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Masu Restaurant

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90 Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-363 6278
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Today
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were greeted with a big smile and a happy birthday as we walked in the restaurant. Staff was friendly and the service was great. Food is definitely fantastic. A little bit on the pricey side, but definitely worth it.

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Thank banana4ever
Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Second time dining. Food Fantastic, Service Fantastic. Would recommend. They could do with spreading the tables out a bit More.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been to Masu before but from the staff member on the phone to confirm the booking to when we left the restaurant gold stars all the way. The food is fantastic and presentation very special. But the best part was that when they made a mistake or the quality of food was not perfect (some of the sashimi was less... More 

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Thank _2017JulieP2017
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The service was awesome and the food was excellent, very fresh and well presented. The nigiri was delicious. The menu option was really good but a bit pricy. We went back two more times, one for lunch and the other one for dinner. Nicest staff you will find anywhere. The design of the place is really cool. Highly recommend it.... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a good meal. The sashimi was really tasty but only few pieces. We had salmon from grill and broccoli which was delightful. Personell was kind and tried their best. At least 9 different waiters took care of us. No wonder the price is high.

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Thank WiFr
Napier, New Zealand
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading lots of wonderful reviews we couldn't wait to get to Masu. Went for lunch, on a special occasion. Staff we really lack lustre, timing of food and drinks was slow and it was not busy... overall this place lacked any soul. Super disappointed.

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Thank j r
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

the food here is yummy. It is so good in fact we went back again two days later. We ate the specials, wagu gyoza who could resist! They were very good at accomodating a food allergy. I would highly recommend the yummy cocktails or asking the bar staff for sake or umeshu recommendations.

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London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Buzzy, fun place in the centre of Auckland. The first time we sat at the bar, had brilliant cocktails and even though we were planning to go to another restaurant for dinner, we stayed and ordered a selection of small dishes. All fantastic. Second time we went for the tasting menu - which was also excellent, although would probably go... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is impressive, the food is excellent and the service is impeccable - cannot fault anything about the experience. I am so annoyed that we found Masu on our last night in Auckland - I would've like to go there again! There are so many dishes we wanted to try but couldn't fit them all in. Unsurprisingly, the restaurant... More 

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1 Thank Serene H
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8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I walked in off the street hoping to get a table on a busy Saturday night , surely enough we did. Everyone was very accommodating and we were seated in front of the kitchen so we were able to watch the chefs. (Best seats) We ordered a variety of different plates, to try everything and not one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 6278
Description
"A passion for flavour and dedication to detail"

Welcome to MASU, the exciting Japanese robata restaurant and bar located in the Federal Street dining precinct. MASU brings atmosphere, passion and a contemporary twist to the traditional robata style of cooking over an open charcoal grill. My philosophy is simple - use fresh local ingredients, enhance the natural flavours of each dish and let the food speak for itself. This pure approach to cuisine is reflected in our clean, natural decor. Add to this a lively, informal atmosphere and you have a beautifully bold and dramatically different style of Japanese dining in the heart of Auckland.

Nic Watt

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Macau, China
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 months ago

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?