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Omoide Japanese Restaurant

45 Vine Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-430 3005
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“sashimi” (3 reviews)
“new owners” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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45 Vine Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very nice, the atmosphere also, and the waitresses very attentive. Authentic dress and decor , to a point. The food was priced okay and I barely managed to eat all my main after sharing an entree. I liked it.

Thank BruceWE
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We've been waiting for authentic Japanese food in Whangarei for ever . At last . And at a very reasonable price . If you love sushimi this is a very satisfying as are the other dishes . We had lunch here the week before too...More

Thank bobg2298
Reviewed 24 July 2018

A really lovely Japanese restaurant. Very friendly waitresses. The food was excellent. Tempura prawns the best we have ever eaten, even overseas. Teriyaki chicken amazing. Large portions, we had to take home doggie bags!

Thank retrosoul
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Arrived to be told they were very busy (we had booked!) and would we mind if our order came out as it was ready. We said that would be fine. It would have been fine if we actually got our meal!! My husband received his...More

Thank JanisG206
Japanese Restau... O, Owner at Omoide Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

I'm really sorry to hear about your experience, but we're glad you brought it to our attention. We always try to get food to customers on time, and we obviously messed up given that you had let us know about your schedule in advance. We've...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018

Went there for dinner and ordered an array of different foods. The food is great taste and great value. Staff are friendly and service is good. Over all a great place to go and would go back in a heart beat.

Thank LeeG2572
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We had visited this restaurant many times when it was under another name between 2007-2010. We were told it was now under new owners who were producing authentic Japanese meals of good quality, freshness and super flavours. So we just had to check it out...More

1  Thank Warren Pat S
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We all enjoyed oor meals.I had salmon belly.It was delicious.My wife had avocado sushi which she really enjoyed with a very fresh salad.My sister had the best squid rings she has ever had along with a very fresh salad.The waitresses wore their tradtional japanese dresses...More

Thank HappyTravellers172
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has lots of table space and pleasant staff dress in their beautiful traditional kimono. Very helpful choosing delicious food. They are new owners. Good price as well. Differently one of our favourites

Thank Voyager556987
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Loved everything! Warm welcome, authentic decor and music. Extensive menu is well organised. Good wine list. Gracious service. We will be back.

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Just came here with my two boys and food was awesome. Agedashi tofu was the best I have had for a long time and very generous helpings of sashimi and sushi. Best find in Whangarei!

Thank Nicky S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Vine Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-430 3005
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