We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Teriyaki Boy

481 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9555 6510
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steamed crab” (3 reviews)
“beef tataki” (3 reviews)
“dim sum” (4 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
481 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (30)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 30 reviews

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Teriyaki Boy on Darling Street Balmain is adjacent to the Cat and Fiddle Hotel and may require a pop in for a bottle of wine as it's BYO. We decided on a French Rosè to accompany our Japanese cuisine. We started with Seaweed salad which...More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I've been dining at this understated little gem for 10+ years and am consistently thrilled with every meal. Somewhat fail to understand why more people aren't raving about Teriyaki Boy but perhaps this is a good thing. Highly recommended eating: steamed crab dim sims, salmon...More

Thank monzp77
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is one of Balmain/ Rozelle's local gems, always hard to get a seat if you don't book. The small kitchen turns out great standard Japanese dishes and a few special ones like the Wasabe Salad and Kingfish carpaccio. We just keep going back for...More

Thank Denabroad
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Had a marvelous dinner here with my partner. We shared a variety of dishes and found them all to be delicious. Service was friendly and the price reasonable for the quality of food. Definitely worth a vidit.

Thank mightywhytey
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I recently visited Tekiyaki Boy for the first time, the lotus root crisps were nice but only half of them were crispy the other half were soggy. The deep fried crab dim sims were very good but appear to have been bought from somewhere as...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A small, friendly restaurant, serving superb Japanese food. Typically four of us would visit, this enables us to order a variety of dishes. The sashimi, the lotus root crisps, wagu beef, beef tataki, the entire menu is simply the best I have ever tasted. A...More

Thank Papay23
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I love Teriyaki Boy and have been going there for years. It is a tiny place with simple tables... But the food is excellent! Take a group so you can share more dishes... The goma ae, beef tataki and pork kakuni are my favourites... But...More

Thank daniella_storm
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Unpretentious reasonably priced and BYO. Freshly prepared dishes and pleasant staff. This small eatery could give most of the A List Japanese restaurants a run for their money at a quarter of the cost. Never been disappointed.

1  Thank Taffy6984
Reviewed 17 February 2016

It is always hard to choose what to eat here everything is so good A small place with a few tables outside, the staff are always happy and friendly Love the Lotus Root Chips a true must have along with the Beef and Ginger... Awesome...More

1  Thank Lea32_11
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Quaint little place with yummy and fresh food. The wasabi caesar salad is a must try. The pork belly is also yummy. A long time favourite in the neighbourhood, the only thing is their menu doesn't really change but as long as you're not going...More

1  Thank SydneysiderCS
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
Nearby Restaurants
221 reviews
.04 km away
Riverview Hotel
201 reviews
.28 km away
Sofie's Greek Restaurant
78 reviews
.27 km away
Samurai Japanese Cafe
40 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Elkington Park
32 reviews
.37 km away
Callan Park
27 reviews
.71 km away
Birkenhead Point Outlet Centre
296 reviews
.92 km away
Cockatoo Island
699 reviews
1.02 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
jill s
27 May 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Lea32_11 | Reviewed this property |
These people are wonderfully friendly, I do not know specifically if they have this option but I am sure they could accommodate your request There is never harm in asking
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 481 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain>  > Balmain
  • Neighbourhood: Balmain
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9555 6510
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing