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GYO Japanese Restaurant

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Arthur House Shop 2 48 Gregory St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia (Formerly GYO Japanese Tapas Bar Restaurant)
07 4771 5151
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A favourite with our family we have always enjoyed the menu items selected. Service is good and the meals are quick even when the restaurant is busy. Parking can be tricky some evenings.

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Thank Christine C
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food , fresh and flavorsome. Fairly pricey but overall would recommend. The staff were friendly and responsive despite our kids being a little noisy.

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Thank Adam W
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reservation to this popular eatery is a must. Edamame beans are delish for a snack or starters. Freshly squeezed juice will tantalise and refresh you. Combination sashimi was so filling. Gyoza were so tasty and the aroma emanating from them when placed at the table served in a platter will get the juices going. Fresh seafood cooked to perfection. Must... More 

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Thank Margaret H
Proserpine, Australia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the atmosphere here and really enjoyed the food. It felt like an authentic Japanese experience and the variety of food was great. I would recommend this for anyone looking for a different food experience in Townsville but it is not cheap

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Thank gazzc2016
Australia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Delicious and very fresh sushi. The restaurant is not looking very warm but you go there for the food. The tuna sushi was sold out at the beginning of the evening but the salmon avocado and prawn sushi were amazing. The rice was still warm and the chiko soft shell crap was very crispy.

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Thank Lisette R
Queensland, Australia
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96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

This place is always busy but they Jaffe managed to squeeze us in without a booking a few times. Good selection on the food, the meat in the dishes wasn't the best but the okonomoyaki was very tasty. The mocktails were fun, cheap and tasty. Service was very good but meals are a bit slow to come out. Reasonable pricing... More 

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Thank mary w
Vancouver, Canada
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Authentic and tasty food that we enjoyed very much. Service was good and the food came fast. I would say the prices are fairly high for sushi but we would definitely return. Can be a bit loud with large groups but good atmosphere. Spicy tuna roll good but not enough tuna. Make a booking.

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Thank Javagirl08
Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I came here by recommendation. We were be disappointed. We had numerous dishes which we shared: 4 Tapas & 4 mains. Everything was freshly cooked and delicious. We ate our fill, for approx $40 each.

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Thank NellyNixe
Townsville, Australia
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

The Japanese food at Gyo is better than in Japan due the excellent produce accessible in Australia. Add a high quality beer and you will enjoy!

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Thank A-Reel
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147 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We have been here before so we booked for 12 knowing it can get quite busy. The staff are so friendly and there are so many options to choose from when deciding on what to order. We had the teriyaki salmon. The skin is so crunchy and it comes with rice and salad. You also get a miso soup for... More 

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Thank kerrie g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arthur House Shop 2 48 Gregory St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia (Formerly GYO Japanese Tapas Bar Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: 07 4771 5151

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?