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Shop 2/48 Gregory Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia (Formerly GYO Japanese Tapas Bar Restaurant)
07 4771 5151
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 12
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Birthday Lunch

Recently ate here on a day trip to Townsville from Brisbane and all I can say is that GYO would match any of the best Japanese Restaurants in Brisbane. Great food, fresh and delicious and the prices were not expensive. Service was quick and efficient and going by the number of people there for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Jenbell58
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Recently ate here on a day trip to Townsville from Brisbane and all I can say is that GYO would match any of the best Japanese Restaurants in Brisbane. Great food, fresh and delicious and the prices were not expensive. Service was quick and efficient and going by the number of people there for lunch we knew that is was... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent food and friendly service. We got there quite late (8.45pm) but it was no problem at all. Will definitely go there next time we're in Townsville!

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Love love love this restaurant! The service is great, food is excellent. Lunch specials are fabulous and unless you have a huge appetite don't get more than one course as you'll never finish it! The sushi and sashimi is as good as I've had anywhere. So lucky to live close enough to walk there as its one of my favourite... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Tried this restaurant tonight and I have absolutely nothing negative to say. Each dish came out straight after one another. Served with such an amazing presentation. Each dish was absolutely delicious and couldn't be anymore satisfying. The service was great with such attentive wait staff and kitchen members. Definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone who loves authentic Japanese cuisines. I... More 

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Townsville
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

GYO has consistently provided excellent food for years. We are regular diners and the food and value for money is excellent. Try the Seafood Teppanyaki it is to die for! The menu mixes mains with Tapas style and has something for everyone.

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Townsville, Australia
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118 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My husband booked us a table for Mother's Day, friends recommended it. We loved it, even our 10 and 12 year old tried new dishes and ate every mouthful appreciatively. The service is attentive and unobtrusive. The menu has just enough variety to be interesting without trying too hard.

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Townsville, Australia
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

GYO is EASILY the best Japanese cuisine you will find in Townsville. It also ranks (in my opinion) as one of the best restaurants in Townsville. The service is always impeccable, the food is fresh, well portioned and always extremely tasty. I have noticed some of the other reviews say the prices are a little steep, I do not agree... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Another Birthday was celebrated at GYO and never disappointed. We ordered quite a lot of food and it was all super fast. Only problem was, our table wasn't big enough to sit it all on. It was all hot and very flavoursome. My 15 month old loved it as did the FIL who had never experienced Japanese before. All reasonably... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We make sure to have at least one meal here every time we are I. Townsville. Yummy food and lovely staff. Just keep an eye on there opening times as we have forgotten that and turned up on a day they were closed (our own fault haha!)

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

In fact it looks like it should be and old Australian Chinese cafe but once they start bringing the food you realise this is something special at very ordinary prices. Have the soft shell crab, the sashimi box and anything else they offer

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Additional Information about GYO Japanese Restaurant

Address: Shop 2/48 Gregory Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia (Formerly GYO Japanese Tapas Bar Restaurant)
Phone Number: 07 4771 5151
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 2/48 Gregory Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia (Formerly GYO Japanese Tapas Bar Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: 07 4771 5151

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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