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Yaruki Japanese Restaurant

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385 Great North Road, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
+64 9-838 4463
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Tonight my wife and I both had the dinner box $25.00. Great value for money . Miso soup, sashimi plate and large dinner box. The food is always fresh and tasty. Recommend you try you will love it.

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Thank David H
Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This was a nice little restaurant that we stumbled upon. It has a mixture of Korean/Japanese food. We had chicken, salmon and surf and turf "hot plate" meals. Although, they were all similar and we all enjoyed our dinners. Waitresses were very attentive.

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Thank mrsyn
Whangarei
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

What a great place, the Chef was positively beaming. We were made to feel very welcome. The food was excellent, extras were fully catered for and they all went the extra mile. We were a large party of 7 and had booked the wrong restaurant with the same name on the other side of town in error, so this why... More 

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Thank Penelope H
Auckland, New Zealand
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

An amazing restaurant, perfect for couples or families. The menu is what you expect from a Japanese restaurant in Auckland, but it delivers perfectly. Everything is done with so much care, the chef comes out in person to ask you if you are enjoying your meal. They get very busy almost every night so it is worth to book in... More 

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Thank JuditMcP
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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128 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

A nice evening with friends who frequent this eatery often. Lovely food, excellent service and reasonably priced.

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Thank karori12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

I met perfect food when i visit there at lunch time. I order to teriyaki salmon box and my parter order to yaruki box. In yaruki box included some law fish it's very fresh and yammy. Every box included salad with house made sauce, fruit, tempura, sushi, deep fried dumpling and choice main; chicken, salmon, seafood and fish. I want... More 

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Thank Youmi J
Pinedale, wy
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

Delightful atmosphere, our food was served in a stylized portioned box (reminiscent of the plastic lunch boxes that we used as kids). I had a very tasty fish box and my companion the chicken box. I recall that the menu offered around 30 different choices. We both enjoyed our lunches. Reasonably priced ($15/box) served with green tea. Open for both... More 

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Thank momand
Dunedin, New Zealand
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

This little oriental themed restaurant offers something different for the West. A tasty bowl of miso soup on arrival and interesting menu selections. Some of our group ordered well presented meals that they enjoyed, however the salmon sizzler platter became overcooked and hence dry and unappetising and the vegetables were minimal - a tiny piece of broccoli & side serving... More 

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Thank Kaye W
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Food is spectacular in it's simplicity and taste. Yoshi serves up fare that will leave you coming back for more again and again. Favourite dish is the Salmon Nuta.

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Thank Conscot63
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014 via mobile

I have been to both this restaurant and the one in West Auckland, and I believe the one in Henderson is actually better than the central one. You need to go here if you love Japanese food.... So much amazing food, you can't actually believe how much top quality food you get for your money! I would highly recommend the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 Great North Road, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-838 4463

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