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Nakashima

7 Cambridge St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
9241-1364
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Ranked #104 of 5,235 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Adelaide, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Lived up to the reviews. Ordered green salad and the sushi/sashimi combo. Both we very good. Portions very generous. I'll be back here for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Seriously good food. I had no idea why aubergine existed on the planet until I visited this place. Unbelievable, best egg plant dish ever.

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Caloundra, Australia
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239 reviews 239 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

It was refreshing to be seated at a restaurant with staff that really wanted to be there. You could just tell they were proud of their restaurant, and so they should be. The service is quick, the food was excellent and the atmosphere was great. I was not sure about the size of the meal I wanted, and the staff... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

A small restuarant in the back streets. Menu has lots to choose from and is priced well. Food is very tasty. Definately try the eggplant.!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Nakashima is a hidden gem japanese resto in Sydney! It's a busy little restaurant hidden in the laneway. I came to Nakashima for dinner with 5 other friends. The resto is quite small and not very appealing in terms of decoration, just a small casual Japanese restaurant. We ordered miso soup, pork maki, sukiyaki, wafuu steak, teriyaki chicken + steamed... More

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Barneveld, The Netherlands
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Today already the second time with Nakashima, it is small not a really appealing exterior, but they have a terras and good food offering very good value for their money. This is a hidden Gem We were there with some colleagues, if you want to invite your customer I would recommend another restaurant to inmpress them, but if you know... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Went here on a Friday night, recommend you book as diners without bookings were turned away. The menu isn't as extensive as some Japanese places, and it is a very unassuming place without much in the way of decoration and is quite small, seating maybe 40 diners in total. However, don't be put off by that. The food is very... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I would recommend making a booking, as this place is very popular. We visited on a Saturday night. We were lucky to get a nice table in the outside courtyard. Great location, in the Rocks and the service was attentive and friendly. We ordered warm sake (which comes in two sizes). We started with Beef Tataki and Prawn Parcels (on... More

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Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We've eaten at this off the beaten track family run Japanese several times, and it never disappoints. Eating outside but under cover in the Sydney summer is wonderful, and the personal and friendly service is a treat. Starting with a complimentary wine or sake, the experience is deeply satisfying. We had a series of delicious entrees rather than a main,... More

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Hidden in a sneaky alleyway of Argyle St, I'm glad I was pointed toward Nakashima by a friend. Complimentary drink on arrival, followed by a huge variety of entrées and some solid mains. The special wagyu dish was particularly delicious. Service was excellent, very accommodating without being overbearing. Quaint little restaurant in the heart of The Rocks, good for something... More

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