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Jizo Japanese Cafe and Bar

56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-479 2692
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Wow just Wow! The food is unreal along with the staff. My pick would have to be the Teriyaki Chicken Sushi Balls! They are a must!

Thank Ethan H
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Busy restaurant, noisy vibe, hard to find a menu, queue to order food at the counter. So it's pretty informal, but when our order came they'd got one of the dishes wrong. This was fixed fairly quickly, maybe I got someone else's food ... Gyosa...More

1  Thank Brett F
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I've eaten here on many occasions and I always get the sashimi platter, it's always fresh and yummy.

Thank foodie99989
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

On our holiday visit to Dunedin my wife and I took my brother and his wife to Jizo last week for a warm meal on a very cold night. We were told the food was authentic and it was indeed delicious. We lived in Japan...More

Thank Denny4033
Reviewed 27 September 2017

So yummy great for all types of food eaters vegan ect. Recommend the chicken sushi balls. Great for all events. Very yummy dinners

Thank Annabelle R
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Have been to Jizo many times and the food is consistently good but the service is always a let down. I understand the BYO rules but the staff are often condescending about enforcing such rules. A couple of the waiters were constantly coming over and...More

Thank ELesley-78
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I visited here last week with a large group. The food was well presented,hot and tasty. good sized boxes with more than adequate food. Well priced.

Thank Issie333
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Jizo is the best value Japanese restaurant in Dunedin with great food. The fish dishes including sashimi and sushi are of high quality and very reasonably priced. My favourite main the teriaki salmon with rice and salad - delicious! There are plenty of vegetarian/vegan options,...More

Thank 578mirah
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Jizo has been my top sushi restaurant since way back, the teriyaki chicken sushi was top notch with immense flavours. The recent renovations has taken Jizo to the next level with a great vide and delicious menu.

Thank FamousDecs
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely food can't fault it, however they only have 1 highchair, considering many people take their toddlers, babies, children there I don't understand why they don't purchase more highchairs. My daughter has had to leave and not eat there with her wee man as the...More

Thank wendy m
mattty01, Manager at Jizo Japanese Cafe and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Hey Wendy, were glad you enjoy your meals at Jizo!! You will be happy to know we have now purchased another highchair for our restaurant, so hopefully this shouldn't be an issue next time👌 Cheers, Jizo Management.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-479 2692
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