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Mr Yakitori

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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390 Fenton Street | Distinction Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is always a pleasure to visit for dinner. A favourite with all the family. If there is televised sport on they will serve you in the bar/lounge area.

Thank dony122
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was lovely and staff made us feel very welcome. It was fully booked but good came out very quickly.

Thank Brody R
Rotorua, New Zealand
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really quaint little place with a nice vibe. Massive range of skewers, I ordered four types and didn't manage to finish them. Everything we tried was beautiful. The kumara was to die for, also the veal. The cabbage they give you is really good, definitely give it a try. Really well priced, the set menu is a massive bargain too.... More 

Thank Alex C
London, Ontario, Canada
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132 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The staff were nice and the place is clean. The food is very average and underwhelming. It is also some what expensive.

Thank Jen A
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

An excellent atomsphere here family friendly attentitive staff.Great food with a excellent service would highly recommend this place to eat at.

Thank Matthew D
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Always a great place to dine in, staff are excellent and the food is fantastic. Very authentic Yakatori food with great cold beers to and wine to wash it all down with

Thank BillCampbell562
Auckland, New Zealand
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great menu options - tasty and filling. The Green Tea ice cream was 'mint'! A rather small restaurant so book early. Not suitable for large groups.

Thank Seren899
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

if you like eating off skewers then this is the place for you. with being a big group we were looked after with our own room but long delays for food all coming out at different times somewhat distracted from the overall ambience. Food was cooked well

Thank nzfargo
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Authentic and delicious yakitori bar, who would've thought to exist in the middle of Rotorua. The produce used was of high quality and cooked to perfection.

Thank Diana P
TAUPO, New Zealand
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The last time I experience such sublime authentic Japanese tastes in food was when I flew ANA in the 90s from Heathrow to Japan. This restaurant is a real gem.I look forward to visiting it again in the near term

Thank Database P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 Fenton Street | Distinction Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
It is situated in the distinction hotel

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