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$20 - $367
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Japanese
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got the Crab Maki Roll, Crab Sliders, Pork Sliders, Pork Belly, Chicken Skewers, Beef Gyoza, Teriyaki Salmon, Edamame Beans, and the Broccolini. All of the dishes were superb as were the drinks. Orange Juice was very fresh. Service was amazing, tables wiped and new,...clean plates after every dish. Desserts were alright then Ice Cream and Sorbet mix had some weird flavours, the best of which was the Coconut Ice cream. I would definitely come back, however I would get another plate of the Crab Maki Rolls rather than getting dessert. カニ巻き、カニスライダー、ポークスライダー、豚バラ、チキン串、牛肉餃子、照り焼きサーモン、枝豆、ブロッコリーニをいただいた。どの料理も美味しかったし、飲み物も美味しかった。オレンジジュースはとても新鮮だった。サービスもすばらしく、料理が終わるたびにテーブルが拭かれ、新しいきれいなお皿が出された。 デザートはまあまあで、アイスクリームとソルベのミックスはちょっと変わった味だった。 でも、デザートを食べるくらいなら、カニ巻きロールをもう一皿食べると思う。More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service is prompt and attentive. Not pretentious though many guest can be seen trying very hard to impress. :) Food is good especially the skewer Salmon. I wouldn't recommend to go for their sake 180ml which is way too expensive at NZ 44 nor the...grilled cod at NZ 72. Salmon is good enough. They have good wine by the glass selection and pour is good too. Restroom is clean and spacious. A buzzy place if you like some buzz and nice food.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 8 March 2024 via mobile

The food, drinks service and location can’t be beaten. We had the $95 set menu and it was just perfection. We loved every minute and the sommelier Jeremy knows his stuff, what a standout

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 14 February 2024

Best Japanese food in a beautiful setting. The presentation was artistic and delicious. Everything we ordered was impressive. service was excellent.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 22 January 2024 via mobile

We enjoyed the $99 Shomi set menu involving six course that show=cased some of the restaurants signature dishes. The food was delicious, presented well. The service was exceptional.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 15 December 2023 via mobile

We had our work Xmas do here , it was totally Amazing . 7 course Feast with matching wines I dont you would find anything better

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 14 September 2023

Visited for dinner in May 2023 We made a booking knowing it would be busy and fortunately we did as it was packed on the night of our visit. We had only waited at the bar for 3min as we were told that our server...was preparing our table before we were taken to our table which was great. We decided to go for the Shomi 6 course menu. The good: - Despite being 6 courses, we were very full by the end of it - Great produce and ingredients cooked well - Great ambience and staff were attentive and explained each dish as they were being served - Well worth the price paid The bad: - There were some confusion with our orders as we placed our drinks orders to our main waiter but then we were served by a different waiter to whom we asked if our drinks order had gone through and if they are arriving and then it did arrived but then we were served again by a different waiter. Having one dedicated per table would eliminate this confusion. - One of the courses (king salmon) was overpowering in flavour compared to the others which were delicate and well-balanced. Would recommend the sashimi when visiting.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 31 August 2023 via mobile

This restaurant couldn’t be any less family friendly, despite write ups online suggesting that it is. The manager spoke to me about my toddler in a way I have never experienced before. As a pregnant mother I was made feel utterly unwelcome. In saying l...that, the rest of the team were pleasant and attentive and the food was goodMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 27 August 2023

This restaurant is really up there with the best for service and food. We were welcomed by 3 different staff as we walked in and service was excellent from start to finish. From explaining the ingredients in each dish, to changing plates for a new...course and asking about our drinks top ups. Staff also offerred to take our coats after they took us to our table Now for the food, always excellently presented and so tasty. Entree; (see pic) - MASU Chef’s Special sashimi, 3 selection with Oyster - fresh and succulent - Tuna Spicy Miso Tartare, Nori Tartlet - a mouthful of slightly zingy tuna and crispy tart. Good start to a meal. - Chirashi Maki with scampi miso soup - fried tofu and seaweed included in the miso. Not too salty. - Yasai tempura - tempura broccoli, eggplant & pumpkin. Batter was crisp and melt in you mouth. Hubby loved the pumpkin most. Main - Shio Koji beef short ribs with Yakiniku jus - melt in you mouth beef cooked to perfection (cooked through but so tender). Dish of the night for both of us. - Grilled brocolli with miso dressing - another yummy treat. Broccoli still crunchy and we scooped up all the miso dressing as it was so good. Dessert - White miso cream caramel with a sesame biscuit. Another dish we will give a shout out to - the creme caramel was creamy, not to sweet. You can taste the miso and the biscuit just complemented the whole dish. One of the best creme caramel I have had for a while. We keep wanting to come more regularly but we usually find that we are in the city for lunch and they are only open for dinner.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 10 July 2023 via mobile

Been here a couple of times, this time took the kids (8 and 10) to broaden their experience and tastebuds ..the service and food was outstanding. Kids had a mixture of sushi, wagyu steak and skewers, I went for the set meal with wine match....We sat at the kitchen table which was great to watch the service in action. Looking forward to my next visit to Auckland !More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 9 July 2023 via mobile

When you book the private room at a venue like this - you expect primo and whilst the food is always good. What a struggle to order, what a struggle to replenish wine and what a struggle to be a bit dynamic. Really sad as...this place was a favouriteMore

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 3 June 2023

Good, but not great. Service was good and the food was good enough, but not great by any standard. Really, really loud environment. hardwood floors and hard surfaces everywhere and it was very hard to hear people sitting at my own table. Feels like the...restaurant is making do on it's reputation, not the food. If you're looking for a loud scene with moderate to okay food then you'll like Masu.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 20 May 2023 via mobile

Very crowded and noisy restaurant. Difficult to talk at the table. They gave us a table so close to the cashier that I could hear every single discussion from the customers paying and the cashier. Quite disappointed. Overall overpriced restaurant for sub standard service and...ambience. Food was good but did not blow me away. The dessert tasting platter is a total rip off in my opinion. I would no go back.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 10 April 2023

Fantastic dinner spot, we'd love to go back. Everything we got was both delicious and beautifully presented. Excellent sushi, great cocktails, delicious dessert. It was our first night in Auckland and we were happy we chose this place to kick our trip off. Great restaurant,...highly recommend.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 1 April 2023

Best meal I have had in a long time, staff we so friendly and the service was quick, the quality of the food was exceptional, I cant wait to get back there again.

Date of visit: September 2022
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I'm just a customer, so I can't really answer your question. I rate the quality of the food at Masu really highly. Normally we go there for dinner and share multiple dishes with multiple people so I have especially noted... More
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You can reserve on line I am not sure re parking but as it’s at the casino Any parking will be at the premium Cheaper to take an Uber
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MASU BY NIC WATT, Auckland Central - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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  • Food: 4.5
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