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Adliya | Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain
+973 1771 3000
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Manama, Bahrain
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Top quality food and very good service and always a warm welcome when you arrive. Been here several times and will be back very soon.

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Thank sleighton86
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a first experience for me with SATO and to celebrate my wife's birthday it was amazing. I liked their welcome,The quality of food, Excellence in service and unique atmosphere. definitely I will come again. Also I would like to thank Ms Andy for her effort for arranging my wife's celebrate birthday . I have recommended my family and... More 

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Thank Mohammed S
Manama, Bahrain
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My Husband & I decided to visit our most favourite restaurant in Bahrain for our special 10 year anniversary - SATO in the Gulf Hotel on the evening of Wednesday 4 January 2017. We always have an amazing there and each visit just seems to get 'better & better' and this time was no exception. Special thanks to Sato Restaurant... More 

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Thank Michelle D
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having just visited I'm pleased to say what a wonderful experience it was. From start to finish the service was brilliant and the food even better. Sitting watching the chef cook the food was inspiring to say the least a real pleasure thank you

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Thank thinbloke1970
Manama, Bahrain
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people, the food and the service are always 5 stars. The sushi is always fresh and the right temperature and the Saki is excellent. The teppanyaki tables are always great for adults and kids. The chefs put on a wonderful show and I'm familiar with Rocky Aoki and Benihana.

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Thank saintf5saint
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a solo dinner, it was perfect !! The host Zina got me a private Japanese style table , dress in a lovely kimono and a warm smile, my server Dan explained the menu with patience and brought all my dishes quickly , the miso soup was delicious , however the portion of sushi should be increased from... More 

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Thank VICTORIA L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sato is easily the best Japanese restaurant in Bahrain. The food amazing, and the staff exceptional. Highly recommended

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Thank Kel I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best Japanese food you'll find in Bahrain. The staff were very friendly and go out of their way to make you feel welcome. In addition the food was amazing as always and priced very reasonably (20-25BD for 2). A must visit resturaunt if you're in town.

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Thank Ahmed F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend hated sushi until I brought her here, it changed her life. Why are you still reading this? Go have some sushi!

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Thank Mishal A
Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best sushi and best crew 🌹 Have been dining in Sato for the past 12 years almost on weekly basis 🌹❤️

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$70
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adliya | Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain
  • Location: Middle East  >  Bahrain  >  Manama
  • Phone Number: +973 1771 3000
Description
Sato, Japanese restaurant - Gulf Hotel Bahrain. The Gulf Hotel's distinguished Sato restaurant has earned itself a reputation for serving the absolute best in Japanese cuisine led by Chef Naotaka. It is favored by guests who are said to love its peaceful Zen-like surroundings and exquisite features, including Teppanyaki rooms and a sushi bar with a smoking section. A popular á la carte menu is also available and features a wide range of traditional noodle dishes and bento. Sato makes the perfect location for those looking for a genuine insight into Japanese cuisine and culture.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?