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Sushi Rio

#293 of 4,594 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Central Business District
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Shop 7 339 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9261 2388
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank CarolienRozema
Sydney, Australia
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457 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank ScambusterSZ
Ruda Slaska, Poland
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank morcio
Copenhagen, Denmark
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!

Thank Hoffmann5
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10 reviews
9 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.

Thank Megan B
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95 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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!!

Thank Julian H
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Quick stop for sushi with friendly staff. Great little sushi train. Everything was super fresh, well done and tasty. Would come back again.

Thank Robert B
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68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

This is the place we must visit every time when we are in sydney. Over the years, the price has gone up from $3 to $3.5, sushi size has become smaller. Nevertheless the quality of the sushi is still great. Try the soft shell crab taco.

Thank IanCanberra
Sydney, Australia
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428 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

A great range of sushi and sashimi options. Very well priced. All of our dishes were very fresh. Gets very busy at lunch as most dishes are $3.50. Curently one of the top sushi trains in the cbd.

Thank ChiefsBTB
Tavistock, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Went here based on reviews as wanted a sushi train but also be able to order, and didn't want top end prices. This was good. We mainly ordered freshly made sushi and it was usually out within 5-10 minutes. Really tasty and good variety. Not expensive.

Thank emma86ali

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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Neighborhood Profile
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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