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Sake Bar Nipon

413 & 415 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
+64 9-630 2511
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken” (2 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
413 & 415 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to go here - be sure to book in advance. They are THAT popular! Great menu selection and cooked to perfection - this is not just a meal, it is an experience. Be sure to try the sake refreshments and enjoy the...More

Thank Jan T
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Love thus place. Especially the not very Japanese dep fried camembert wedge served with marmalade. Sitting at the counter watching the chefs beat drums of welcome and prepare this food is great. If you want a booth table just inside the door then book a...More

Thank f00dl0ver17
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

We have travelled to Japan a few times and experienced great Japanese food but this place takes some beating. The food is amazing, authentic and the service is fast. You do need to book as it’s a popular spot with movie-goers as its right next...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love sake bar - we go to the one in takapuna! The menu is a shared menu and work so well between 2 or more people! We especially love the Karagae chicken! Awesome vibe 100% recommend for well priced Japanese meal

Thank Georgia R
Reviewed January 14, 2018

We went here with a team of hungry boys! The staff made recommendations for food and drink as it was our first time here. We shared all the meals we got and staff kept the food coming until we were all full

Thank nataliyaa2018
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Superb authentic Japanese cuisine. This is one place that anyone visiting Auckland, should visit. The food is superb, the location is excellent & Julie & her family & staff will look after you. A highly recommended for anyone that loves quality Japanese food.

Thank sa1965
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Well, I went to this place because the reviews on the food were good and food wise I wasnt disappointed with the food.. We were a group of eight and were seated upstairs. Awesome ambience, made me feel like I was back in Japan. Food...More

1  Thank arebe290
Reviewed September 21, 2017

I had an Australian colleague with me so I wanted a restaurant with great food that was different and Sake Bar Nippon was excellent. Excellent vegetarian choices for me. My work colleague had the sake sampler with 3 version of sake - one with gold...More

Thank Flemo72
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

My brother in law and his wife booked this restaurant for my son's birthday who loves Japanese food and culture. The food is good, simple Japanese food, good sashimi and sushi among others. The staff deserve a special mention, very friendly, efficient and extremely polite....More

Thank Vijay F
Reviewed May 17, 2017

We love this place. The staff create a great atmosphere and the tapas style bar menu means even 2 people can try lots of tasty small dishes. Our favorites are the whole grilled squid, the agedashi tofu and the beef tataki. The food quality is...More

Thank DeborahK765
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 & 415 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Epsom
  • Phone Number: +64 9-630 2511
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