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Itoshin Japanese Restaurant

) #15 of 72 Restaurants in Mermaid Beach €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Shop 3 2484 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
+61 7 5575 5733
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (13 reviews)
“tempura” (11 reviews)
“hot pot” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Shop 3 2484 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to visit this restaurant at last minute and glad we did.Spacious,subdued lighting,causal decor,would seat 60-70.Service friendly and unobtrusive.. Serves authentic Japenese food.The sashimi was the best I've had for a long time,wonderfully fresh and melt in mouth.Ebi tempura again light and fresh and the...More

Thank Alastair M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a big lunch but the tempura at Itoshin is just so light and delicious that I could've fitted in two main dinners. Still I controlled myself and greatly enjoyed my tempura salmon and veg. If come here more often if I lived in the...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is sort of hidden, with only the Noren in the doorway to identify the restaurant. As soon as you enter, we were greeted with some quiet jazz. Once inside, a quaint traditional Japanese restaurant is revealed. The menu is quite extensive, with lots of...More

Thank brendonlord
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Come back to this place again This time we had 2 sets of sukiyaki $240 for 5 people Entrees were amazing duck, sashimi, agedashi tofu and prawn tempura 2 different of sukiyaki were awesome Finishing up with tempura ice cream and caramel custard Full with...More

Thank Vitchaya H
Reviewed 28 May 2017

You can always tell the difference between a family run restaurant and the corporate run businesses. The personal greeting as you walk through the door, the consistency of the food and the authentic wait staff make Itoshin a special place to eat. I love the...More

Thank stayingpositive
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome food, really good service even when the place was full! The sushi on the boat we had was top quality and we will definitely be back again.

Thank hayskymum
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We visited with friends on a Wednesday night and it wasn't too busy. We have been coming to this restaurant (current and old site) for many years and it never disappoints. We in fact think it has actually got better, if that's possible! The tempura...More

Thank Dot E
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you are into Japanese​ food, attention to detail, service and a quality experience. Look no further, this family run restaurant will not disappoint you. All this at affordable prices, enjoy. 🇯🇵

1  Thank Rod B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Average. Wanted the $40 wagyu special for one but this was refused ?? Ended up with $50 BBQ special each. They assured me the meat we were served was wagyu but must have been a cheaper cut as no fat on slices and very bloody...More

Thank loretta m
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyable dinner and evening with a friend and ex colleague and his partner at this long established restaurant. My fellow diners each had a great value 3 course set menu at $50 pp. I wasn't hungry enough for all that food - and there...More

Thank TravellerForever18
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3 April 2017|
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Response from stormyweather60 | Reviewed this property |
It is an excellent Japanese restaurant but doesn't serve teppanyaki style food. Has the freshest & best sashmi, great sushi, & many other dishes though
Ella M
20 May 2016|
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Response from Dom53 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but as for all restaurant always better to let them know on booking - Japan has a long tradition of Boudhism and as such their cuisine can cater well for vegan
Terri R
5 October 2015|
Response from Kiyoshi_kagami |
Yes wine only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 3 2484 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Mermaid Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5575 5733
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