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583 Dominion Road | Auckland, Auckland Central, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
+64 9-630 4489
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (6 reviews)
“beef tataki” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (8 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
583 Dominion Road | Auckland, Auckland Central, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is the place I judge all other Japanese restaurants by, and few if any measure up. I come to this place more than any other, because I'm a huge sushi fan, the food here is the best and it's very reasonable priced, especially as...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Went for the first time for Japanese dinner after lots of recommendations from family and friends. A very small place but the service that we got from the staff there was A+++. Very polite and quick to attend when required. What can I say about...More

1  Thank Rajesh L
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with a partner who has recently been sick so could not order sushi or sashimi (raw fish). So we ordered differently to usual. Gyoza and salt and pepper squid. Plus a spicy garlic udon with beef. She had a lemon green tea and I...More

Thank G F
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Japanese food, great selection. Small setting.. great for casual meet ups. I loved it.. Scallops for entree a must and the service is as good as any Masterchef restaurant. I will be back !!

1  Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service! Great atmosphere with genuine Japanese food! Great value for money!! Love it.

1  Thank Paulo S
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This restaurant is the best. Small and compact but the food is delicious. Friendly staff and reasonably priced. You can have a good meal for under $20

1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Great service from Owner & each staff members. Friendly and so accomodating. Food presentation were very nice and very tasty. A great fusion of Japanese food with a modern twist.

1  Thank Dax2Dax
Reviewed 30 November 2016

2 of us had dinner at Banzai ofter seeing a movie at The Capitol in Balmoral. It's down the back of a little arcade a couple of minutes walk from the theater. We both had Miso Soup; entrees of Endarme Beans and Goza; mains of...More

1  Thank ruth_coley
Reviewed 14 November 2016

we love Banzai - from the micro-tonal greetings you get on arrival and departure, to the Mr Potato Head theme toys to entertain the kids ....oh and the food is always fantastic, and well priced. We have never had less than an excellent meal at...More

1  Thank Anna D
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Banzai has always had a great menu and presentation of their food is wonderful. You get to feast with your eyes before devouring delicious delight! I always love to order their chicken croquettes (they are my favourite and I always order two plates every time!)....More

1  Thank Justin J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 583 Dominion Road | Auckland, Auckland Central, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-630 4489
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