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61-64 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
07-4031-0271
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cheery and delicious.

We had a lovely meal here. The Japanese was bout outstanding but was very nice for the price. The staff were excellent and the house wines went well with the meal. A great place to go for a quick bite to eat or a meal with friends.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

A superior sushi chef prepared chirashi and various unique sushi rolls while we enjoyed our drinks on at sidewalk table. The fish was so fresh and the rice was just like we were in Tokyo. After a visit to the Great Barrier Reef....this was a treat to cap off the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had a lovely meal here. The Japanese was bout outstanding but was very nice for the price. The staff were excellent and the house wines went well with the meal. A great place to go for a quick bite to eat or a meal with friends.

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Weipa, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We dined as a table of 4 and 2 kids and even though it was busy we got a table. I'd recommend booking. We had the special boxes which came with an assortment of dishes.

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visited here after a friends recommendation, and I will definitely visit again! I had the miso soup, small fresh tuna sushi, and seaweed salad. Everything was presented beautifully, and was all so yummy!

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Japanese food is our favourite and we are always looking for new Japanese restaurants to experience new tastes. Last week in Cairns we went to Matsuri because we once had a Japanese Restaurant in Cotton Tree on the Sunshine Coast called Matsuri which we loved until the owners retired. Matsuri Cairns is very popular and we enjoyed the Bento Box... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Authentic Japanese, we had bento box, tempura Veges, sashimi plate. All were excellent. It is only small but the night we were there was full, tables outside also. Definitely not as crowed or noisy as some other places, prices reasonable. Wished we had found this place earlier in our stay as we would have returned.

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The staff are friendly and quick service. Good sushi and very good udon noodles, prices are competitive with other restaurants but food was very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We love this authentic Japanese eatery in the centre of Cairns but with the freshest seafood and brilliant presentation. Definitely to return!

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New York City, New York
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Half an hour wait for a California roll? No thank you. Sorry but that's just ridiculous. I understand that you have a full house but the place isn't even that big. I ordered the chirashi bowl ($22) and even that was a half an hour wait. How long does it take to slice a few pieces of fish and throw... More 

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Very nice japanese restaurant with Japanese owner. Simple interieur, very yummy food. Service normally very efficient. Food has great quality and the prices are very ok for what you get.

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Address: 61-64 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07-4031-0271
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Cuisine: Japanese

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  • Address: 61-64 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 07-4031-0271

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  • Cuisine: Japanese

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