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rue Henri-Blanvalet 3, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
+41 22 735 47 11
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“tempura” (8 reviews)
“sushi” (25 reviews)
“sukiyaki” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
rue Henri-Blanvalet 3, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very friendly Japanese Diner. The place is small and reservation must. Went for Dinner with a friend who is frequent there. He asked them to bring a selection for us and they served us various Maki Rolls out of the menu which were all fantastic...More

Thank Manoj Kumar P
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

When visiting Geneva I always make an effort to dine at Kakinuma. In my opinion, this is the best Japanese food available in Switzerland and probably the best Japanese food I've had outside of Japan. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A friend warmly recommended the place for Lunch and it was a great pleasure to follow his advice. The place is smallish but cosy and looks authentic. The service is one of the best I can think of when nowadays you often see a couple...More

Thank Giorgio S
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is probably the best sushi in Geneva. Always regulars. This is the classic location. A new one opened recently not far away.

Thank MasterLiving
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Geneva and yet one of my favorite Japanese however, i haven’t been in Japan yet so, i can’t judge. I had Japanese classic - Tempura and Sushi Sashimi mix and it was Great! Polite Japanese waiters and...More

Thank Ertan K
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We had sukiyaki and it was pretty good for Geneva however the meat was a bit hard. The soup base was good and we did enjoy the food. What impressed me was that they have udon which is pretty rare in Europe. The place gets...More

Thank ashleyashley t
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Kakinuma is great authentic Japanese restaurant in Geneva. We ordered Sushi, miso soup, tempura and yakitori chicken. The menu in general has all the better known choice of Japanese cuisine as well as some traditional everday dishes. All tasted excellent. Service and surroundings are pleasant....More

Thank cormaquinho O
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I think tripadviser should move them to number one on their list for Geneva .fish quality excellent.selection is rich including two type of sea urchin very good toro .their spicy tune is great.nice selection of Japanese beer.etc Service very good and friendly Like every thing...More

Thank Yosef L
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

By far the best Japanese cuisine in Geneva! An authentic Japanese experience with truly passionate staff. A charming family-owned business that will forever be in my top 3 Genevan restaurants.

Thank Twistan188057
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Don't be confused between the original and the new one they have opened not far away. New one not bad , but no where near the quality... and as per CH norm , same price... So go to the original would suggest a decent business...More

Thank Anthony S
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Hi - how do I make reservations? The website link is broken and I haven't found this info on other sites. I'm in the US so prefer not to call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
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: rue Henri-Blanvalet 3, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 735 47 11
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