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Japanese Kitchen WA Restaurant

92 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 1143
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (13 reviews)
“bento box” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
92 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing meal. Fast and fresh. We recommend ordering 5-6 entrees and dine as a banquet. Perfect! Favourite dishes were Fried Camembert and the Chicken Kaarage

Thank Snowjam74
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It was a nice experience : friendly service and a really good dinner. Not to many people visited the restaurant when we were there.

Thank Bep M
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We came to Wanganui for the Open Studios and our Wanganui friends chose the venue. We all loved our delicious food. I wish you were in Queenstown! Thank you.

1  Thank G15
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The service is always very fast and friendly. The food is always delicious. Took my 2.5 year old here and they did a cute little kids plate. Love the atmosphere and great to have BYO

Thank tonih126
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We have eaten here as a family twice in the last month and have enjoyed the experience. Food is pretty good, sushi is delicious, service can be a little slow at times. Teriyaki chicken and chicken karage is very good. Would recommend and will return

Reviewed 26 March 2017

Booked for 18 at 7pm on Saturday and was asked to preorder - bit of a mission but with shared emails not impossible evven though people were coming from out of town - they promised no delays and we were served very quickly and efficiently...More

Thank Lesley W
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A bit hard to locate for the new visitor but provided good service, well presented food and good tastes. A choice of inside or outside seating although the the vistas are such that you concentrate on your companions rather than admire the view.

Thank john752016
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Everyone enjoyed their evening meal Excellent selection and value for money Nice atmosphere and busy on a Tuesday night

Thank John S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Group of 8 of us, during the Whanganui Masters. Service started out ok, took our orders, but an hour later still waiting, some entrees arrived, 1.5 hours later still waiting. Said there'd been a mixup in the kitchen. 2 hours and I'm getting my food....More

Thank carolnz7
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Very good food, eaten here every couple of weeks for the last yr. The standard is constant a few new dishes wouldn't go amiss but love the chicken karage.

Thank r0bert1956
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does it open Monday evenings in January, does it offer byo wine?
10 January 2016|
Response from JapaneseKitchenWA | Property representative |
Hi We close on Monday and BYO Wine is available Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 1143