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Restaurant Japonais

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Rue 1121 | Quartier Bonapriso, Douala, Cameroon
00237 997 33801
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Mauritius
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard about the place and decided to give it at try...Obviously being in Douala, I had lowered my expectations but then again...Oh boy! They should call it Chinese and serve some makis, sashimi or nigiri sushis...but for earth's sake not Japanese.... A Japanese restaurant it's not only about the so called sushis...its about ambiance, presentation, quality of service, food and... More 

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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I was in Douala for some business and it was nice to dicover this sushi restaurant. The food was OK and the price honest.

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Havelock
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Was pleasantly surprised walking past this restaurant and stepped in to check it out!!! Great sushi and nice ambience. helpful staff... must go!!

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2014

This was probably the only Chinese/Asian restaurant in Douala. Pretty good selection of seafood dishes and typical Chinese/Japanese fare. They have a lunch buffet during the week.

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Douala, Cameroon
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2013

As this restaurant is, virtually speaking, next door to our place, we visit quite often for dinner. In spite that many expats do not like it, we consider this restaurant quite acceptable. Of cause, the sushi is highly overpriced, but the atmosphere seems like compensates this shortcoming. And fried fish skin is very nice

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Food was okay lacking in variety. I went there much as a kid and its lost its allure. No major improvements just bland. They're not doing much to wow anyone or the ppl r complacent. Either way we have no choices

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Bosnia and Herzegovina
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168 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2012

We've been to the this restaurant twice--once as a family, the other time with a group of business associates. Consistently good food and friendly service. The menu is somewhat limited, but what's there is well prepared. We particularly liked the tempura fried shrimp--excellent. The sushi is good, somewhat limited in choices, but given that it's the only sushi we've found... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Dinner
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  • Address: Rue 1121 | Quartier Bonapriso, Douala, Cameroon
  • Location: Africa  >  Cameroon  >  Littoral Region  >  Douala
  • Phone Number: 00237 997 33801

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?