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Jizo Japanese Cafe and Bar

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56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-479 2692
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 09:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was there for lunch today with a friend and again experienced fantastic service and great food. Staff are always happy to offer suggestions when I want to try something different, the atmosphere is great, the variety of GF food is exceptional and I know that when they say it's GF it will be with no problems. Whether I eat in... More 

Thank Rachael m
Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Visited Jizo for the first time since the revamp and relaunch. Food was much much better than i remember from previously and the service was impeccable. Food arrived super fast !! Menu was very varied and was i was pleasntly suprised at how cheap it was !! Best Japanese in Dunedin

Thank tomhenbery
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Love this place like fat kids love food, actually any ne who love fresh tasty - sad service - but for is excellent- try chicken bite sushi 😊

Thank Krystle Q
Dunedin, New Zealand
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

A great busy spot with super efficient service and great food,a real range of people providing a great dining experience

Thank 09Allan
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Am a frequent customer of Jizo with my partner. We only get the teriyaki chicken don with extra mayo it is very affordable and a very busy restaurant in town. Food comes out extremely quick and the staff are always really friendly.

Thank Jaz C
Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Went for dinner for my birthday with about 10. All very easy. Cannot book unless it is a large number of people but you can almost always get a seat (even when its really busy) great value for money and the Jizo sushi balls are to die for! will definitely be back. love this place.

Thank brooklynmiddleton
Nerw Zealand
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Staying with family who live in Dunedin and this is where they go for birthdays etc. Staff are very good at explaining the menu too.

Thank MrFo5
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Love Jizo! The chicken and avo sushi is sooo good! We always get that to share plus a teriyaki dish (chicken or salmon).

Thank Lucy B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Well done Jizo. Great new surroundings, excellent welcome and first rate dining experience. We love your yummy choices on the menu. Can't wait to try them all. 😍

Thank Chris M
Singapore, Singapore
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

If there is a nil rating option, I would certainly select that. Don't waste your stomach space on the food, you probably won't be able to finish it anyway. We ordered yakiniku and teriyaki beef don, and both tasted the same? Can't imagine teriyaki sauce being this salty and the beef slices were dry and tough.

Thank zeekxx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 09:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 09:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 09:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 09:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-479 2692

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