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) #20 of 1,699 Restaurants in Nara $$ - $$$ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
30-1 Imamikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-0866
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good53%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (13 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
30-1 Imamikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended this place by the Nara information centre. It was good, we had the set meal, the sushi of the local region wrapped in leaf and the noodles were very good!

Thank Pearl P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all the good reviews on Tripadvisor we decided to try some sushi at Hiraso but were highly disappointed. We had sushi before in Japan and the quantity and quality of fish at Hiraso was not comparable: a super tiny slice of salmon for...More

Thank francescasselle
Reviewed 20 May 2017

First of all, here is my scale for rating: - 5 points: Means please cancel your reservation elsewhere. This is a "must go" place. - 4 points: Means this is a place you should try. - 3 points: Well if you have no 4 or...More

Thank Vahid F
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch here after a morning of touring Nara Park. We sat in the tatami section which was very nice. There is regular table seating as well. The set menus we had were beautiful, delicious and quite reasonably priced. I had a...More

Thank MistyAsh
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Unlike Kyoto's special bamboo leaf-wrapped sushi Sasamaki, Nara's version is wrapped in persimmon leaves (Kitanoha) and lends the rolled sushi (usually of cured mackeral and salmon) a subtle floral flavour. The open ‘edomae’ Tokyo style nigiri sushi, the kind we are most used to seeing,...More

Thank ECKLKualaLumpur
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Seeing the good reviews from tripadvisor, I wanted to give this restaurant a try. However, I left a bit disappointed. Sushi rolls were composed of very little fish surrounded by a lot rice. Also the it was a bit pricey compared to similar places I've...More

Thank uğur g
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Went to this place today for lunch, the staff were lovely and they have menus in English. For lunch they have lots of seven us, which I loved because it means you can try a bit of lots of different things. Mine included Somen, a...More

Thank Orla H
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We decided to find this place based on the tripadvisor reviews. It was in a back alley, well away from the standard tourist haunts. The visit was well worth it. The young wait staff spoke English (and they have an English menu). We went for...More

Thank NAsokan
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We bought a box of Kakihoha sushi. Among fish one there are some vegetarian one. It is nice to take out and eat in the park watching lovely deers. Be aware that there is no garbage can in town and one must carry the trash...More

2  Thank Beaucaillou
Reviewed 22 May 2016

There are three tables that each can seat at least four and a counter plus what looks like a more formal dining area. Quick and friendly service.

Thank NDtravelerSeattle
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 30-1 Imamikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Nara Prefecture  >  Nara
  • Phone Number: +81 742-22-0866
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