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Busshari Japanese Restaurant

#159 of 5,028 Restaurants in Sydney
€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi,
119 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 9357 4555
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi rolls” (17 reviews)
“spider roll” (8 reviews)
“hand rolls” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Grill, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
119 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Fantastic Japanese Restaurant
"In fact, to be honest, it's all worth trying"
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2. Great Everything
"Everything fresh made right in front of you"
Mike S
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3. Highly Addictive!
"This is one of the best Sushi Bars in town."
Simon G
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1 - 10 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 25 April 2018

This is a local favourite for us. BYO helps make this good value. Staff are unfailingly helpful and always ready to advise. Tempura prawns and veg are the standouts for us. Happy hours early evening on Monday and Tuesday can make this restaurant unexpectedly crowded.More

Thank Waygoose
Yuko N, Manager at Busshari Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Dear Waygoose, Thank you very much for your feedback and time. We've been working hard on maintaining and polishing food quality as well as service, and your kind comment motivated us to work even harder! We are very looking forward to seeing you soon, Waygoose!...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Had a wonderful dinner here, the food was fresh and beautifully presented, the wine list was great and the price was very reasonable. A great place for dining

1  Thank kjbwanaka
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Freshly made hand rolls and sashimi. Good serving size to share. Quick service and nice atmosphere. Good location, near many interesting places to wander around. Near Kings Cross train station.More

Thank Isabelle08_11
Yuko N, Manager at Busshari Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Isabelle08_11, Thank you very very much for your feedback! And it is very appreciated you noticed all our sashimi / sushi are freshly made by orders. We never ever pre-made them since we open, which is one of the our policy. We are very...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We came here to celebrate my husband’s birthday - but the celebrations came to an abrupt end when, after leaving the restaurant, we all felt very poorly and had food poisoning! We had their sashimi boat (among many other things) - which came with raw...More

Thank xSunflinex
Yuko N, Manager at Busshari Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hi xSunflinex, As the manager of the restaurant, I 'm sincerely sorry to hear about what happened. I hope you both have recovered and getting better. We are continuously working on our quality and we always get fresh raw fish delivered in the morning on...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018

We were staying nearby and the food was so good we came here two different times. The sushi rolls were outstanding and I loved the salmon belly and the chicken teriyaki skewers. We would have gone there three times but they are closed on Sunday....More

1  Thank Catherine C
Yuko N, Manager at Busshari Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Dear Catherine, Thank you very much for your generous feedback. We may consider opening on Sundays just for you;) We'll keep doing our best for you, Catherine. Looking forward to seeing you again soon!! Warm regards, Busshari team

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We visited on New Year's Eve before going to see the fireworks and it was such a great experience! Sashimi was extremely fresh with 7 variety of seafood elegantly presented on a hand made Japanese plate. Sushi rolls were professionally made in front of the...More

Thank SW C
Yuko N, Manager at Busshari Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear SW C, Thank you very very much for your comment. We are more than happy to hear you enjoyed our food. We always working hard to maintain the food and service quality to ensure every single customer enjoy the experience with us. All Busshari...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

We went here on our first night inSydney and were looking forward to fresh fish dishes. Unfortunately, this is not a good place for sashimi and sushi. The selection of fish is very small: just the usual salmon, king fish, ell, and snapper. The portions...More

1  Thank Tatyana F
Yuko N, Manager at Busshari Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hi Tatyana, Happy new year to you. Thank you for your time to feedback us. I am very sorry for your disappointment at dining experience with us. I take your feedback very serious as a manager of this restaurant and work on very hard to...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Four of us went for a long dinner catch up Friday night. The food and service was fantastic, everything was super fresh. Vibe was great too

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I didn't take a photo to prove everyone about my bad experience. But i have to warn you to be careful when you eat here. That was Tuesday night and it was quite busy. I stand next to the kitchen and waited for toilet. (Apparently...More

Thank Kelly N
Reviewed 13 November 2017

It was a Saturday and we were happy to score a table for 2 with a days notice. In addition, Busshari is BYO and that its very good for dinners. The staff were helpful, friendly and attentive. We sat back, ordered a wide selection of...More

Thank Sirtanalot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:15
18:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9357 4555
  • E-mail
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