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“Poor service.”

Cookai Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #378 of 1,225 Restaurants in Christchurch
Price range: $15 - $25
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 16 October 2023

The food was OK, but the service was terrible. The weight people were busy on their smart phones, I did not pay much attention to patrons. Would not recommend, will not go back.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Thank KimAH2013
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Reviewed 9 January 2023 via mobile

Such a fun way to try new sushi and Japanese items on this sushi train! Grab a plate of anything you like or see! Thanks for joining me for this experience my friends! Something new I havnt done before 😍 definitely a do it again!!

Date of visit: December 2022
Thank mystiknz
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Reviewed 21 September 2020

we had dinner here it was very nice tasty and fresh and a big variety they even had desserts the timarasu was yumm i had 2
very reasonable prices as well
well worth going
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Date of visit: September 2020
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Thank sandraharper63
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Reviewed 6 September 2020 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant a number of times now - the food is always a highlight. You can take items from the train or order from the menu.

My only complaint is that some of the waitresses are a little slow (younger woman who stands at the bar, but is out of line of sight) and do not observe when patrons need assistance. Maybe a light/buzzer on the table could help with service.

Will keep returning, as good prices, quality food and seating.

Date of visit: August 2020
Thank kimmramor78
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Reviewed 4 July 2020

The restaurant is modern and very spacious. Good location right in the centre of the CBD. Sushi is average. The rice is a bit hard. And the sushi tends to stay on the conveyor belt a bit too long.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Thank gboal2
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