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Shop 14 | Pineslopes Shopping Center, Johannesburg, South Africa
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11:30 - 20:00
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Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The food was OK. Sushi was reasonable but not great by any stretch. Too much rice was used and I have seen more professional results. The service was a bit slow and they forgot some things. They served a bottle of white and of red wine at summer room temperature of about 25 deg. You can't store or serve wine... More 

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Thank Nick R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

we had a Take away on our first visit, the 27th September, we ordered, sweet & sour prawns which were a bit tasteless, crispy Beef was nice, Foo yong was good although overcooked, chicken chow mien was also good though short on chicken, to start we has A whole Duck with pancakes, the Duck was like a large breast sliced... More 

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Thank Marksthought
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

A very good destination for a quick family meal. The Sushi was good, but the main courses (hot food) were very average. Good value if you are not expecting top notch food and service. We will probably eat there again.

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Thank Hamish S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Dont recommend at all, cold beet, tuna was frozen and it tool a long time to be served..very disappointing will never return

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Thank Igor S
Johannesburg
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67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

I reviewed Best of Asia quite awhile ago on TA as it's been our go-to neighbourhood sushi spot for years. Sadly, we'll have to find a new spot. The restaurant is under new ownership and while that means a few cosmetic improvements (like re-covering the worn chairs), unfortunately the sushi is not great anymore. The sushi chefs have all been... More 

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Thank Tamara O
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

I'm not a sushi expert, but the sushi I received here was the worse ever. Tuna maki with the tuna still slightly frozen and dry rice . Just not a good experience. The best thing was the Coke Zero.

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Thank André S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Consistently good sushi, and take away is fast and efficient. Nothing flash, just very tasty and good value.

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Thank Andy L
Cape Town, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

Hmmm...one of those places where you don't know if you're eating the real thing or a horse. In fact tonight I ordered a takeaway meal and it came to me within about 2 minutes - granted the place was deadly quiet but when I got home my crispy chicken was terribly firm - like it had been the order of... More 

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Thank JoJoziJo
Johannesburg, South Africa
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Good all rounder. The sushi bar is a highlight but don't underestimate the rest of the menu. Ideal for a quick stop while your car is being washed at nearby Libri car wash (at Hirsch) . Friendly service and a great miso soup. Love the coconut milk drink and take aways also an option. Some weekday evenings have sushi specials... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013 via mobile

I consider myself to be somewhat of a sushi connoisseur and Best of Asia is undeniably the best sushi that I have had in Johannesburg. The meat is good quality and always fresh and the service is good.

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Thank Aerontjie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 14 | Pineslopes Shopping Center, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg

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