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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
14:00 - 22:00
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 14:00 - 23:00
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Since the days of Kensao Peninsula I have enjoyed the brothers. Very authentic but do need to be reminded that the Japanese do not use jalapeños. Being a mall location it can be hectic (very good for them) which slows service. I eat there two times a week and the waiters know me well so I always have my Casa... More 

Thank Arthur T
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66 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Went on a Sunday evening , restaurant was full. We waited for about 10 minute before we got seated. Wait staff was more interested in watching the football game then attending customers. We ordered gyoza to start , the filling tasted good but they look steam , the sauce that came with it was not enough for one gyoza and... More 

Thank Eugenio C
New York City, New York
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Kensao was recommended to us by someone from PV so we thought we'd try this place out. I'm glad we did! We only tried one roll but it was delicious! We tried the jalapeno roll that was a new item. They had so many different types of rolls and we will definitely be going to try more of them. Besides... More 

Thank AllieMnyc
Las Vegas, Nevada
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Not your first choice if you're going to a movie. You could tell them many times you got to go catch a movie the service is terrible so she's actually pretty good but the service is the worst of Everseen in by Vallarta

Thank V f
Puerto Vallarta
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I went into this restaurant not expecting much since I've been disappointed at other sushi restaurants and being from Vancouver, it's tough to find the same quality. I will return to THIS place!! A friend and I sat at the sushi bar and were served by the two sushi chefs who know what they're doing!! They have their own creations... More 

1 Thank Toursdujour
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Wow. All the rolls here are magic. The sashimi is divine, get the miso soup for start and order anything and you will be happy. Out of 4 visits, one time the tuna hand roll was fishy and I couldn't eat it but otherwise, dynamite, love this place. Cannot wait to order delivery to my house in Nuevo this weekend.... More 

1 Thank Sharon S
Japon, null, Colombia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

I love the tostadas of tuna, I can eat two plates. The gyoza is excellent as are most of the rolls. The tempura was very nice but only 3 shrimp where included. Drinks where OK. While I will continue to return the service is very lacking. There was hardly anyone in there but we had to get their attention every... More 

1 Thank S M
Long Island
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190 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

This sushi place surprised me by the nice selection and variety in their menu. The rest of the mall may be just a carbon copy of any other mall in the States, but this sushi place has a touch of the unique. I would go there again.

Thank JWGrum
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Going to kensao has been my first Sushi option when visiting Puerto Vallarta. Kensao was move from Peninsula plaza to Galeria Plaza. The new look: one word to define the new one is : "Sucks" the ambiance, the staff is horrible. From a really nice and uoscake previously set up, now looks like a fast food. Service is the next... More 

Thank Peter H
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

I would not call myself a sushi expert but in my opinion cream cheese in sushi is profanity. Had a dish with rice and tempura shrimp instead. It was quite nice mixed with the marinated jalapeños they have. Tried my friends sushi and it was pretty tasty but nothing to blow your mind Service was a little slow.

Thank Karolina F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?