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Sasanoki Japanese Kitchen

26 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 6474
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bento box” (19 reviews)
“sashimi” (14 reviews)
“ramen” (13 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
26 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is worth a visit. They serve good Japanees food in a simple restaurant. You can sit on a table or go the Japanees way. The staff is friendly.

Thank Linne20175
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We followed Tripadvisor review to pick this "No.1 Asian food in town". Dinner menu requires anyone beyond age 8 to order one set course, which are $55 or up. While it was our only experience stepping into a minimum spending place in our two week...More

Thank panzano29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 of us went here for dinner and right from the start the staff were very friendly and helpful. The inside is very clean and comfortable. We had starters of Japanese Fried Chicken, Dumplings and Calamari, they were all delicious. For my main I had...More

Thank bohica-nz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip to Sasanoki and we were really pleased with the quality of the food. We ate sushi, sashimi, gyoza, oysters and chicken curry - all were delicious and service was friendly. The manager was also attentive and super welcoming. We will...More

Thank RXBassi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family was craving for Japanese dinner after many days of European fare. So we had high expectations but were ultimately disappointed with the quality of food. The pacific oysters should have been served cold but felt like it had been left in the room for...More

Thank Chong Hian L
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The food is to die for! The owners are great! Highly recommend!! Restaurant is small but cosy. All round fantastic dinning experience

Thank kimlH2786LL
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Five of us went for lunch at this place. It was very sunny and hot so my friend was holding a big bottle of soft drink walking in the restaurant. The waitress was almost yelling at us "you can not drink you own beverage!" I...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This Japanese restaurant could be your go to place for lunch if you lived nearby. From the teriyaki, to any of the noodle dishes, you can easily grab a great lunch at a very good price. If the layout/seating were a bit more luxurious or...More

Thank josef v
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Super friendly staff, all of whom are Japanese so you get an authentic meal. I had the spicy ramen and it was splendid. Really, really good and just enough spice. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We went there at lunchtime and ordered sushi. I've had a vegetarian roll and 3 pieces of Inari. The staff was very friendly and the sushi was served only a couple of minutes after we had placed our order. We were the last guests before...More

Thank OkamiCaro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 6474
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