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Kushi Japanese Restaurant

) #43 of 1,867 Restaurants in Auckland €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
22 Durham St West | Shop A Ground Floor, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
64 09 368 4000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (20 reviews)
“bento box” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
22 Durham St West | Shop A Ground Floor, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant from the outside doesn't look like much but walk through the doors and you will be pleasantly surprised. The sushi and gyoza were delicious. Highly recommend the Tuna Nigiri. The soft shell crab tempura was relatively flavourless. Only complaint the staff weren't the...More

Thank Jonathan E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delightful dinner. Excellent service. Nice food. Very helpful staff. Nice ambience and decor. Highly recommended.

Thank Dominic L
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We recently came here for dinner and ordered 2 vegetarian dishes. 1 tofu with vegies and soya sauce and 1 plate of vegetarian sushi. It was once the best sushi I had in Auckland but this time, it was so big and tasteless we couldn't...More

Thank VidhyaDR
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We stumbled across this place after walking out of another place, from the minute we walked in the door the service was brilliant, there when you needed them but not in your face and the food was delicious, absolutely value for money and we cant...More

Thank hollyjohnson12
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is a delightful little restaurant tucked away in a funny little street off the main street (Queen St) in Auckland. The ambience was "transported" Japanese traditional style restaurant. The service friendly and most efficient. The food excellent. We chose seafood and it was very...More

Thank Geddes_7
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Just had a very delightful dinner with my niece at this little gem restaurant at Durham St just off Queen St. The service was exceptional the moment we stepped in. Ordered two dinner set: the salmon and steak set. Mind you they are certainly worth...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I visited this place with my family and the dishes were huge. The food was delicious and prices were reasonable.

Thank andremodesto
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

What more can I say. Visiting Auckland for 3 nights we decided to make one of those a Japanese dinner. Chose this resturaunt based on reviews on trip advisor. Walking down the city lane my wife had reservations it was going to be a dive....More

Thank Semisential
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Stumbled across it by accident and glad we did. Great food with very funky decor. One had a tempura dish and the other lamb and both were excellent.

Thank Russ B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I was keen to have some fairly authentic Japanese food whilst in New Zealand but as we had already had two weeks of non-stop eating out (including some v expensive places) I was looking for good value as much as anything else. The reviews on...More

Thank emjay1968
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Katie H
Do you have gluten-free options?
24 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Durham St West | Shop A Ground Floor, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 64 09 368 4000
  • E-mail
Please come and enjoy our great atmosphere & great food. Kushi Japanese Kitchen & Bar officially opened on 2nd Dec 2011, serving authentic Japanese cuisine including sushi, Yakitori, Tepanyaki, Sashimi and more.
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