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Zuboraya Dotombori

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1-6-10 Dotombori Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6211-0181
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I just walked in after a few rounds in that area. I loved my sushi. It was fresh and tasty and much much bigger as the sushi in europe. Very friendly service. They a menu with pictures so its easier to choose. Also do take away from 10 am.

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Thank Henny H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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146 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

This restaurant is one of the least expensive fugu (pufferfish) restaurant in Dotonbori area. Staffs are friendly and helpful and speaks pretty good English and English menu is available. Food is good and the nicely presented (set menu). The set menu price is pretty reasonable. Advance reservation is required as this restaurant is very popular among the locals and tourist.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Picked this restaurant over others as quite good recommendation from online...price no cheaper. Turned up at the counter and this guy looked at us and ignored us...calling the next group to go in and while we patiently wait he ignored us and took payment from a Japanese businessman just came out to pay his bill. I interrupted him in English... More 

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San Francisco, California
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86 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Our group of for cane here for dinner. Each of us ordered a "set" (the one that's about 5500JPY). The fugu sashimi has good texture. It was followed by a hotpot (with the remaining parts of the fish, tofu and vegetable). The finale, which was my favorite, was a thick porridge made from the remaining broth, rice and egg mixed... More 

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Thank nuboy
Singapore
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41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stumbled upon this Fugu restaurant while walking the streets of Dotonbori. As we didn't have the opportunity to try this delicacy at Kyoto, we immediately walked into the restaurant without reservation for dinner. On first impression, we noted that there were lots of local businessmen in suits patronizing the restaurant. We though it should be quite good as they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We ate from the Fugu menu and picked the option to experience as many different ways of eating the Fugu fish as possible, from sushi and sashimi, to boiled and BBQ'ed (which was rather delicious as it happened!). While, like other people I personally found that the Fugu sashimi tasted rather bland for my liking, my partner enjoyed that dish... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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161 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is the best place to try Fugu (blow fish). They fry it, grill it, make sashimi from it for tens years. Yes, its famous blowfish which you actually can die from but... not here. The superior quality, freshness and reliability are trademarks of this restaurant. Excellent service and a lot of fugu options to choose from. And please choose... More 

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Thank YuryGr
The Hague
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48 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

The display in the windowshop case was enticing, you we gave it a try. The fish was not of the best quality and nether was the beef. The amount of fishmeat is ludicrous. There is no effort put in arrangement, the atmosphere is bad and so was the service.

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Thank Jelle71
Manila
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345 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Always wanted to try the blowfish and it was worth it! Succulent, with just the right amount of texture similar to meat. Excellent!

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Thank DenduA
Msia
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Unique experience. Truly enjoyed the dishes that we ordered. Service here is good and server are very friendly and helpful. Loved the Tessa and the Nabe option most! Reasonable priced too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-6-10 Dotombori Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka
  • Phone Number: +81 6-6211-0181

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