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Etsu Izakaya

2440 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
+61 7 5526 0944
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2440 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just finding where Etsu is located is an experience.... a hole in the wall restaurant which you enter through a wooden sliding door with no signs there's even a little slice of Japan inside. Etsu is dimly lit with the well stocked bar and (good...More

Thank emmajade15
Reviewed 3 days ago

hidden gem in mermaid beach, food is extremely fresh and service is pretty good. only let down is the $60 wagyu beef and the chocolate fondant with whisky ice cream was extremely disappointing. that's why i have given 4 stars

Thank mbenz7007
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's been a long time since I've had a meal this good on the GC. Wow! The flavours- exceptional The choice - loads but not too difficult to break down. The service - top level n very well versed The atmosphere - cool jazzy buzz...More

Thank NicalSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here in a Friday night..they get so many things right! A last minute booking for 8:15, seated at the bar..so mad interaction with our waiter, amazing food and great atmosphere. Highly recommend and a must. Don't go by my pics, it was dark...More

Thank kutzymora
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Thursday night. Very busy and obviously a happening place. Food was very good and service efficient We had the $85 degustation which was very enjoyable but not great value for your hard earned dollar We also found the venue noisy but...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited after some great recommendations. The food was fantastic and the service was great, the only let down is that the live band is so loud you can't even hear yourself think.

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my all time favorite spot on the Gold Coast! You wouldn't know it was there by walking or driving past you open a plain white door and walk into something amazing. The food here is always on point and service superb. The tuna...More

Thank anatravelling1993
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just awesome.... great authentic experience with quality food at good prices. We spend some time in Japan, as do the owners I believe, and it is evident that they have learned well from arguably the best cuisine in the world.

Thank Pete W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the hidden and understated entry as a starting point through to the absolutely stunning presentation and taste of the food. This place ticks all the boxes when it comes to the wow factor!

Thank Joshua P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I lived on the Coast for 20 years but only just recently moved to Mermaid. We decided to try Etsu since most of our friends are raving about the place in a hope it will become our new favourite neighbourhood place to...More

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
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17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2440 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Mermaid Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5526 0944
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