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490 Crown Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9357 6100
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Ranked #75 of 5,382 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $39
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Toko Restaurant, located in the heart of Surry Hills, Sydney's premier dining precinct, offers diners the chance to experience the informal style of Japanese "izakaya" dining. Combined with Australia's world renowned fresh produce and complimented by stunning contemporary design, the Toko dining experience lasts long after diners have left the restaurant.
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English first
Sydney, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

If you're up for some great Japanese with a trendy cool vibe yet not loud this is place to go! It is pricey, but very very good!!! It's been opened for some years now, but the quality is consistently great! Sashimi is just right temperature, firmness and super fresh and scollop dishes are to die for for! Cocktails are also... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We chose Toko for our Xmas party recently and it was wonderful. Shared plates, lots of choice, great service, good selection. Food presentation was second to none and the cocktail list was fun and varied. Cost effective and the communal tables are a great way to see many food plates arrive and help with your own selection. One thing I... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

awesomely presented food, and delicious. desserts were a pleasant surprise. service is excellent. cannot fault this restaurant.

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Sydney, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The vibe and the cocktails were pretty cool. I had one with fairy floss on the top so that was exciting. The food was nice, tapas-style portions, however, it was quite pricey so we left still a bit hungry. If you want to try it for a new experience i recommend, but if you're very hungry and want big portions... More 

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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

"The best Japanese food I have ever eaten" was the quote I remember saying when I walked out of this restaurant! The food was just simply amazing and very fresh.The service is friendly and fast, the atmosphere is perfect with dim lighting, plenty of people and a real good vibe feel about the place. Busy all nights so plan ahead!

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

love chepa mondays wooohoooo. YUm yum yum i love getting my monday sushi fix. Either im getting hungrie or are the serving portions getting smaller? Still yum though.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Been there several times. The Sushi is good as well is the variety. The only downer is the fact that the kitchen smell sometimes is a bit much. Certainly a good place for Sushi.

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Adelaide, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Second time to Toko. First time was earlier this year when we stumbled in after a tour of the local watering holes. At that time we thought it was great but really at that stage of the night hungry jacks would've tasted superb. So we thought we would give it a second shot and this time sober to do it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Went to Toko for a dinner date and everything about Toko is amazing!! From the service to the food to the atmosphere.. love this place!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Every time I come the good is flawless. Our bill is never more that $30 including a glass of wine. No wonder this place has been around for nearly 15 years!! Go Toko!!

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Additional Information about Toko

Address: 490 Crown Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9357 6100
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 39
Cuisine: Japanese

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