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Level 1, 78-86 Harbour St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9212 6068
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Ranked #521 of 5,297 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $10 - $20
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Wed 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Summer Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Me and my boyfriend decided to try Wagaya while staying in the city over the weekend. We've been to the one in Newtown a couple of times and the foods always been good there. However the experience we had at the city store was less then impressive. We arrived around 9pm and they didnt seem overly thrilled by the fact... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Wagaya is a lovely Japanese restaurant in the heart of the tourist district of Darling Harbour. The restaurant itself is lovely with nice a nice ambiance and we were seated in a large booth with privacy screens making it a great place for conversation which is fairly unique for Japanese restaurants here. Food is ordered using a touchscreen device at... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The menu for Wagaya is on a little touch screen on the wall next your table with an image and price for each item. You could easily over order on the meals so be careful and take your time. The food comes out relatively quickly so you can pace yourself. Everything tastes great and there's a big selection. Getting into... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The food here is terrific. Not your usual sushi/sashimi. Lots of interesting hot food and different sushi rolls. It's very reasonably priced, too. We've never spent more than $110 between two of us, even with loads of sake on the bill! It can get booked out on Friday/Saturday so you need to book. Other nights we have just walked in,... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

One of my favorite sushi places in Sydney comes with a certain high tech Japanese feel to it with the electronic menus. Service has always been quick and efficient even when they seem to have a full house.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Had a lovely dinner at Wagaya. They know how to make sushi. It all tastes great and we also liked the meat options. The whole concept is also very good. Ordering via tablet and being able to do and see everything you ordered and the costs is really great. Would recommend this place. Eventhough we did not have a lot... More 

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

we love this place and always have friends parties here. Its welcoming, drinks and food are excellent and reasonabley priced! its always full, so better make reservations before just in case if you get disappointed

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Apparently they don't take bookings but was asked if I had one when we arrived. Never mind when we finally did get a table (worth arriving early if it's Friday or Saturday night) it was great fun. We scoured the menu and then made our selection and in no time at all the delicious food arrived. Great fun and reasonably... More 

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Anaheim, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Been there last Saturday evening for a birthday dinner, Great location, easy to find and get there by public transport or car, Saturday night was hard to find a parking spot around on surrounding street, nearby carpark is full by 7:00pm, coz it's in the vicinity of Sydney Chinatown, distant walking or public transport is recommended. No lift to the... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Surroundings: Slightly industrial, awesome warehouse vibe, low and calm lighting, private seating, dark and cool surfaces. Great location, easy to get to. Service: Electronic menu, you don't have to try and flag an attendant, fast and accurate waiters - the set up of the ordering system changes up the restaurant experience, and I found it led me to focus more... More 

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Additional Information about Wagaya

Address: Level 1, 78-86 Harbour St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9212 6068
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Asian, Japanese

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