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14 Long Street, Cape Town Central 7405, South Africa
+27 21 418 4040
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ramen” (12 reviews)
“sashimi” (8 reviews)
“bento box” (4 reviews)
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
14 Long Street, Cape Town Central 7405, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Obi is by far my favorite Japanese restaurant in Cape Town. The chef is Japanese so you can trust the authenticity. Must try their Ramen which is exclusive to lunch. I have been there many times and Obi never disappoints!

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The owner came to our table and made a scene about how we were sitting 3people around a table rather than across from each other. He handled the situation poorly. We left to have dinner elsewhere

Thank nushkeg
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The food is ready very quickly. We ate the salmon and tuna in side out, and it was one of the best sushi we ate in our trip.

Thank Idan D
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We went to Obi this week for a birthday celebration. Obi sushi is the first time I had sushi that took me back to Japan, it is identical quality and diversity like the real deal we had in Japan 4 years ago. We kept treasure...More

Thank Saskia v
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Nice rolls (very big in fact), and good noodles. We had a good dinner in this place. The only downside is that kitchen closes very early, at 9pm.

Thank AlessandroRios
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Obi has a big following in Cape Town but don't forget the ramen, which is served at lunchtime and is just first class. Serious ecstasy! They had a bit of a redecoration in September 2018 and the place is clean and comfy. Obi (chef and...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We went with friends on a Thursday evening and the place was packed. The service and sushi was excellent, some of the best in Cape Town. It is essential to book if you want to be sure to get a table. It was great to...More

Thank Gerda W
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

First night in Capetown and we wanted something simple and quick. As a few places were full we ended up here. Lucky us! Great atmosphere, great food and good price. Friendly service and obviously a locals hang out. We went in the evening but this...More

Thank siaaustria
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch at Obi today. Shared a delicious variety of dishes. Favourites were the tempura veg, crispy salmon skins and the tofu but everything was amazing. Great vibe and good service too. Will definitely be back.

Thank Louise J
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Food is good, the chef is the owner and he doesn't look one day older than 70. He is the best host and he is very proud of his food which makes his foid so special.

Thank anitar984
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Long Street, Cape Town Central 7405, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 4040
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