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Toko Sydney

490 Crown Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9357 6100
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (23 reviews)
“sashimi” (32 reviews)
“lamb cutlets” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
490 Crown Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had lunch with work colleagues in March for a special occasion the food was good but service not great. I was very disappointed as so many people had said how great it was, so instead of doing a bad review I rang and spoke...More

Thank Cathy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Toko on a Monday night and it wasn't busy so we were given a table straight away. There were so many dishes to choose from we decided to go with the $78 chefs tasting menu. It started with pacific oysters that were...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This experience is an indictment of the Sydney sushi scene. I did quite a lot of internet research and landed on Toko for our last night out here. We have had EXCELLENT food in this city. From the pizza and oysters at Coogee Pavilion, to...More

Thank loeclint
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love Japanese so was excited to try Toko as its close to home. We had the $78pp tasting menu which looked promising. Unfortunately this a poor mans Sake (japanese restaurant in The Rocks), the portion size and quality of each dish was underwhelming. The...More

Thank Bo C
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

A place to remember. We order a Tasting Menu with 12 different courses and we got this incredíble mix of tastes and seasonings that made you feel sorry when it was all over. Being in Sydney don't miss it.

2  Thank Roberto W
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Toko is always good. The menu has an excellent range of dishes. The food is always fresh and each dish is very well presented. I recommend the maki sushi, in particular the soft shell crab. Also the Ika tempura is light and tasty. Always a...More

1  Thank RonH1963
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Just amazingly good food, drinks, service and atmosphere! You need to try the Scotch fillet... remember to be there early for a drink before dinner since it seems to fill up every evening

1  Thank MWSE2017
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I had heard a few good things about this restaurant from a few close friends, so I decided to give it a go on Saturday night. Trying to find parking was the challenge as it took a good 30 minutes until I found somewhere to...More

Thank Ricki T
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The food was good quality and the service was quick, so I really can't fault those elements, and overall we had a good experience. A few things let the place down. Firstly, the use of single-use snap-open bamboo chopsticks. It felt cheap. Secondly, the stinginess...More

Thank mobetrotter
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My partner took me here for V-Day dinner and it was nothing less than perfection! A little pricey at $130pp but for 12 course degustation you can understand why! Every item no matter how small was packed with incredible flavours and all the seafood was...More

Thank Venece F
Surry Hills
Once regarded as the traditional fashion area, Surry
Hills has broadened its appeal. This neighbourhood
continues to distinguish itself as a shopping
destination, offering the best collection of
one-of-a-kind boutiques, designer brands and flagship
stores in the city. Today, this area has evolved into
a hub of media, design and professional services - a
colourful and diverse place equally known for its
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 490 Crown Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9357 6100
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Toko's 'less is more' philosophy presents Izakaya dining in its finest traditions. Toko's principles are based on the seamless integration of food, drink, service, design, and most importantly their team of people who make it possible. At the heart of Toko is a strong team of dedicated industry professionals overlooking key aspects of the operation, each bringing with them a wealth of knowledge and international experience. The team is the backbone of the business and ensures Toko provides their customers with a unique luxury experience, combining highly personalised service in an exemplary restaurant setting.