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Avila Tei

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Caracas, Venezuela
+58 212-2630806
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Caracas, Venezuela
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

You know it's authentic Japanese when it's frequented by the small Japanese community of diplomats and top executives in Caracas. Located in the lobby of an iconic office building, it is perfect for business lunches. However, if you're looking for a romantic dinner the small booths offer the privacy you're probably looking for. The food is as japanese as it... More 

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Thank Rojasb
Caracas
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

The atmosphere is very nice, specially at the private rooms with curtains for couples. The sushi rolls are great, also as the vegetables tempura. The service is nice. I highly recommend this restaurant, the best Japanese food option in Caracas

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Thank Cristobal_Plaza
Caracas, Venezuela
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250 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

This place is spectacular for Japanese cuisine lovers, Sushi couldn't be better, all the Japanese plates are simply fantastic, The owner is always there. You can get the private sitting in the Japanese way Tatami's and also the normal sitting area is available

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Thank JUAN CARLOS F
Los Teques, Venezuela
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

Don t expect too much, been in Caracas this place is the best you can find if you are looking for a Japanese experience, food and atmosphere are good.

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Thank MaplecerM
Caracas, Venezuela
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014

Not very helpful in explaining menu to those who do not know japanese food, so very much pot luck. Service by run of the mill local waiters not knowing the specialities of the restaurant. Due to current financial situation and impossibility of imports a lot of things are missing, or substituted by local products. But still a good experience. Very,... More 

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Thank David Neil W
Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

The atmosphere, attention and the diversity dishes of dishes it offers, makes it among the best for Japanese food lovers.

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Thank Delfin309
Caracas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

It got used to be the best Japanese restaurant in Venezuela for many many years. Now is an average one but with bad service. Quite pricey for the same menu you can get anywhere else.

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1 Thank FernandoCaracas
London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

Definitely a world class Japanese restaurant. Great sashimi and rolls. Decent service. As a general comment for Venezuela, although our host picked up the bill, the prices for restaurants and hotels at the official exchange rate, which is the one you will be charged if you pay cash in local currency, and is charged by default if you pay by... More 

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Thank paddy_oo
Caracas, Venezuela
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186 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013 via mobile

Good rolls and sushi, though. And the atmosphere is ok. But it is really, really not worth the money.

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2 Thank Kayuga
Bogota, Colombia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2013

I went with Japanese friends, so the experience was quite genuine. Our friends ordered the food, in Japanese, directly with the Japanese hostess who was dressed in a kimono. Our friends ordered about 20 plates which were shared among all. Everything was fantastic. A memorable ending was the green tea ice cream.

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Thank KarenAttman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caracas, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Capital Region  >  Caracas
  • Phone Number: +58 212-2630806

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