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Level Ground, 1 Hosking Place, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
(02) 9231 2177
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Today
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 14
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
This is my benchmark for bbq's Anywhere

I have enjoyed Suminoya many many many times, with family, with good friends, with colleagues and with businesses acquaintances and every visit is an absolute joy. Over the years in my view it just gets better and better. I don't live in Sydney and it can be a long time between visits but I'm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
Marco8Polo
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Mandalay, Myanmar
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48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Mandalay, Myanmar
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I have enjoyed Suminoya many many many times, with family, with good friends, with colleagues and with businesses acquaintances and every visit is an absolute joy. Over the years in my view it just gets better and better. I don't live in Sydney and it can be a long time between visits but I'm always greeted with a genuinely warm... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is my favourite BBQ restaurant in Sydney, a lot selection of Wagyu, Seafood, Rice Bowl, Soup, Sides, etc and Sashimi with extra cost. The wagyu its fantastic, worth the price and really recommended to come if you have a party or something like that. Better make a booking 1 day before because sometimes its always full.

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This place always reminds me of the yakinuki places I visited in Japan - it is pretty close to the real deal. Basically a self cook BBQ on your table - been here a few times and never disappointed - but make a booking as it fills up fast!

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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

we've been coming here for several times. And last 2 visits we had the worst experience ever. The waitress was so bad. We sai we wanted to order but she said 'just a moment' but never came back to us. When we complained to the manager, the manager said 'sorry' but with the worst attitude ever!!! Will not definitely come... More 

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This place is a little gem hidden on a narrow lane off Castlereagh Street. We came here on recommendation from a friend, and were not disappointed! Opting for the buffet, we ate to our heart's content in probably the best BBQ experience I've ever had. The staff were pleasant, despite what seemed like endless ordering from our group. We went... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Nice food, slow bringing it out - we ordered the BBQ so your effectively cooking it yourself so should come out quickly.?? Won't let you order the same thing on the BBQ menu twice....strange rule.!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Make sure you order the wagyu. It's worth the price. Overall it is not too expensive for what you get. We went back twice in a week. Should definitely try!

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Food is fresh. Must try beef tongue. Staff is also very helpful and respond really quick. certainly will go again.

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went here to catch up with a long time friend that I hadn't seen for a while. Usually, BBQ places tend to be a bit loud but the environment was very reserved and it was easy to engage in conversation because of this. Food was great and was excellent value for money. If one improvement can be suggested, a minor... More 

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sydney
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

I've been a longtime customer for many years and have always returned for their beef tongue and beef harami, meat is always juicy and tender. Also their seafood salad is highly recommended. One hour order time is more than enough. Charcoal fire gives the food that extra kick. Staff is attentive and doesnt give you the dirty look if you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Level Ground, 1 Hosking Place, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: (02) 9231 2177

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?