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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)
+61 7 4771 5151
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We drove to Townsville and decided to go for a walk for dinner. I looked up the restaurants nearby on TripAdvisor and this one was advertised as open from 5.30. Unfortunately, after the walk we realised they are closed until 17/1/17. Disappointed.

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Thank Bluesky2325
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with wife and young fussy daughters. The food was very nice and came out quickly. The staff were faultless. If you live in Townsville and have never been here, you're missing out. Try the tapas and the green tea ice cream.

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Thank Shortcowboy
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

First experience at GYO! We were seated promptly and our drink order was taken. Our drinks arrived in no time at all, ordered our entree and main meals and they didn't take long to be served. Food was delicious, authentic Japanese cuisine and large servings. Highly recommended and can't wait to go back!

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Thank Alisa P
Townsville, Australia
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We have been to GYO twice in the last few months -- both time for Sunday lunch. I have had different lunches, but my partner has chosen the sushi combination both times because it is excellent. Both times we have been at GYO, the service has been excellent. The restaurant lunch service has last orders at 2 pm, and we... More 

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Thank jarthurw
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

11/10 for fun lunch or dinner. Great variety of dishes and drinks on top of super friendly service. Do yourself a favor and book NOW

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Thank 2BaBjorn
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

This place has great food and the staff are super friendly. We have never had a problem even when our son decides to cause a spontaneous racket. Having lived around Australia and recently visited Japan I can confidently say this is some of the best I have tasted.

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Thank critterjg
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123 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Had not been here before. It is in Gregory Street off The Strand about 1 km from the city centre, an easy and pleasant walk along The Strand. Gregory Street is a bit like Palmer Street but on a smaller scale. We ordered a variety of plates which we shared. All were very fresh and very good as was the... More 

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Thank Brenero
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Great meal, shared dishes would be best with friends. Traditional japanese with beautiful sushi and sushami. Beautiful freah food cooked and prepared well.

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Thank Robyn G
Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We had a lovely dinner last Friday night. As always, the staff there were extremely nice and very attentive. The food was delicious and we were never with out some checking in to see if the food and beverages were up to par.

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Thank tldick
Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Good food and service. Quite a good selection on the menu. Can get a bit crowded so good to book. They also do take away. A bit on the expensive side for what's on offer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, 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: +61 7 4771 5151

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?