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Hamachi-Ya Japanese Restaurant

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261 Harris St, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
(02) 9566 2866
Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Milan, Italy
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the "vegetarian" box and I was curious about one of the contained items - agadashi as it had weird scaly trimmings covering all the tofu but the waitress advised me that it was just tofu upon ordering. I didn't find out until I got home and did some researching that agadashi is served with Benito flakes aka fish.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Quick duck in for a light dinner, food was nice - not very large portions but lovely nonetheless. Atmosphere very casual.

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Thank 269mlm
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Went to Hamachi-ya with my friends and ordered a bento box. It was delicious and had lots of variety. Reasonable price for their food.

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Thank mrphii
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

Three of us went to Hamachi-Ya for dinner last night and enjoyed it immensely. The food was wonderful, and very large portions, and the service was excellent. A great restaurant to visit for a taste of Japan in very relaxed surroundings.

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Thank Peter C
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

I can't resist a Bento box, tastes of everything. This box with eel was awesome...I had trouble finishing it. My partner had a sushi & soba noodle soup combo which looked just as good. We'll be back again. Great place for mid week dinner.

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Thank Julie O
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This small Japanese restaurant is located right next to the 1888 Hotel where I was staying in Sydney. They provide a good array of options both to eat-in and to take-away. The sushi I had was very good (and the fish very fresh). Service was efficient and I received my order very quickly.

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Thank Florian B
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

All the staff greet you as you walk through the door and welcome you back sincerely. The quality of the sashimi is consistently very high always fresh and never from frozen product, we always order the family sashimi with scampi etc The price is reasonable for this quality and the service is good. We keep on going back

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Thank parbs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Living literally just behind this restaurant, I end up orderingaround 4 times a month and I've never been disappointed! Very fresh fish, reasonable prices, menu variety... Simply AWESOME!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Had a late dinner here on a Saturday night and was surprised at how popular it was. The drinks menu was great value - wines at very affordable prices. The food menu had a wide selection. I ordered the bento box which was decent value given the serving size. The miso was well made, sashimi pieces were fresh and larger... More 

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Thank beachick14
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great Japanese local that does an excellent set menu lunch special, miso soup, Sushi, a hot dish, small salad, some fruit and glass or wine or tea for $12.80..Apart from that they have an extensive menu and do fresh sushi and sashimi each day. Run by very enthusiatic young Japanese team. Nothing flash in atmosphere but genuine good food and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 Harris St, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City West
  • Neighborhood: City West
  • Phone Number: (02) 9566 2866

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?