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Kenji

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242 Hutt St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
08 8232 0944
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant to have a taste of something different. The food is created with passion and is sourced fresh from the central market in Adelaide. If you get an opportunity to talk to the chef, you will be honoured! If Japanese food is to your taste, you'll enjoy this restaurant with relish!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have returned for a quiet birthday dinner with my wife on a wet Friday night and was greeted by the always warm and smiling wait staff. I was also lucky on the day as the restaurant had managed to acquire cuts of tuna with the prized fatty portions of its belly known as Chutoro (中トロ) and Otoro (大トロ) and... More 

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2 Thank M L
Adelaide, Australia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been regular visitors to Kenji for a number of years now and last night had yet another wonderful dinner there. The food is always wonderful, with clever blending of flavours and textures and the service is consistently excellent. This is our favourite place for a special night out and is highly recommended.

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Thank Helen M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Exceptional service and food, Kenji served dishes many times , explaining in detail the concepts and ingredients (many exotics sourced from his home garden) Had a great time thanks.

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Thank Dabby L
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful is the only word to describe the food here. Innovative Japanese inspired food but not a Slavs to the cuisine. The entree platter is amazing and ridiculously good value. Wash it down with a good Japanese beer.

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1 Thank Greg R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Eight of us dined at this modern Japanese restaurant. My starter was first rate and the main (Pork belly) was excellent and quite substantial. The service was good. This is not cheap dining but is very good value. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We were impressed by the quality of the food, the presentation, and the service. Starters consisted of shared plates holding tasty morsels. Every person at the table tried a different main course and no one was disappointed with their choice. This is a place to go back to.

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Thank Betty-ann H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was such a great find during a short stay in Adelaide! I have never tasted food quite so unique before, with so much flavour in every mouthful! Great service, magnificent food....a fantastic night out!! Thank you!!

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Thank Jackie J
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We dined at Kenji with friends recently. We've dined here previously and enjoyed the experience, but this time it just didn't live up to expectation. The tempura seafood / veg and starter platters were delicious. Fresh, well presented and staff explained well the treats comprising the platters. Two of us chose wonton tortellini with bug tails for mains and were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

An amazing meal right in the neighborhood - every course was loaded with one flavor burst after another. We each had a starter that not only looked likes works of art, but made every bite a new epicurean experience. Our mains were specials, beef cheek ravioli and lamb, and every morsel on the plates was a tasting delight. Service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 Hutt St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: 08 8232 0944

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