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Tasuke Japanese Restaurant

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120 Alinga St, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6257 9711
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This was a very good find. We ate there twice during our short stay in Canberra. Very nice Japanese food at affordable price. Very kids friendly and good selection of dishes. I hope that the restaurant gets plenty of local support because we hope to eat there again when we return to Canberra.

Thank Rattatue
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This was our first time in Canberra and we got the most delicious Japanese food we have ever had. The staff is helpful and thoughtful. And the grilled squid legs which is not on the menu (but reckoned by the chef) is really yummy! Pork ramen is another great choice in this place. My husband ate them up even the... More 

Thank 海雯 唐
Perth, Australia
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19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

$10 for a bowl of rice with four strips of chicken does not seem worth it. Staff friendly. Just wanted more chicken.

Thank Michael B
Canberra, Australia
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The place is quite small but cozy, it was so quiet you could of heard a chopstick drop even though every table was full. The dishes are lovely presented and tasty. My only gripe was it is a little costly for the serves you get.

Thank Moichev
Wamberal, Australia
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we were late enough for lunch to miss the specials but grateful to be able to grab a big bowl of ramen late on a cold Canberra afternoon when many restaurants were closed. It was just perfect for what we needed-warm, spicy, tasty and welcoming. Could have been in Tokyo.

Thank wambywopper
Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Ordered the kimchi chicken ramen and the chicken Katsu curry, both dishes were massive serves and tasted amazing! The ramen was spicy and full of flavour and the curry was perfect on a cold Canberra night, looking forward to going back already!

Thank Christaw1234
Canberra, Australia
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762 reviews
397 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

We chanced upon this little Restuarant and as we like ramen thought we'd give it a try. The lunch specials include a wide range of $10 Ramens. We tried the hot and spicy and found it flavoursome and quite authentic having visited Japan. For a quick wholesome lunch, you can't go wrong.

Thank Pechfoodlover
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148 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

The food at Tasuke is authentic Japanese food that is tasty and not over priced. The place has a funky back street china town type vibe inside. The service is good, and the food is delicious.

Thank disabled_jetsetter
Canberra, Australia
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192 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

We ducked in for a quick lunch, which wasn't quick. Don't mind if things take some time, but standard bento's should be quick and if time is take the result exceptional. I had the teriyaki chicken bento - it was nice, the tempura was good, the teriyaki sauce a more glutinous than I'm used to and they put sweet chilli... More 

Thank Malimover
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

I'm a bit surprised by some of the negative reviews about Tasuke. We went here for the first time last night for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed a mushroom kelp salad, unagi, grilled squid legs and grilled fish wings (which were particularly good). One of the better Japanese meals at this price that I've had in Canberra.

Thank DivePanther

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Alinga St, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6257 9711

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