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“Tempura Prawns to die for.”

Omoide Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #46 of 158 Restaurants in Whangarei
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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!

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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 order and after a very prolonged delay and no more food we decided to leave.
We were told that my meal had been “ticked off”.
Waitress apologised but did not offer to fast track any food. Agreed when we said maybe KFC might be an option.
Won’t be back!!!

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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 talked to the staff involved, and we really hope this won't happen again.

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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.

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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 for ourselves. After pondering the menu we made our choices and went for it. We had Pork Katsu (Crumbed pork cutlet with Japanese vegetable sauce and with a salad), Katsu Don (Bowl of rice with crumbed pork and onion cooked with egg and sweet soy sauce on top, plush Miso soup) and a side of Green Salad. Very tasty flavours and all well presented. Restaurant was spotless as were the toliets. Great standards and more than happy to go there again and recommend it.

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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 which made for a great atmosphere along with the music.Very reasonably priced and you can take your own wine.Highly recommended.Expert chef

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