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Musashi Japanese Restaurant

Main street, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good18%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
18 Sep 2016
“Halfway decent sushi...”
5 Jun 2016
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
Main street, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 24 June 2015

There are tons of dining options in Santa Elena, but there seems to be a lack of quality options. We were hesitant to go to Musashi after reading mixed reviews on this site, but were pleasantly surprised and had a great meal. Yes, it is...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Hands down by far the most incredible tasting sushi i have ever eaten in my life! I was in Monteverde 3 yrs ago and loved it then, and went back and was only impressed even more, great service, couldnt get enough of it! I highly...More

Thank Mixy68
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

I used to like this place but my last 2 visits have been truly disappointing. Everything from the Miso soup to the shrimp tempura has gone down hill. The service has tanked and the prices have almost doubled.

Thank Cristian Z
Reviewed 3 March 2015

The food was pretty good but it's also a lot more expensive than sushi I've had anywhere else. Service was friendly.

Thank Cy_roar
Reviewed 20 February 2015

By the look of the place it did not even occur to beware of the prices - so I ended up paying about three times as much as in Tallinn and the food is only a poor average. Service was friendly though.

Thank hhelen
Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

The sushi was pathetically over priced and unless you love filling up on white rice with a smidgen of fish walk on and choose another restaurant in the village. It was an insult to pay an over priced bill for mediocre sushi or shall I...More

Thank jamesandbianca
Reviewed 27 December 2014

We love sushi, so decided to give this place a try during our stay in Monteverde. It was a little slow because there was only one person making the sushi, but the wait was worth it, the sushi was beautiful. It was a little pricey...More

Thank Sussex_nomads
Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

Jesus is the real deal. This may be his livelihood, but he treats his customers more like friends he's excited to share his food with. Don't let this unassuming location for sushi fool you. His best stuff is not what you're used to ordering in...More

3  Thank Shane K
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We had an early dinner on a rainy afternoon and decided to try sushi. First we ordered a sushi boat, which was very nice. Then, after a brief talk with the chef about the house specialty we decided to have the Volcano Rolls instead of...More

1  Thank Kenji T
Reviewed 18 October 2014

This was a nice place to eat. The server gave us a free appetizer which was delicious. It was a tad pricey for travellors on a budget but the food was great.

Thank Libby_and_Louis
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main street, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
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