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“Great Return Visit”
Review of Izakaya Yu

Izakaya Yu
Ranked #5 of 27 Restaurants in Mullumbimby
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed January 28, 2014

It was great to be able to make a return visit to Izakaya Yu - this time with a couple of friends - for an evening meal. Last time we were there for the (shortened) lunch menu. Great menu and the food was as brilliant as last time. Each dish was served in a timely manner (not all at once!) and we never had to sit around waiting for the next one. Pleasant service even though the place was full (Saturday night). Thoroughly recommended.

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Thank Judy C
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Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

Mullumbimby is a small town that punches above its weight when it comes to above average eateries. Izakaya Yu recently turned one and its popularity with locals shows no sign of waning. Although the service can be a little slow and disjointed at times (don't go if you're in a rush) the food and the smiles of the staff more than make up for it. EVERYTHING is delicious, and with each visit I'm venturing into dishes I wouldn't normally order because of the amazing plates I've seen delivered to nearby tables. If you want escape the touristy madness of Byron Bay you could do a lot worse than heading here for an evening.

Thank penelopeabroad
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Reviewed December 5, 2013

We were surprised to discover a Japanese restaurant in Mullumbimby so decided to give it a try. Looked at the menu on the internet and thought "wow! What a selection!" Our only chance for visiting was for lunch, so we were disappointed to find a much reduced menu on offer - we had been looking forward to okonomiyaki - but at least we were able to have delicious takoyaki for an entree. Our meals were superb and well-presented. Will definitely come again when we come south of the border...

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Thank Judy C
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

best japanese ive had in a while and very affordable. nasu dengaku is the best! very friendly staff and quick to get the food out

Thank Indianna F
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

Absolutly the best restaurant in town.Authentic japanese cuisine, heathy menu, lovely and friendly atmosphere.
Like be in a street restaurant in Tokyo

Thank Silvia R
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