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Suminato Japanese Restaurant

$$ - $$$Japanese, Asian,
2B/48 King Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
+61 420 228 520
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“miso salmon” (2 reviews)
“sushi rolls” (2 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Asian, Contemporary, Bar, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2B/48 King Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautful looking restaurant, and I had high expections walking in. Unfortunately it was the worst Japanese food that I have tried. When my Gyoza came out I noticed the lack of a crispy side but ate one anyone, to my horror I only ate half...More

Thank Raindemic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suminato is as much an artists' workshop as it is a restaurant - every dish served is a work of art in appearance and in subtle combinations of flavours. And the chef's and staff are so accommodating - while my friends all chose to share...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suminato was a big disappointment. The food lacked taste, the service was poor and the recommended sake was of dubious quality. Japanese restaurants that provide mediocre food of this quality give Japanese cuisine a bad name. Why the restaurant was full is beyond us. Certainly,...More

Thank FunTimes030
Jay K, Owner at Suminato Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear FunTimes030, Thank you for your time to review us. We are so sorry to learn about your and your guest's dining experience at SUMINATO. Whilst an apology will regrettably not alter the outcome of this experience, I, on behalf of the SUMINATO team, do...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With another family, my family met up for dinner at this new Japanese Restaurant in Sandy Bay and we were impressed with the service, dishes, ambiance and toilet facilities. Although 2 families occupied one long table, we were able to pay bill separately. I booked...More

Thank Helen E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a true Japanese restaurant - more a Chinese restaurant with a few Japanese touches. The sashimi and sushi are Japanese - but that's about all .... except the decor which gives a nod to Japanese style. Our tofu was given to the table next...More

Thank hrlga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best Sashimi I have ever had. Only been open for 4 months however, the people at Suminato have really got their act together. Superb decor, warm, friendly , efficient staff and wonderful service. The presentation of the sashimi was WORLD CLASS. I will...More

Thank Stew E
Reviewed 7 March 2018

While we had been meaning to try Suminato for a while now, it was the search for somewhere still taking orders after 8.30pm that finally led us to the King Street Japanese eatery. Ruth and I have been looking for somewhere to grab a light...More

Thank ruthandmike2015
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Just a 2 minute walk from our accommodation in King St Sandy Bay(which I will review later, check it out No25 nicely appointed 1 bedroom apartment semi-detached). Restaurant, oh yeah the special lunch sets looked good and comments made by other diners agreed. We opted...More

1  Thank dodgr1057
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here to celebrate our friends birthday, Tuesday night and the place was full, fabulous decor, very stylish. Food was so good, but marred by service, had to ask for everything we needed, either they are understaffed or someone didn’t turn up...More

1  Thank angelablake53
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The interior of this place is absolutely incredible. its modern, refreshing and the dark colours make it feel private. The overall experience was very good, however I felt extremely sorry for the wait staff who were literally running around the restaurant trying to catch up...More

1  Thank Harry N
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19 January 2018|
Response from Jay K | Property representative |
Hi Kate, It is 0420 228 520. Thank you and looking forwards to serving you and your guests at SUMINATO. With regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$60
Japanese, Asian, Contemporary, Bar, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Hot New Restaurants
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2B/48 King Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 420 228 520
  • E-mail
At Suminato Japanese Restaurant, contemporary Japanese cuisine is created by our Head chef from the best, freshest and most seasonal ingredients. Choose to order a range of your preferred individual dishes, or leave your meal in the hands of our Head chef with a banquet menu. Suminato can also cater to vegetarian, gluten free and 'no raw' Japanese food as requested.
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