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Adliya | Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain
+973 1771 3000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Sato is one of my favorite Japanese restaurants in Bahrain! The fish is fresh, the makis' are tasty, and their live teppanyaki cooking will definitely enhance your dinner experience. Be sure to try their Hamachi Jalapeños, Tampa Maki (old or new style), Geisha Maki, and any of their Teppanyaki dishes! Enjoy!!

Thank Mohd Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was quite an experience as I took my key clients for lunch. They really enjoyed the experience and were thrilled with the authenticity of the environment.

Thank Patrick M
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous sushi and salmon sashimi, and very good service. Wasn't impressed by the tofu dish but that might have been just a bad choice - I found it very bland.

Thank UKbadiabranca
Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the teppanyaki rooms in Sato. We always have great food but I do think this time was the best ever. The steak at the end was outstanding. I love the fried garlic too One of these days I am going to remember to ask for the recipe for the salad dressing which I forget to do every time!... More 

Thank jvhkouklia
Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sato at the Gulf Hotel offers a sumptuous Japanese cuisine. The atmosphere feels authentic and the service was excellent!

Thank Puplemeanstreak
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to Sato for over 15 years. Their standards have recently declined drastically, food has become a disaster and the place is dirty with tables smelling of rotten fish. Will not go back again as there is a lot of competition in the market with better standards and same price.

Thank Nawaf S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice ambience. excellent food. Excellent service especially by Andy. Must visit for japanese food. The best in bahrain

Thank Amin H
Manama, Bahrain
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

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.

Thank sleighton86
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

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 

Thank Mohammed S
Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

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 

Thank Michelle D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$70
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
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, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adliya | Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain
  • Location: Middle East  >  Bahrain  >  Manama
  • Phone Number: +973 1771 3000
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?