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Kyo-Ya Japanese Restaurant

426 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-489 2312
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good42%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
15 Sep 2018
“Great Little Japanese Restaurant with a Long History”
9 Jul 2018
“Beautifully presented, very tasty Japanese food”
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
€€ - €€€
426 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Have eaten here since it opened (must be decades ago!). This is good food at a very reasonable price, but can be very busy at times - so either book or show up early!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jim C
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We discovered our new favourite Japanese restaurant! We had dinner sets (dinner box & Kyo-ya delight). Wow! Piece of art presentation, everything was top quality, beautifully presented and cooked. Very yummy! Plenty of food too for the price. Good service. The whole dinner was real...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Olga_D_NZ
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent lunch with a business friend last week. We both had the lunch box with a selection of sushi and sashimi. Very nice.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank graemem548
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We keep trying other Japanese restaurants, but none come close to Kyo-ya. Each time we leave this place so satisfied; each time we go somewhere else we leave wishing we had not tried something different and had again visited Kyo-ya. Select Kiyo-ya delight; so many...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Tonyscribbler
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, friendly staff and delicious sake. Had dinner here with friends and just ordered a bunch of different things throughout the evening. Beautiful presentation and incredibly fresh and tasty. Highly recommended but make sure you book!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jodi H
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Started going there since 2004 until the previous owner sold it. It used to be one of the best in AKL, if not the best. It's still exceptionally good.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Denver L
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Dined in with 6 people. We made sure we booked this time as they are very busy. Great service and very efficient with service. Great Japanese food, lots of sushi and sashimi choices. I loved their tempura, fresh vegetables, prawns and fish. Although I would've...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Jabawaba
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This was my second visit to this amazing Japanese restaurant and it was as good as the first visit. The staff are just amazing and were very welcoming even though I hadn't made a booking. Was a great atmosphere and great you could see the...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank 3ComB1
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I had the take away dinner box and I really enjoyed this. It was a mixture of sushmi, sushi, chicken and tempura with rice and miso. However I did not think much of the teriyaki box that a family member had as chicken was dry.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank owlesey
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The food was sublime and such good value for money. Massively enjoyed the "dinner box". The staff were really friendly and the atmosphere was lovely.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Chrissie C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-489 2312
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