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Itoshin Japanese Restaurant

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3/2484 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
(07) 5575 5733
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Our most favourite

Years ago Itoshin was a "Hole in the Wall" Café in Miami, the building was demolished and we lost our favourite. By sheer coincidence I mentioned the loss of Itoshin to my hairdresser (a couple of years later), and she said "they're back"!!!! They have been in Mermaid Beach now for some years and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Denise G
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Years ago Itoshin was a "Hole in the Wall" Café in Miami, the building was demolished and we lost our favourite. By sheer coincidence I mentioned the loss of Itoshin to my hairdresser (a couple of years later), and she said "they're back"!!!! They have been in Mermaid Beach now for some years and we have taken all our family... More 

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Thank Denise G
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to Itoshin for years and the food and the service have always been excellent. The Sashimi is always amazingly fresh and Tomoko and family are always there to make sure everything is okay. Definitely a must if you love Japanese.

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1 Thank SCRyan01
Burleigh Heads, Australia
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130 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i've been eating sushi forever but only recently learned about the traditional way to eat this delicious and healthy dish. here at itoshin - a very japanese family restaurant which can also be as australian as you'd like it to be (celebrating a quarter century on the gold coast, with about a five-year break between moving from miami to mermaid... More 

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1 Thank carpediemoz
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Calamari chewy, salmon teriyaki over cooked wasabi beef dry and tasteless Service good but I don't eat out for good service I eat out for good food

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1 Thank Robert C
queensland
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Not usually my first choice but i am glad i took up the invite. I will certainly be back, the menu has something for everyone and the service is exceptional. prices are very fair and I can see why it was so busy and still the service was kept up by friendly helpful staff. see you again soon.

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1 Thank positive9
Gold Coast, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Great food, pleasant atmosphere. Definitely need to book if you're dining as I've never seen it empty!

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1 Thank AydeeFrance
Gold Coast, Australia
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We eat at Itoshin at least once a fortnight & always come away totally satisfied with our food selection. Being BYO also ensures we have the wine of our choice. Although not in a Trip Advisors top rated Gold Coast restaurants as recently published, we can only assume this was because of its location. It is an outstanding eatery

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1 Thank David K
Gold Coast, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We love the food these this family owned restaurant serves and we love the fact that it's authentic and stayed the same over the years. The service is always great, the quality of the food is always fresh, beautifully cooked and tastes of Japan. The staff and management are always accommodating and friendly as well as professional. It does look... More 

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1 Thank RobynK70
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132 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Very nice tasty food that you will want to go back for. The salad dressing to start with is just out of this world. And then the journey continues with delicately and fresh food. Great for couples. Would recommend to any one who loves quality Japanese food.

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Thank Avin N
Gold Coast, Australia
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Our local Japanese restaurant that is a family favoutite. The foods is always exceptional and the service friendly. The owner Shen makes sure everything is perfect. Our favorite foods are Kathy's Squid, Calamari and Terriyaki Beef. Popular amongst the locals, this restaurant is always busy.

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1 Thank Mel13H

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3/2484 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Mermaid Beach
  • Phone Number: (07) 5575 5733

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?