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Sasanoki Japanese Kitchen

26 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 6474
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bento box” (19 reviews)
“sashimi” (13 reviews)
“ramen” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
26 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The assorted tempura was delicious walked down with great sake. Take time to understand all the menu options before ordering so as to not miss some great possibilities.

Thank FrankJosephV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Look this is wanaka not Japan. So to some reviewers have unrealistic expectations. It's small it's clean and what they produce is fresh and good. If you need a Japanese hit this is a must. Always good, always consistent could be in Nozawa Onsen!

Thank Rm1268
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place and come hear often for a lovely inexpensive lunch or a family meal with the kids. Great atmosphere, fantastic food and fab sake!

Thank nicolasK2706TP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this restaurant last time and again it did not disappoint. Bruno was a real character looking after us very well and the food was fabulous too. We will def be back! Be sure to book as only a small place.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One if the best Japanese restaurants I have been too, comparable with places I have eaten in Japan. Sake tasting recommended even if just for the talk that comes with it - we all learned a lot. Highly recommend this place - it is small...More

Thank Rdnkh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after a days skiing and were ravenous. The food didn't disappoint everything we had was good and we left feeling full. The restaurant has a great atmosphere but is small so it's best to book or you might miss out.

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 730 with large group of 12...service was very slow, waitress v good at trying to get the order right which she finally did... meals took an hour and a half to arrive! Chicken bento boxes not great but salmon one amazing.

Thank kim h
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Quick family dinner early on a Monday. Was wanting to like this place more than I did. Staff friendly but food pretty average and we eat Japanese a lot. Food came out quickly and we were in and out within the hour so that was...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Having travelled to Japan we were very surprised to find this small authentic Japanese restaurant in Wanaka. We had a great vegetarian bento box and vegetarian ramen, accompanied by a lovely local white wine. It's a very small space - recommend calling ahead to book...More

Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Returned here 3 of 5 nights in Wanaka. Friendly, relaxed atmosphere clearly favoured by locals. Lovely food. Great gyoza.

Thank Marie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 6474
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