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403 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1813
+1 650-494-4437
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good51%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
403 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1813
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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

You pay a hefty sum for standard Japanese fare of donburi and dons. The place itself is located conveniently on Palo Alto’s Main Street. The interior is clean with iPads at every table. The phone is very, very basic that is way overpriced for what...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed July 11, 2018

The price shown on menu includes tax. It is so convenience for sharing bills for group of people. They have tablet for you to order food. I like the waiters won't disturb me while I enjoy my time with friends.

Thank Janicesmc
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Joined our daughter here on her lunxu break. Bery interesting place with oprions for full meel at $20 or jusr entre' at $17. You get a menue with photos, but order on an afixed iPad at the table. I had the chicken cutlet, which was...More

Thank U1874WQdonnas
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

The first time I had proper Japanese food is from here!! So I don’t have anything to compare this experience with.. whatever I had was tasty and hot!! The crushed chilli was too spicy.. the place is well maintained with good staff and easy and...More

Thank NBJ1
Reviewed January 3, 2018

You have to wait as the queue may be long....so you give your name and then trot over to the unique Apple Store...a few doors on opposite side of the road. When in the store, you pick your choice of food...and the processing is shown...More

Thank t c
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Tasty cooked food (not a sushi place) served bento box style. Assortment of saki, though out of nonfiltered during our visit. No one to take order, just tablet on table - for changes or info had to ask man at the check-in desk. Reservations definitely...More

Thank SueWho326
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Was hunting for food down the University Avenue and notice this Jap Resturant and decide to give it a try. It was self ordering system and the food come quite fast when the Resturant was quite full. The food was nice, eel taste great with...More

Thank RolandTAN
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Not too bad of a wait...20 min on a Saturday night on University Ave....room was comfortable; I like it when we ordered on the tablet and could see our foods being prepared.....Food itself was also very good and surprisingly filling...

Thank MK330
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Unique Japanese restaurant in the heart of Palo Alto. They have cool tablets at every table and fancy Japanese toilets. And of course, they got authentic tasty food as well, coupled with a no tip policy.

Thank Narek D
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

The food was great and the ambient something special. You order by a tablet and always have information on the status of your order. Its a nice representation of what Palo Alto is.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1813
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-494-4437
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