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Rocks Teppanyaki

#1,646 of 4,135 Restaurants in Sydney
#1,815 of 4,547 Places to Eat in Sydney
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176 Cumberland St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
(02) 9250 6020
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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My partner and I went here for my birthday dinner. I have never been to a teppanyaki restaurant before so was excited to see what it had to offer. If you want a classic teppanyaki restaurant do not come here as this is definitely your fancy, high-end type of teppanyaki. The food is absolutely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
alysha4
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We got a scoopon for this teppanyaki and it was a very good deal. The lobster tail and Wagyu Beef where superb. The only issue during the winter will be window open. If the window is closed because the cold weather outside, the smoke will bounce back to you. Apart from that, it was spectacular!

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We tried the 6 course "Autumn on the Rocks" degustation menu on a Friday night. Service was excellent as was the food. The first course consisted of the "Flaming Number One Special" which consisted of crab salad with avocado wrapped in Hiramasa kingfish and flamed on the teppan" - it was delicious. This was followed by the Parmesan scallop, calamari... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

So disappointed. Set menus very restricted and you can not change around at all. Not child friendly at all. Waited for an hour for service and then whole meal came within 1/2 hour!!! Was not a dining experience at all and food was quite flavourless. Asked them to call taxi at end and refused. Def wo't be going back again!

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My partner and I went here for my birthday dinner. I have never been to a teppanyaki restaurant before so was excited to see what it had to offer. If you want a classic teppanyaki restaurant do not come here as this is definitely your fancy, high-end type of teppanyaki. The food is absolutely amazing though! We had a 6-7... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

If catching egg or having a bowl of rice to the face isn't your thing then the Rocks Teppanyaki is your go to teppan experience. We got a voucher with groupon for a great price and the dining experience was pleasant overall. The staff were friendly and our chef was highly skilled and enthusiastic. The food was cooked nicely and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I am very disappointed with the service. I have always thought that services in Australia will be great - friendly people and very accommodating. They won't let us share a meal until after I told them that my mother has a condition. They even took the sauce out of my mom's table. Did not enjoy it at all

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

If you come to this restaurant wanting the food throwing and the entertainment of the chef, you will be disappointed. Traditional Teppanyaki, excellent food, huge servings and moth watering seafood! Come here for the food, go to a Hawaiian Teppanyaki for the food throwing and entertainment.

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Melbourne, Australia
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215 reviews 215 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

This place was at one stage a great place for a meal and I always looked forward to a return visit. I did so tonight and all I can say is that I don't think I will be back again. Staff could not be found to serve us......our cooker broke down and the food .......was very disappointing. I don't know... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

It was very disappointing overall. Dined at this place on Friday, 13 February 2015. I had read positive reviews of this restaurant being an award winning dining experience. Considering the price per person, I would have expected to receive exceptional food and service. We had to return 3 dishes to the chef, as they were not cook to our request.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

We came at 8.45, we had to Wait for other people to come before we started... And that was at 9:30... Food was not cooked too well. Our seafood was overlooked (lobster and prawns). The only thing that we enjoyed was the sorbet.. Which was meant to clean our palate. The whole course was a big dissapointment. If you want... More 

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Additional Information about Rocks Teppanyaki

Address: 176 Cumberland St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 9250 6020
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Japanese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 176 Cumberland St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: (02) 9250 6020

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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