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Shogun Japanese Restaurant

70 Bunda Street, Canberra 2601, Australia
(02) 6248 8888
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Ranked #458 of 780 Restaurants in Canberra
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 8, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We had a big day at the snow and was looking for somewhere nice to eat. I feel like eating rice so I took my family to this restaurant. We were so high and happy after a fantastic day at the snow. But our luck has run out. The waitress was so rude! Sneering all the time. We actually feel... More

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Canberra, Australia
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58 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Surprised the wife here with some friends for her birthday and we booked in for the Teppenyaki. Firstly the atmosphere was ok bit the restaurant could be a little more uplifting in this respect. Service was quite good although they did forget our desserts but quickly responded when they discovered they had overlooked the desserts. We ordered the Kuki course... More

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Mitry Mory
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

For lunch the bento formula is ok. With a drink it's around $20 and you enjoy a good meal. If this is not one of the best japanese in Canberra it's convenient.

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Canberra, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

It was horrible. I ordered teriyaki duck and it was over cooked and burnt. Told the waitress and when we went to pay and the owners didn't care. DO NOT GO THERE. Unsure why this place is still operating, over priced for what you get.

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Canberra, Australia
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41 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

It has been many years since I last dined at this restaurant (I am thinking at least 20 years). It used to be one of only 2 Japanese restaurants in Canberra, and I remember being blown away by the whole concept of Japanese food. Thankfully, Canberra's food scene has evolved enormously over the years, but I don't think that Shogun... More

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I ate here many years ago and it was truely fine taste... nevertheless it was too expensive for a highschool student. Came back here again not long ago with a colleague for lunch for Bento. Everything was good except of our Tuna. It was clearly off, the colour had turned brown, it was slimy and doesnt smell too nice either.... More

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Canberra, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

Anyone who says this place serves 'authentic, delicious food' has never been to japan, or eaten in a true Japanese restaurant. The beef smelt rotten, the sashimi was days old and overall it tasted terrible. There are many more better places out there - iori, tasuke in the city, wasabi in manuka and Dickson, kokoro in gungahlin.

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Canberra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Love the food and gives you the authentic Japanese feeling. Great staff and entertaining teppanyaki.

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

This is a longtime Canberra favourite. Overlooking Garema Square this authentic Japanese teppanyaki restaurant offers excellent quality food and service at reasonable (by Japanese restaurant standards) prices. You can choose to sit at the teppanyaki table and be entertained by the chef or sit at a number of traditional floor tables where you sit on the floor and select from... More

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

The food was very nice although maybe a little pricey for what you get! We had the tepinyaki menu with seafood and we only got one king prawn, the chef is very entertaining and overall the food was tasty!

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