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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best meals I had in New Zealand was at Masu. Located in downtown Auckland this place should not be missed. Each and every dish was brilliant. Two rolls that I are still stuck in my memory are the salmon roll with avocado and the teriyaki eel roll with the omelette. Brilliant flavours and textures. Great food, good... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had seen a documentary about Masu on television, so we decided to try it out. We were asked if we had a reservation, which we did not. We could see a number of empty tables, but were told that all were reserved, however, we could have a seat at the bar and they would call us when the first... More 

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auckland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Seven of us had dinner at Masu for a birthday celebration. Apart from the waitress,the food was yummy and very tasty. I loved their crab dishes. My favourite place in Auckland for fine dinning

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had lunch in downtown Auckland at this restaurant. The food atmosphere and service were all excellent. I enjoyed the rolls and main dishes. The restaurant was quite busy at it is in the business district. The food is world class comparable to Nobu and Morimoto. The dish I enjoyed most was the crab dish I wish they offered more... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very fresh sashimi and sushi. Was very happy that Masu had lived to its reputation as it came highly recommended to me.Loved the crab, the fresh tuna and the maki rolls. Highly satisfying though expensive lunch which I recommend absolutely in Auckland.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere, location, and service make for a very chic dining experience. Great for special occasions or entertaining guests. Food is phenomenal.

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Thank Brooke W
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit. We love food there, so fresh and delicious. The staff were so nice and attentive, made us feel very special. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here for my birthday and it was an absolute treat! Beautiful tasting and looking creations came out before our eyes. I would love to go back it was to die for

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Thank Sarah E
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited a couple of times. The food is very fresh and the service exceptional. Is not a cheap meal and portion size is quite small.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place! Stumbled onto it and was pleasantly surprised that everything was exceptionally good. The crayfish tacos were seriously great and highly recommend the kingfish sashimi salad. No bad dishes at all, seriously good way to spend a nice evening.

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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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?