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35 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 5496
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

"Sushi Man" is the happiest sushi chef in town, his sushi is amazing especially his teriyaki chicken rolls. and i have recently discovered the Crispy chicken bowl. I'm hooked and cant eat enough of it.

Thank Mark L
Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

As a local I come here regularly and it is exceptional every time. Like I said, I can't get enough! Their dishes are fantastic and authentic and their service is always with a smile. I always bring friends here and most of them are now regulars too. Highly recommend!!

Thank KatherineMcDonald
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I come here almost every day for lunch. While the sushi is the main attraction for me (quality rolls at an unbeatable price) the other items on the menu provide an authentic taste of Japan that anyone who has been will instantly recognise.

Thank humblepuck
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

A nice little place, serves great food. Great for lunch. I really rate this place. Been a few times and never disappointed.

Thank Sammy147
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

These guys are a great couple, food is fresh and delicious and best of all: Authentic! Great value for money, and it's the nice little touches like remembering I like my rolls cut--might not seem like much but it's nice they remember every time I go back. Keep up the great work!

Thank humblepuck
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Had food here several times and it is always fantastic. Run by a really nice couple who are always very friendly. Crunchy Chicken dish is our favourite! Yum

Thank JimbobThunder
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

I love this place, great food - amazing pricing! The only problem is they are not open on the weekends!

Thank Han23_06
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Best Sushi price in Cairns for the largest rolls. My girlfriend and I come here almost daily. The owner is a pretty cool guy.

Thank Christopher R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

For the same price range you can't ask for better quality Japanese food, this place is good to visit from time to time, they don't open on Sunday and limited seats available.

Thank ryba9vg
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

average and feel the food is overrated. Think they had a lot positive comments earlier which is good but now the rating is no longer in line with the quality of the food

Thank EoSK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
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Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 5496

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?