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Masa's Restaurant & Sake Bar

306 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 1887
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tempura” (9 reviews)
“sushi” (17 reviews)
“salmon” (8 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
306 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

Got a grab one voucher, and was not disappointed. The food was so tasty, fresh, beautifully presented and just yummy. I will definitely be going back here.

Thank danjonelson
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Had a great meal at Masa last night. Extremely good service and food quality. Enjoyed all courses . There is a good selection on the menu. If I wasn't driving I would of tucked into some Sake.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

I would make a booking next time because we walked in and could only stay an hour. Food was fast and tasty! I recommend going as a booking and the food was amazing

Thank inspire a
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Dined there last night. We had visited over a year ago but as we had a grabone voucher thought we'd give them another try. Service, food and wine were fine. Just a little underwhelming. It was a set menu with the voucher so it may...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

What a great little restaurant. The staff were helpful and friendly. The food was stunning. We will definitely be back. Thanks for a great night.

Thank Ian W
Reviewed March 9, 2017

A group of 4 of us ate there last night and have all presented with symptoms of nausea, upset stomachs and diarrhea today that started during the night. We all had the sushimi entree and although it looked OK but was accompanied by an odoriferous...More

Thank annwicken
Reviewed February 4, 2017

6 of us ladies visited late Jan 2017. The phone calls I made to book and another to reconfirm and the greeting on arrival were all very courteous. One of our party has an onion allergy and Masa's were happy to make hers onion-free without...More

1  Thank LoisMM
Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

This little bar is a big surprise. Table service, but no teppanyaki. That doesn't really matter though as the food is yummy and service excellent. Pricing ok too. I have been several times and enjoyed it every time. Well worth a visit if you enjoy...More

2  Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Went here with a group of friends from work and they have a part at back of restaurant that can seat a large group of people. I so loved so much of the entree menue that I have two entrees for my main course. Both...More

1  Thank owlesey
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

We wanted to go to Urban but it was full. Ended up here by default and I'm really glad we did. So good. Typical Japanese food. Sashimi was excellent. There were Japanese people eating there too so you know it's good. Japanese staff in the...More

2  Thank Kahutiaterangi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 1887
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