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61-64 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 0271
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“sashimi” (25 reviews)
“seaweed salad” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
61-64 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

For lovers of a good katsu curry, we all know the cardinal sin of not having enough sauce to balance out the rice - well, these guys do it right. Loads of sauce, and plenty of flavour. I had the karaage curry and it was...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We flew into Cairns on Good Friday and made our way directly to Matsuri, praying it was open..... And yes, our day was made! We have eaten here every time we visit FNQ and the food, service, atmosphere and quality is all outstanding. We ate...More

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

After staying in Cairns for quite a few nights and trying a lot of different restaurants the food here was by far the best and by far the cheapest. Absolutely huge portions of authentic tasty Japanese food. We ate here two nights in a row...More

Thank Ellie W
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Quite a quirky looking Japanese cafe, the staff are extremely polite and very friendly. Me and my girlfriend had a life feast of 2 meals, the world's biggest bowl of chips, a side order and a few drinks and it was just under $70. Excellent...More

Thank Andy17898
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This has been one of my favourite spots for over a decade. It’s just a tiny place that’s easy to miss but once I found it,I kept going back because of the authenticity and excellent food. Our family loves Matsuri because once you step through...More

Thank MissMapleLeaf
Reviewed 11 January 2018

My friend and myself we went first to Outback Jacks restaurant and it turned out to be a complete fiasco and we walked away and we both decided to opt for a Japanese dinner. The food was refined and tasty and everything was superb including...More

Thank cherveux
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I shared the gyosa (dumplings) tempura vegetables, a California roll and tuna and white fish sushi. Everything was quite tasty and the tempura batter was light and not greasy.

Thank Marlynne P
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Came back everytime when i visited cairns. Ordered number 10 on the menu with sashimi, tempura, fish etc. Love it. Will come back again when i visit cairns next time.

Thank markchanchan
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Our family visited this restaurant in August. We enjoy Japanese food so we were looking forward to this restaurant. The food was good, but was pricey. Unfortunately, it seems food is pricey in most places in Cairns.

Thank TalonCalif
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Had lunch here would highly recommend staff friendly service fast the meals were really nice with great flavours and I would definitely eat here again.

Thank Justin M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-64 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 0271
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