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Sakana Sushi Bar and Restaurant

373 Flinders Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (14 reviews)
“tempura” (5 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
373 Flinders Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We love Japanese food and were pleased to find this restaurant on our first night in Townsville. However we were quite disappointed by the quality of the food and the price. Perhaps the lack of quality is due to the fact that the owner/operator is...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here & the service was great and food delicious. Will definitely be back! We had sushi & tempura & keen to try some of the other menu items.

Thank Youngcouplenokids
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Wow. We first tried Sakana because we were after something different here in Townsville, and we hit the jackpot. Nothing like I have had here, the food is incredible and service great too. We have been here 4-5 times now and each time is exactly...More

Thank amy_winehouse_91
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Without doubt Sakana is a quality restaurant. Food is sound without being exceptional. Service is good. Polite and professional. Manager on the night was very helpful. Busy on Friday and Saturday evenings but quiet through the week. Parking is very, very limited on weekends &...More

Thank TumbleweedsTraveller
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Wow! Our first time in Townsville and place blew me away for the quality of their food (fresh) my partner and I visited here on our monthly dinner date. We were met with a smile on arrival and seated quickly although the seating was a...More

Thank Ned K
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The best scollops I have ever tasted, you could taste the ocean! Atmosphere was relaxing, the food was presented really well and delicious. We had the sashimi and spider sushi. Well worth going for a short lunch, long lunch or dinner

Thank tbellinger
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I travel to Townsville a lot but only recently discovered this gem of a restaurant more's the pity. Excellent food at very competitive prices (actually quite cheap) representing excellent value for money. Tiny little kitchen but delicious food with fast service. Highly recommended. Also has...More

Thank rodneywpetersen
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located in the central district. It serves nice Japanese foods with friendly & fast services. I enjoyed my Tempura Soba noodle. A variety of alcoholic drinks are also available.

Thank limww
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much to the entire team at Sakana for making my wife's birthday so memorable. I booked a table for Saturday night and made an arrangement with the owner to leave some flowers and cakes in the morning. Our table was ready with...More

Thank hgGriffin
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

One day in Townsville for work and I definately hit the jackpot for dinner! Fresh, light and delicious.... the lovely waiting staff were so friendly and accommodating, which so often can taint a dining experience. Amazing meal, great ambiance and very well priced. Love, love...More

Thank georginah825
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 Flinders Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
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