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#108 of 1,472 Restaurants in Geneva
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Quai Gustave-Ador/Angle Rue de la Scie 2Quai Gustave Ador 1, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
+41 22 736 68 02
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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92 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Center of the city. Decoration is ok. Nice staff, waiter explains each dish which is kind of him. Very good quality fish, and overall experience of Japanese cuisine is top notch, we took two menues. Price tag is on the higher end, but I think it's worth it. Our kid, enjoyed to watch the chef preparing the food. Definitely on... More 

Thank Dmitry C
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138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I LOVED this restaurant. Great staff- warm welcome, smiling waiter, very knowledgeable and available. I decided to go for a menu (the one at 95chf), while my partner choose maki, california maki and tempura. The menu starts with a warm & a cold entry that change regularly. I had a marinated tofu with mushrooms inside an emptied mandarin orange with... More 

Thank TheBackpackGirl
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Overall excellent food quality and service. Good atmosphere and given this is Geneva i found the price correct for the quality. Sushi tasted fresh and tempura dishes lightly coated as they should be.

Thank Marmot001
Geneva, Switzerland
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

What counts is in your plate... and we were in Japan. Very nice staff for very very very good food. A must! The menus were crafted in a way that you could discover many aspects of japanese cuisine, fresh and inspiring. We'll be back !

1 Thank Pinfico
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Sushi maker is Japanese and that adds authenticity to a restaurant. Everything was amazing however, It's quiet expensive though and the portions are quite small although that's is Geneva and you can expect it

Thank Ethan S
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The quality did not disappoint. Sauan's sushi and sashimi was almost on par with sushi I've had at top places in Tokyo, and even Tsukiji fish market. Compared to places I know in New York (Yasuda, Sushi of Gari), I thought the quality at Sauan was slightly better. This is Geneva -- it will be an expensive meal, but you... More 

1 Thank Bogracer
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Very creative cuisine. Delicate and vet tasty. Some of the dishes were first time acquaintance for me. Worthwhile the experience.

1 Thank Avraham B
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Very expensive but worth every cent. If you want to eat authentic Japanese food, this is the right place.

Thank augusto f
Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Lately I have been a bit bored of sushis because I find that they lack in taste, that the fish is bland, that in prepackaged ones the rice is awfull, and that they do not offer additional touches such as overall softness in mouth and aesthetic presentation. Here I was really surprised. Instead of having the usual pairs of similar... More 

9 Thank thpthp
Geneva, Switzerland
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171 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Quality, tasty, always on top! Good and swift service ! The Sushi menu is great and plentiful I shall go back try hot plates Well done

1 Thank Olivier M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$60 - US$100
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai Gustave-Ador/Angle Rue de la Scie 2Quai Gustave Ador 1, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 736 68 02

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