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“Great Sushi. Very nice staff. ”
Review of Minato

Minato
Ranked #210 of 1,288 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Simple place that seems to rely on well made sushi for their strong reputation. They only had the basics when I was there: salmon, tuna, prawns. Still, the quality of the fish and creativity behind the rolls was really wonderful. They clearly work very hard, and are exceptionally friendly and helpful. You will not go wrong choosing sushi here.

Thank Patrick M
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Reviewed September 3, 2015

Very mediocre. The owner made a big deal about us booking(apparently he likes to appear very exclusive). Sushi was overrated and many of the fried varieties tasted really oily. Disappointing.

Thank Joanne V
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Reviewed July 15, 2015

Went here for late lunch. It was completely empty by then so we didn't have to wait for service. Service was very good and fast, if a bit abrupt. We had fried tofu for starters and that was quite good. The sushi was good but, Cape Town being home to such excellent sushi restaurants, it has too much competition to be rated higher. The portions were large and the sushi rolls themselves were quite big. The "tuna" roll we ordered was cooked, actually fried tuna, unbeknown to us. The prawn roll was also fried. Gave us the impression that they tend to fry everything here.
And oh, it was very cold. Granted it was winter but a portable heater would have been nice. Perhaps we would have stayed for dessert.

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Thank allthatjazz73
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Reviewed May 30, 2015

The food is freshly made for each customer, so it takes time, but it is excellent. Go with friends, or take a book, and the wait won't seem so long.

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Thank Captain_Condor
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Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We have been visiting Minato for years. They recently moved around the corner to Long Street. The brother and sister who run the place are incredibly hard working people. The sushi is of outstanding quality and much better than 99 out of 100 restaurants who serve 'supermarket' sushi. If you want something special go visit Minato. You won't be disappointed and you will keep coming back. I'll promise.

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