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Japanese Kitchen WA

92 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 1143
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (16 reviews)
“bento box” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
92 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoy the overall experience, service was good, food was ok not the best Japanese iv ever eaten, food was priced ok. Food did take awhile to arrive. I would go back.

Thank Tallandshort2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New to town and asked where would be a good place to have dinner. Japanese Kitchen was recommended and would certainly be first on our list when we return. A busy but worthwhile establishment. We chose the 4 dish special and each plate was completely...More

Thank RossB795
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite places to go in Wanganui. The service is amazing, everybody is really friendly and make you feel right at home. The food is also brill! Everything I've eaten from here I've absolutely loved. Highly recommended :)

Thank Courteney N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently we had family visit for the first time to Wanganui. Having been to the Japanese Kitchen several times before we thought it was the obvious choice for us to take our visitors there As always we were made feel very welcome and enjoyed a...More

Thank Denise687
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We walked in 1 minute before closing on a Sunday night and we were still served an eat in meal. The food was excellent and tasty, the service was fast and friendly. We would definitely eat there again. Recommended. Thank you

Thank frankfarina
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and lovely atmosphere! Definitely my families favourite place to relax and enjoy beautiful food. Always a treat visiting the Japanese kitchen!

Thank TrishBarkley
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This was a very average meal. My Ramon really did taste like 2 minute noodles. The entrees were better but not spectacular. Won’t be going back.

Thank themacgirls
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Having eaten quite a lot in japanese restaurants in Europe and Japan we were eager to try the Kiwi style. To sum it: it was average to below average. The good: the unagi (eel) and the seaweed were good the rest was just so so....More

Thank Markus0711
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal tonight. We shared as a group entrees and mains and desserts and every dish was fresh and tasty. The pricing was reasonable and the serving size fair. The ambience in the outdoor part of the restaurant was nice and the...More

Thank Janine45
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Impeccable service by friendly staff. Food cooked perfectly. Very nice night out and pricing acceptable. I recommend the salmon sashimi

Thank Krysandra T
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Questions & Answers
30 June 2017|
Response from PRICIE | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, ha I'm not 100% sure, but think is Wanganui. Don't know why it even came up, probably a typo! Greta restaurant though!!
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, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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
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