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At Tonys Japanese Restaurant

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85 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
341-6608
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At the time of booking we were not advised that a set menu was to be had on Valentines day so on arrival we were very surprised, but by this time was too late to go anywhere else, we viewed the $140 for two menu which was very limited and offered no choice. While the food was delicious we were... More 

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Thank 22hilarys
Christchurch, New Zealand
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a few large groups in the place the Teppanyaki area was very noisy and tables that we sat at were a little crammed in. Found the food average compared to previous visits with very small servings, particularly the veges. Service was slow (no smiling staff) and often just warm food. May give them a miss from here on,as they... More 

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Thank Steve M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

What a great group experience this place was. Food was really delicious and service was great! Highly recommend this place for a date or as a group!

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Thank Joe J
Christchurch, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

The service was lacking - get your own water jug and then be prepared to get more yourself. Cheap (not really) and cheerful, I guess.

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Thank torijane2015
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

i ordered the sushi like i got regrets bruh that sushi was so small omg. Plus seriously booked place for 8:30 got seated at 9:30 1 hour dude that aint cool. Waiter was giving me evil eye like bruh i got enough problems. But the chef cooking in front of table were cool dude i would give them 5 stars... More 

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Thank Snobzz
Brighton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Everyone at our table was happy with their food. It was well cooked and the portions were enormous. The appetiser in particular was delicious, but the sashimi was a little fibrous in parts. The set menus take the stress out of ordering, which is handy. Everything is written in Japanese, with an English glossary on the back, so one is... More 

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Thank William G
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Birthday dinner experience for our daughter - full on teppanyaki. She loved it! Good service, good food, good atmosphere

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Thank RJD58
Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Had the all youcan eat on a weeknight. Food was simple and tasty. Had a few rounds of the chicken which was a highlight. The staff pretty much leave youto yourself, which I prefer anyway, but are easy enough to hail.

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Thank lost_samo
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Such a great night. So much food I had to doggy bag. Great venue for a big group and so tasty. I would definitely go back next time I'm in town and would recommend to groups wanting a fun night out. I would also recommend bgetting the set menu and you get so much variety. A+.

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Thank 202rochelleb
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Had to ask to order to get drinks, constantly chasing someone for service. Felt like I was sitting in a hot cafeteria, no teppanyaki experience. More like sitting in front of a chef just cook your food, no engagement with us, no interaction. Just looked miserable! Paid $40 for 8 prawns that were very rubbery. Disappointing, nearly walked out!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 341-6608

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