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Lower Concourse Level, Sydney Opera House | Opera Kitchen, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
(02) 9247 0480
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Canberra, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We had an opera to catch at 7 30 pm and after a big fine dining lunch, we were looking for a Japanese restaurant for light dinner close by the opera house and having 81% positive review on urbanspoon, naturally it was our choice but we were dead wrong. We should have read the review more carefully. The choice of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I am sure that it is difficult to deliver any sort of quality given the structure of this operation, but what an embarrassment to offer this to international visitors. If you can't get the oil hot enough for tempura, don't offer it. What came to the table was limp and oil soaked, pretty well the opposite of what it should... More 

1 Thank Kim T
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Can't believe that this restaurant is even allowed to exist on the way to Sydney's iconic Opera House. Medium Sushi and medium Sashimi platters should be enough for a light meal pre-Symphony. At $29 each, they should be enough, but no, we were under-whelmed and under-fed. 8 pieces of sushi (with hardly enough rice to make half a teaspoon per... More 

3 Thank Lorrae777
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

There is a reason all of the seats undercover are 'reserved'... because eating al fresco here is actually a health hazard!! We ordered a sushi/sashimi sharing platter - before we'd even taken a bite we were surrounded by gulls, who have no qualms about swooping down to steal the food from under you - which happened - twice! The staff... More 

2 Thank Moved2Oz
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Should of just put $60 straight in the bin.... as thats where the food would of gone ... terrible......

2 Thank hilarykenny
Hobart, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

We stumbled upon Kenji on a Saturday night whilst looking for a place to eat at Circular Quay. Located under the Opera House on the Lower Concourse Level, the views across to the Harbour Bridge were amazing. My partner and I shared a "bento tower" for about $78 which was quite good value. The ingredients were very fresh. As a... More 

Thank piedoystercatcher
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

I got to Kenji every time I'm in circular quay. The sushi is really good and the fish is always really fresh. I would recommend the soft shell crab hand roll and the wagyu beef salad. Really nice view of the harbour and a great location. Really convenient if you're going to the Opera House.

Thank meganrichards90
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

We dined at Kenji after we decided to grab a quick bite before seeing a show at the Opera House. We were in a rush so the prompt service was appreciated given the fact that everything is prepared to order. The food was great - tasty and fresh. I would definitely visit Kenji again, even though the prices are a... More 

Thank Anya S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

We had lunch here and it was delicious. Just great fresh sashimi. the tuna and salmon so silky and generous size pieces. The tempura was good too but I found the dipping sauce a little weak. Quite expensive. One plate sashimi. one plate vege tempura and a diet coke nearly $50.

Thank JubesSydney
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Great restaurant to visit on those gorgeous Sydney days. Service was cheerful and professional. I spoke with the chef regarding my need for gluten free food and he was able to assist. Food was well presented and delicious.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Sushi, Japanese, Asian
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Concourse Level, Sydney Opera House | Opera Kitchen, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: (02) 9247 0480

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