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Genji Japanese Restaurant - CLOSED

26 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good11%
  • Average16%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible40%
18 Oct 2014
“Waste of time”
17 Sep 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
26 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 October 2014

Bought a voucher off Grabone - states bookings are essential. Have left several messages on their answer phone, no call back and no one ever picks up the phone. What is the point in having a business phone if it's not used?!!! And why bother...More

Thank Hospostar
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Apart from the food arriving so fast 4 of us enjoyed the experience.Foos was good staff good would go back

Thank leelina
Reviewed 30 August 2014

We dined here with a relatively large group of people (10+) and all got a set menu for $30. At first we were served with a bowl of Miso which was expected then came the main event - the Bento Box. This comprised of 2...More

Thank foodconnisieur
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I bought a grab-a-deal for my sons birthday. It was a 7 course meal for 2 for $59, which I thought would be fantastic...the portions were very small - we didn't even get rice with the main. While the actual food tasted ok we were...More

Thank RockFern
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Got a voucher for a 7 coarse meal on Grab one and enjoyed the night. Wasn't particularly fond of the miso soup or raw fish but that's just personal preference, the prawns were amazing really delicious.

Thank Jess D
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We bought a voucher for 7 course meal at this restaurant and were very disappointed. When we arrived and confirmed our reservation, the waitress immediately did not answer and turned to talk to another person. The service was very bad, slow and almost non existent...More

3  Thank robyndiane
Reviewed 8 June 2014

We had a voucher for a family meal and were pleasantly surprised at the experience. The service was prompt and friendly and the food was good. It is not a fine dining experience, but that's not what we expected from this sort of restaurant. The...More

Thank Beano5
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Do not recommend this place Food was okay but staff need a bit more training. What really spoilt the night was the price of a soft drink, half a can for $4.50, unbelievable. Will not be back

1  Thank GM007_1
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We took out a voucher for a special meal for two at Genji. After paying online we went to all the various reviews for many restaurant reviewers. Oh my goodness! We thought...why are we going??..."awful,..overpriced....worst...very unauthentic...''etc etc etc.. We duly arrived and were shown into...More

1  Thank Jill J
Reviewed 5 May 2014

This is the worst restaurant I have ever been. Terrible food and horrible service. I won't recommend anyone of dining at this restaurant.

2  Thank Jane Y
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  • Address: 26 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
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