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Kenji

#111 of 1,260 Restaurants in Adelaide
Certificate of Excellence
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Adelaide SA 5000, Australia 242 Hutt St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8232 0944
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Every visit to Adelaide we always make a purpose of visiting. Delicious food, wine and great service. Was quite busy for a Monday night and as usual we had an amazing experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Five different main courses and all were excellent. The service was spot on. Staff were discrete but professional and while they never seemed to be hovering they were close enough. One of our group rates the lamb cutlets as the best he has ever eaten. High praise from a person who eats out often. We will go back again and... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Anne and I flew in to Adelaide for a weekend (to watch the mighty Eagles destroy the hapless Crows. That went sour pretty quick. ;-( We were staying in a B&B off Hutt Street and had no eating plans, but the B&B documentation recommended this restaurant. On Friday arvo we made a booking for Saturday night and, as it turns... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Ate with a group of three girls, so we shared our food. Menu not what I expected, seems to be a fusion with Italian, buffalo mozzarella was used in some of the dishes. We stared of with vegetable and seafood tempura, it was ok , would have preferred something lighter.notsure what I ate next, some sort of sushi with duck,... More 

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Munich
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Sushi and Sashimi not the freshest. Tamago inedible. For a Sushi regular Kenji was the worst experience in Australia. A lost dining experience considering all those great restaurants around.

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Thank SushiLover2008
Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We visited the restaurant to have a taste of something different. The food is created with passion and is sourced fresh from the central market in Adelaide. If you get an opportunity to talk to the chef, you will be honoured! If Japanese food is to your taste, you'll enjoy this restaurant with relish!

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Adelaide, Australia
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I have returned for a quiet birthday dinner with my wife on a wet Friday night and was greeted by the always warm and smiling wait staff. I was also lucky on the day as the restaurant had managed to acquire cuts of tuna with the prized fatty portions of its belly known as Chutoro (中トロ) and Otoro (大トロ) and... More 

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2 Thank M L
Adelaide, Australia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have been regular visitors to Kenji for a number of years now and last night had yet another wonderful dinner there. The food is always wonderful, with clever blending of flavours and textures and the service is consistently excellent. This is our favourite place for a special night out and is highly recommended.

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Thank Helen M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Exceptional service and food, Kenji served dishes many times , explaining in detail the concepts and ingredients (many exotics sourced from his home garden) Had a great time thanks.

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Thank Dabby L
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Wonderful is the only word to describe the food here. Innovative Japanese inspired food but not a Slavs to the cuisine. The entree platter is amazing and ridiculously good value. Wash it down with a good Japanese beer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adelaide SA 5000, Australia 242 Hutt St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8232 0944

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?