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211 Parnell Road, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-307 8008
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Hamburg, Germany
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834 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a cellar location on Parnell Road, Renkon offers a small menu to have it there or to take away. Super yummy dinner for $ 12.50, e.g. salmon teriyaki. Friendly staff, they cook with love. Jasmine tea for free.

Thank jobst56
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This restaurant is usually closed on a Sunday so finding it open on Fathers Day was hopefully a sign they are planning to open most Sunday's now. The lunch special is amazing value- selection of 2 dishes which are served with Miso and salad for $30ish each. My partner and I both had Sashimi and it was amazing. He had... More 

Thank Cazza900
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The menu was simple but had an extensive range, as you can choose which meat you prefer. I liked the very open kitchen. the atmosphere was good! $12.50 for a filling meal :)

Thank asr_30
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Authentic Japanese food. Prep time was a little long. Some items not suitable for takeaway (e.g., miso soup) since they put in a coffee cup with a cover that had a spout, which spilled a lot. Good food though.

Thank Roland L
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

oh how i admire the the crew at this establishment nothing is ever a hassle keep up the awesome work

Thank beer_entertainment
Pukekohe East, Auckland, New Zealand
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194 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. If you have seen any of my other reviews you will note that authentic japanese is my preference having lived there.I agree with others not the prettiest of settings. I also agree that prices are very reasonable. The food was variable. Seafood was not cooked authentically in my partners bento. My udon was not fresh... More 

Thank Tracy H
Rotorua, New Zealand
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

My husband and I had been in Auckland for the tennis, we decided to go for a walk to find dinner and stumbled across this little restaurant. A sign out court my eye and down the little staircase we went. With a pleasant surprise the place had a group of about 20 Japanese people eating. That was it, we had... More 

Thank 8Vanessa
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

Although it's not the most glamorous setting inside- the food well makes up for that. The Teriyaki Tofu is delicious! Really decent portions.

Thank Tamsin K
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

We come here almost weekly... the food is that good. It's nothing overly spectacular, it looks good and appeals to the eye, but the flavour is what's really fantastic. The food is very affordable (around $12 per meal, $5 entree's) considering the portion sizes. We just can't get enough!

Thank Emmaontheinternet
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Great value and tasty food at this underground authentic Japanese restaurant. Tofu Katsu Curry and Rice

Thank flighttripper

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Parnell Road, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-307 8008

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?