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Shop 3 - 490 Crown Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
(02) 9357 6100
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Ranked #442 of 5,321 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sun 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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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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109 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Sydney, Australia
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39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The 12-course degustation (on a Groupon voucher) is amazingly good value; We loved the spicy edamame, the salmon tartare and the sushi selection. The smoked miso king salmon and the selection of desserts were both standouts, the stuff dreams are made of. Service was friendly, efficient and unobtrusive; our water glasses never stood empty and the pacing of the courses... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We'd never really had Japanese before and found the menu a bit difficult to understand but the staff did not have a friendly and approachable attitude. We were seated right in front of the kitchen which was very hot. We did ask to be moved but it seemed like we would really be putting them out and unfortunately we could... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Purchased a Groupon deal for Tokonomo back in November 2013, for a 12 course degustation meal. They made it quite difficult to book in for the restaurant on either a Friday or Saturday night, so ended up having to book at the beginning of January for a mid March reservation. Anyhow, got to the restaurant and I must say I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I've eaten in Toko, a few times - I've taken my staff there on a couple of occasions, booked the private room and spent a decent amount of cash over the years. I've always had really good experiences, but I think the service is slipping. I took my wife there this evening 21/2./14. Here's what we got: - The food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Go for the one of the 2 degustation menus and ask for a bout! Amazing service, very creative degustation menu, great chill out music, located in the cosy surry hills!

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Additional Information about Tokonoma

Address: Shop 3 - 490 Crown Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 9357 6100
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Japanese

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