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Ross Street, Ashmore, Queensland 4214, Australia
(07) 5597 8700
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6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 7
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fun & delicious teppanyaki!

We recently had dinner at Arakawa and chose the teppanyaki option. We had such a fun night with an interactive chef who cooked us an absolutely delicious meal. We enjoyed watching our chef cook in front of us and interacting with the families at our group table. I recommend this restaurant to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
emjs84
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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Tempanki wasn't that great Seafood was over cooked Vegetables bland Sauces boring Fried rice was dried and to over cooked. The oil the chef used was horrible Our chef didn't entertain us He did a table before us and entertained them Cocktails were too strong Cocktails should have balance with flavours Balance of flavours failed in this resturant I found... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We recently had dinner at Arakawa and chose the teppanyaki option. We had such a fun night with an interactive chef who cooked us an absolutely delicious meal. We enjoyed watching our chef cook in front of us and interacting with the families at our group table. I recommend this restaurant to anyone wanting to try Japanese as they also... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have stayed at the Royal Pines Resort countless times and never though to eat at the Japanese restuarant here. But this time around, we decided we would give it a go. We were going to book in for Tepanyaki but, having been disappointed so many times recently at various other restaurants, I just didn't have the heart to waste... More 

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Brighton
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We come to this restaurant over and over. we always chose the teppanyaki...it is fabulous. Love watching the cooking and the food is varied and first class

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Brisbane
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had only our entree in our progressive dinner at the sushi bar and we wish we had a full dinner there. The sushi bar is very nice and traditional and the sushi we had was of very high quality. The teppenyaki looked like a lot of fun and we really want to go back and try it out. Great... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We have been a number of times given it is in Australia. Based on such a great experience, we also tried it while overseas in Los Angeles. It was good in LA, but they really showed what a difference it was here at Arakawa. Simply amazing all round. The food is brilliant. Go for the mixed dish for around $70... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Brilliant…….expensive but great food and plenty of it. The chef was a character as well which is part of the entertainment with teppanyaki

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Had a birthday dinner here just recently and the food was superb. Everything was cooked to perfection. Not a big "show" for a teppanyaki but still extremely satisfying. Service was excellent, even getting hot chips for my fussy-eater of a son.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were at Royal Pines last week for a conference, but got there a night early and 4 of us ate in Arakawa. We love Japanese food and if we have ever eaten anywhere any better, I cannot remember it. The tepannyaki was as good as it gets. Fresh, tasty and brilliantly cooked with the usual flair and fun, without... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great restaurant inside the Royal Pines Resort. Friendly service, fresh food and great quality. Like all Japanese restaurants in Aust it is a little $$$ but worth it if you are looking for great food. Lovely surroundings as well. Worth the drive or cab fare.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ross Street, Ashmore, Queensland 4214, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Ashmore
  • Phone Number: (07) 5597 8700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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