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“Incredible sushi&sashimi”
Review of Shunka

Shunka
Ranked #274 of 10,750 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$29 - US$117
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
Description: In much of the West, Asian food is ubiquitous; but in Spain, especially Barcelona where haute Catalan cuisine reigns supreme, it is downright adventurous. Shunka, a regionally-rare Japanese eatery whose name means “intense aroma of the season,” harnesses the best of the East-West dichotomy by fusing local ingredients with Japanese-style cooking methods.
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Having visited Japan for two weeks this summer, we formed a taste for raw fresh fish. While back home (Bucharest, Romania) it is quite hard to find good quality Japanese food, we had an idea to try it in Barcelona, a great European port city.

While we had fair expectations, there was nothing to prepare us for the amazing dining experience we had: nice cozy atmosphere, good (white) wines aaaaand, excellent sushi and sashimi, topping even some of the places we have experienced in Japan.

We had moriawase sushi and moriawase sashimi, umeshu (plum wine) and a very good Spanish white wine (Lapola).

We strongly recommend for Japanese food lovers while in Barcelona.

Needless to say that the service was outstanding, as almost always the case when Japanese are involved.

Reserve a place in advance, looked very busy, we had incredible luck to find an available table on a Friday evening.

Thank Alexandru L
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

One of the best Sushi restaurants I have ever been to. The waiters recommendations were fab. The food was amazing and the service outstanding.

Thank Harriet_S959
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Having food in this place is an experience, the service it's perfect, i drop a fork and the waitress literally run to bring me another one and the food it's superlative, I still remember the scallops with mushrooms.
I advice to book in advance a table. Probably for me the best restaurant so far in Barcelona.

Thank simoz15
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to get a reservation at Shunka on short notice on a busy Friday night. The menu is small but creative and delicious.

We tried several of the house specialties including tuna tataki and lightly fried hockey. Both were amazing! We ordered another serving of the tuna at the end of the meal.

We also had the house specialty Maki roll and a few other dishes including a large portion of unagi.

While their sake selection was limited and was initially served too warm, after 5-10 minutes in a flask with ice when it chilled it was excellent.

We would definitely eat here again.

Thank NickCafe
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

little, not fancy japanese restaurant with awesome shusi and very friendly staff. live cooking was impressive!

Thank Dave S
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