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94 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our #1 restaurant for Sukiyaki. Being an ex-rugby player myself, the owners passion for the game always makes the night enjoyable. Always buzzing and great food to boot.

Thank Nick_H_2069
Sydney, Australia
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93 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfectly prepared Japanese food. The chef is the former sushi counter owner who is a wonderful chef. Sashimi and sushi perfect temperature and high quality. Thoughtful wine list that's limited and beer icy. Sake very good. We were lucky enough to have live sumo playing. Fantastic place.

Thank dazza48
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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142 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sapporo is a good local, casual restaurant with a varied menu that offers something for everyone. The sukiyaki is flavorful, but not salty. The tempura is hot, crisp and not greasy. The sushi and sashimi is fresh. Instead of flat screen televisions, they still use large pull down screens inside and outside to project various sports. The best is when... More 

Thank AnonReviewers
Bowral, Australia
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i have been eating at Sapporo for over 19 years. The food is always excellent, the service is fast and great, and the man at the front of house called Schu is excellent. You can bring your dog and eat outside, watch Sumo wrestling live or Rugby live. If you want to eat and watch the World cup Rugby this... More 

Thank prettypeter2016
Sydney, Australia
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561 reviews
344 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

This falls in the 3.5 point category. Better than average, but couldn't honestly say "very good". You won't get a bad meal here - sashimi and sushi dishes are consistently good and the hot dishes have plenty of authentic flavours, it's just that nothing really lifts it above the many other Japanese places at this level.

1 Thank Riddoch88
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

We've been going to Sapporo ever since it opened possibly 20 years. The food has always been wonderful, I mostly leave the ordering up to Shu the owner. Have never been disappointed yet. One of the best in Crows Nest

Thank Ian H
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

Great Japanese food. The sukiyaki was pretty average but the sashimi was perfect. Lovely wait staff and service. We will go again.

Thank slee1332
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Thought we will give this Japanese place a try and although the decor and atmosphere was nice & cozy with excellent service but if you're ordering any of the banquet menus make sure you add in extra dishes on the side. We ordered the $75 per head banquet for four and the servings were like for 2.5. Eat something before... More 

Thank Lisa C
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We ate here on a Wednesday night between Xmas & New Year and it was full and had a great atmosphere. The lively matre'd was most entertaining. The food was excellent, we tend to rate Japanese by the Gyoza & these were as good as we have had. The sashimi was excellent although the things started going wrong when we... More 

1 Thank KimberleyMelbourne
Sydney, Australia
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253 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

I would have been here dozens of times over past 15 years, it's an old Crows Nest stalwart and top notch Japanese food even though service is bit chaotic!

Thank Nalin W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Crows Nest
  • Phone Number: 9436-3435

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