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158 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 1354
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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51 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

Good location with nice beer. very affordable and delicious Japanese/Asian food. friendly service too.

Thank laziooo
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a good place, the salmon was very fresh and not expensive! The location it's very cool and the place very clean!

Thank lindamaggiodanza
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with friends for dinner recommended by colleagues for their desserts. But not just those were very nice and tasty also the sushi, sashimi, noodle bowls, crispy chicken and bentos were absolutely delicious and had a good price value. Service was quick and friendly. I'd definitely be back for more.

Thank Inka B
Darwin, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here twice now and both times have experienced warm and efficient service, and affordable and delicious food that's supplemented with a nice selection of beers and wines.

Churton Park
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227 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food as usual. My udon noodle soup with prawn and vegetable tempura was really good. The broth truly delicious.You do have to ask for extra soy dipping sauce for the tempura but that's a small detail. The tofu steak set and the bento box D of all the meats was really good. Wish we had enough room for dessert.... More 

Thank Cynthia N
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We were exploring cuba street for lunch and came across this place usually we think twice before having Japanese food ( due to small portion and similar taste) but menu was interesting so we went in.. staff was really welcoming and we ordered spicy chicken ramen and one of the bento box food was delicious and filling. Have to try... More 

Thank Shetty88
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A family trip that was pleasantly surprising, food was excellent, fresh and well presented. I especially liked the way the dessert 🍨 showed up. The wait staff were attentive, and very helpful. We intend to go back again less than a week later, might be a future regular haunt.

Thank Hamish M
Wellington, New Zealand
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97 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Enjoyable but the food isn't quite Japanese enough. For example they only sell vegetarian Gyoza's, why no pork or prawn? Limited options in terms of ramen, noodle soups etc. The atmosphere is so rowdy, probably because the walls aren't sound proofed. There was only a few tables, yet it appeared everyone was shouting at each other.

Thank iamrhys
Havelock North, New Zealand
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107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The company was great and we were set for a great night of yummy food and fun. I was disappointed. Excellent service, however the food was a disappointment.

Thank SusieMcC
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

we were here just to have desserts. they were just amazing. they are well plated and presented and flavours are amazing. if your looking for some good dessert japanese style origami is the place to go.

Thank arnold1aaron

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 17
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 1354

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?