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Sushi Rio

#306 of 4,604 Restaurants in Sydney
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Central Business District
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Shop 7 339 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9261 2388
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every sushi lover in sydney knows this place - I've only patronised the Haymarket and Chatswood branches but they have one more in Westfield. 3.50 sushi plates (used to be 3.00) make this place excellent value for money and you can indulge in a wide range of fresh sushi such as seared salmon and scallop without breaking the bank. I... More 

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Thank Wong S
Sydney, Australia
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good sushi train hit with most dishes being a flat rate. Been here a few times and always hits the spot. Quite easy to get a seat. They've now upgraded with pads to order.

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Thank Jen W
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Came on a Saturday at 7pm - able to sit down right away at the counter. Very limited table seating available if you're in a group. In general the fish was pretty fresh, but variety limited compared to Hotaru (same price point) and Umi (more expensive). +: tako karaage (awesome), salmon belly sushi (under "side dishes"...very nice but more expensive),... More 

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Thank Alan P
Australia
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

Very popular sushi train, on most night there would be a line of people waiting. We come here because we loved the soft shell crab taco & this is the only sushi train that have it. Good price, with all plates $3.50.

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Thank Judelaw
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

On our first night in Sydney, we wanted something light, easy and good. Sushi Rio was recommended by the concierge of our hotel and it didnt disappoint. We were tired, so wanted a minimal of fuss, The Tablet function is therefore excellent. Within seconds, minutes the order arrived. No having to wave to waiters to get their attention. Food was... More 

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Thank CarolienRozema
Sydney, Australia
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458 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

While still just ok, this place has lost its shine. The stupid touch pads do your head in ... tap tap tap ... no decent contact with 'people'. The tempura shrimp arrived late as and was stone cold. Poor prep and slack service. It seems this place is slowly declining. We're searching for a good replacement.

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Thank ScambusterSZ
Ruda Slaska, Poland
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Food is tasteless, most of it looks like it has been on the train for the whole day. Ordering devices unresponsive and crashing very often. Strange place, would not recommend.

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Thank morcio
Copenhagen, Denmark
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87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a great sushi place and staff is really friendly. They don't serve alcohol but there's a shop 100m away and they allow you to bring you own beer. Sushi was great and tasty... and if the sushi train doesn't have what you want - just order on the provided tablet!

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Thank Hoffmann5
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Very rude, were not welcoming or friendly once seated. Average food, some looked like it has been going around the train for a while.

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Thank Megan B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times, variety is excellent . If you can't get it in the train you can order it on the touch screens. Hand rolls are excellent. Huge election and really good price. Loved it!!

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Thank Julian H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7 339 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9261 2388

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

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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