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Restaurante Sushi Isao

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Balsamos 102 | Victor Emilio Estrada, Guayaquil 090511, Ecuador
+593 4-288-9936
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:30 - 23:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the newer location in Salinas many times over the last few months so we decided to try this location since we're staying in Guayaquil for a few days before we leave. It was awful! We ordered the exact same things we've been ordering at the Salinas location and it was all bad.. fried items fried in old nasty... More 

Thank Arlene G
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

As in other places of the world, shushi and general japonese food is "" in "" .Even people who never eat raw fish try it...The problem is that to many shushi restaurants like to do fusion cousine and y personaly feel that there is not autentic anymore. i dont like it. Isao is a good restaurant, not outstanding but with... More 

Thank alexanderwag
Brisbane, Australia
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Fresh sushi, great variety and some of them are a fushion with local cuisine. Try the ones you have never heard of. They are worth it

Thank Michael C
Paris, France
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a litlle hidden place on a side street along Victor Emilio Estrada avenue, into the heart of Urdesa. It attracts mostly local clientele, repeaters, that live in the area. The welcome is casual, and the cooks do their job silently with efficiency, behind the bar where you get a seat if no table is available. Sushi and sashimi... More 

Thank Pierre_Constant
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The sizes of the sushi are tooo big you cannot eat it . I have asked them to make them smaller and they don't get it . Too much rice in the sushi so it becomes grotesque . Don't order sushi like in other restaurants because you will have too many left overs . The salads are good especially the... More 

Thank Alexia C
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

There are two branches of this restaurant in Guayaquil. The one in Urdesa, and the one in Las Terrazas, Samborondón. This places offers the freshest, more variety, and better price than many other sushi´s restaurants. In addition, some Japanese and Asian style dishes. Nowadays, there are better places to eat sushi in Quito, than in Guayaquil. Ironically (being GYE a... More 

Thank JavierECU
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The food is wonderful, as well as the attention and the prices. The only issue here is that you end up smelling like you made the dishes by yourself. Besides this small issue, it is a great place to have some sushi, for business or friends dinner.

Thank Pablo Cristóbal H
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a low priced sushi place. But they seem to sacrifice the flavour and purity of ingredients on behalf of low budget.

Thank Andres S
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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140 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It is not as expensive as Noe, though it is very good with big portions that will not let you down. The only downside is the wait to be attended

Thank DrTru
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Not sure why all the good reviews, I just went there for dinner and was quite disappointed. Ok first of all the good thing: the raw fish here is on point, which is great, but unfortunately it's the only good thing about this restaurant. So I ordered a few different types of sushi, and while the raw fish tasted good,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Balsamos 102 | Victor Emilio Estrada, Guayaquil 090511, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: +593 4-288-9936

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