We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Asa-Don

Is this your business?
179 King St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 1035
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (17 reviews)
“sushi” (11 reviews)
“curry” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
179 King St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
Write a Review
Reviews (132)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to treat my lady for her birthday. It did not disappoint. After an initial concern over a booking time and a finish time, the night was great. Most of the staff were very friendly and polite and a quaint little atmosphere added to...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Really happy with the food. Service was really nice. Did taste very authentic. Food was all fresh! Amazing - will be back.

Thank Pixrun
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious, authentic Japanese food in a lovely indoor/outdoor setting. Udon and stock were hand made, tempura was light and crust, teriyaki salmon fresh and perfectly cooked. Chilli cucumber dish is a must to start. Service was excellent and the staff were super friendly. Hands down...More

Thank alipoppa
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Came here after the movies for a quick bite. Our friends had eaten there before and said the food was good, but it certainly didn't live up to their memory. Minute portions of poorly prepared food (2 prawns and 4 undercooked pieces of vegetable in...More

Thank Karorigrove
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We have been going here weekly for several years. The soba noodles are amazing, as is the tempura - the udon too and basically everything. Do yourself a favour!

Thank Ecros92
Reviewed 10 November 2016

My husband and I came here for lunch and we left more than satisfied. There's a good number of options to choose from. I had the tempura udon. I was impressed with it because there was a lot of noodles, and the tempura wasn't just...More

Thank Isabel J
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing! I absolutely love it. The venue is small so make sure you book. My only issue is we got kicked out because they close at 9pm (on a Friday night).

Thank emlee2609
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Visited Newcastle for the TiNA cultural festival with my niece, and after a day of visiting galleries and pop-up art spaces we treated ourselves to a dinner here. Knowing how busy it gets at later sittings we were there at opening time and had gyozas...More

Thank cb_from_oz
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Started dining regularly with the kids getting a pick. My niece picked Asa Don and I will say it was excellent. Extremely varied menu, something for all tastes. Also BYO so that's a winner too!

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I had the chicken noodle soup, it was excellent! I have had the tempura udon before and it is also great. This place is pne of my favourite places to go in newcastle. I would highly recommend.

Thank Adam W
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Tea Project
47 reviews
.03 km away
Momo Wholefood
45 reviews
.12 km away
FogHorn Brewhouse
172 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Newcastle Museum
287 reviews
.46 km away
Christ Church Cathedral
176 reviews
.38 km away
Foreshore Park
77 reviews
.49 km away
King Edward Park
43 reviews
.65 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Asa-Don staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 King St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 1035
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing