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10 Durham Street East, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-377 5131
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“donburi” (5 reviews)
“noodles” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian
10 Durham Street East, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonably priced and a lot of the food was good. My wife had a beef dish that was really tough and she was really disappointed. I had a chicken dish and was really happy. So hence was both happy and sad. Have eaten here previously...More

Thank cannotenteraname
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Totally worth coming. 12 per plate, perfect Japanese food, crunchy salmon skin! Perfect for one, although the local is pretty small and seems like a place to eat fast, nevertheless there is a nice sitting area outside.

Thank Arianavpastor
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Loved the freshness of the food and the fact that after the meal you don't feel as though you have overdone it. Great selection, really great if you are a vegetarian (or not). We went three nights in a row we loved it so much.

Thank Gypsy1952
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The cafe is centrally located. There is both indoor and outdoor seating, as well as allowing patrons to take their food to the bar beside. Their donburi-style selection of dishes give you plenty of options for a quick, warm meal on a budget.

Thank F S
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This little eatery is reminiscent of so many tiny spots in Osaka or Tokyo to grab a bowl of rice or noodles w/ veggies and a protein. Nicely prepared meal, inexpensively well done. Renkon is great value and a quick feed. Btw - Renkon is...More

Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

What a great little place. Food was good and the staff were nice as well. Crowded which is a good sign. But the place next door which is a bar allows you to eat there as well so there is extra seating. Highly recommended for...More

Thank cannotenteraname
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Small centrally located cafe with a casual, friendly vibe. Modest decor with a little bit of indoor / outdoor seating Quick service. Mostly donburi style bowl dishes with either pork, chicken or tofu, with rice or noodle option. They also do soup versions of most...More

Thank pinkfrost999
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

This place is a good example to prove size doesn't matter. It is as small as a living room and yet the food produced is lovely. Certainly great value for money.

Thank sophie9709
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This is a tiny restaurant with a simple menu featuring mostly donburi style choices. The meals are tasty and at a price point that's as competitive as you'll see in the area. The establishment is tiny with not much seating inside. There is outdoor seating...More

Thank MrYellowDuck
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

It is very central just a few meters from Queensstreet. The staff was incredible friendly and helped me by deciding my meal cause it was the first time for me that I ate Japanese food. But it was really great! And a normal meal is...More

Thank Levent_J96
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Durham Street East, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-377 5131
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