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Tokonoma

Shop 3 - 490 Crown Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
(02) 9357 6100
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Ranked #469 of 5,185 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

We dined here on a Groupon Voucher the food was average very small portions and we had the smallest table extremely close to other couples either side, the table was so small we did not have room to put all the food and drinks. The Restaurant is very dark and uninviting...the staff are stiff and unfriendly. When we were asked... More

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

I used to dine here all the time. And I saw some grilled vegetables sent out of the kitchen burnt. So I never ordered them. Now the lamb cutlets that I loved so much are burnt and overcooked. I sent them back and the replacement turned out a bit burnt outside raw inside. The smoked miso king salmon turned up... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Had a great meal here on a recent trip to Sydney. The food was amazing - stand out dishes were the spicy maguro maki (tuna rolls) and the wagyu steak. The food was full of very clean flavours and extremely tasty. The decor is gorgeous, lots of wood and interesting lighting. Ambiance was good (albeit maybe a little loud) and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We dined here on a degustation menu with a Groupon voucher given as a gift. The food was undeniably great and unique, but as most expect, dining out is as much about the experience as it is about the food. And on this aspect I give it a thumbs down. I found the venue very sterile and lacked any warmth.... More

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wollongong
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

On this occasion we used a groupon voucher for a set course dinner on a Friday night. On arrival the host was possibly the most bubbly and friendly person I have ever come across in all my restaurant visits, however, the food was timed terribly with lengthy delays then at one point we had 3 dishes on our table at... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I bought a groupon voucher to have dinner there with my family, $50 per head. Total 4 person. The dinning experience is quite disppointed. The restaurant is dark and noisy. Again the service is not up to standard. All the courses came in small plates/bowls. I was not expecting such low value of group voucher. To us, it was not... More

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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I bought a groupon voucher to have dinner there with my friend, $50 per head. To make a booking for Thursday or Friday was so difficult that I ended up choosing Wednesday. With $50, I was expecting sashimi and good quantity of food. However, all the courses came in small plates/bowls and there was not even a single piece of... More

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Blue mountains
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

What an amazing restaurant one of Sydney's best. Food is to die for with amazing flavor combinations and always something a little different to challenge the taste buds. The service was also great quick and informative. Must try some of there cocktails as they are also special.

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Sydney
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My friend and I dined at Tokonoma on a Wednesday night using a Groupon voucher for a 12 course tasting menu. The food was delicious and the service was friendly and reasonably prompt. I will definitely be returning to Tokonoma; the food is just too good!

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Sydney, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I was really looking forward to going to this place as I had heard so many good reviews from friends, but I was disappointed with the food. It was beautifully presented but there was very little flavour with any of the dishes. Also many of the dishes had extremely cheap ingredients. For example one dish was only 2 skewers, each... More

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