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TJ Katsu

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97 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 8868
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I think I made a bad choice - I ordered udon noodle soup with seafood (it says the lots of seafood) it consisted of 1 mussle, 2 really battered shrimps and lots and lots of surimi and fish cake type things - maybe the other things on the menu are great, the seafood udon soup is in my opinion very... More 

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Thank shedives77
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We are Wellingtonians, this is our regular. We love every visit. All staff are very happy, friendly and helpful The food is "faultless" ....yum yum I totally recommend TJ Katsu 😃

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Thank Andy H
Wellington, New Zealand
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

A regular lunch spot for me to grab takeaway sushi. The salmon always tastes great and I am a fan of the fried chicken on a stick! Reasonable priced and you can eat in or takeaway. The menu food I have tried is also nice.

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1 Thank ZorroNewZealand
Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

TJ Katsu was one of the first sushi places I went to in Wellington. I really liked their window, showing different main dishes. However, knowing really well made european sushi, this was not as good as it looked. Not good, not bad, just average. Another day I had one of their main dishes, the one with rice and salmon and... More 

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Thank Cantigura
Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is my favourite Courtenay Place lunch (or light dinner) spot. Good prices, great food, and a really good selection to choose from. The space inside is tight though and difficult to squeeze between tables, so bear that in mind if you have a pushchair or wheelchair. The loyalty card is definitely worth having.

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2 Thank tuesdaygirl2016
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Food is refreshingly tasty, staff always pleasant. Complimentary Miso Soup is a nice bonus. Best Japanese food for its price range.

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1 Thank Brooke-Chambers
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51 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

To be honest TJ Katsu is one of the best sushi shop in Wellington. Also I like to eat their side dishes wish sushi as well. Personally I find their mains quite expensive but still their side dishes and sushi is affordable. If you have no where to go and If you like sushi this place is good to go... More 

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1 Thank Minjoo B
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little spot for lunch, very filling for the main portions. Tastes good, can't go far wrong. You can choose a main meal or takeout trays of sushi, and there's a nice level of choice.

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1 Thank Marianne B
Wellington, New Zealand
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126 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Cannot go wrong here! There are a limited number of things you can dine in, and everything we have had is good, good, good. Authentic Japanese.

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1 Thank Dianne C
Nelson, New Zealand
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The view from the door looks inviting with the colours of fresh sushi. Great selection with it difficult to name a favourite. Definitely try the miso, it is delicious and worth going to the restaurant just for this.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 8868
Description
Every sauce is home made with no MSG. Secret is lots of fresh vegetables and fruit in it. We use super-fresh meats and fish to enhance the quality of dishes. Good portion and reasonable price :) We are licensed restaurant selling Sake, Wine, beer and Soju. We also have various Sushi for lunch and dinner. Thanks for supporting us. We will always try our best to make FRESHER, HEALTHIER, TASTIER, BIGGER and MORE AFFORDABLE dishes. Thank you ;)

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