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“A real surprise ”
Review of Murakami

Murakami
Ranked #363 of 5,766 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese
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Neighbourhood: Polanco
Description: +52 55 5254 4518
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were walking on Masaryk and we were craving some Japanese food. We looked up restaurants in TripAdvisor and found that Murakami was only one block away.
The restaurant is small and has a very simple decoration. Food was beyond our expectations, simple but delicious. Price was reasonable. Despite that, food service was really slow and the selection of beer was limited.

1  Thank Truong T
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

Our group tried a couple of different Japanese places in Mexico City, mostly out of a desire to try something different from the local fare. This was the best Japanese place we tried, and was pretty authentic. The food is normal Japanese fare, such as Udon, rice dishes, donburi, katsu, sushi, and similar dishes. After multiple visits to Japan, I was pleased to find truly authentic versions of these dishes. I ordered a donburi (rice bowl) with tonkatsu (pork cutlet) on top. It came with a bowl of miso soup.

Two things to note about this place: 1) The space is small inside. A group of 4 is about as large as is comfortable. We were there for lunch, and it was pretty full. It's a popular place. 2) The prices are really affordable, but the plates are smaller than what Americans are used to seeing. It's actually a normal portion for folks from other parts of the world.

I would definitely come here again. Great good and great prices. Plenty of meat and vegetable options available.

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1  Thank Russ R
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

This place serves great food at a decent price. It was a great experience, though the waiters and host weren't polite or patient. Overall it was with te visit for the food and the cozy environment, I do recommend this place regardless the few inconveniences.

Thank AAGPT
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

The minute you walk in, it's liker being in Japan. Food is very delicious and the prices are really good! Service is good too!

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Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Walk into Murakamy and you get a sense and flavor of how some local Tokyo-based restaurants look like.

The food is delicious and is 100% Japanese. This is important to mention because most Japanese restaurants in Mexico have skewed towards Mexican flavors.

The only aspect from Murakamy that does not resemble Japan at all is the quality of its staff. Service actually sucks, always being slow and distracted. So expect your food to take a while before it arrives at your table. And this is why I do bot give it 5 stars. If management were to improve this aspect, Murakamy would be the best Japanese food restaurant in town.

1  Thank Rodrigo Z
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