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“Expensive but nice ”
Review of Little Tokyo

Little Tokyo
Ranked #129 of 1,155 Restaurants in Leicester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$23
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Since opening our doors in 2005, Little Tokyo has been the pioneer of a new era of Japanese cuisine in Leicester. Offering a wide variety of sushi, noodles and other Japanese foods at affordable prices in a friendly, cozy environment, we quickly gained popularity to become a local favourite. The originality, affordability and exclusive experience of Little Tokyo restaurant proved to be our distinctive advantage; our handmade sushi specialists, showcasing quality sushi and sashimi made freshly right after you place your order, to ensure the freshest and highest quality taste. Come, eat, drink and enjoy at Little Tokyo!
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Expensive but nice ”
Reviewed 15 February 2014 via mobile

Not the best japanese I've been to.. The staff are ok but quite pushy and it's not a relaxing meal. We had sushi/sashimi combo and it was expensive for what we got if u ask me. I've had better and cheaper in other places although not in Leicester. Would go back again however

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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great food but be quick!”
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Been here a few times with friends, food is always really tasty and great value for money. Service is quick but they don't like you to hang around and can be a bit pushy if you are taking a long time to decide what to have or taking a long time to enjoy your meal. Not the place for a leisurely meal but a great place for a quick bite to eat.

  • Visited March 2013
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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“Food tasted good, although not what was expected ”
Reviewed 20 December 2013 via mobile

Whilst the food tasted quite nice, it was not the stuff that we expected when presented with the menu. Ramen was incorrect (should be a soup). Staff were friendly though.

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Sunny C, Guest Relations Manager at Little Tokyo, responded to this review, 22 December 2013
Dear Customer, Apologies for the confusion caused, you are right to expect Ramen to come in a soup base. We separated the ‘soup based ramen’ and ‘stir fry ramen / chilli ramen’ in the ‘noodle in soup’ and ‘stir fried’ sections in our menu respectively. To avoid future confusion, we will explain to our customers before ramen orders are being taken. Many thanks for your custom and kind feedback, we hope to see you again soon. Merry X’mas & Happy New Year.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Quirky but great sushi”
Reviewed 19 December 2013 via mobile

Love this place

Really good sushi and sashimi
Friendly staff and overall good value for money

Recommend for take out and eating in

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A very nice experience”
Reviewed 19 December 2013 via mobile

We had two of the Moriawase combo set meals as it was a good way to sample a range of what Little Tokyo has to offer, and also for speed of dining. The food was very nice, it was served very timely and the service was good and attentive. A very pleasant experience that will be repeated.

Visited August 2013
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Thank Richard G
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