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JFX Central

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B 5 56 Scarborough St, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
+61 7 5528 1616
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I kid you not, every single time we go to GC, we make it a point to visit JFX at least once. If it was up to me, we would be eating here everyday. The food is amazing, cheap and fresh! My favorite combination. They have a variety of items on the menu with specials each day. They also have... More 

Thank Debjani H
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24 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The food here is exceptional, I've had dinner here many times over the years. I like the barbecue, it's all you can eat and the price is very reasonable. The individual dishes are great too. I can never go past the gyoza and karage chicken. Pro-tip: if the weather is turning ugly make sure you book in advance and get... More 

Thank BoagsLives
Main Beach, Australia
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Japanese BBQ banquet is always popular with the locals. I enjoyed the beef noodles. Sashimi is always fresh. Casual dining experience but staff are always welcoming. I can't resist the glutinous rice green tea ice cream. Good for groups. Does get busy so best to book.

Thank Deessert
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I almost don't want to review JFX as it's busy now, and I fear I'll never get in. Really good food, great value, loads of choice on the menu, sake's and Japanese beers. Great for before or after the movies at Australia fair. Run by and staffed by Japanese people. Feels like you are in Japan. Love it.

Thank Donna S
Gold Coast, Australia
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favourite go to lunch spots which is also open for dinner. Quick, friendly & tasty plus very reasonably priced. You also get complimentary miso soup both when you dine in & take away. Highly recommended.

Thank MerryEatDrinkBe
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I come here alot always very nice food!! Miso soup is amazing👌👌👌 Alot to choose from and doesn't cost you an arm and leg to eat.

Thank jason210491
1 review
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Authentic good Japanese food for very reasonable prices. The Wagyu beef ribs and Gyoza were excellent.

Thank Brandon K
Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing but that's where it ended unfortunately. The tiles on the floor are a death trap and accident waiting to happy. It was raining outside but all the oil spitting from the BBQ onto floor made it even worse. Boxes of soft drink and rice on show in the corner. Tidy and clean this place and it... More 

Thank Scott B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Great little place and fast service for how busy it gets good prices as well will be a regular place me and my family eat.

Thank sarah b
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5 reviews
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Been there many, many times since 2010. Always made my day eating there. Didn't really want to share this fav eating place of mine because it is already very crowded all the time! I've tried all different rice dishes and they were all great. BBQ is awesome if you don't mind the smell on your outfit after the meal!

Thank Louis W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B 5 56 Scarborough St, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5528 1616

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