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“Diamond in the Rough - A Must Try”

Aki Sushi & Japanese Cafe
Ranked #226 of 1,274 Restaurants in Christchurch
Price range: $2 - $11
Description: Authentic Japanese cheff makes fresh Japanese cuisine by our original recipes. Donburis are good for lunch and dinner too, Various Bento-boxes are really satisfying volume for dinner or for very hungry's lunch, also really good prices. Even though there are already good prices, we have Monthly/Daily special menus Mon-Sat! Calm and cosy location where is very close to the international airport/airport motels, so here must be an ideal dinner place for travelers who spend the last night of their NZ trip. Vegetarian, GlutenFree menu available. All menus can be taken-away. Our friendly staffs are welcoming you all the time.
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Description: Authentic Japanese cheff makes fresh Japanese cuisine by our original recipes. Donburis are good for lunch and dinner too, Various Bento-boxes are really satisfying volume for dinner or for very hungry's lunch, also really good prices. Even though there are already good prices, we have Monthly/Daily special menus Mon-Sat! Calm and cosy location where is very close to the international airport/airport motels, so here must be an ideal dinner place for travelers who spend the last night of their NZ trip. Vegetarian, GlutenFree menu available. All menus can be taken-away. Our friendly staffs are welcoming you all the time.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heading back to work a different way last week and saw this place. Decided to pop in here for grab a quick lunch to go.
Tidy wee restaurant with really lovely staff. Good prices.

Played it safe and ordered a teriyaki chicken rice ball without mayonnaise. It was freshly made to order, nicely presented and I have to say, it was so delicious.

Really impressed. So much so that this week I specifically left work to get some lunch. I got the same order as last time - I wanted to see if it was consistent and also grabbed a karaage chicken skewer. The rice ball was again delicious as was the chicken skewer.

One of my new favourite places to grab a quick lunch from. Thanks so much for lovely service both times, and delicious food. I will be back - best rice ball hands down :-)

Date of visit: January 2020
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Thank nessybear1
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AkiSushi, Manager at Aki Sushi & Japanese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the feedback with photos.
This careful and fair evaluation should be very helpful for other people.
We want to introduce heartful Japanese foods more and look forward to cook fresh foods for you again!

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Reviewed August 2, 2019

Aki is simply one of the best japanese restaurant in Christchurch! It’s the real deal if you love authentic japanese and also reasonably priced! I love the Salmon Bento, generous portion, great presentation skill with great colors from the lovely mix of differently delicious ingredients and the taste was out of this world! Had the Salmon Don today, specially prepared as they did not have this in their menu and i should say it was awesomely GOOD! Thank you Yuki for your great service and hospitality! We will definitely be back!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank macateer
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AkiSushi, Owner at Aki Sushi & Japanese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2019

Thank you so much for your greatest feedback to us! We want to make even more tasty and healthy Japanese foods. We appreciate your continued support. From Yuki

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Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

My fiance and I just had impromptu dinner here - the chef, upon learning that it was my partner's birthday lit up and said "ahhhh!A birthday " and disappeared out the back. He returned with a harmonica and proceeded to play "Happy birthday." Awesome food and lovely service. Thank you! We will be back.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank LolliCake
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AkiSushi, Manager at Aki Sushi & Japanese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2019

Thank you very much for your warm feedback to our chef! He was happy to cook for you and also celebrate for you two:) We’re looking forward to see you again.

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Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

Got two Chicken Katsu bowls for a cheap $9 each. Was absolutely delicious and will definitely be coming back regularly!
Fast free Wi-Fi and really great service!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MackayBurnham
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012345678901234, Manager at Aki Sushi & Japanese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Thank you so much for your great feedback to us. We look forward to cook for you again !!

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Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

This place is a great find. Delicous food. Friendly staff. Good price. Perfect for lunch.
You should eat here.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RoamingJosh
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012345678901234, Manager at Aki Sushi & Japanese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2019

Thank you so much for your good comment and highmark. We look forward to see you again some day. Have a great journey on you!

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