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Jizo Japanese Cafe and Bar

56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-479 2692
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (46 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We were a group of ten with limited time so we called first to make sure they could accommodate us. They wouldn't take a reservation but said they wouldn't be too busy at that time so we could just turn up. I asked if we...More

1  Thank SouthernDuo
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This place is busy! Not sure if it was this particular Tuesday night or not, but the place was humming. You need to make your selections and order at the counter. Service is prompt and the prices are good. Food tasty and value for money....More

Thank GymJunkie66
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

As soon as he brought my sushi from the kitchen, it smelled amazing and had generous amounts of salmon in the sushi. perfect rice and nori, amazing presentation and great value for great food. Wonderful staff.

Thank Maddy S
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Enjoyed Jizo! Something a little different but great food great feel and would definitely come back again when we're back in Dunedin

Thank AlessaJones212
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This place can get very busy (and will feel very cramped when it does). However it is one of the better restaurants I have been to. You normally just go in grab yourself a menu and a table (you will not be waited on). Once...More

Thank ThaliaWilkin
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Have been to Jizo several times, but after yesterday's experience, we will never be back. The restaurant was packed ahead of the rugby game, and the staff were frantic. They got one of our dishes wrong and proceeded to make us pay extra to get...More

1  Thank canwi
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

I came to this restaurant at 6:00pm on a Thursday yes it was busy but for a place where you have to order and get your own cutlery you'd think they would have the delivering your food bit correct. Except for all our meals came...More

1  Thank Talitha00
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Came into the restaurant expecting standard localized Japanese food, which based on the dishes I saw others eat seems about right. However, we never even had the chance to sit down. The "hostess" asked for our party size and said it would take 5-10 minutes....More

1  Thank Erica C
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

I have dined at Jizo countless times! It is consistently good and affordable. However, the food has been somewhat localized to suit kiwi tastes but they do it well. If you want some good affordable Japanese food, and don't mind ordering at the counter, check...More

Thank Aghtooke
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Eaten here quite a few times - sometimes its good sometimes not so much - avoid the teriyaki chicken - thats horrid in here! The rest of its quite nice!

Thank Waikouaiti
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-479 2692
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