We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Is this your business?
6/79 Davidson St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 6718
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gyoza” (23 reviews)
“sushi” (46 reviews)
“bento box” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6/79 Davidson St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (238)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We cycled here from our motel ‘By the Sea’ which has free bikes to use. Sensational dishes that are deliciously fresh and tasty! We enjoyed the tuna and salmon sashimi and were impressed to hear it has been operating for 28 years - that was...More

Thank Champagne552014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been many times to Port Douglas and have thought often about having a great Japanese evening meal - well we were not disappointed here! They are open for lunch and evening meal, best book as very busy... Zipangu is located on a quiet...More

Thank Bay of Islands ... L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zipangu is a tiny restaurant off the tourist route in port Douglas and is quite popular with locals. the small menu is supplemented by daily specials and the food is fresh and tasty. The staff and service are excellent.

Thank Tricia H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure you book ahead or you'll be disappointed. This is a small Japanese restaurant away from the main cafe strip but worth the effort to find. The food is great and the owners are very attentive and helpful. The tables were all booked the...More

Thank Kathy1900
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

This place is off the tourist strip but well worth the walk. My daughter and I enjoyed a delicious meal with lovely service. Lots of locals getting takeaway is also a good sign! I will definitely be returning next time I visit PD.

Thank Karen K B
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

If you have limited time in Port Douglas, booking ahead is an absolute must so that you don’t miss out. Zipangu is a small 20-seater run by a husband and wife team. His 50-year experience says it all; you don’t get Japanese food much more...More

Thank Edwin W
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Not having eaten here in awhile I am reminded that this is good tasting Japanese food in a simple no fuss environment. A straightforward lunch menu (Japanese Bowls) but with a nice select, served quickly. The food is tasty and traditional (my wife is japanese)....More

Thank mdm1972
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We picked up lunch to go from Zipangu in the pouring rain, right before the close for the afternoon and received very polite, friendly service, and quite good/fresh sushi. Had we been on a longer trip, or if we hadn't had our own kitchen facilities,...More

Thank wrikl001
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

As someone who will try a Japanese restaurant wherever I go (including countless in Japan itself) Zipangu rates with the best of them. The flavours are authentic. Sitting? Lunch Service? Efficient and friendly and fast Food? Had gyoza, miso, salmon sashimi, kare-age and beef bowls....More

1  Thank TokyoRocker
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The food here is incredible and everything is fresh! The staff were so polite and attentive. Will definitely be back here again on our next trip to Port Douglas!

Thank Rebecca N
Nearby HotelsSee all 42 hotels in Port Douglas
Mantra PortSea
1,781 reviews
.13 km away
Reef Club Resort
239 reviews
.20 km away
Bay Villas Resort
392 reviews
.34 km away
Freestyle Resort Port Douglas
792 reviews
.37 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Shakes Gelati bar
387 reviews
.97 km away
Hi Tide
585 reviews
.85 km away
Betty's Bohemian Beach Cafe
415 reviews
.96 km away
Nearby Attractions
Four Mile Beach
3,296 reviews
.66 km away
Port Douglas Tennis Club
12 reviews
.53 km away
Reef Sprinter
1,011 reviews
.95 km away
Daintree Safaris
277 reviews
.97 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Meagan H
25 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from MasaePort | Property representative |
Hi, Meagan H Thank you for your inquiry. We offer variety of food for take away but unfortunately we don't have our menus online. If you have any chance to pick up our take away menu from shop prior to ordering , we are... More
S. Gregory U
27 September 2017|
Response from MasaePort | Property representative |
Hi,S. Gregory U Thank you for your inquiry. We have chef's special black boards but we are not specialise in only sushi. We don't have sushi bar. Our chef is over 50 years of experience in Japanese cuisine and running more... More
4 November 2015|
Response from MasaePort | Property representative |
Hi FeeBee333 , Thank you for your inquiry. We have variety of menus , popular teriyaki , noodles, black board menus and also cater for special need like food allergy , vegetarian and kids ( limited items) We hope to see... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 23
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6/79 Davidson St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 6718
  • E-mail
Authentic Japanese cuisine, family owned, chef with 50 Years of experience. Small cozy place in country town like old fashioned Papa Mama shop. Booking is essential to avoid disappointment.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing