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Kushi Yakitori Bar & Japanese Restaurant

73 Williams Esp | Floor 1, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“sashimi” (30 reviews)
“yakitori” (38 reviews)
“skewers” (16 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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73 Williams Esp | Floor 1, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

The Japanese have been a part of Cairns for decades and it’s one place in the world you can be assured of high quality food. Chicken Karrage with a wasabi mayo, agedashi tofu, tuna sushimi - all excellent. Paired with exotic Sake makes for a...More

Thank S B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for dinner on a sunday even though was advertised closed was very busy. Yakitori was spot on had pork belly/chicken tenderloins and onion. The sukijaki was good although the meat seemed abit old as taste was abit off. Beers good staff very friendly!

Thank Dylan Chelsea H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best meal I have ever had in my life. Authentic, flavoursome meals with the most exotic and exciting flavours and combinations. Kept me and my husband wanting more. Reasonably priced but for authentic Japanese food and flavours, beautiful view and great kind...More

Thank Niccole94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best tofu ever Lovely upstairs balcony Good staff Overall for palm cove well priced Family was full on $25/ head which couldn’t be achieved elsewhere

Thank nangabrook
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at kushi tonight and what an absolute delight. We had the okominyami for entre and it was so light in the mouth. I had the nigiri selection and all the pieces melted in the mouth like butter. My husband had the yakitori in...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Came here off the back of a recommendation and we were so glade we did. We probably ate and drank too much, but it's all so good you just can't help yourself. Honestly the best Japanese I've had since Tokyo... We had so goyoza to...More

1  Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We visiting kushi on the first night of our visit to Palm Cove. We were greeted by lovely staff who were friendly and were quite informative. We had the two main chicken dishes, edamame, miso and gyoza. All our dishes were super tasty, fresh and...More

Thank nething_edible
Reviewed 4 March 2018

What an enchanting place - the balcony is a wonderful, quite, peaceful and unique place for a quiet, interesting and tasty meal. Will be back here real soon...

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

All food expensive but with poor quality and service. Never eaten that worst japanese food. Small portion, taste bad, poor service and expensive.

1  Thank Icedy
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I was super excited to go here because I ❤️❤️❤️ Yakitori and it’s hard to find good yakitori in Cairns. The food was exceptional, can’t fault that. The yakitori was super yummy - Once I asked them to bring more sauce. They were pretty stingy...More

1  Thank Kazbar1981
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Ashley H
4 December 2017|
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Response from SKPkushi | Property representative |
We do not ope for lunch and dinner will be exactly same as normal however there will be 10% of surcharge will applied
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Williams Esp | Floor 1, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: 40553444
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