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“Excellent sushi”
Review of O Sushi

O Sushi
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Ranked #16 of 194 Restaurants in Byron Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $28
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Healthy, Fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: O-Sushi aims to provide a delicious range of healthy and fresh Japanese food in a relaxed and friendly environment in central Byron Bay.
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent sushi”
Reviewed March 10, 2014

We caused quite a ruckus at this joint but they were so good about everything. They were just relaxed and went out of their way to make sure their patrons were taken care of. The sushi was different and very good! We enjoy sushi trains but after a few you want something different. Try the specialty rolls. Excellent. Thanks for a great meal.

Visited March 2014
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Gold Coast, Australia
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“High prices for very average food - what on earth are people raving about?”
Reviewed March 1, 2014

Not sure what people on TripAdvisor are raving about?? I am quite puzzled. This is one very average place. The service was exceptionally attentive and quick BUT the food was a major let down.
We eat Japanese quite a lot and we have been to Japan several times and also speak Japanese and this place is really only very average. We ordered off the menu, as well as getting things off the train. Quality ranged from ok to below average. Everything was much more expensive than even in Noosa and that is saying something! Nothing was spectacular or yum. Even my non-discerning 5 year old rejected everything as not authentic and only ate the Edamame. Miso soup average. Green tea average. Inari very bad. Chicken teriyaki skewers underdone and bland.
Edamame ok. Sushi off train mall quality average. Gyoza - Byron Bay version - had nothing to do with any of the 100s of gyoza we have eaten - not authentic and not very appetising.
So overall, a very disappointing experience. The other Japanese place up the road served much better food but may be it's not the "in" place to be seen.
The place is tiny, next to a parking lot and has no atmosphere whatsoever. It is very cramped and sitting next to Woolies car park in traffic fumes paying over priced below average food is exactly my idea of a waste of money. Try at your own peril!
There was quite a selection of vege rolls and brown rice options which we didn't try.

  • Visited March 2014
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Dan R, Owner at O Sushi, responded to this review, March 12, 2014
Dear Valued Customer,
Firstly we would like to thank you for your review on Trip Advisor , any feedback is valuable to us and helps us keep our award winning restaurant running at a very high level. We are glad you found our service to be exemplary, however, the remarks on our food are a little concerning. O-Sushi Byron Bay has been running very successfully for ten years and our customers, a lot of who are regular locals, find the entire experience outstanding (as the reviews state). We were disappointed to hear your view on our food as we work tirelessly using the freshest produce, organic & brown rice options, catering for Gluten free, vegetarian and vegan dietary constraints all produced by our highly trained and experienced chefs. O-Sushi has a long standing philosophy to ensure you, and all of our dinners, are completely satisfied with the O-Sushi experience. We would love to have you dine with us again and perhaps try our chefs gourmet selection of Japanese Fusion Cuisine and sushi.
Regards
O’Sushi Byron Bay
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Bangalow
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“Reliable & yummy”
Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

I've been a frequent diner at O Sushi for years, never had a problem. A fav is the Teryaki Tofu. Would definitely recommend!

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Gijon, Spain
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“best sushi in byron”
Reviewed February 25, 2014

I have been in this place twice. Both times I went out of the bar after eating totally satisfied.
Its a small bar but the sushi is awesome.
In fact, is one of the best I tried during my stay in Australia.
They have a good variety and the quality-value relation is also very good.
If you are in byron and you want to eat some good sushi, go to this palce.

  • Visited August 2013
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“Awsome”
Reviewed February 24, 2014

Great food service was fantastic the manager made sure my every need was met the atmosphere was warm and inviting

  • Visited January 2014
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