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158 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 1354
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really loved this place! I had the salmon/avacado sushi and the salmon salad. Really good! Fresh salmon and really good sushi!

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Thank aavbg
Churton Park
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a beautiful miso ramen with pork and soft egg- absolutely Delish. The bento box tempura vegetarian was large and the tofu steak which was deep fried with teriyaki sauce with rice was very tasty. The matcha green tea cold drink is always a winner. Quick service and great food with very reasonable prices.

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Thank Cynthia N
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was gorgeous, very fresh. Definitely would recommend having the sushi. Also had gyoza and a couple of noodle dishes. All very tasty. Staff were friendly with fast and attentive service. Would definitely return.

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Thank Johan176
Hobart, Australia
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here with my husband and a colleague for a late dinner on a Sunday. My husband had the okonomiyaki and I had a vegetarian bento box. My colleague had a curry with rice, which was a massive plate of food! The bento box was excellent. Every component of it was prepared with care, both in the presentation and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff. We were served very quickly and the food was amazing. Very nice atmosphere. I had bento bowl C. The eel as well as everything else in it was perfect.

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Thank rtemead
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

We spent a weekend in Wellington 2 weeks ago and were recommended this restaurant by the Hotel - Willis Wellington Hotel. We were not disappointed! Food is great and fresh. Staff is very friendly and welcoming. A must try on Cuba Street!

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Thank nzpro2012
Sacramento
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

The fish was very fresh and tasty. Service was good. We really enjoyed the food, a cold beer and some sake. Glad we got in when we did, it was packed by the time we left. It's not cheap, my wife and I dropped $100 but it was a good meal and we enjoyed it.

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Thank NorcalGSP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We traveled Japan just before arriving in Wellington and the salmon sashimi gives it a run for its money. Great spot!

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Thank Katie T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is one of the tasty Japanese restuarants in Wellington. It has a wide range of good taste menus. Bento set is valued for a price. Chicken-spicy ramen is recommended!

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

In the Cuba St district early on a Saturday evening and trying to find somewhere to eat with the two kids aged 16 & 8. Origami was a great choice. Not pretentious so we felt comfortable and the food was pretty tasty. There was a great range of dishes that catered for the range of tastes in the family. Only... More 

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Thank Deirdre S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$17
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 1354

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