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Kushi Yakitori Bar & Japanese Restaurant

73 Williams Esp | Floor 1, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (32 reviews)
“yakitori” (47 reviews)
“skewers” (19 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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73 Williams Esp | Floor 1, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice staff, and great location when seated on the veranda. Unfortunately the food was very average - the skewers (a specialty) were disappointing - the chicken skewers were all try and tasted the same. The mush room skewer was the only one out of 7...More

Thank gregfoster2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Call ahead, as this place was rather busy. But it was great food, some of the best japanese Ive had in north queensland.

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good traditional and authentic Japanese food and drink. A bit pricey compared to a similar venue in Japan, but the location justifies it

1  Thank Shawn M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time in a week we’ve been here, since everyone loved it so much. Our favourites are the Assorted Sashimi and the crispy Karaage Chicken that comes with a killer wasabi mayo.

3  Thank Bobpond
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner based on all the great reviews and came away extremely disappointed. And not a cheap meal either. All the entrees tasted like they were from a packet; calamari rings, Japanese pancake and gyoza. We didn’t have sashimi, as I’m pregnant, so can’t...More

Thank emilyabbott10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic dining experience in Palm Cove. Food was amazing and service excellent. Not a huge restaurant so glad we made a booking.

2  Thank Kristy-Lee B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there twice during our one week holiday in Palm Cove - delicious Yakitori, freshly grated Wasabi with Sashimi and perfectly crunchy Tempura were the highlights on the menu. Definitely book a seat on the balcony overlooking the beach.

1  Thank FaXi73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are sashimi lovers but have never had Yakitori (Japanese barbecue). We had some fantastic tuna sashimi and a Yakitori sampler, with multiple skewers (Kushi) loaded with grilled chicken or meatballs. This seems like a perfect compromise to take along friends or relatives who don’t...More

1  Thank Scott_NM8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this Japanese restaurant. Even better than some of the ones I visit in Japan every year. Lovely staff, amazing food and the location is awesome! Definitely my go-to place for an amazing Japanese meal.

1  Thank Chiara P
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent Japanese food. Sashimi was very fresh and we all thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant. Sitting up high looking out of the balcony. If you like Japanese give this a try

Thank pj098765jp
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24 August 2018|
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Response from Valf50 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is byo with a $10 corkage charge. Still good value if you have your own bottle of good wine to bring
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
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
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
  • E-mail
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