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Samurais Paradise

36 Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5511 8745
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“yakitori” (60 reviews)
“skewers” (20 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
36 Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I thought the food was very average. The pork belly dish was stodgy and fairly tasteless. The pork and heart yakitori sticks were over cooked in my opinion. We won't go back

Thank fairyfaye1
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The Yakitori is amazing, service is great and the value is fantastic. Worth a visit or three every time I'm in Surfers 😋Also you have to try the plum wine 🥂

Thank nzlme
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I felt like I was in Japan although I have never been. The owner (when not busy) Would play an instrument that was not a guitar and not quite a ukelele. It was nice atmosphere and the food was great!

Thank Khary S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent boutique Japanese food. Friendly quick service just near the main drag of Surfers. Tasty and very good quality food. Their warm house Sake smooth and flavoursome.

Thank Trippingaround2016
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed with being treated poorly from the beginning. When my order got mixed around on the table, I only asked if I got my order recorded right. The answer was "BBQ takes long you know?! It's not like fast food". When my order finally...More

Thank Dian T
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This was our favourite restaurant in surfers, the staff were extremely friendly and the Japanese decor was extremely quirky. I had a Japanese tap beer also which was extremely nice. We also ordered a bottle of saki which really made it authentic. The food was...More

Thank Benny H
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Beef skewer was dry like a jerky and overcooked. The owner was not friendly towards other customers, there was no professional customer service either from staff or owner. If you want to solely fill your stomach with cheap food and dont care about how you...More

1  Thank Jason S
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I've discover this little restaurant thank's to TripAdvisor and I must say I'm grateful for that. The place is little and unfortunately is hide and hard to find, but the food is tasty. I've tried miso soup, wakame noodles and some cold dishes. I loved...More

Thank Isabella R
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We had the udon, pork skewers and spring rolls, all were really nice, service was good, nice little restaurant located in a small shopping centre. would defs come back

Thank Alee9000000
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Authentic Japanese food. Great customer service. Small, cosy restaurant. Do not be deceived by the appearance of the restaurant as the food is surprisingly good and better than the average surrounding Japanese restaurants. Good luck finding the place as it tucked within a run down...More

1  Thank jason8881
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5511 8745
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Welcome to 'Samurais Paradise' , the only specialty Japanese Yakitori Restaurant in Surfers Paradise situated in the heart of the Gold Coast.Yakitori is Japanese for BBQ' d chicken and is extremely popular in Japan.7 Days Open!!!
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