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#106 of 719 Restaurants in Ghent
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Hoogpoort 29, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 224 47 06
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere is ok. Waiters are professional. But for me food quality and taste makes the review, so: we took a sushi menu (the one with nigiri). the nigiri themselves were ok, not spectacularly fresh but at least with some less banal kinds of fish (though one with surf shell clam had some sand creaks). Everything else was actually bad. Starting... More 

Thank Manfredo d
Leuven, Belgium
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490 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This time we had the 'traditional' set menu: small appetizer came before wakamé and nimono. The chicken gyoza were succulent. mains were a perfect salmon teriaky and good soft shell crab. Dessert was a green tea ice cream. We had 0.5l of the portuguese red housewine, which was correct.

1 Thank michel l
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is a small but very good Japanese restaurant. The gyoza was delicious and I had the tempura which also was very good. I would go back anytime.

2 Thank Leslie331
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Chozen for Sashimi menu with assorted Sake. All courses where delightful as well as the different Sake's ☺

1 Thank Isabelle V
Ghent, Belgium
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

We have been to this restaurant several times the past few months and everytime it is a delight to dine and be served. Not cheap but worth every penny, you see the chef preparing your dish behind the counter, the service is discreet yet very friendly and efficient. This is a must-visit for every japanese foodlover.

3 Thank brice3010
Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Authentic Japanese food and top notch too! Came her one evening and had the vegetarian set menu - five courses including gyoza and tempura and matcha ice cream. based on my visits to japan, the food was very authentic and really well presented. Tasted fab too! It wasn't cheap but well worth it for a treat if you like japanese... More 

1 Thank Susan B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I love sushi, this restaurant met and exceed my expectations. So if you are keen on Japanese food then it won't be disappointed for you. Apart of food, place is quite to chat and good service. What are you asking more for a good dinner?

3 Thank danvillro
Ghent, Belgium
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201 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Very good food, really authentic, freshly prepared. Far more choice than 'only' sushi. Do try the typical Japanese menu with as main dish Duck or Crab or other dishes instead of the (also excellent) Sushi and Sashimi, you will not be disappointed. Prices are very reasonable - 29 to 39 euro (depending on the choice of main dish) for the... More 

2 Thank belgianvisit0r
Danbury, Connecticut
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

I have been to Amatsu about 4 times over the last few years, and I have to say that is consistently the best Sushi restaurant in Ghent, and one of the better restaurants overall. That is saying something, since there are some excellent restaurants in Ghent. This last time I ordered the sushi dinner with a saki pairing. Every course... More 

2 Thank David Z
Leuven, Belgium
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490 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

situated in the city centre, this tendy decorated japanese restaurant offers the better food. Sushi prepared before your eyes. The warm dishes are tasteful and the portions big. We went for the reasonably priced japanese menu, which offers edamame and three appetizers, gyoza, a fresh salad, a warm dish (meat, fish or shellfish) and a desert. When looking for japanese... More 

2 Thank michel l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$39 - US$157
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogpoort 29, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 224 47 06

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