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Itoshin Japanese Restaurant

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Shop 3 2484 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
(07) 5575 5733
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Melbourne australia
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My fiends and I thoroughly enjoyed our night here. We had the most delightful natural, sparkling waitress and the food was great quality. While there are no complaints about the food other quality Japanese Restaurants provide similar menus and it would have been nice to try something different on the menu. But maybe we just didn't see it. I have... More 

Thank Rhonda F
Sydney, Australia
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to try this restaurant after reading some good reviews on the Top 10 Japanese Restaurants in Gold Coast. All the dishes were very good, especially the house specials: roast duck & sashimi boat. It's an absolute delight how the dishes are presented. To top it all off, the desserts were also very good. The chef has mastered the art... More 

1 Thank Tony Y
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Always book!! The food is always very, very good. We love Japanese cuisine and would highly recommend the Teppanyaki dishes and of course Sushimi. The staff are always very helpful.

1 Thank Louise C
Albury, Australia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We first experienced the friendly staff upon arrival, had a couple of beers off the tap and then the great food, my son is a regular and ordered all the food, it was our first time at Itoshin, the owner was a great guy and his family were involved at all levels, the duck, was amazing, the oyster nigiri, the... More 

1 Thank Peter T
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

First thing I noticed was the carpet, like an RSL, a Japanese RSL. The decor was a little off. The place is owned and run by Japanese people which is a good start. The food is quite authentic. The menu is fairly standard Japanese fare that you find in Oz with set menus for nabe/sukiyaki, sushi, sashimi, tempura etc. There's... More 

Thank mattygrant
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We went there on a wednesday night. Was planned to eat in muso the ramen restaurant next to them but they got out of power so we give this japanese restaurant a try. We ordered salmon roll to start and shabu shabu(hot pot) for main. $66 for 2 person shabu shabu with 2 plates of beef and 1 plate of... More 

1 Thank Janiceeeeeee
Gold Coast, Australia
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Last night five of us ate at this hidden gem & all came away with the same opinion "what a sensational eatery". We first enjoyed a bowl of their endaname (heated & salted) soy beans, followed by calamari, sashimi & teriyaki beef (medium rare) with tempura vegetables. This restaurant is also byo wine which is a bonus. The total bill... More 

1 Thank David K
La Roche-sur-Yon, France
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is from fare away one of the best Japanese Restuarant in the Gold Coast. And for sure the best in shushis so fresh and made on orders. The soups, tea and other dishes are also nice, as I said there :" This is heaven"

1 Thank Juju85000
Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I always have the set-dinner as you are able to choose each course from the main menu, plus included salad, rice and soup .... What is there not to love about that! I also enjoy having a Japanese beer or warm sake with my meal. Be sure to book, especially if it's the weekend.

1 Thank GoldCoastee
Gold Coast, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Last week we went for a friends birthday, although the decor was a little out dated the food quality and size of our food was absolutely fabulous, we will be back. The staff were very friendly and helpful!

1 Thank Andrea K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 3 2484 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Mermaid Beach
  • Phone Number: (07) 5575 5733

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?