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“Sushi roll - sad! Maki - tasty!”
Review of Minato

Minato
Ranked #226 of 1,297 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I ordered a salmon hand roll and a spicy tuna maki.
Delivery presentation - very basic and no extra serviettes.
The handroll was disappointing.
This is not a “normal” hand roll like every other sushi restaurant. It is over priced for the size of the handroll, very disappointed in the size and filling of this meal.

The spicy tuna maki was delicious!

What sushi restaurant doesn’t know how to make a hand roll?

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank maylenekimm
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Extraordinary specials, dishes I have never seen before anywhere else! A must go to for every sushi lover! Cosy atmosphere, friendly and authentic!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank liambartell
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Minato served up a good selection of sushi and roll dishes with a menu similar to a typical American mid-range Japanese restaurant with items like the rainbow roll and California roll. Miso had to be ordered separately but understandable being on the opposite side of Japan on the globe. Fish tempura appetizer was fantastic while the chicken karaage (which oddly included wings with bones appeared to be double fried) wasn’t so fantastic. All the sushi and rolls were pretty decent especially considering it’s in South Africa. While people picky about Japanese food might not be impressed, pretty solid Japanese restaurant in a place very far from Japan.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank thelonious22
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

They helped us with vegan options, great sushi in a familial place, suitable for a relaxed evening, made us feel like home

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tal I
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

An absolute must for miso soup lovers, the best I have had in town thus far.

The tuna sashimi is pretty much melt in your mouth. The owner of Minato's mentioned to me once that they have the freshest tuna in town. I tried some sashimi that day (Hard not to after that statement), and I can honestly say that she is right.

The restaurant is located in long street, very basic, but the food will make your tastebuds very happy!! Definitely worth popping in for a bite.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Thank Carmin v
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