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The Don

47 High Street | Mezzanine Floor, Canterbury Arcade, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-379 2834
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chicken” (2 reviews)
“specials” (2 reviews)
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47 High Street | Mezzanine Floor, Canterbury Arcade, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food selection. Service is great. Reasonably priced. Always good value. Sake on point. And oh, BYO. 😃

Thank Kristhea P
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Went there for causal dinner. Nice hide away Japanese Restaurant, hard to find if you are not looking for it. Small dishes where you can have a variety of different things. The food was not bad, i.e. the raw beef, seafood pancake, and karraga chicken....More

Thank Icy G
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The food there was nice. Good menu choices, however, I was greatly put off when I found a staff member smoking outside the front of the restaurant and then coming back into serve. Even though I trust she washed her hands, in terms of food...More

Thank Sanae L
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely Japanese restaurant which has a great selection of meals. Love the Don specials as with a meal you are given a bowl of miso. They have specials daily and it only costs you $10.00. You can also do takeaways so it's pretty convenient for...More

Thank AmoMaharaj
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, huge menu with lots of variety, heaps of vegetarian options and all really reasonably priced

Thank Ashleigh S
Reviewed 10 October 2015

The donburi weekday specials are a great option for lunch at around $10. The food is yummy too. Friendly staff. What more could you ask for.

Thank Kylie E
Reviewed 10 April 2015

We went as a party of 4 including a five year old to The Don on Easter Saturday. It was my first time but my co-diners had been a few times. As always the service was friendly and attentive. The have an extensive menu and...More

Thank Geofflawson
Reviewed 29 October 2014

great food, served quickly in a tidy setting. Location is good - as are the prices. I'll be remembering this place for next time I'm in Auckland. Soft shell crab and sake? love it.

Thank lostintheether
Reviewed 4 May 2014

The food was authentic and well priced. The menu presentation was a bit hard to follow and a bit off putting though We got 6 different dishes to share and although the portions were small they were well presented and enjoyable. I would go again.

Thank pam255118
Reviewed 14 December 2012

Very convenient location in CBD, great food (Chicken Karagee, Prawn Katsu Don, etc) and great desset (the ice cream with gyoza).

Thank ivansurya
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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  • Address: 47 High Street | Mezzanine Floor, Canterbury Arcade, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-379 2834
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