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USD 30 - USD 100
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Kyoto cuisine
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 29 January 2021 via mobile

Great Japanese experience. Took grandchildren and parents for a new lifetime experience. The meal was delicious. The waitress was super friendly, and so very helpful, explaining all the variations and types of food. Plenty of time was given for us to contemplate the menu then...order. Waitresses recommendations were spot on. The atmosphere was so good and friendly.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 27 October 2020

Try the toothfish when available. Amazing. Tempura is as good as you will ever find. Great for family's & groups.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 January 2020 via mobile

We have been here a couple of times and the food always amazes me.Always well presented and so tasty.Nice cold beer on tap with good menu options.keep up the good work

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2020 via mobile

This is the only restaurant I have been to over 10 x. We go about twice a year over the last 10 years and always enjoy the food, its reasonably priced and you can byo wine. The sliced duck is my favourite and always order...a large plate and share.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 14 September 2019 via mobile

Drive S down the Gold Coast, duck in away from the beach at Miami and you will find in a small shopping centre I hidden Japanese gem. In Mountain View Road, Miami , lies one of the best smaller Japanese restaurants on the Gold Coast....It is actually the little sister to the more well- known and popular Itoshin Japanese Restaurant in Mermaid Beach and brain- child / long - standing chef ( Father ) Hibiko Ito . Little Itoshin is of course , Hibiko Ito’s son , carrying on the wonderful Japanese tradition. My friend and I stopped by for lunch and we will definitely return! A few other restaurants call this area home as well with lunches and dinners. Interesting extensive, fresh , healthy, tasty menu. Quite busy also for a weekday luncheon. Just a small restaurant where one can sit inside or out . Best to sit inside though and watch Little Itoshin work his creative magic. We ordered two delicious entrees- a plate of the small green salted beans , followed by the ( favourite ) Kaarage fried chicken pieces , both very acceptable. My friend had heard about the Okonomiyaki as a main , so we opted for that. Well, one serve of the Okonomiyaki pancake did us both for the main! The pancake consists of shredded cabbage , spring onion, fish cake, topped with pork belly. The toppings can change for delicious prawns I understand! Restaurant is BYO wine only ( bottle shop nearby) Interior of Little Itoshin is bright and interesting. Comfortable seating at tables or stool/ counter scenario. Local artist shows his works on the walls, attractive and bright. Parking directly outside for quite a few vehicles.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 27 July 2019 via mobile

Absolutely delicious and super fresh! We had the $55 banquet and it was divine! They take such pride in presentation and the staff were super lovely and helpful. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 19 June 2019 via mobile

We eat here regularly. As a family. As a couple. It doesn’t matter. Always the best fresh food, great selection of sake and top class service. Will be there again very soon.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

A friend recommended this restaurant we went early luckily because it filled up very quickly, the food was delicious the staff very helpful, I will definitely be back

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

Excellent traditional Japanese executed well. Good staff who were very clear on ingredients (coeliac friendly). The seafood is sourced from all around Australia and changes according to the season. The sushi & sashimi were excellent, the tempura light & shabu Shabu delicious.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 12 April 2019

I made a reservation through text message which was easy enough. Upon arrival at the restaurant, I was taken quickly to a table and given the menu. There was a regular one and one with specials for the day. I ordered the sashimi platter and...the Omakase sushi. I indicated no wasabi for both. When the sashimi arrived, I noticed the wasabi at the side and reminded the waitress to ensure no wasabi was put in between the nigiri. The sashimi although cut in a weird sliced way was very fresh and I enjoyed it. Shortly after, I was given a complimentary salad in which the dressing was really tasty! The omakase sushi arrived shortly after and it had no wasabi thankfully! And similar to the sashimi, the fish was fresh and the combination provided by the chef was great! Overall, I enjoyed the food and will definitely return when I am next in Gold Coast. Service is not fantastic but the food makes it all worthwhile.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Mrs_JodieKK
3 April 2017|
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Response from stormyweather60 | Reviewed this property |
It is an excellent Japanese restaurant but doesn't serve teppanyaki style food. Has the freshest & best sashmi, great sushi, & many other dishes though
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EllaM986
20 May 2016|
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Response from Dom53 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but as for all restaurant always better to let them know on booking - Japan has a long tradition of Boudhism and as such their cuisine can cater well for vegan
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Frequently Asked Questions about Itoshin Japanese Restaurant

Yes, Itoshin Japanese Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Itoshin Japanese Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5