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JFX Central

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B5/56 Scarborough Street, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
+61 7 5528 1616
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Food was great and out fast. Getting Service was slow but it was quiet busy. Unlimited top ups of miso soup. Very loud.

Thank Harley D
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome affordable Japanese. Awesome 3 meat option cook your own! Highly recommend this place for a high quality meal that won't break the bank.

Thank Simon O
Southport, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have come to JFX many times. As well as the BBQ the variety is great. This place offers rice bowls, stonepots, salads, soups and bar snacks. The service is very prompt, friendly and professional. You just need to speak clearly and understanding when taking your order to ensure you are not mistaken. There is complimentary miso soup, sauces and... More 

Thank Jolly23
Southport, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really great Japanese experience. The staff are so friendly and the BBQ buffet is amazing! The bento boxes are delicious and everything is so well priced.

Thank katielouise286
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of those busy (but always available) restaurants with good Japanese food and beverage served for a very good price. Suitable to all: students, professionals, families. The restaurant has also Vegetarian options.

Thank Nelson E
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Love going to this restaurant. Food is always good and the Japanese staff very friendly. Just like Japan.

Thank Angus F
Gold Coast
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96 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We came here for a friend's Birthday so there was a group of us. The menu is extensive and the waitress handled all our questions. Food serving was huge and super tasty! Best Japanese food i've had. Very welcoming and we will be back

Thank Headwington
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love coming here for a tasty large Japanese meal! The prices here are so reasonable and the service is always so welcoming and friendly. Staff go above and beyond for every customer! Prices are very reasonable and the meals are delicious- recommend the aburi salmon!

Thank Brigitte S
Gold Coast, Australia
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Japanese BBQ Great location Southport Central , near Australia Fair & Light Rail We had the Cook your own BBQ on the table Fun and tasty Been here a few times and enjoyed the Chicken Terakki

Thank Philip M
Surfers Paradise, Australia, South Pacific
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Nice food and good portions. Service was excellent. $6 for kimchi was a bit much. Not a lot of vegetarian options unfortunately but i guess thats to be expected at a japanese bbq restaurant.

Thank BrooksyK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B5/56 Scarborough Street, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5528 1616

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