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135 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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444 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I am glad to have popped in here for the bento box. We ordered 4 different bentos ... all were good ... tastewise and pricewise! And so were the quantity! This place was packed with the lunch crowd plus there was a constant flow of customers coming in for takeaways. Highly recommended!

Thank HotEarth
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love the chicken karage bento box and my husband's favourite is katsu curry. Never been disappointing in the quality and taste of food from here. The ambiance is nice with light music.

Thank Adra_NZ
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here three times because the food is good along with the price. Drinks are expensive but you can bring your on bottle for a $5 corkage fee. If you like Japanese food don't miss this.

Thank hbcounter
Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic customer service, very polite and attentive waiter, and even better food!! The price is also very good for the large portions they serve!! Definitely recommend.

Thank Vishant S
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We had sushi rolls, tempura and a beef platter. Seriously good. Service efficient. Busy at dinner, make a reservation.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Tel Aviv, Israel
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149 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food at very reasonable prices. We have been in hundreds of Japanese restaurants and The Jitsu has been on of the best. Fresh fish creative dishes and 10 out of 10 for service.

Thank a h
Dunedin, New Zealand
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Always have great food here that is well priced. It is often a request from my partner to go here. Great place to have a byo with a group of friends.

Thank southerncityslicker
Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and staff always nice, considering the location right in the heart of town the prices are reasonable.

Thank japan74mx
Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It's often hard to get a table here at lunchtime table here - and for good reason. The Bento boxes are great and the seafood udon is delicious.

Thank nickipix
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The food was quick, delicious and affordable. the staff were attentive and polite. Would recommend this place

Thank May_hem22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: 6434701155

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