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Yatai Japanese Izakaya Restaurant

316 Featherston Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-356 1316
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (12 reviews)
“curry bowl” (3 reviews)
“fish” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
316 Featherston Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely family dining experience at the Yatai Japanese Izakaya Restaurant this evening, We decided to enjoy the shared platter style of dining, which was a wonderful way to sample lots of different tastes, The flavours, without exception, were delicious! The service was...More

Thank Passport58189981268
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We were in the area on holiday and stumbled upon this restaurant whilst we were going for a walk and we asked my brother and sister-in-law, who are locals, if they had been. They said they'd not tried it and so we went on Saturday...More

Thank Dianne F
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This is our "go to" restaurant for family dinners. We all like Japanese food and have tried many NZ Japanese style restaurants around the country. We all feel this is the best we have eaten at. The service has always been attentive and they time...More

Thank DrDanz
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Nice relaxed Japanese restaurant catering for all tastes and kids friendly. Tasting dishes and main meals and a full bar. Staff friendly even gave the kids learning chopsticks. Would go again

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

What such great service! Very cosy and yet an intimate meal together. We had 5 dishes that were all delicious. Definitely going back soon.

Thank 426brendat
Reviewed 26 July 2018

My partner and I had such a great experience here last night, I would highly recommend it to anyone. The staff were amazing, highly attentive and friendly, and were happy to explain how everything worked and suggested some dishes. Best of all when I booked...More

Thank Yuk1mura
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Went with my son for our yearly lunch treat. Great service and delicious food. Very quick service, wait staff very helpful explaining dishes to us with what ingredients were and how they were prepared. Would highly recommend this restaurant as a first time there, we...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We just had dinner, 4 adults and 4 children and the meals, service, price all exceeded my expectations. We apologise for the plate our daughter elbowed onto the floor and smashed, and are grateful that nobody made a big deal of it ❤️ the children...More

1  Thank alveadventures
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

One of our favourite restaurants in Palmerston North. Always enjoyed the food and friendly service. Would certainly recommend.

Thank tqguy74
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic traditional cuisine paired with a quaint setting and great service. Best Japanese cuisine I have had in all of NZ - regularly return for birthdays

Thank KSLDW42
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MaddiF10
15 August 2018|
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Response from Donna T | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm sure you can order and take it away but I don't think they have a delivery to door service. No info on the brochure regarding that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 Featherston Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-356 1316
  • E-mail
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