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Izakaya Samurai

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197 Military Rd | Shop 3, Neutral Bay, North Sydney, New South Wales 2089, Australia
+61 2 9953 4059
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (9 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
“ipad menu” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
197 Military Rd | Shop 3, Neutral Bay, North Sydney, New South Wales 2089, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, ordering all your drinks and dishes via an iPad is really fun. The menu is well itemised and diverse with accompanying photos of the food. Have been here a few times for both lunch and dinner, and it's consistently very good. The host is...More

Thank Sanazzy
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Great place tucked away from the main street. Very busy all the time - so book....authentic food and super fresh. The staff are friendly, don't speak much English but do all they can to make you feel welcome. Ordering yourself via ipad so no need...More

Thank Kls181
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I go here a lot. The sashimi and sushi are excellent. Many combination meals that include tofu, salads, rice, beans, pickles etc you can order from the iPad menu. They also have daily specials for food and drink. Excellent hosts who are very friendly. They...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Had a table booked and told would have till 8. Our final dish with rice, we waited 25minutes for rice then was getting ushered to finish as was still awaiting food. Rice arrived 10mins to 8. Had barely finished despite eating as fast as we...More

Thank Anzai88
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Japanese with the added fun for kids if using screen ordering. They have a good range and some great set menus but be sure to book as they get busy.

Thank lisa31w
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice causal dining. The food was great and the service even better. The staff are very friendly and eager to help. You order your food on ipads and it comes quick and fresh straight to your table.

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 1 January 2017

A casual eatery with good quality Japanese food at reasonable prices. After working out the iPad ordering system (with helpful human staff) you are in complete control. The food comes quickly so it is very efficient as well as good quality. You can also BYO...More

Thank GiancarloYannoulis
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I totally rate Izakaya Samurai as one of best Japanese restaurants in Sydney. I love the fresh produce, the friendly staff and the prices are reasonable for the portions. I tell Melle that the last time I came here that the sushi and sashimi were...More

Thank Weekendfoodesca... B
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Fantastic authentic Japanese food. Quaint little restaurant tucked away from the busy military road. Inside or outside seating and very friendly staff. Lots of Japanese restaurants in the area, this is one of the better ones. BYO which is always a bonus

Thank Kls181
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I've been visiting this restaurant for more than five years. Always been a good value experience with friendly staff and ok food. Sadly this has changed gradually to the point I'm unlikely to visit again. The sashimi is poorly presented and I'm guessing not prepared...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Military Rd | Shop 3, Neutral Bay, North Sydney, New South Wales 2089, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Neutral Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9953 4059
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