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Unkai Japanese Restaurant

Karntner Ring 9 | 7th floor, Grand Hotel Wien, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 515809110
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good19%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (4 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Karntner Ring 9 | 7th floor, Grand Hotel Wien, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a small branch on the ground floor of this restaurant. One of the Chinese waiter there speaks ver poor English. I ordered a "special sushi set" but a "spicy tuna maki" was presented. Will never come back!More

Thank Stella L
Siegfried P, Director Food & Beverage at Unkai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Stella L Thank you for your feedback. For your information, the sushi bar has its own tripadvisor page unter the name of Unkai sushi bar. I am very disappointed with the content of your review. However, after investigating the particulars with the team members...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This is the review for the restaurant on the 7th floor of Grand Hotel Wien. I was introduced to this restaurant by a Japanese diplomat. We were never disappointed at Unkai in terms of food quality. We go there almost every month till the portions...More

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Siegfried P, Director Food & Beverage at Unkai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our restaurant online following your last visit. Your feedback is treated with the utmost seriousness, but needs some clarification. We have not shrunk the portions over the last years and have adjusted the...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I had previously dined at Unkai, but never had teppanyaki there. We chose one of the set menus, Unriyu, and it was A LOT of food. I had the beef, my friend the seafood and both were delicious, so top rating for food. Personally, I...More

Thank Marichan X
Siegfried P, Director Food & Beverage at Unkai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear Marichan X I would like to thank you for providing us with feedback regarding your recent visit to our restaurant. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed the food and the service. You are absolutley right about the long fingernails. I appologize...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Yes hibachi is in Vienna. Now don't get the "American" hibachi in your head this is not that! It's viennas way. So a little different. But all delicious. It's definitely higher quality, higher price, but worth it.More

Thank laceyschwimmer
Siegfried P, Director Food & Beverage at Unkai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Lacey, Thank you for your comment and compliments. It is much appreciated. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the hibachi at the Unkai. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind regards S. Pucher / Director Food &...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

I like spending money on good sushi... And this is good sushi. The fish is fresh, the preparation very good. But it's just too expensive. Not that I would mind spending that kind of money on sushi - but then it has to be world-class,...More

Thank mvirmond
Siegfried P, Dir. Food & Beverage at Unkai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Dear mvirmond Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed the sushi and can assure you that we always try to calculate a fair price. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards S....More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

planned a trip to vienna for the weekend with my girlfriend where we arrived late in the afternoon... we decided to go to unkai after finding it online... although the waiters were really nice, my girlfriend and i had severe case of food poisoning... we...More

1  Thank carljulien
Siegfried P, Director Food & Beverage at Unkai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Dear carljulien Thank you for providing your feedback. It is important for for us to clarify your posting in which the accusation of food poisoning is in no way substantiated by facts (professional medical evidence, lab report). We are known for the freshness and excellent...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

When seating by the bar and looking from the back the sushi-shef doing daily and hourly authentic Japanese menu, one might believe that he/she is at Tokyo seafood market. Hand made food with all tricks in front of your eyes... Everything in the menu is...More

1  Thank Igor-Angler
Siegfried P, Director of Food & Beverage at Unkai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Dear Igor-Angler Thank you for visting Unkai Sushi and sharing your feed back on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to know that you have thoroughly enjoyed the sushis and the "Grüne Veltliner" I will gladly share your compliments with the chef and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Whilst the service at this establishment is warm and friendly the food leaves a lot to be desired. Japanese cuisine which is renown for fitness and subtlety of flavor has been completely massacred by the chef. The teriyaki chicken can swimming in an overly salty...More

1  Thank K h
Siegfried P, Director Food & Beverage at Unkai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Dear K h, Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you were disapointed by the food at our restaurant and I will discuss your valueable comments with the chef and his kitchenstaff. I am glad to hear that the service was at our...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016

I went to the restaurant twice while I stayed at the hotel for 4 days. I have requested non-meat meals, though the meat dish was served (Matsukaze yaki). The quality of the cuisine was acceptable, but not well-balanced with the price, it could be more...More

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1  Thank rossignol22
Siegfried P, Director Food & Beverage at Unkai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Dear Rossignol22, Thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to hear that you were not entirely satisfied with your experience at our restaurant. I am looking into your comments with utmost seriousness and will discuss them with the team, as we...More

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Horrible interior, very averige but very expencive japanese restaurant Service below averige. Feels like highway fast food....More

1  Thank Fishiczelenisic
Siegfried P, Director Food & Beverage at Unkai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Dear Fishiczelenisic, Thank you very much for your review of our restaurant. Your feedback is extremely valueable to us, as we always strive to improve. It would be of great help to us if you would have told us what exactly was wrong at the...More

Nearby
Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$142
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karntner Ring 9 | 7th floor, Grand Hotel Wien, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 515809110
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Description
The Japanese Restaurant Unkai is a special example of exquisite service and fascinating delicacies of the Japanese kitchen. Dishes like Sushi and Sashimi are prepared on the highest level, the Teppanyaki grill being the most popular way of preparation. Two original Japanese Tatami rooms as well as two European dining rooms are available for private dining. Special highlight is the exclusive Sushi-Brunch, offered on weekends and public holidays. On Thursdays, one can enjoy the after work sushi buffet. Various Bento-boxes and Sushi-Sets are also available for take-away.
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