth, they were great! The portions were all very generous. We could easily have shared... More 

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1 Thank OklahomaMomOf3
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

first of all, i'm a asian person and used to work sushibar for a while. i can't believe my eyes.. most of reviewers loved this place... i am telling you, this is the worst sushi ever i ve had. i know everyone has different taste of food. but considering that, this restaurant is way too much overestimated i think.. best... More 

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Ibarra, Ecuador
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2014

This is the closest to real Japanese food found Quito. The food is delicious, the atmosphere is great.. I highly recommend Tanoshii for sushi and Japanese food lovers

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San Jose, California
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103 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

Our hotel recommended Tanoshii over Restaurant Sake when we told them we wanted sushi and we were not disappointed. Located in New Town inside the Swissotel, the restaurant is very elegant but low key. There were 4 of us so we had a vast range os sashimi and rolls and all were very good. Since one of our group does... More 

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Thank Angela C
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2014 via mobile

My wife and I frequent tanoshi, at least once a month, but sometimes more. On valentines day (a holiday not widely celebrated in Ecuador) we went at 630 PM only to find we needed a reservation to eat there. The restaurant was completely empty, because everyone had later reservations. As a house manager, you would think they would figure this... More 

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Thank andermd
Quito, Ecuador
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2013

If you're going to eat sushi out in Quito, this is one of the better restaurants to choose. The fish is fresh, the rice authentically prepared (not mushy), and the atmosphere is pleasant. The combinations are unique and the sauces tend to the sweet side. My recommendation comes with a caveat: Why would you be eating sushi in a city... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013

We celebrated with friends at this restaurant. It was difficult to order as the waiter did not know English and we didn't know much Spanish. The food was very tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
00:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
00:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
00:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
00:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
00:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
00:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
00:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 12 De Octubre 1820 Y Luis Cordero | Swissôtel Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: 5932567600
Description
Exclusive restaurant offers exotic flavors and a variety of Japanese specialties like sushi and yakimeshi . You can dine privately at a quiet table or be part of a living tradition - Teppanyaki , where the best ingredients are used to prepare a traditional meal before your eyes

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?