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We visited this establishment on our honeymoon, looking for a delicious sushi meal as it is our favourite! We were a little shocked and worried at the prices of this sushi as it is double what we have ever had to pay. However, with that...More
Date of visit: January 2019
RisaR1234, General Manager at Tanuki Sushi & Sake Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019
Thanks Emwitz for your fantastic review! Our Chefs take great pride in our food and in delivering a premium dining experience. We use the best market fresh fish that is available on the day and where we can, we use fish that is either sustainably...More
I was really disappointed with the food here.
I hadn’t read the reviews so had no expectations, I was just staying in the hotel opposite and wanted a Japanese meal.
The atmosphere was fine, the staff were great, the place is a bit run down,...More
Thoroughly recommend this establishment (closed on Mondays). Freshness and preparation was fantastic and the flavours and textures outstanding. We sat at the bar and watched as our order was prepared and served. One of the better places we have tried.
Having just come from Japan a few weeks ago, I had tempered my expectations about a proper donburi meal in Auckland. I was far from disappointed.
The sushi was fresh and well-prepared. I chose chicken katsu, which was incredible. Miso is miso, but the salad...More
Was looking a light and fresh dinner. This definitely hit the spot!
Food: Fresh good quality seafood, especially the sashimi
Service: Fast and efficient
Atmosphere: Fun to watch the kitchen working away
Date of visit: June 2018
RisaR1234, Owner at Tanuki Sushi & Sake Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018
Thanks for the great feedback! Our chefs take true pride in creating a delicious Japanese menu. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
Not very impressed. Portions were very small, and the sushi not of good quality...just not that tasty, service was good. Overall we were disappointed and will not return.More
Date of visit: May 2018
RisaR1234, Owner at Tanuki Sushi & Sake Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018
I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal as we take great pride in our food. We always appreciate customer feedback and the opportunity to hear from our customers. Would it be possible for us to contact you to...More
We wandered into Tanuki’s Cave on a bustling Monday night to have some nibbles before a comedy show.
Even for a Monday it was very busy and a short 5 minute wait saw us seated and the fun began.
Perfect portions for two to share....More
Date of visit: May 2018
Yawara, Owner at Tanuki Sushi & Sake Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018
Situated right next to Aucklands premier comedy destinations this is the perfect place to fuel up on Japanese laugh medicine and beautifully presented, delicious and fast Japenese food! Love the sharing plates and portion sizes made this very economical. I think i could eat myself...More