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Arakawa

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Ross Street, Ashmore, Gold Coast, Queensland 4214, Australia
(07) 5597 8700
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6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Wed - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Wollongong, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We dined at the Arakawa restaurant and everything from the salad through to the Tempura were excellent. I even had dessert and I had the Triple chocolate nanami chilli and macadamia bomb, orange basil seed syrup and it was unbelievably nice.

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Thank Strat119
Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time here and will not be the last. We had the la cart menu just for a change and could not be more pleased with the food quality and attentive staff. Will go again next time on the Gold Coast.

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Thank jeff_fay
Ashmore, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I love this place. We eat here regularly. Beautiful food and setting. Very helpful staff. Great cocktail selection too

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Thank lozgus7
Gold Coast, Australia
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

We turned up a little late on a Saturday night and stumbled across this place. We couldn't believe our luck, they said all we can do is seat you at the sushi bar because they were booked out (that was all we needed) we couldn't believe our luck - the sushi bar was awesome! Real authentic Japanese and there was... More 

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Hope Island
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52 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Visited Arakawa Japanese after receiving a voucher for xmas the decor hasn't changed for a long time and the closeness to the Tepanyaki rooms doesn't lend to a romantic al la carte dinning unfortunately I am going to compare this restaurant to Kiyomi at Jupiters as the prices are similar that's where it stops we ordered the deluxe bento box... More 

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Thank Dougie222
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

High quality service and food. Taste buds tingled whilst I was thoroughly entertained by the art of Teppanyaki cooking! Highly recommend Arakawa! Compliments to Chef Alex...

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Thank Jags07
Los Angeles, California
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Teppanyaki is always fun and this place doesn't disappoint. The chef's put on a good show grilling your food... and if you like sushi there's a great sushi bar. The staff are also friendly and efficient. I also like the fact you sit around the grill and talk to the other folks around the table making it easy to make... More 

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Thank Simon L
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

This is the best Japanese Sushi we have ever had, hand made in front of you while you wait. Every mouthful is divine. Would have liked to do the Tepinyaki as we have been here 4 times over the years. We were booked, however group that we were to sit with were a bunch of loud, drunk and swearing blokes... More 

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Thank rmbmn
Gold Coast
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Shuji is commonly found behind the sushi bar, where if you're lucky you'll get to watch him artfully create many dishes for other patrons of the restaurant. My best advice is to trust him and ask for the chefs selection of daily sashimi. He will choose the best cuts for you, and though language may be a hurdle, his recommendations... More 

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Thank Sam H
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Fabulous quality food and a skilled chef who knew how yo put on a show and entertain us. The food was outstanding and there was plenty of it.

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Thank Janine D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ross Street, Ashmore, Gold Coast, Queensland 4214, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Ashmore
  • Phone Number: (07) 5597 8700

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