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Wawawa Izakaya

92 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 455 125 057
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (14 reviews)
“cabbage salad” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
92 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Real food weirdo with a looong list of allergy, there isn't much place I can go to eat out. Luckily, raw fish is on my list!! So I headed to Wawawa for some Sashimi combo. Firstly, I got sat at a table, and all of...More

Thank ClaireFrenchie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wawawa is izakaya food served in a little cafe setting. We got a sashimi, agadashi tofu, braised pork belly, wagyu tataki, and scallops. We always get agadashi because my girlfriend loves it, no exception here. Same with sashimi. The scallops were really good - on...More

Thank StephenN1694
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We're a couple of food snobs from Melb who love Japanese. So imagine my delight when we stumbled across this place. Very unassuming decor, as most good Japanese places are. We had about 5 dishes between us, all were remarkable. What a hidden gem in...More

Thank Allison P
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place, the food was yum, the service was good and the vibe was excellent. I’d definitely eat here again. Recommend the pork and fish cake fried rice - surprisingly really yum! Thanks team

Thank ypup
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome food for really affordable price. We ordered set meal this was $29 for king sushi roll, salad, rice and miso. We were both so full and satisfied :)

Thank 161petraf
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Like my heading says 10/10! The ambiance & music, the artwork on the walls, the collage on the toilet door even the toilet seat...all very groovy and inspiring. From the second we walked in the door we felt welcomed. Our waitress was very helpful explaining...More

1  Thank funstuffbylynda
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We really enjoyed eating at this tiny restaurant and everything we had was excellent. Stuffed chicken wings, wagyu noodles and a wonderful poke bowl. We would love to go back to try out some more from the menu.

Thank Karyn W
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Was simply in the area and thought this little restaurant looked cute. The smiling efficient service from the waitress, Loli, reflected the ambience of the place. The food was excellent: very tasty, very authentic and generous serves. It was beautifully presented too. We had a...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Popped in with husband and 2 kids hoping to get a table, one was quickly arranged. Food is authentic Japanese in a casual, but intimate setting. We had the flat gyoza rated delicious by dumpling discerning daughter, chicken teriyaki yum, miso made with seafood stock,...More

Thank DaysB
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the food scene in Cairns, and nowhere more so than Wawawa Izakaya. I had the pork belly (appetizer) and miso salmon (main course), and both were so well-prepared. The salmon in particular was really tender, and the miso sauce was...More

Thank Kyle L
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27 September 2018|
Response from Hschina | Property representative |
Hi Chrissy and MrG. Thank you for contacting us. No need reservation. But just let us know what time you come just in case. Please sms to 0455125057.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 3 - USD 19
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 455 125 057
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