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Kushi Japanese Restaurant

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22 Durham St West | Shop A Ground Floor, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
64 09 368 4000
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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215 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited this place with my family and the dishes were huge. The food was delicious and prices were reasonable.

Thank andremodesto
Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What more can I say. Visiting Auckland for 3 nights we decided to make one of those a Japanese dinner. Chose this resturaunt based on reviews on trip advisor. Walking down the city lane my wife had reservations it was going to be a dive. It was anything but. It's got a cool vibe. We were seated at a booth... More 

Thank Semisential
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stumbled across it by accident and glad we did. Great food with very funky decor. One had a tempura dish and the other lamb and both were excellent.

Thank Russ B
London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I was keen to have some fairly authentic Japanese food whilst in New Zealand but as we had already had two weeks of non-stop eating out (including some v expensive places) I was looking for good value as much as anything else. The reviews on this site for Kushi helped me make up my mind... so off we went at... More 

Thank emjay1968
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76 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here for an early evening dinner and we couldn't fault it. We had sashimi, nigiri and tempura with a bottle of sake - and everything was delicious and tasted sooooooo fresh. The staff are really nice too. You really are spoilt for choice for sushi in Auckland but this place is definitely worth a try. I would guess that... More 

Thank walsined
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant as we were staying nearby. The staff were so friendly immediately from arrival until we left. Food was very tasty, we would definitely return again.

Thank Johan176
Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We have been here a few times and have always been satisfied with the food and service. We always get to the set meal with only two of us. Last Friday, we went back there again to celebrate my husband's birthday with family. This time we finally got to try the alacart dishes. We had the agedashi tofu, cheese kushi... More 

Thank Wlgdoremon
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very good Japanese restaueant. We ordered the dinner sers salmon and beef and both were excellent. The staff was very friendly. The only strange thing was the choice if music. Kinda dancemusic which is a strange combination with Japanese food. But as it was not too loud it did not matter too much.

Thank I P
Umina Beach, Australia
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Honestly, if I lived in Auckland I would have been back already. It’s one of those places you could walk past and not give a second thought, however the restaurant is larger than it looks from the outside and it’s much, much nicer than it looks from photos I had seen online. The staff were delightful and the menu offered... More 

Thank NotMeantToFlyEconomy
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Fanatic food, great value. It's abit tucked away but was across the street from our hotel. Large portions we orders a few different things. Will be returning again when we are next in Auckland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$33
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Durham St West | Shop A Ground Floor, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 64 09 368 4000
Please come and enjoy our great atmosphere & great food. Kushi Japanese Kitchen & Bar officially opened on 2nd Dec 2011, serving authentic Japanese cuisine including sushi, Yakitori, Tepanyaki, Sashimi and more.

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