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“takeout portion could have been bigger”
Review of Umami

Umami
Ranked #1,045 of 2,389 Restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: Chinese, Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Have eaten in here before, though a while ago and no problems. Got a takeout portion from lunch here today, however, and portion was small. Umami is known for big portions though! Chicken katsu curry and rice. Small piece of chicken on a bed of salad with a container not full of rice. Very disappointed. Will not get takeout from here again.

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Thank huge_appetite
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

Food is lovely, often with great amounts and a healthy balance of flavour. The price is competitive and the drinks are dirt cheap. However, the flexibility of the manager leaves a lot to be desired. A friend and I were ordering desserts and she didn't want ice cream so I asked to have it on my plate...no was the answer and there was NO negotiation. He needs to either be retrained or become a telesales person!!

Thank GluteusMaximus1992
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Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

Excellent lunch menu of starter and main for £6. If you want to have a quick lunch with authentic flavours then pop into Umami noodle bar on Oxford Road. This little Japanese restaurant is near Manchester university and offers great value for money for students and visitors. Sushi platter is superb and staff are friendly. Definitely worth a visit!

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Thank Arty Bibi
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

Food was standard for this type of restaurant but the waitresses were rude and took away are empty plates straight away making us feel that they wanted us to leave as soon as we finished eating. Won't go back again as the stand of food is nothing special.

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1  Thank georgemo76
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

I am a regular at this place and honestly, I have never had a bad meal. The lunch meals are just perfect, the sizes are just enough. Definitely recommend the gyoza and thai curry. This place gets packed during 12-2 during weekdays as lots of university staff and students come here. One of the best places in Manchester, to be fair. Great value for money, come on, 5,95 for a starter and a proper main dish? The staff are very quick and polite.

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Thank Ralf_Herrman
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