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“Great food, average service”
Review of Toraya Japanese Restaurant - CLOSED

Toraya Japanese Restaurant
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Interesting paradox. Excellent food and good value. Have tried most of the menu and all good. Service is average at best. Having to ask for water, wine glasses, even someone to take an order, is tiresome and unnecessary. Also, a bland canteen like atmosphere.

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Thank Simon N
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Reviewed 6 March 2014

Neatly tucked away in a corner of the food court in Mandarin Center in Chatswood, I've had the chance to eat there some years ago. Went back today for lunch and I wasn't disappointed. They have a wide range of donburi dishes to choose from as well as set lunch meals. Their gyoza, though fried and not steamed, was very tasty.Tried their mackerel, gyudon and tempura. Place is bright, staff very helpful. All in all, a nice place to eat.

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Thank Jeff Y
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

YThis place is buried on top of the food court in Mandarin centerer. The sashimi is fresh and at reasonable size. This is a family restaurant if you don't want food court environment.

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Thank Uncle_Vin
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Reviewed 21 August 2012

Their lunch time set menus are the best on the north shore and the dinner is great value. Portions are big and better than average price. Real Japanese people seem to run the restaurant. Worth a try and I'm sure you will go back...we do.

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Thank welovedumpling
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Reviewed 12 October 2011

We go to Toraya very often. The staff are extremely friendly and you don't have to wait long for the food to arive. Their portions are also generous and quite cheap for how much they give us. I found that if there are any children, they can order the kid's menu. The sashimi is fresh and the tempura is tasty. This place is wonderful for a family and i recommend people to go there instead of the other surrounding normal food court takeouts :)

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Thank YummyInMyTummy23
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