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“My all time favourite place!”

Yakitori Daruma Japanese Sake Bar
Ranked #103 of 266 Restaurants in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: It's a fusion between a restaurant and a bar, Izakaya (called in Japanese) is a type of informal Japanese Gastropub with a warm atmosphere, offering authentic Japanese dishes and an unique range of Japanese drinks. Traditional Japanese food, cooked right in front of you in an open kitchen, such as Karaage Chicken, Tempura Prawn, Teriyaki Salmon, Sushi, Sashimi, Yakitori as well as Ramen and Donburi. Daruma Sake Bar Queenstown is casual place for after-work drinking and bites, kitchen is open until late!!! You must try the famous Sake Bomb (beer and sake shot), the drink menu offers a lot of different Japanese drinks including Sake, Shochu, Cocktails and Beers. Known for its excellent customer service and friendly and relaxed attitude, take a seat at Daruma Sake Bar Queenstown and get recommendations on new dishes to try or the best sake or cocktails.
Reviewed 18 April 2012

Daruma is my absolute favourite place to go, the food is amazing, the atmosphere is fun and the staff are AWESOME!! You'd be stupid to miss out on a great night at the Sake Bar and trying a Sake Bomb.

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Thank KylaZQN
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Reviewed 2 April 2012

This sake bar has a ridiculously fun atmosphere it's jovial and communal, everyone is getting involved sake bombs all around. The service here is great, the guys have a rad goofy sense of humor. Perfect for an exciting stop on a date or drinks and a bit of food with friends.

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1  Thank ryanbigcheese
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Reviewed 1 April 2012

Yakitori Daruma is a great fun night out for a group of friends. Good food,cheap prices, kooky service - what's not to like?? And of course the sake bomb!!

It has a great vibe and is a not to be missed restaurant in Queenstown. Don't go if you want a silver service experience!!!

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Thank aaspro
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Reviewed 1 March 2012

With great food, excellent staff who really love their customers to enjoy the Sake Bomb experience this is a Queenstown experience not to be missed if you're looking for a fun night out with friends. If you're peckish when you're there the food is great too!!

1  Thank Taylor635536
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Reviewed 3 February 2012

Small and quaint this place is fabulous ! Like other reviews I agree this is place feels like it has been picked up and transported from down town Tokyo! Staff friendly and efficient . Food fresh and fast out from kitchen.

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Thank sewsy
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