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143 West Tamaki Road | Glendowie, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
+64 9-578 0765
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I highly recommend Kizuna. Amazing food with great staff. Once you walk through the door you'll be surprised. Go on....try it.....you won't be disappointed.

Thank MrsBear101
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The location is different (a little like Kazua) but once inside the decor is charming, the service sweet and the food quite delightful. Often Japanese restaurants in the suburbs are owned and operated by non Japanese - and often the difference in quality is quite disturbing. Kizuna IS Japanese (at the time of the review at least) and the food/flavours/taste... More 

Thank Clever Brown
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing food. Beautifully presented. We had the 7 course matsuri menu. What a wonderful way to try so much. Service awesome. Could not wish for a better dinner. Yummy!

Thank Sarah B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great night. Excellent venue, awesome staff, yummy food and good fun - try it! It really is a surprise in terms of what it is and where it is and is the perfect location for a birthday dinner....you'll see why....

Thank cocopops1971
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We love this great place, from its surprising scale to the superb food and great service. 10/10. Been there more than once, will go again.

Thank GeorgeHulbert
Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

What looks like a fairly pedestrian and ordinary Japanese restaurant is anything but!! We were taken here by some friends and upon walking past the kitchen and then opening the door you are greeted with a modern, fresh, open space which also has a small garden area at the end. The outstanding feature of the interior is the magnificent cherry... More 

Thank Susan W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Service is a great feature here. The restaurant is not big. The food was delicious although the portions are small. We had renkon chips,Chicken Teriyaki,flame grilled salmon sushi and beef Yakiniku. Was disappointed that the beef has so much cabbage though. Very small lot of chicken. Had the small piece of chocolate cake and cheesecake for desert which finished the... More 

Thank youngrm
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 January 2016

For a start the blue eyed steak is 10% less expensive online, than what it is in the menu when you get there. There was dirty food all over our menu's. The Shashimi was OK, although it still tasted like it was a lot more than a day old. The Beef shabu shabu was a pot of boiling water -... More 

1 Thank PaulnCate
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Back again ... This time I got to share the Kizuna experience with my two 'adult' babies ... we all selected the set menu (Matsura I think?) ... adult babies grinning from ear to ear as each delicious dish was delivered to the table. The attention to detail and delicateness of the presentation is just beautiful ... man baby is... More 

2 Thank Knikkers
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
150 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

It was my first dining experience at Kizuna. The dining area is small & rather crude. Cheerful wait staff led us to our booked table after passing through a bright narrow corridor. 2 set dinners were available & they seemed popular, but we went for individual dishes. Renkon chips were interesting, crispy but not oily. Tuna tataki didn't taste as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 West Tamaki Road | Glendowie, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-578 0765

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