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“Amazing Food/Service/Venue”
Review of Oishii

Oishii
Ranked #17 of 76 Restaurants in Pokolbin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $26
Cuisines: Japanese, Thai
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed June 10, 2014

From the time we booked on line to the time we departed the restaurant everything was great. We booked two weeks in advance of the long week-end and we enjoyed a great meal/wine with friends. We had the most amazing meal choices from both the Thai and Japanese menu. "Hope Estate Cracker Red" was the most complimentary wine with the dishes. The Saki was great. Highly recommend for something different in the Hunter. The decor is not extravagant and this is a very, very busy and a little loud, so if you don't like these elements of the restaurant, I would still recommend to try it but to have an early meal there or go on a quieter day. The restaurant was full of patrons from the time we arrived at 6.30pm to the time we left at 9.30pm. It was worth the taxi ride from the hotel.

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Thank Frances B
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Reviewed June 8, 2014

Visited during the long weekend in June. Lots of people and a bit noisy. Price had gone up. Good service. Should try the Chicken fried rice. Good to taste wine at Tempus Two and try the cheese and ice cream next door. Also a burger restaurant next door.

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1  Thank Mushroom12345
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Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Great option for takeaway. Not too expensive. Reasonably fast despite a packed restaurant. Staff very friendly.

We had the chicken cashew nut which we would recommend. Pad Thai was good, slightly bland.

Thank hcwoz
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Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

What am awful experience! 3 wait staff working and only 1 of them seem to be happy and smiling, the other 2 staff need to go for a smiling/courtesy course. When we walked in they gave us the look like 'please go away' anyway we sat down and was presented with the menu and water. Ordered and food was awful for the price you pay, cold and tasteless, even the miso and white rice was not nice. Long way to go and good luck, the only reason they are surviving is because of the tourist.

Thank Edwin A
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Reviewed May 27, 2014

This was our 3rd visit to Oishii & still not 100% happy as we were on our 1st visit. We shared Chicken Satays (very nice) & Thai Fish Cakes (rubbery) for entree, for mains we also shared Thai Green Curry Chicken (very tasty) & Thai Chilli, Basil Beef (no taste, no chilli, very bland & came in a thick sauce which had the consistancy of Gravox?) I will say that both mains had plenty of meat & portions were good size but as I eat Thai food a lot I have come to expect the lovely flavours you normally receive from Thai cooking.

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1  Thank buffie46
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