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Jizo Japanese Cafe and Bar

56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-479 2692
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (46 reviews)
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11:30 - 14:30All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 leise96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The food was really great and very reasonably priced. It was a busy Saturday night and the queue for ordering and paying for your food was long. You also have to stand in the same queue to pay the BYO charge before they will give...More

Thank Channon R
Reviewed 2 June 2017

By far the best restaurant in Dunedin. It's affordable, has a huge selection of food, awesome staff and the food is to die for (especially the sushi balls). Yep, the line to order can be pretty long at peak times but that's just a sign...More

Thank Kbds75
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I selected this restaurant for anniversary with my boyfriend , however it was a disappointed experience that we have ever never had. Environment: small and noisy, not Japanese style Food: nothing special. And the plate was dirty, no tableware prepared on table Stuff: that is...More

Thank Zhao Y
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Manager was very lovely to our group of 12 however the lady at the counter was very rude and abrupt to all of us. Great food and good prices

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This restaurant is very busy but can always get a seat; very comprehensive menu, teriyaki chicken and Don particularly good. Great value for money

Thank Suzanne1064
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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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