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Daikoku Takapuna

156 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-488 0678
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“yum yum sauce” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
156 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This was a nice place with a nice show from the cookers. They are funny and try to entertain you while cooking your meals and do it quiet well. Other than that, the food do not have anything special.

Thank Johan A C
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

See the pic below. This is your main meal at Daikoku. Of course you get the miso soup and salad entree. You also get as part of the entree three Renkon chips a little broccoli and mushroom cooked. Leave you to decide if this is...More

Thank Kushla R
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Everyone enjoyed my birthday dinner. The faces on the children told the story they were riveted to their seats whilst the tepenyaki chef entertained us all with spinning knives, fire and flying food. The food was excellent. It was just one of those places where...More

1  Thank Penelope H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

fun atmosphere, healthy food cooked at your table, get to meet other diners at your table, friendly staff.

Thank hughesdonna628
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

A favourite restaurant of ours. Happy friendly staff. Always welcoming and will sit you at a table even if there's just 2 of you and you'll end up with your personal chef it's not a busy time😊 delicious food and consistent. They often ask if...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This has been one of our family favourites for a special night out for many years. This visit was a Tuesday evening - very quiet. Several of the other groups were celebrating birthdays. There were three of us, we all had different main courses -...More

Thank Sandpiper52
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Daikoku is somewhere we go for special occasions. It's not only a great restaurant, but an evening of entertainment. The way it works is that you get seated at a table (often with others) with a hotplate in the middle of it. You choose which...More

Thank nzTrina
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

An entertaining & interactive evening, great atmosphere & food was delish. Our waiter was fantastic, always attentive when we needed drinks. Nice choice of set menu or choices for separate entrees & meals. Good choice is the set menu if you don't know how it...More

Thank Kirsty T
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Teppanyaki in Japanese means to grill on an iron plate. Essentially, a chef cooks your food in front of you. A big part of the dining experience is the entertainment provided by the chef. Good chefs not only produce tasty food, they are also great...More

Thank Ace_Traveller_NZ
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

daikoku offers a fun Japanese experience - food was ok on our visit, and our chef was entertaining. But overall service was a bit poor.

Thank holly h
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-488 0678
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