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“Great surprise”
Review of Izakaya Matsuri

Izakaya Matsuri
Ranked #108 of 1 207 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Pub
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Just arrived in town, yesterday night, I did not feel like putting my heels on and go to a fancy place, yet I wanted, as usual, some good food. The place was just what the doctor ordered, nice, cosy, not pretentious. Food and service were DIVINE! we ordered the rainbow rolls, the prawn tempura rolls, generous delicious portions. Upon hearing that unfortunately they had run out of rice, we showed our genuine disappointment as the rolls were so great. Then we decided to order some gyoza and tuna tataki. Yummy! And much to our surprise we also got treated by the chef with a small portion of the signature crunchy bombs! We will go back during our stay. Highly recommended.

Thank Londonleoncin
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is one of the most authentic places to eat Japanese food in South Africa outside of Japan, and I was so impressed with their menu. Food was stunning and creative - not the usual same boring sushi choices you get in South Africa. Loved it!

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

After eating for10 years eating sushi at sevruga, i know now what i missed - the real japanese quality and goodness.Sev,ruga was singaporean).
What an explosion of tastes in your mouth and definitely thme best sushi rice.Thme specials are mouthwatering and real good. The deep fried icecream has been the finale and certainly i come back for more.

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Thank pzan
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

If you look at the location you would never have guessed that there is a restaurant in that location. It is quite well hidden. Me and my actually stumbled upon it by chance but lets just sat that we glad we did. The atmosphere was great and somehow gave you a very authentic feel towards it. Me and my friend decided to try several dishes on the menu. We started with a variety platter of some kebabs and greens and host of other items which was delightful. The we decided as next course sushi, you are in a Japanese restaurant it would be a shame for not giving it a go. For our mains we tried the ramen a dish which I always wanted to give it a go. The ramen was good but nothing to exciting. Then finally for dessert something piped our curiosity. The tree ice cream and one of them was wasabi flavored ice cream. Needless to say it was different but in a good way. The service was great. definitely recommend for dinners who enjoy Japanese food

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Thank Jay1072
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

So happy to have stumbled upon this gem. Found the service to be on point and very attentive. the revelation though was the sushi which was all that sushi should be. Good selection and we will definitely be visiting again.

Thank tripster368
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