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56 Scarborough ST, Southport, Queensland QLD 4215, Australia
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

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    Very good
  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fun atmosphere and good food

Crowded on a Monday night which surprised as had found South port reasonably quiet. Lovely waitress found us seats at counter in front of kitchen. Fun,happy service. Enjoyed Bento box with spicy pork karrage washed down with organic ginger beer. Tables had Yakitori grills which would have been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
paigeleaf
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Brisbane, Australia
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Brisbane, Australia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Crowded on a Monday night which surprised as had found South port reasonably quiet. Lovely waitress found us seats at counter in front of kitchen. Fun,happy service. Enjoyed Bento box with spicy pork karrage washed down with organic ginger beer. Tables had Yakitori grills which would have been great.. Booking would be advisable. Can see why they are busy. Well... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Their kimchee with pork hotpot dish never disappoints! Delicious, large portion, and only $10. You never have to wait long and the staff is very friendly. It's quite a small restaurant and it does get busy so if you want to sit inside make sure you call ahead to book. It's situated between the Southport Central buildings and as a... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is one of the best places you can go in Gold coast to taste authentic Japanese food, experience Japanese hospitality for a relatively low price. I have been to this place many times and will continue to go many more times, simply because of the taste of their food and the great hospitality. One advice for new customers,. make... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We were there around 715pm, a little late and there were already a lot of people eating there. It doesn't take us too long to get a seat, but the staff were so busy that they do not have time to serve us. We waited for a while before we get to order our food. The place is famous for... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This place is ALWAYS busy and for good reason. Staff are lovely and the menu is awesome. Cheap lunch options also. Awesome little spot to hang out!

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Perth, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

After experiencing traditional Yakiniku (Japanese bbq) in Japan in January, I was desperately hoping to find one local. JFX is a hidden gem, a little difficult to find/carpark on a Saturday night but great value and a must do! The food was exactly like Japan. The service the same. Can't wait to go back to Japan and have Yakiniku again,... More 

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A pleasant little Japanese restaurant in Southport that's always packed during dinner time. The staff here are friendly and service is very good. There are two options for the barbecue buffet, with a broader menu for the more expensive option. A la carte dining is also available, although I think the barbecue buffet offers the best value. The quality of... More 

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Southport, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I love Japanese cousine and I was really exited to find about this place. The service was very good , food excellent, take vegetables and beef :). I ordered ponzu sauce and it was even better. We sat inside as it was quite cold outside. Definitely recommend to exerience the Japanese BBQ

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It is a small casual dinning restaurant, food is delicious. I believe small restaurants have something special.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Went to try this busy japanese restaurant for dinner while I visited my friends who live in SouthPort Tower.. The place is small, packed with customers, but lovely environment.. We tried buffet bbq 39$/each which has got all sorts of meat such as chicken, pork, beef, prawn as main bbq and salad,sashimi,edamami,corn in butter,kimchi, miso soup as side dishes, followed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 56 Scarborough ST, Southport, Queensland QLD 4215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Southport

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

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