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Sushi Ninja

89 Devon Street West | New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 1392
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (30 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
89 Devon Street West | New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We had a very good meal. The menu was hard to understand but once worked out the food was fine for everyone. The service was quick and slightly above average but I had to get our own water as the only waitress forgot. The tempura...More

Thank MarkLWH
Sophie K, Owner at Sushi Ninja, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you Mark San. We are not sure what happened to wait staff. Our evening is based on a sake bar style menu which is about orders rounds of shared dishes and enjoying the variety. We are glad you enjoyed th dishes. Our staff are...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

The first time I went into Sushi Ninja it was for attempted lunch. We walked out as the sushi was being presented in an unhygienic and potentially dangerous manner. Someone said try them for dinner. I thought the temperatures would at least make it safe....More

1  Thank stromulus
Sophie K, Owner at Sushi Ninja, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Hi, We are sorry you didn't enjoy yourself. We take our feedback very seriously and use this as a tool to improve ourselves. Could you specifically say what you mean by unhygienic and potentially dangerous manner? We are well known for our fresh sushi and...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We took our three teens to sushi ninja for a wonderful evening of sharing tapas plates. Our server was fantastic and very friendly, the drinks complemented the food. Although they were out of salmon they still managed to prepare every dish we wanted. We are...More

Thank 397nikki
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Ordered a karaage chicken don for takeaway that stated on the menu it was with seaweed in special sauce....what a nasty surprise to find out when i got home instead of seaweed i had a shredded cabbage with no special sauce. What a waste if...More

1  Thank JelenaZ213
Sophie K, Owner at Sushi Ninja, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

HI, Jelena. I am sorry to hear you did not receive sauce. Could you specify which menu you were referring to? We do not have a takeway Karaage Don for lunch so you must be referring to our Dinner Takeaway menu. We do have a...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome as usual. Lovely service, great food, always a pleasure, can't wait to go back again. Whether it's buffet, birthday, express, or just a night out it's always worth while 💜

Thank VannT9
Sophie K, Owner at Sushi Ninja, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you for lovely comments. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Believe what they say about this place, magnificent in all ways. The food was excusite and the service something special.

Thank Steve E
Sophie K, Owner at Sushi Ninja, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018
Google Translation

Arigatogozaimasu Steve san!

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Good range of Japanese food but there is a push for karage chicken with lots of flavours. The decor is getting tired and needs a tidy up and clean in all the nooks and crannies Not very cheep but for Japanese food it’s ok.

3  Thank MSTOU-NZ
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We really liked visiting Sushi Ninja. It was a different and new experience for us all. We tried a lot of new foods and it was just a nice place to be, very welcoming and the service was great. Staff were very helpful and friendly....More

1  Thank 632jeanettem
Reviewed 30 December 2017

They claim to be the only Japanese owned and operated sushi bar in New Plymouth. Certainly, they are a far cry from the usual chain retailers, and have a wide assortment of pieces on offer. Prices are higher than the normal retailers, but the range...More

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Great service, atmosphere good value and always yummy, especially like their chicken bento - lunch or dinner

1  Thank KarinaF1780
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Devon Street West | New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-759 1392
  • E-mail
Casual sushi cafe by day sake bar by night. Come and enjoy the only award winning Japanese owned and operated Japanese restaurant in New Plymouth. The Sake Bar is all about enjoying the cultural experience by eating shared tapas and matching it with sake, beer or wine and ordering many rounds of. Now open in Centre City Shopping Centre (upper level) New Plymouth's very first sushi train. Providing our customers with fresh sushi for the soul! Sushi Ninja Express is all about enjoying the fresh, fast and fun way to eat sushi. Hot menu and other specials are also available. (Mon-Wed 9am-5.30pm Thursdays till 8pm Fri-Sun 9am-5.30) No reservations please. It is an easy quick way to dine so just come in. Even if we are full, a table becomes available soon. Not licensed.
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