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At Tonys Japanese Restaurant

85 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“yaki” (6 reviews)
“sashimi” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I met a Business associate for dinner here. It was a poor experience meat was stringy, chef was not talented. You expect to be entertained at these sort of places. When I was asked how was dinner, I told the manager. He just said sorry,...More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

I went tonight with a Business friend at 5.30pm. They were not busy. Ordered set menu seafood and beef, which. I thought was expense enough at $65.00. The chef displayed very little skill which was disappointing as Teppan Yaki is about entertainment. He rushed our...More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

We have frequented this restaurant for many years - prior to the quakes ; and after. This restaurant did well to get up and running post 2011 and has certainly reaped the benefit of few vaguely ok eateries in Chch. The Teppan bar is entertaining...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

The food is a little expensive but the whole entire teppanyaki experience was very cool. Takoyaki was very good, service was decent. However, this is not a regular place to go due to the high prices for such a small amount of meat.

Thank ChristchurchEats
Reviewed September 5, 2017

For approx $35 a main would have expected better food that we received. Portion of stir fried vege was a couple of spoons full and rice pityful.

Thank Chchgirl23
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Our family - 11 in total - had a lovely night at Tony's last week. Right from when we arrived we were well-received and looked after. Since we had small children we chose not to sit around the teppanyaki but at a table nearby. Every...More

Thank Jocelyn M
Reviewed June 25, 2017

I payed more to get some prawn and scallop instead of chicken They served me 1 scallop and 1 small prawn rip off We payed $16 for 8 small pieces of sushi beer and wine prices are crazy. never again

1  Thank Peter76well
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend the all you can eat special, $42 for a great selection of meat and seafood all cooked in front of you. Friendly staff and great atmostsphere!

Thank LukutusNZ
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Early dinner for 2 on a Saturday night before a concert at Horncastle Arena. Sat at the teppanyaki bar. Got busy quite quickly. We shared a mixed tempura, sashimi and fried chicken with Japanese mayo followed by a beef sirloin from the teppan. Service was...More

Thank micsgirl
Reviewed May 7, 2017

We go once a year to the Riccarton Branch and have always enjoyed it. This time was no exception. We booked for 6.00pm on a Sunday and for 20 minutes we were the only guests. When we left 1.5 hours later the place was really...More

Thank Kiwi_rua
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 341-6608
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