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Tanuki Sushi & Sake Bar

319 Queen Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-379 5353
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (26 reviews)
“skewers” (13 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
319 Queen Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here many times and I always enjoy their food and drinks. You must try their monthly specials. Will come back again:)

Thank kateT2948DH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went down to tanukis cave after having not gone for a while. And was really underwhelmed. The menu has become way more restrictive - only some salads and skewers of things. Food wasn’t as good as it used to be unfortunately. I did enjoy...More

Thank Georgia R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good things: These food was delicious! I really liked the steak and salmon The service was great. Not so good: The portions were very small and quite pricey (in my opinion the 'share' plates are normal sized). We were there on a weeknight during dinner...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

With all the great reviews I thought it would be better but it was just ok. The karaage was about the level you can get out of the freeze section of the asian grocery, the beef tataki lacked flavor, the kakiage was good but lacked...More

Thank Kat T
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite place in Auckland it s small and cosy and nice staff, great place close the the movies.

1  Thank Melchior O
Reviewed 6 October 2017

It's a very beautiful place that makes feel awesome.By the time you get in you feel so welcome and calm because of the happy staff and the decoration.Then sake and food makes you to feel that you had a good choice.The food is very tasteful.

1  Thank Styliprek
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Ok. So this was awesome. Haven’t been here in years and boy what a mistake. I should be coming here every week it’s freaking awesome. It’s such an cool atmosphere, happy people chatting and laughing everywhere. I’m not sure what else they could do because...More

Thank _multifish_
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I think twice writing this review. This is one of my hidden gems, do you deserve to know?......... But we're all friends and I love this place. It's crowded, noisy, busy and warm. I like to think a place in Japan would be exactly the...More

1  Thank Ella R
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is an authentic Japanese restaurant in the CBD, service was quick and friendly. We ordered the soft shell crabs, no trace of leaking oil, and just the way I love it. The spinach was really lovely, aubergine with salmon was surprisingly good. The pork...More

Thank CharetMelbourne
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Took my mum and husband here for a meal before we saw Hudson and Halls at Q Theatre. Delicious food, reasonably priced and delivered promptly. The waitress asked if we were going to a show and said she would get the food out in plenty...More

Thank LeeTracey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Queen Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-379 5353
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