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At Tonys Japanese Restaurant

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85 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Nelson, New Zealand
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222 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't been to Tony's restaurant for many years as we live out of town. It was a lovely surprise to find Tony still there and doing what he and his team do so well. The food is exceptional, the service friendly and welcoming. This was a lovely dining experience and we took along our 80 year old mum who had... More 

Thank kiwisolargal
Devonport, Australia
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As can be seen in the photo of the flame , a good thumbs up for this restaurant. Food was good , service was friendly, and chefs were entertaining. Well worth the effort to get along here for a good feed with friends.

Thank DaveFromDevonport
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot wait to go back! The staff where super friendly. I loved watching the chef make the food! The chicken was the best I have ever had.

Thank Gina L
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

At the time of booking we were not advised that a set menu was to be had on Valentines day so on arrival we were very surprised, but by this time was too late to go anywhere else, we viewed the $140 for two menu which was very limited and offered no choice. While the food was delicious we were... More 

Thank 22hilarys
Christchurch, New Zealand
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119 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

With a few large groups in the place the Teppanyaki area was very noisy and tables that we sat at were a little crammed in. Found the food average compared to previous visits with very small servings, particularly the veges. Service was slow (no smiling staff) and often just warm food. May give them a miss from here on,as they... More 

Thank Steve M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

What a great group experience this place was. Food was really delicious and service was great! Highly recommend this place for a date or as a group!

Thank Joe J
Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

The service was lacking - get your own water jug and then be prepared to get more yourself. Cheap (not really) and cheerful, I guess.

Thank torijane2015
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

i ordered the sushi like i got regrets bruh that sushi was so small omg. Plus seriously booked place for 8:30 got seated at 9:30 1 hour dude that aint cool. Waiter was giving me evil eye like bruh i got enough problems. But the chef cooking in front of table were cool dude i would give them 5 stars... More 

Thank Snobzz
Brighton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Everyone at our table was happy with their food. It was well cooked and the portions were enormous. The appetiser in particular was delicious, but the sashimi was a little fibrous in parts. The set menus take the stress out of ordering, which is handy. Everything is written in Japanese, with an English glossary on the back, so one is... More 

Thank William G
Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Birthday dinner experience for our daughter - full on teppanyaki. She loved it! Good service, good food, good atmosphere

Thank RJD58

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 341-6608

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