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Als je fan bent van kwalitatief goede sushi dan mag je Konomi zeker niet missen. Om de hoek van de Grote Kerk vind je dit smalle zaakje dat geheel in Japanse stijl is gehuld. Compleet met rode lampions en Japanse gordijntjes. Eigenaresse Tia Swierts komt uit een horeca gezin en maakte al jaren sushi. Een eigen sushizaak openen was dan ook een logische stap. Ze startte een crowdfundingcampagne en haalde al binnen 40 minuten het benodigde bedrag binnen. Het was duidelijk; Haarlem stond te poppelen om haar zaak! Naast de wat bekendere sushivarianten kun je hier ’s middags poké bowls snoepen en je vindt hier ook creatieve varianten zoals haar signature Konomi soft shell crab roll. Een plaatje om te zien en een feest om van te eten. Persoonlijke aandacht en een goede service is naast geweldige gerechten serveren voor Tia en haar team prioriteit nummer één. Niet zo gek dus dat ze inmiddels een trouwe groep vaste gasten hebben.

Geschreven door: Susam Pang van bySam.nl

Fotografie door: Susam Pang van bySam.nl

INSIDER tip

Tip van bySam: Konomi heeft een terras in de knusse Paarlaarsteeg waar je lekker je sushi kunt eten en tegelijkertijd mensen kunt kijken

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Chef's recommendations

Average price €35 Special request

Scores & Reviews

Excellent
9.2/10
based on 263 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9.5/10
Service :9.4/10
Setting :8.7/10
  1. Kevin P.
    • 7 reviews
    10/10

    Quite simply the best Japanese food I have eaten, wonderful atmosphere , professional & friendly staff . No wonder it’s full every night ! Unmissable and thank you for an evening of glorious food !

  2. Leo H.
    • 13 reviews
    9.5/10

    Wonderful food. The restaurant is quite small. It is amazing how the chef can create all the dishes in a small kitchen. Great planning for which respect.

  3. Melanie W.
    • one review
    9/10

    Cute little place with delicious japanese food. We had the 4 course tasting menu - We had a sashimi platter, sushi, tempura, crab, cod with rice and a curry and a desert. All courses come as sharing plates. Definitely a nice evening for a date night or with friends.

  4. Soesja v.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Really impressed with the quality of the food and the service. Had a great time and will definitely come back!

  5. Harmen H.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Great dinner at Konomi! We went for the 6-course-surprise-menu, a delicious variety of food, all well prepared. Timing of the courses was good, no rush but an ideal cadence for a relaxed evening together.

  6. Karina K.
    • one review
    10/10

    Very good food! The best sushi in town.

  7. Susan M.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    First visit and we really enjoyed the food ( surprise 3 course menu) and the service was also excellent . We will happily eat here again.

  8. Katerina p.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    As always we had an amazing dinner with great food and wine!!!! Can’t wait to come back!!!Tot ziens !!!!

  9. Ronald v.
    • 5 reviews
    10/10

    Best soft shell crab in the Netherlands!

  10. Katerina p.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    Really nice small restaurant with beautiful and friendly ambiance. We had the tuna tataki which was very very tasty and the tuna was of high quality.Sashimi was also very good and the soft crab roll was simply amazing. Same for the fried tempura roll! Highly recommended!

  11. Isabel G.
    • 23 reviews
    9.5/10

    Excellent food and reasonable price with the discount.

  12. Susan M.
    • 13 reviews
    10/10

    What a lovely spot on a very hot evening. We arrived two hours past our reservation time! I confused 7:30 PM with 17:30, but our hostess and servers couldn't have been more gracious and welcomed us. We sat outside in the cool alley and were served a succulent little amuse bouche of scallop, then my husband raved over his thinly sliced scallops with trout caviar, and I had a very meaty rainbow roll, with salmon, tuna, and avocado, plus more - very delicious. The service was outstanding as was the food.

  13. Anne S.
    • 26 reviews
    8/10

    We enjoyed a nice diner outside last Sunday. Amber was amazingly friendly and beyond hospitable. However, we made a reservation for 8pm and unfortunately lots of menu options were sold out. Which was a pity since we like to enjoy a ‘long’ diner. The sushi we got was very fresh and nice as well as the yakatori and veggie tempura. Hopefully there will be better wine options by the glass in the future since all white were not our taste. Overall a nice experience, but as they advised: dont come on Sunday to ensure they have a full menu available.

  14. Louis B.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Heerlijk intiem restaurant. Goede bediening. Buikspek is aanrader. Smelt gewoon op je tong.

  15. Liliane P.
    • 28 reviews
    8.5/10

    In een smal steegje een smal restaurantje maar met sympathieke bediening, verse sashimi en boterzachte wagyu beef. Een aanrader!

  16. Erik W.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Nice small restaurant with great service and fantastic food!

  17. Wim D.
    • one review
    9/10

    Zeer verse produkten de vis smelt op de tong.

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Opening time

Maandag gesloten

Dinsdag t/m donderdag 17.30 uur - 22.00 uur

Vrijdag t/m zondag 12.00 uur - 22.00 uur

How to get to the restaurant

Paarlaarsteeg 7, 2011 TA, Haarlem, Netherlands

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