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36 Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5511 8745
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11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I felt like I was in Japan although I have never been. The owner (when not busy) Would play an instrument that was not a guitar and not quite a ukelele. It was nice atmosphere and the food was great!

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Thank Khary S
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent boutique Japanese food. Friendly quick service just near the main drag of Surfers. Tasty and very good quality food. Their warm house Sake smooth and flavoursome.

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Thank Trippingaround2016
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with being treated poorly from the beginning. When my order got mixed around on the table, I only asked if I got my order recorded right. The answer was "BBQ takes long you know?! It's not like fast food". When my order finally arrives, the rice is like porridge and the food is ordinary. Stay away from this... More 

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Thank Dian T
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This was our favourite restaurant in surfers, the staff were extremely friendly and the Japanese decor was extremely quirky. I had a Japanese tap beer also which was extremely nice. We also ordered a bottle of saki which really made it authentic. The food was amazing, we even had there crocodile which was beautiful. We will definitely be back here... More 

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Thank Benny H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Beef skewer was dry like a jerky and overcooked. The owner was not friendly towards other customers, there was no professional customer service either from staff or owner. If you want to solely fill your stomach with cheap food and dont care about how you get treated, go for it.

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1 Thank Jason S
Lodi, Italy
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I've discover this little restaurant thank's to TripAdvisor and I must say I'm grateful for that. The place is little and unfortunately is hide and hard to find, but the food is tasty. I've tried miso soup, wakame noodles and some cold dishes. I loved the vegetables gyoza. There are also veggies sticks for vegeterians. Give it a try guys.

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Thank Isabella R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We had the udon, pork skewers and spring rolls, all were really nice, service was good, nice little restaurant located in a small shopping centre. would defs come back

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Thank Alee9000000
New York City, New York
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Authentic Japanese food. Great customer service. Small, cosy restaurant. Do not be deceived by the appearance of the restaurant as the food is surprisingly good and better than the average surrounding Japanese restaurants. Good luck finding the place as it tucked within a run down shopping centre.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here at least a dozen times in the last year. Never disappoints.. every bite instantly takes me back to the streets of Japan.. with the smell and taste. Great friendly service, food always brought out as quick as it can, considering the cooking style. Love it.

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Thank staticsteve89
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Low cost. Great food. So different to every where else. Great if you don't want to spend a fortune but are looking for something different.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5511 8745
Description
Welcome to 'Samurais Paradise' , the only specialty Japanese Yakitori Restaurant in Surfers Paradise situated in the heart of the Gold Coast.Yakitori is Japanese for BBQ' d chicken and is extremely popular in Japan.7 Days Open!!!

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