Sake Bar Icco

Sake Bar Icco

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Hours
Tue
11:30 am - 2:30 pm5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed
11:30 am - 2:30 pm5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu
11:30 am - 2:30 pm5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri
11:30 am - 2:30 pm5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat
11:30 am - 2:30 pm5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.9 of 5 bubbles
Service
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.7 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
features
Is this restaurant good for brunch?
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Table Service
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5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles25 reviews
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Imukat Arabo
Auckland178 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2020 friends
I have dined with them so many times, and I always want to go back for their foods as many as possible. Their lunch and dinner menu is different. They do lunch box at lunch time, which I always have and recommend. We can choose 2 mains from choices, and if you feel like more, you can add 1 extra, which I also always do. The dinner menu is so great, too. A lot of varieties, vegetarian options,,, superb. The owner chef is very skilled, talented, and so enthusiastic about cuisine. That is why the menu he created is simply divine. His foods are so detailed and delicately delicious. You will also find that his wife is so lovely, friendly, attentive, and so great at hospitality. The restaurant is not a big one, so I highly recommend you to make a reservation just in case in advance. Even tho it is a last minute, just giving them a call would not hurt. I just cannot wait for going back!! * もう何回もレストランに食べに行かせてもらってますが、もう可能な限り何回でも行きたいです。 ランチとディナーでメニューが違うのですが、ランチメニューのセットメニューが特にオススメで、僕自身いつも食べてます。メインを2つも選べて、もし良ければ3つ目も追加できて、僕はいつもそうしてます(笑)。ディナーメニューも豊富で、本当に最高です。 オーナーシェフの技術はもう本当に最高で、料理に対する情熱がもうメニューからひしひしと感じられます。料理は、日本食の繊細さの中でもしっかりと味がついていて、本当に美味しいです。奥様も、それはそれは可愛いらしい方で、気さくで、いつも最高の接客をなさいます。 そこまで大きなお店ではないので、行く時は是非とも事前に予約をすることをオススメします。行く直前でも、電話をしてみてはいかがでしょうか。 早くまた行きたいです!!
Written 3 May 2020
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Allena
Auckland Central22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 couples
I made a reservation the day before dining not thinking I had a chance but was offered 2 seats at the counter. I love watching Chef's at work so this was perfect. The menu is varied but not overwhelming and we decided to order a few dishes to share. Everything from the sashimi to the sushi rolls were fresh, tasty and beautifully presented. The service is friendly and you're shown a blackboard menu with specials and the fish they are using that evening. We'll definitely be back especially now I know they're open for lunch.
Written 12 February 2022
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Ally and Charlie
Auckland15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 none
A great Japanese restaurant. The food takes me back to my time in Japan and far better than some of the others I've been to in Auckland
Written 13 February 2021
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Bill D
Auckland346 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 friends
The best value for money Japanese food in Auckland My starting point for this review is my love of Japanese food especially CoCoro in Ponsonby. However finding great Japanese food at very reasonable prices can be a challenge. This challenge is more than met by Sake Bar Icco. Great food with wonderful friendly service and very fair prices. They also have some IPA craft beer selections and lots of Sake choices. Thanks team Icco we will be back.
Written 3 June 2019
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DoingWell67
United Kingdom124 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 couples
Auckland is blessed with many fine dining restaurants and also many Asian restaurants. There are three really good Japanese restaurants. Masu, Cocoro and Sake Bar icco. Sake Bar Icco is not the fanciest of the three - but it's Sashimi just may be the best - which is really saying something based on the company. In addition they have excellent cooked dishes for those who prefer. The sake list is superb - not huge but everyone is delicious and very reasonably priced. Overall a great experience - superb staff, amazing food and a cute interior. It's not as impressive looking as Masu or as modern as Cocoro but it's also less expensive and the food is equal or better in some cases. For a casual meal or a quiet date night I could not suggest a Japanese restaurant better than Sake Bar Icco
Written 11 April 2019
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Dark Chocolate
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 friends
The restaurant's atmosphere is very cosy, the range of food is good, and the service is one of the best in Auckland!
Written 11 April 2019
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Sandy H
Auckland136 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 couples
Awesome vibe in this gorgeous buzzy taste palace. Absolute must is the aubergine but everything they do has a flavour that will delight even the most tired palate. The team here are just delightful and I almost don’t want to rave too much as this is one of Kingslands best kept secrets. The ambiance is totally on point and you will find yourself nestled amongst some of the hoods top artists and muso’s.
Written 29 March 2019
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DoingWell67
United Kingdom124 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 couples
Sometimes you get lucky - finding this restaurant was very lucky. It doesn't look like much from the outside - but boy oh boy does the food make up for it. Incredible delicious amazing sashimi - the best Tofu I halve ever had. Great Saki - some super selections at incredibly reasonable prices.
Written 1 February 2019
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WeEatOutOften
Auckland Central25 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 family
We often frequent another popular Japanese Resturant in Manukau Rd Epsom. We were recently recommended Sake Bar which is a four minute drive from home and yet we had never seen it before. Very friendly and hospitable service. The food was fresh and tasty with a reasonable good selection. Full house by the time we left. The price for four people equaled $40 more than what we would pay at our usual Japanese Resturant.
Written 27 December 2018
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TPANDAV
380 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 couples
We eat here often, whenever we are in Auckland, and it is consistently excellent. The sashimi is beautifully cut, very fresh, and plated with elegance and restraint. The salads are fresh, delicious and generous. Tempura prawns are fresh and crisp. Our favourite dish is the eggplant with cheese and miso. The service is welcoming, efficient and charming, the decor is homely and comfortable. The prices are very reasonable for the quality.
Written 5 December 2018
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Jo1232016
Auckland Central76 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 friends
The food is beautiful and delicious and good value. The vibe is family and friendly but also a bit funky. The wait staff are the best. So much energy and charm and knowledge - just lovely. The drinks lists provide lots of choice and are well priced. If you like fresh Japanese flavours, you need to go there. That place should be packed every night.
Written 19 August 2018
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X1875UAfrankd
Onetangi11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 couples
As always outstanding food and amazingly friendly service. I have always found the sashimi here top notch and the lunchbox pictured is insane value for $19!! This is my favourite Saturday lunch haunt ever!! The Suntory Pilsner is a great companion to wash the great food down 😃
Written 29 June 2018
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Jo1232016
Auckland Central76 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 couples
We had dinner at Sake Bar Icco on Saturday night and plan to return with friends very soon. The food is so delicious and fresh and pretty. The staff are friendly and helpful. The wine list is fine and the prices very reasonable. The hand written name tags tucked in to an origami swan are a delightful touch. The whole evening was just lovely in fact and there are many things on the menu that I need to go back and try. It is a friendly and unpretentious little restaurant. If you like delicious Japanese food, served in a relaxed friendly style. you need to go there.
Written 27 May 2018
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lornaaff
32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 family
Always excellent food and service here. Never disappointed with my favourite food item, Aburi salmon. Simple environment which works for a celebration dinner or a drop-in meal on the spur of the moment. Love it. Recommend it +++
Written 22 January 2018
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Oharn
17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 couples
Icco is if not the best Japanese restaurant in Auckland (perhaps even NZ). Sure you do have Masu and Kazuya (which are great also!) but if you want a more laid back environment with the most authentic, perfectly executed Izakaya type Japanese food at reasonable prices then Icco is the place to go. Everything is super fresh and pairs well with a tall glass of Asahi beer (it's beer food heaven). I've lived in Japan and travelled all over Japan and this is one of the few places here in NZ that comes close to the freshness and perfection.
Written 12 January 2018
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