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Sakimoto Japanese Restaurant

Cathedral Junction 107-121 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-379 0652
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (28 reviews)
“tempura” (18 reviews)
“tataki” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cathedral Junction 107-121 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're craving for sushi, sakimoto will surely satisfy you. Place is tidy and food are fresh! Double salmon sushi and unagi with tamago roll is a must try!

Thank Allan D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What I had and what I'd recommend: *Deep Fried Tofu - Great *Double Salmon Rolls - Lovely *Tempura Vegetable - Perfect *Angus Beef Tataki - Great *Pork Belly - Great *Panna Cotta - Lovely *Salmon w/ Miso - Ok/Good (Could infuse additional flavour) What I...More

Thank Calvin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sakimoto in the central city offers great food in a typical minimalistic environment. The staff are friendly and attentive and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank peterrJ7894OV
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Looks like a cafeteria, serves high quality food at a very reasonable price. Quick and efficient service, healthy and delicious- also BYO - what more could you want?

Thank kiwihilz
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Out of the numerous Japanese places within the city centre, here is one that feels - and tastes - authentic. Great menu, we've never been disappointed by the quality

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The place doesn't look like much from outside but it is always busy. We were staying nearby and lucked out to get the last two seats. Prices were reasonable and the food was tasty. I thought the beer was a little expensive but it was...More

Thank TristanEF
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

After a long game of cricket against West Indies U19, a couple of us teammates decided to have a nice desert at Sakimoto Japanese, we decided to have the matcha pudding. It was a burst of flavor, nothing like I’ve ever had before. The service...More

Thank AmanGandhi
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Wow, this place was such a pleasant surprise. We stumbled upon this place after following a crowd of tourists into Cathedral Junction. My husband and I have had a lot of Japanese food and this place would easily make it onto my top Japanese places...More

Thank 331travelbug
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The food selection was not huge but I had a crispy salad, tempura prawn and avocado roll, oysters, and green tea ice cream which hit the spot. It seems to be a popular place without a lot of seating inside and many customers sat outside,...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 13 April 2018

My son and I went for dinner at Sakimoto Restaurant last night. We had edamame, grilled squid angus beef tataki assorted sashimi Grilled whitebait (which was a special) and prawn and mayo rolls which I think wer the standout dish of the night. The grilled...More

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Chengling C
4 October 2016|
Response from Nelcums | Reviewed this property |
Sakimoto Japanese Bistro have a great Facebook page which states Hours of operation: Mon - Sat 12.00pm - 2.30pm and 5.30pm - 9.00pm. Closed Sundays Their menu with prices is available to view on Zomato
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cathedral Junction 107-121 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-379 0652
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