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Izakaya Yu

Stuart Street, Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6684 4545
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Stuart Street, Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local The cuisine was authentic, fresh, delicious and came out in good time. The staff were friendly and efficient. The reason we didn’t feel this was a 5 is that we were jammed in like sardines and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sambo70
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Service by Tao was excellent, such yummy Japanese, beer on tap, good selection of wines. Must book as it gets busy. We chose a few dishes and shared and portion sizes were good 😊👍🏾

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joannel65
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

This place is trash. I drove 25 minutes because we were craving Japanese and when I turned up they didn’t want to serve takeaway tonight because they were too busy. This place does not want you to buy their food. But I was welcome to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Daniel B
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Enjoyed a delicious family dinner at Izaakaya Yu. We shared a number of dishes and they were all cooked to perfection, fresh and so tasty. Loved the vegetable tempura, especially the shitoke mushroom. Service was attentive and welcoming. We will be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NswAustraliaDidi
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I eat here a lot as a Mullum local. It is usually known as Mullum Jap as easier to remember. Need to book - especially at weekend. They like to do two sittings 6-8 and 8 - 10. The food is excellent and the vibe...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BestofSriLankaTour
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch. We both had meals; Snapper Katsu and Spicy Fish Cakes. Generous serves, with rice, salad & miso. Japanese beer on tap is a drawcard every time! No table service at lunch, so you order from the takeaway counter then sit down....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TJB66
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Small, crowded and boisterous, this hole in the wall could be in a Japanese city. The food is good with some stand out dishes and always excellent fish and sashimi. Booking is probably essential as this, upmarket eating experience, is very popular with the locals...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank HazzzM
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Definitely the Best Japanese Restaurant in the Byron Shire. Authentic and absolutely delicious. One of our favorite restaurants and well priced. Top staff and a must to visit. Pre book thou as it is very popular. You can watch the chefs prepare. You wont be...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karen R
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We have been to large and small excellent Japanese restaurants in Melbourne, Sydney and Japan. Izakaya Yu is right up there in terms of quality and intimacy. We stayed 4 klms out of Mullumbimby on a Saturday specifically to come here.I nteresting, unusual dishes, as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Despite some negative reviews on their service , the food & service we received on Saturday evening was excellent. We were welcomed with a smile & offered a choice of seating away from the door. Quick service for drinks & food - we were in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David R
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September 30, 2018|
Response from Joan G | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about Vegan, but my daughter and Husband are both vegetarian, and I can go either way, and eat meat sometimes, depending on what it is. There is plenty to chose from the menu for vegetarians. I cannot recall... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stuart Street, Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Mullumbimby
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6684 4545
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