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We have created a modern fusion menu, which invokes the flavours of Southeast Asian cuisine with a Pacific twist accompanied by friendly & professional service. Our menu has been inspired by the culture of sharing great food with friends & family; with a variety of tastes & textures to choose from. Our food is served as soon as it’s ready, so that the flavours are at their best. If you have any questions about our menu, our staff are here to help. Umami is about tasting great food & enjoying good company. Please sit back, relax and enjoy our hospitality
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Fusion, Street Food
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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All reviews mushroom dumplings karaage chicken pork salad shared dishes food was amazing wonderful evening share plates bao buns last night service was excellent dining experience staff were attentive the wait staff generous portions paige banquet
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I’d give this restaurant plus 5 stars if I could! Superb food, incredible flavours and ingenious combinations for that Umami taste. The dessert was so good my wife nearly licked the plate! The waiting staff were all charming, helpful and contributed to making this our...best meal out in NZ.More

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We and our friends thoroughly enjoyed the food we shared at Umami. The way you can share dishes is a great idea and enables you to try more than just one dish. Lovely variety of dishes and flavours. Very pleasant staff.

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best places to dine in the Bay. Food tastes delicious, Costumer service is fantastic, Drinks are devine. Atmosphere is amazing. Thank you all for a wonderful dining experience.

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a delicious dinner with our daughter and son-in-law mid-week at Umami. The place had a great ambiance, and the service was prompt. The wait staff were attentive, without being overbearing. The food was interesting and tasty. All-in-all it was an enjoyable evening and...I would not hesitate in recommending Umami.More

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an experience. Outstanding food & service. Everything was well presented and so yummy. Will definitely come back soon.

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can’t say much more than food and service was absolutely excellent! Would totally recommend to others.

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a golfer at Omanu GC, so we had lunch there on my wife’s birthday. The best meal we have had in the Tauranga area. Nothing cooked too much. Great flavours. Not crowded for lunch, but reasonably busy.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tuna yukke and beef tataki were outstanding. Amazing food, service and menu. I’ve been three times now and will definitely go again. Thank you

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another beautiful meal that we couldn’t fault. The staff are attentive and the Gin to choose from is fab!!! The Tempura Eggplant is a must have. We also had the Dumplings and Pork Belly and all were amazing.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 6 January 2024

Delicious food as always - fresh, tasty and generous sharing portions. Great ambience and helpful, attentive staff

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Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 5 January 2024

From start to finish the service was ourstanding, all staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. My water glass was never empty, someone was always available without being OTT. The food was excellent. Their style of ordering and flow of receiving food was perfect. The flavours...were so good. Portion sizes generous, definitely going back to try the orher dishes as do many good ones to chooseMore

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Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 21 December 2023

Had a great meal here with lots of interesting sharing plates. All the dishes tasted very good and were well cooked. Lively atmosphere and friendly helpful staff. Recommended

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 7 December 2023

Fabulous, all food was delicious, and plenty of it! Thanks for a lovely evening :) I'm sure a few of us will be back.

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 28 November 2023 via mobile

I eat here at least once a month. I say they have about a 99% batting average. That's very difficult to find especially in this area. The food is unique, good portion size, staff are amazingly efficient and friendly. If you don't like something, you...just tell them rather than writing a bad review. They will fix it on the spot. The mixed drinks are amazing. I really love the Krakatoa. I think I have pretty much eaten everything on the menu and never been unsatisfied. I will always keep coming back and bringing friends and family. I've traveled the world and know what good cuisine is. This is fantastic. I highly recommend it. There would surely be something in here for everyone whether you are a carnivore or a vegan or a pescatarian. It's absolutely fantastic also with lots of gluten-free options.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 26 November 2023 via mobile

Very good service, very polite, beautiful food and nice clean restaurant. The bao buns were to die for, the buns were so light and fluffy. We will definitely be back, thanks.

Date of visit: November 2023
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UMAMI FUSION KITCHEN, Tauranga - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Umami Fusion Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5