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JFX Central

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B5/56 Scarborough Street, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland QLD 4215, Australia
+61 7 5528 1616
11:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Main Beach, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Japanese BBQ banquet is always popular with the locals. I enjoyed the beef noodles. Sashimi is always fresh. Casual dining experience but staff are always welcoming. I can't resist the glutinous rice green tea ice cream. Good for groups. Does get busy so best to book.

Thank Deessert
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I almost don't want to review JFX as it's busy now, and I fear I'll never get in. Really good food, great value, loads of choice on the menu, sake's and Japanese beers. Great for before or after the movies at Australia fair. Run by and staffed by Japanese people. Feels like you are in Japan. Love it.

Thank Donna S
Gold Coast, Australia
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favourite go to lunch spots which is also open for dinner. Quick, friendly & tasty plus very reasonably priced. You also get complimentary miso soup both when you dine in & take away. Highly recommended.

Thank MerryEatDrinkBe
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I come here alot always very nice food!! Miso soup is amazing👌👌👌 Alot to choose from and doesn't cost you an arm and leg to eat.

Thank jason210491
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Authentic good Japanese food for very reasonable prices. The Wagyu beef ribs and Gyoza were excellent.

Thank Brandon K
Gold Coast, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing but that's where it ended unfortunately. The tiles on the floor are a death trap and accident waiting to happy. It was raining outside but all the oil spitting from the BBQ onto floor made it even worse. Boxes of soft drink and rice on show in the corner. Tidy and clean this place and it... More 

Thank Scott B
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Great little place and fast service for how busy it gets good prices as well will be a regular place me and my family eat.

Thank sarah b
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Been there many, many times since 2010. Always made my day eating there. Didn't really want to share this fav eating place of mine because it is already very crowded all the time! I've tried all different rice dishes and they were all great. BBQ is awesome if you don't mind the smell on your outfit after the meal!

Thank Louis W
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

eating here is fun, delicious, economical, entertaining, social, and nurtitious! The spring rolls and gyoza just so good, miso soup yummy, and chicken thigh fillets cooked on little barbeque tender and floavoursome. I can't wait to go back :)

Thank chickeneck
Southport, Australia
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Couldnt count how many times i dropped by here when i was in Southport. Greattttt ricebowls, greattt sake, and oh as i stayed in Southport Central, my fv times would be by the rainy arvo. Sake and baby octopus. speechless

Thank novisissi13

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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 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B5/56 Scarborough Street, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland QLD 4215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5528 1616

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