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211 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-307 8008
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken katsu” (3 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian
211 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have always been regulars at the place, usually buying takeaway. Occasionally eats in. Good portions, cheap prices, yummy Japanese don. The portions seem bigger if you eat in than if you take out. A fair selection of rice don and noodles for a down...More

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

If you need a quick cheap meal this is the place to go. The service is quick and the food is super tasty and authentic.

Thank stravel250
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I used to frequent this place a lot when I lived in Auckland. Came back on a recent trip and had to return! My favourite is the chicken karaage or the chicken katsu with curry. Prices are reasonable and service is quite prompt. Recommended!

Thank nlim777
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Very basic, slow service, exceptionally poor food. Suspect this experience is rare since there are so many good reviews. On this occasion, it would have been wonderful to have chosen any of the very many other choices in Parnell. So hope your experience is better...More

Thank MattQ1
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A great Japanese/Asian chain restaurant in Parnell a small but very good menu!! food is very tasty and fresh great prices!! very nice friendly staff!!!

Thank Brycee10
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place is a chain and they have places all over. But it is pretty good. My go to dishes are Chicken Katsu Curry and Renkon Chips (Lotus root crisps). There are lots of other yummy dishes to choose from, just don't expect Japanese fine...More

Thank Neville O
Reviewed 20 February 2017

In a cellar location on Parnell Road, Renkon offers a small menu to have it there or to take away. Super yummy dinner for $ 12.50, e.g. salmon teriyaki. Friendly staff, they cook with love. Jasmine tea for free.

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This restaurant is usually closed on a Sunday so finding it open on Fathers Day was hopefully a sign they are planning to open most Sunday's now. The lunch special is amazing value- selection of 2 dishes which are served with Miso and salad for...More

Thank Cazza900
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The menu was simple but had an extensive range, as you can choose which meat you prefer. I liked the very open kitchen. the atmosphere was good! $12.50 for a filling meal :)

Thank asr_30
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Authentic Japanese food. Prep time was a little long. Some items not suitable for takeaway (e.g., miso soup) since they put in a coffee cup with a cover that had a spout, which spilled a lot. Good food though.

Thank Roland L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-307 8008
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