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“Great food, great prices, fun atmosphere”
Review of Industry Zen

Industry Zen
Ranked #136 of 4,365 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This place is perfect for larger groups looking for a fun night out and don't mind a bit of noise and revelry.
The food was fantastic and plentiful and so well priced.
It has a rustic, Japanese setting and the staff add a bit of theatre to the experience.
I would definitely go again.

Date of visit: September 2018
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1  Thank Haastman
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

This was our second visit here. We arrived at about 8.45pm and there was only one other table there. The place lacks some ambience really. We were just stuck in the main walkway and there is no privacy as such. The food was good but found that what we ordered really could not be shared with others as there isn't enough of one thing on a plate to all share. I will return but with just 2 of us and give it a better go. Loved the scallops though. Will definitely order those again.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We were a small group of 4. The service and atmosphere was good. good. Several choices for vegetarians - the vegetarian dumplings are to die for. Towards the end of the evening, drums were being played and then the curtain opened between the restaurant and the kitchen and the kitchen staff bowed to us - it was amazing.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Went last night with a large group from work. The restaurant is lovely with authentic wooden furniture and a relaxed format. The appearance of the food when its presented is amazing as you would expect with Japanese food.
Where it lacked was customer service. The waiter either wasnt very experienced or didnt understand his role. We asked for help on ordering and he couldn't. We also asked for ideas on whats best to start us off with some drinks and that was too hard. We ordered several drinks that never turned up during the evening and the food was average, saved by the presentation.
Been to much better Japanese restaurants in Auckland wont be going back, which is a shame as went to Industry Zen 5 yrs ago and it was way better.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We had a really great dinner with plenty of drinks. Several vegetarian options in each category, the grilled tofu and vegetables were delicious.

Date of visit: June 2018
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