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Kawasemi Japanese Tea House

109 Main Road, Hobart, Tasmania 7009, Australia
(03) 6278 1322
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Ranked #57 of 447 Restaurants in Hobart
Price range: $9 - $13
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The staff are the biggest sweethearts ever, the food is deliciously amazing and we had been surprised at how quickly we were seated and served. They gave us extra ice cream with our dessert for free "just because" and really valued our opinions and feed back which is what all businesses should take into consideration! The food is marvelous and... More

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Hobart, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This restaurant is in the Dickenson's Arcade in Moonah, Hobart. Maybe a bit hard to find, but well worth the effort! The food is Japanese, and very tasty. The Bento Box is great value. I have had other dishes and they were all good. The service is really friendly and fast! Nice ambience in the restaurant too!

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Hobart
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10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We almost gave up trying to find this little gem, but having been told that it was worth the effort we persevered and asked some lunchtime locals for directions. Glad we did! It is the best Japanese we have found in Hobart. It was delicious - Sashimi super fresh and very well presented, tempura super light and crispy, service was... More

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Hobart, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Went to Kawasemi for the second time on Saturday for lunch and we were not disappointed. Sushi and service excellent. Presentation a plus. Minimal charge for byo. There is a Camel bottleshop close by and plenty of parking. Definitely will be going back.

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Hobart, Australia
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35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

I have been promising to get to Kawasemi for ages, as lots of people have recommended it. Being located in the Deep North -I.e. out Mooooonah way , it takes an effort to take the trip. BoyOhBoy .. this place exceeds expectations. Today we had a quick lunch, got there after 2pm & half expected them to be closed like... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I was very impressed with the staff and the service , the meals are bigger in size than in Tokyo , but superb . The staff are very friendly and courteous , they speak Japanese and English very well . I had the Sukiyaki , it was really nice . I didn't have room for desert ! It was a... More

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Hobart, Australia
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

Purchased some takeaway from Kawasemi and we were not disappointed. The sushi was all prepared to order and was amazing. Thoroughly recommend the food, we will be going back to eat in shortly.

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Adelaide, Australia
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114 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This unassuming small restaurant/café is hidden away in a suburban arcade. The food is very good (try the oyako donburi) and is very reasonably priced. I have been going there off and on for a couple of years now and have always enjoyed it - the staff are also very friendly.

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Hobart, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I wasn't expecting much the first time I came here in October of 2011. Any locals will agree, Moonah isn't exactly a hub of cultural delights and yummy food. Kawasemi is quite difficult to review, as their main dishes are mostly revolting and tasteless... but their desserts are some of the best I've ever eaten. I've been there eight times... More

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Hobart, Australia
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11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Booked for 6pm, entrees arrived promptly but mains had to wait for over an hour. When Bento meals arrived, most of the portions were cold, ... This restaurant can't cope with large numbers of guests. Would give it another go on a quiet day unless I just want to eat cold dishes.

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