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Kinoko Japanese Restaurant Byron Bay

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Feros Arcade | Cnr Lawson and Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales NSW 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 9044
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • 41
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  • 32
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Yum!

I love Kinoko. The tapas are to die for & the sesame salmon is out of this world. Staff are super friendly too. A must visit in Byron!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
YvonneMarie1
via mobile
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I love Kinoko. The tapas are to die for & the sesame salmon is out of this world. Staff are super friendly too. A must visit in Byron!

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Good sushi friendly staff but not amazing as suggested before Did like the outside seating though very comfy

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Albury, Australia
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42 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Fresh, tasty, attractive presentation and good value. Our family group enjoyed our sushi train lunch after surfing at Byron Bay. This restaurant is a worth a visit

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Buderim, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We have eaten here many times before & really enjoyed it, not this time though. The service was nonexistent and the food was mediocre. The overall cleanliness of the restaurant has also slipped. Not sure what has changed, hopefully just a bad day, but I was still disappointed

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Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia
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13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

we ate all the Japanese street food staples...karage, tataki, yakitori, gyoza and Ebi teppan... All really good. Washed down with a Kirin, and great service, pretty damn good! Also has a a good selection of sushi on the train (but we didn't have any)

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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We had Dinner on a very busy night in January. The service was great. They found us a table within 5 minutes. The food we ordered came out within 5-10 minutes. The food was very good but it was a little on the expensive side. I would definitely return.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Kinoko is generally all about the food as the streetside/arcade setting is a tricky one and generally a quick lunch is preferred to dinner. Given the January heat we opted for dinner and ended up with a large group too - it could have been impossible but the fabulous service somehow sorted out seating, food arriving at just the right... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I was looking forward to the food experience but has been feeling rather underwhelmed with the food. I've had better Japanese food at other places. I was more disappointed when the quality of food do not match up with their prices. Don't waste money here.

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Toronto, Canada
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Kikonko was pretty good. We ate here three times within a five day stay in Byrons bay. We had the assorted sushi, the udon soup with tempura, the unagi sushi and also grabbed a bunch of things of the sushi train. I would not call this place a real sushi place as about 98% of everything on the sushi train... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I've been here many times and the past 2 nights - yesterday I had lunch and dinner here! It's hard to go past this place in Byron. In fact I wish there was a Japanese like this in Melbourne because I would eat there at least weekly. The menu is creative and delicious - options like homemade seafood gyoza, tuna... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Feros Arcade | Cnr Lawson and Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales NSW 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 9044

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 19
  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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