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Mr Yakitori

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390 Fenton Street | Distinction Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great place to dine in, staff are excellent and the food is fantastic. Very authentic Yakatori food with great cold beers to and wine to wash it all down with

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Thank BillCampbell562
Auckland, New Zealand
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great menu options - tasty and filling. The Green Tea ice cream was 'mint'! A rather small restaurant so book early. Not suitable for large groups.

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Thank Seren899
Timaru
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

if you like eating off skewers then this is the place for you. with being a big group we were looked after with our own room but long delays for food all coming out at different times somewhat distracted from the overall ambience. Food was cooked well

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Thank nzfargo
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Authentic and delicious yakitori bar, who would've thought to exist in the middle of Rotorua. The produce used was of high quality and cooked to perfection.

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Thank Diana P
TAUPO, New Zealand
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The last time I experience such sublime authentic Japanese tastes in food was when I flew ANA in the 90s from Heathrow to Japan. This restaurant is a real gem.I look forward to visiting it again in the near term

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Thank Database P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Great service, friendly staff and the food was delicious - would def recommend! Would recommend booking over a weekend, especially in school holidays.

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Thank Kylie M
Rotorua
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

What a delightful experience, I do recommend booking if you are in a hurry. You can sit and graze through countless tasty skewers or order a set menu; and as a bonus if you sit at the bar, you can watch the food being cooked. Excellent value for money. I cant wait to take out of town visitors here for... More 

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Thank Karen M
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Fantastic value for money, yummy food, pleasntly surprised at how great but inexpensive the food was.

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Thank Jacqui K
Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Not a boisterous as similar restaurants in Japan, but it is intimate, you can talk to and watch the chef, and the food is just great. What's more, very reasonably priced at around $20 per person for the food.

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Thank Dennis622014
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

An enjoyable evening, never really had Japanese before but I would definitely go again. Unique atmosphere

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Thank Aidan_2223

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 Fenton Street | Distinction Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
Description
It is situated in the distinction hotel

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