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“Decent but pricey”
Review of Sauan

Sauan
Ranked #91 of 1,734 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$62 - US$103
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 7 July 2014

If you are craving sushi and are willing to pay, this is a decent place. The service was friendly but a little uneven. The nigiri rice needed more su, and the miso shiru was quite bland, but the quality of the fish was good.

1  Thank FlyinPup
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

Knowing full well that in Switzerland everything is expensive and sushi especially so, we budgeted about 120 swiss francs per person including drinks. The location is great and the staff were friendly and seated us at the window overlooking the lake. The place is clean and modern and not quite like what we have experienced in Japan but very nice.
now although all those things were very good, when it came to the food it didn`t go as well. i wanted only sushi and my fiancee took a set menu. i asked for a pair of nigiri (as they were easy and fast to make in my experience) to come as a starter when my fiancee got her starter. Unfortunately all her courses arrived before any of mine did (i was only having sushi).
Then my first pair of maki (diameter of the rolls definitely smaller than anywhere i ve been including japan) arrived about 1.5 HOURS after ordering. the quality was very good but obviously by this point i was too hungry and angry to really appreciate it.
about 20 mins later the rest of my sushi arrived and to make it a lot worse the main Maki sushi i even chose this restaurant for,specifically ordered 2 portions of , and which the waitress heard very clearly, failed to appear.
i pointed out to the waitress i had ordered the salmon skin maki and was getting crab and avocado. She then said she was sorry, there was no more salmon skin sushi and i should have this one. At those prices a small reduction for the mistake would have been in order but unfortunately did not happen.
We immediately paid the bill after this and left 2 hours after arriving unsatisfied and disappointed with our 226 CHF bill and wasted time during last night in geneva.

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1  Thank Dooly_zg
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

We had to celebrate some occasion and this was the restaurant that we have chosen. I definitely recommend it! Probably the best Japanese I have tried outside Japan, and certainly in Geneva (where I live). The price is very expensive, but for special occasions, choose this restaurant. The menu is very good and the sake too.

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2  Thank Jérémy B
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

Really the best Japanese restaurant we found in CH so far.
Fresh, sophisticated and so tasty sushi, highly recommended.

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3  Thank 74rbr74
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Reviewed 3 June 2014

This is really a great Sushi Place in Geneva!
Small but with passion for service and quality.
It was the first time for Sushi and Sashimi without Soja Sauce.
Go and try it, you will see and feel the fine taste, and quality of fresh products and great preparation.

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4  Thank BLeisure365
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