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30-1 Imamikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-0866
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“teishoku” (2 reviews)
“mackerel” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
30-1 Imamikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

filling sushi rice food.Nothing special about the persimmon leaf wrapper.Choice limited. Tea flavoured rice porridge not very special for Asian taste.

Thank petaling
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had to wait for a bit before we were seated at a tatami table as we arrived right at lunchtime on Mountain Day, a public holiday in Japan - but that was not a problem because the waiting area was a much needed shelter...More

Thank arfaus
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

First time I tried these individually wrapped sushi! There's no soya sauce, no wasabi, but the flavour is really good! The rice is also firmer, a tasty combination! I had this at lunch and there was lunch menu together with chagayu, rice porridge with tea....More

Thank R R
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Tried the sushi and the whole family love it. Thought the mackerel sushi was even better than the salmon sushi, but that was good as well.

Thank 2,824
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were recommended this place by the Nara information centre. It was good, we had the set meal, the sushi of the local region wrapped in leaf and the noodles were very good!

Thank Pearl P
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

After reading all the good reviews on Tripadvisor we decided to try some sushi at Hiraso but were highly disappointed. We had sushi before in Japan and the quantity and quality of fish at Hiraso was not comparable: a super tiny slice of salmon for...More

Thank Susanna1806
Reviewed 19 May 2017

First of all, here is my scale for rating: - 5 points: Means please cancel your reservation elsewhere. This is a "must go" place. - 4 points: Means this is a place you should try. - 3 points: Well if you have no 4 or...More

Thank Vahid F
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch here after a morning of touring Nara Park. We sat in the tatami section which was very nice. There is regular table seating as well. The set menus we had were beautiful, delicious and quite reasonably priced. I had a...More

Thank MistyAsh
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Unlike Kyoto's special bamboo leaf-wrapped sushi Sasamaki, Nara's version is wrapped in persimmon leaves (Kitanoha) and lends the rolled sushi (usually of cured mackeral and salmon) a subtle floral flavour. The open ‘edomae’ Tokyo style nigiri sushi, the kind we are most used to seeing,...More

Thank ECKLKualaLumpur
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Seeing the good reviews from tripadvisor, I wanted to give this restaurant a try. However, I left a bit disappointed. Sushi rolls were composed of very little fish surrounded by a lot rice. Also the it was a bit pricey compared to similar places I've...More

Thank uğur g
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-1 Imamikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Nara Prefecture  >  Nara
  • Phone Number: +81 742-22-0866
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