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161 Toyozawacho, Himeji 670-0964, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 79-284-9898
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Japanese, Asian, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
161 Toyozawacho, Himeji 670-0964, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

We have just returned to our hotel having had a really lovely meal at Gassai. It was busy and humming and had a very nice atmosphere. Staff were very efficient and helpful and it has an English menu. Everything we ordered was great, grilled salmon,...More

1  Thank 240patriciao
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We were the only westerners that evening, a good sign! The menue was sort off in English but despite some guessing we were surprised by some dishes. What ever, the food was great, we ordered 4 items for two persons and that was just right....More

1  Thank Katharina S
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Gassai is not going to win any Michelin stars. I've rated it excellent because it executes what it is aiming for very well. Good Izakaya style food and drink at reasonable prices. Unlike a lot of similar places in Japan, it has an English menu....More

1  Thank GVancouver
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Delicious, reasonably priced food and drinks with a typical izakaya atmosphere. English menu was also available.

1  Thank eilselaj
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Good atmosphere , a little language barrier but easily rectified by another customer. Well priced and delicious . 0ne minute from my hotel .what else could you want 😊

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed April 12, 2017

This is again one of those typical Japanese style restaurants when you sit at the counter and they make the food right in front of you. The staff is very polite and they have English menu. They have a great variety of dishes mostly japanese...More

1  Thank boszibaba
Reviewed January 3, 2017

This small Japanese pub has some plates that maybe you won't find anywhere else, I've seen a guy having the boiled head of a fish for example!!! Even if they have some plates in English, I think they have much more in Japanese, when you...More

Thank Romangirl79
Reviewed November 20, 2016

18 /11/2016 we have eaten at Gassai twice and can agree with other reviewers who gave it a tick. We had fun and enjoyed the atmosphere the food was very good and the staff helpful and friendly , they are proud of their establishment and...More

Thank dennis m
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

We tried the hot pod, the Gyoza and rice balls with salmon&sake. Each dish was freshly cooked and tasted excellent.

Thank sebschmitt
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to get seats at the bar in this busy Japanese "pub". We chose a variety of dishes from the English menu, deep fried cheese, fried chicken and stuffed pancakes amongst others. Staff speak limited English, but we managed to eat well, drink...More

Thank Madkath
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Toyozawacho, Himeji 670-0964, Hyogo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Hyogo Prefecture  >  Himeji
  • Phone Number: +81 79-284-9898
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