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135 Stuart St, Dunedin, New Zealand
Mon 09:00 - 21:00
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's often hard to get a table here at lunchtime table here - and for good reason. The Bento boxes are great and the seafood udon is delicious.

Thank nickipix
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was quick, delicious and affordable. the staff were attentive and polite. Would recommend this place

Thank May_hem22
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was very cold and windy, we were so glad to find a Japanese restaurant that's warm and inexpensive. The warm sake was compulsory. I had a pork bento and my bf had a beef dish. I was craving for salad and vegetables with a bit of meat. The portion was just right and everything taste very good. The price... More 

Thank Bearathon B
Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Probably the best ethnic restaurant in Dunedin What more can I say! Maybe the decor needs a bit of freshening

Thank albatross472
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Ate at a table there, the place was crowded but friendly service, great and copious bento (nice to try a bit of everything) perfect for me !

Thank Joachim G
Oxford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

So we were told by family to go here as the food was the best in Dunedin, and they were not wrong. There is only one draw back the place shuts for lunch at 2.30pm otherwise you are looking at eating for dinner which is a shame as we were having a late lunch and they had to turf us... More 

Thank roystonoxendale
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

As I has enough of Western food, so I decided to check out this Japanese Restaurant. Initially I thought I had huge hunger and could order additional sushi on top of their signature Bento set.. Which turn out I was too full from their Bento. 😅 one great about it is that you can choose your rice, normal or mushroom... More 

Thank LJNg48
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We love coming here, its a fantastic Dunedin restaurant. Great value for money, delicious food and great staff.

Thank BoChelle
Dunedin, New Zealand
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Went back there as we had been before and had a lovely meal but entrees came out same time as main. . This time as before we ordered entrees and a Main but asked the waitress to not bring the main till we had the entrees. What happened same as before entrees came but so did the mains. They took... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Been wanting to visit this place and finally this is the day.. The meal I had was so huge and I can't even finish.. the staffs were lively as well.. The place was not the busy at this stage well I find it nice anyways.. The music was relaxing as well.. Will definitely come back.. Oh and decent lunch price... More 

Thank FallonA85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Stuart St, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: 6434701155

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