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“We love this little restaurant”

Ken Yakitori Bar Howick
Ranked #1,158 of 2,417 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Japanese, Korean
Good for: Local cuisine
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Good for: Local cuisine
Reviewed April 11, 2013

We love this little Japanese Restaurant, It is a fun and casual relaxed atmosphere, lovely friendly staff, great menu of food, you can always try something you would never have tried before, We love the rustic charm, the milk crate seats with cushions on them, This place is always busy and we tend to book for dinner, lunch is great value, they have lovely Miso soup too which comes with lunch and a small cabbage salad, yummy
If you want something different give this little restaurant a try, If you love Sake you will love this place.

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Reviewed March 2, 2012

This place is a little gem hidden away in Meadowlands and easy to miss but well with it when you find it.

The tapas style of food is great for a group but don't get too carried away as more than 4 people wil see you cramped at a booth or split up.

The food is consistently good here and you can price your meal from very cheap to crazy expensive depending on how many dishes (& how much sake) you order.

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Reviewed October 13, 2008

I used to love the place when it was still owned by the "original" owner, they're probably not native Japanese, but did everything the best they can to make it justice. The place has since sold to a group of Koreans and everything just seemed different all of a sudden. They are very stingy on the sauces, they barely cover the strews and we have to keep begging for a fair amount. Dishes are a lot smaller too. We used to love their beef carpacio (again, when it was with the original owners), because it was such a good value with a very descent size dish, not anymore unfortunately. Prices went up right after they took over too. But because it's so close to home, I consider that a good alternative when no one wants to cook.

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