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Nami Japanese Restaurant

20 Hood St, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
(07) 838 9397
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Ranked #51 of 193 Restaurants in Hamilton
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 20, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We ordered sushi for lunch on a weekday. All the sushi was freshly prepared on order. The spicy tuna and salmon were full of flavour and very spicy. The chef gave us an extra piece of sushi each on our plates as well as complementary Miso soups as he saw we struggled with the spicy flavour. Overall it was a... More

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12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Popped in based on TripAdvisor reviews and because we generally love Japanese food. Good menu here and reasonable price point. The restaurant was half full when we arrived at 7:15pm without a booking on a Saturday. No problem getting a seat. The food was nice. Not spectacular, but fair. The service on the other hand was a real let down.... More

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Eugine555, 매니저 at Nami Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are very sorry to hear about your unsatisfactory experience. We had new staff on the night you visited. We will make sure our staff improve their customer service. Kind Regards, Eugine / Manager More

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is a lovely restaurant on Hood street. The staff and chef very friendly. We ordered 2 entrees and 2 light meals and had asked if they could come together as we wanted to sample and share the different choices between myself and my husband......sushi roll, tempura vegetables, mixed sushi and dumplings (I think was the forth one). We thoroughly... More

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tauranga
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25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Typically lovely Japanese hospitality and food. Worth the visit. With prices that make that visit pleasing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Food is superb. Can taste all the flavours. Service outstanding and will definitely go back for more. Pure taste sensation. Recommend to anyone to try.

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Great place for a light lunch Japanese style. Cheap and nutritious food. Always a great spot for a quick lunchtime catch up with someone.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Meals were delivered fast, and were too much for me to eat - we both ordered Teriyaki Chicken, delicious!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

We both ordered the bento box with teriyaki salmon ($29 for miso soup, 2x gyoza, 5x pieces tempura, 5x nigiri sushi, salad, and the eponymous teriyaki salmon on rice). It was more than I could eat and made for delicious leftovers when reheated the next day. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a quiet, relaxed dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012 via mobile

Beautiful food, great service, good price and brilliant location- what more do you want!!

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8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

Food is excellent - fresh, tasty and authentic. Service is very friendly and attentive. A great place to go with a group or on a romantic date, it can accommodate either. Nice atmosphere and good value for money.

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