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Kyo-Ya Japanese Restaurant

426 Lake Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
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Ranked #10 of 42 Restaurants in Takapuna
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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103 reviews 103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Stopped in for an impromptu meal with friends. Received an extremely cheerful greeting from the staff - quite a nice touch. Menu is fairly standard fare, as you would expect from a typical Japanese restaurant. Prices were very reasonable, our food was well presented and very tasty. Service was fast and efficient This is a modestly priced restaurant, ideal to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I went there with my friend with my friend. I really enjoy their food and environment! I ordered sushi and scallops! I will come back again!

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Mandurah, Australia
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191 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

A great favourite with the locals. The food is so fresh and delicious. Service excellent. Prawns and vegetables in tempura batter and sizzling steak etc. reasonable wine/beer prices and also BYO. Best to book as very popular.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This place is a favourite of my wife and one of her friends, but this was my first visit. I can now see why they like it so much! Not an over-decorated theme restaurant, but a nice casual Japanese experience where the food is fresh and perfectly cooked. Presentation is something special too. The sushi and sashimi were like they... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We had the most wonderful lunch at this restaurant. Having not visited for a while, we had forgotten just how good it is! My tempura was perfectly crisp and not too oily, and my husbands tonkatsu was very tender and well cooked. The dishes are very authentic, well balanced, on par with mid-range restaurants in Japan. This restaurant is in... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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158 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Sushi was good. Menu was very basic and simple. I thought prices were high. Presentation and fish were good, but not great.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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109 reviews 109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We have eaten their before n enjoyed our meal. We decided to do a takeout to take to the beach. The chicken don was terribly. Both meals has greasy chicken no sauce cold misu n then because it was dinner the price nearly doubled,overpriced with most if meal going to the birds

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Mandurah, Australia
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191 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Kyo-Ya is a very popular small Japanese restaurant in Takapuna on Auckland's North Shore. Delicious freshly cooked meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We had a memorable meal with excellent service and will return if we are in the area. We each had the $50 special and was a really varied presentation of looks and taste

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Great little restaurant with nice portion sizes. Not too pricey and excellent service. The menu was slighly confusing bu the food the great.

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Additional Information about Kyo-Ya Japanese Restaurant

Address: 426 Lake Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Takapuna
Cuisine: Japanese

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