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61-64 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
07-4031-0271
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Quick feed with delicious food served in traditional manner and presentation. Tasty and generous serves. Recommended.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Expected much more after seeing some positive reviews. Service was poor, waited 5 minutes to get served at the order counter, 20 minutes for my meal and a further 15 minutes for the second meal. Also we were not served water like the Japanese visitors.

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Townsville, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

As we are English speakers, it's often hard to communicate vegan food requirements to non-native English speakers (it's hard to even get it across to native English speakers sometimes!), but once we'd breeched the communication barrier, the Masturi staff offered us a wide selection of appetisers to create a wonderful vegan meal. Food was delicious, cheap, and came out very... More 

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Australia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have eaten at Matsuri over the past few years, and go there whenever I visit Cairns. I'm surprised at the recent negative reviews, so at my last visit, last week, I was very pleased to find that nothing has changed. The food is good, authentic Japanese. The gyoza, sushi and seaweed salad were all good, and their agedashi tofu... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My wife and I were a bit unsure at first about going to Matsuri or not since some of the reviews from Tripadvisor here were quite concerning in regards to hygiene. Anyway, we at the end went to Matsuri and did not disappoint! It is definitely not high class fine japanese restaurant dining, more like a cafe style as you... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

One of the tastiest Gyoza (dumplings) I have ever had! (Although I haven't visited Japan yet!) The Katsu curry was amazing too, such a large portion! I couldn't finish it. Service was great, food came out really quick. Like within 5-10 minutes! Would definitely eat here again!!!!

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Cairns, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

After I have finished my working, Going to this place. I was so starving. I have ordered "soba, noodle and Homemade dumpling" It started a problem from "Homemade dumpling" as soon as tasting dumpling, we felt that It has gone sour. (It was at 9:00 pm, was gonna be close) So I just said politely. "It tasty is sour. It... More 

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QLD
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We dinned here for the first time on a whim. We ordered a Bento box and Grilled chicken with ponzu. Meals were far to small for price. We ended buying bar snacks at the pub up the road as we were still hungry.

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Cairns, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I visit Matsuri often and I have never been disappointed. Great food at great prices and the waiting time is not too long. The chicken karraage is a must try!

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Cairns, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My partner and I went to Matsuri restaurant for lunch yesterday. As a local we would like to try new thing . When we look at the price, we expected they serve high standard ramen( we ordered soy sauce and nori ramen). However, it is not and very small portion as well, so I gave some noodle and the only... More 

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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

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