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Fuji Yama Tepan Restaurant

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35 Flinders St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
+61 2 4226 2609
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Enjoyed everything about dinner, staff are friendly and helpful, food prepared in front of us and chef skills superb, food very tasty and portions huge, will go back :)

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Thank Max S
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Very bad, nothing good to talk about really. The food was bland, the service was so pathetically Chinese, loudness, rudeness were way over the top...

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1 Thank Globaltrottermit
Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

My partner and I went to try this restaurant for lunch as he had been wanting to go for a while. The setting was quite lovely, the food was pretty good and the chef we had made it fun. We enjoyed it enough to want to go back and also tell people about it!

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Thank Taffy Y
Wollongong, Australia
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107 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

I've tried this place twice now. I absolutely love Teppanaki and the freshly cooked food you usually expect. My experience with this restaurant is that it is OK however the high quality produce is not used. the steak is chewy, the prawns small. The whole idea of Teppanaki, from my experience, is to have the very best produce in small... More 

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2 Thank John59Gong
Wollongong, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2013

It may be fun to have your food cooked in front of you however you will be paying a premium for rushed service, poor food quality and small serving sizes.

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Thank Phoebe383
Wollongong, Australia
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

I have just returned home from Fuji Yama. I went there tonight (on a Tuesday) for date night with my man. We were placed at a table with 1 other couple around the grill They were far enough away to give us privacy yet during the cooking/show part it was nice to have other people to get involved. YES they... More 

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3 Thank Sally S
Cronulla, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2013

Had a family dinner here for my daughter as she loves the show the chef's put on and the eggs they throw. Unfortunately they rush you so badly that each course is untouched whilst another one is served. One would expect that with the prices you charge that one could eat a course before being served another!

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2 Thank Postie1978
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2013

I went with family and, folks, I hate to say it... But it's teppanyaki. The chef is supposed to perform for you and throw your food to you. It's all a part of the grand experience. It's called "culture". Having lived in Japan, I know what to expect from a hibachi/teppanyaki grill, and this is close to authentic. Other customers... More 

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1 Thank Sheryl W
Towradgi, New South Wales, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2012

Terrible. Overpriced bbq chuck food at you thing ($250 for 6 including 4 children) the food borders on the uneatable, with the final beef course so oversauced it brought tears to my eyes ( I think it was beef). The fish was acceptable, just, the chicken and rice was bland and the whole "experience" over in 30 minutes. When leaving... More 

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Thank Andrew B
wollongong, Australia
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2012

food has too much rich sugary sauce and lots of soy sauce. I really dislike trying to catch food that is thrown at you, no need to stain my best clothes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Flinders St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4226 2609

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