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#19 of 1,513 Restaurants in Niteroi
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Rua Nobrega 260 | Icaraí, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro 24220-320, Brazil
+55 21 2610-3050
00:00 - 23:00
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Mon 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 18:00 - 00:00
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108 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I had 2 meals here on my last trip to Niteroi. Heading into Icarai in an Uber is super easy, and Gendai is just off a square area that can get quite busy and fun in the evenings. The restaurant itself has a quirky design, really helpful staff, some of whom speak english, and will even attempt to understand terribly... More 

Thank Chimera702
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Gendai serves nice Sushi but I missed the Sashimi. The service was OK. The restaurant is located in 2nd floor of the Plaza shopping in the food court so it can be noisy.

Thank Robert v
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118 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

This is the best japonese restaurant in Niteroi, but it is very expensive. Try those desserts. The food is always fresh.

Thank Alexandre M
Niteroi, RJ
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103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2013

Either in Piratininga or Icaraí, both restaurantes are great. Great food, great variety and quality. It is a little bit expensive during weekends, but it is worth it.

2 Thank Maria Fernanda G
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2012 via mobile

Everything you can expect from a Japanese place: very nice atmosphere, excellent fresh fish (and other meats as well), superb service, discounts for small children and tasty cocktails. If you are in Niterói and crave some sushi/sashimi and other traditional & novelty oriental cuisine you cannot miss going to this place!

2 Thank JoeRFreitas
Niteroi, RJ
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104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2012

It's a good choice to go for a nice cost / benefit Japanese Food. You're going to find a reasonable variety of options of typical or "new style" dishes with a nice atmosphere.

1 Thank Brusque

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Nobrega 260 | Icaraí, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro 24220-320, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Niteroi
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2610-3050

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