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“My first bento box in a castle on wheel”
Review of Industry Zen

Industry Zen
Ranked #232 of 3,892 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

What a cool little place. Had lunch with a friend and so loved this place. Not only was the food delicious but the presentation was very cool too. My bento box came in its own little castle with wheels with rice hidden in one tier and teriyaki chicken in another. What a cool way to eat and it was all very beautiful and delicious. Service was fast and attentive. And we loved the little dessert we were given at the end of the meal too. Would definitely go again.

Thank Kiwi-1976
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

The food here was amazing and very well priced. What made it so special is the way they display there food so many unique hot plates and holders.

Thank Stacey L
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I'm shocked this place has such good reviews! Aside from presentation this place lacks in every way. The food is pretty but very bland and under seasoned and small. The service was horrendous! If it wasn't the waitresses first night she should be ashamed. We had a table of 8 and the waitress only took orders from 5 before leaving. We literally had to flag her down two more times to get her to take everyone's order. Then when the food came they played people's food on the same plate who were sitting far apart from each other and didn't explain that so we had one person go without dinner because the person whose plate it was on are it. The wait staff never checked on us so all of our needs went without assistance. Oh and they brought an incorrect bottle of wine. It was not the bottle that was ordered. Please think hard before coming here.

4  Thank Christina L
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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Everything was great. The menu makes the plates sound deceptively small but we had plenty.

Edamame - good
2 steamed spicy pork buns - great
Yum yum prawns - fantastic
Pork belly - fantastic
Mini sashimi combo - great
Bluefin tuna combo - great

Service - very pleasant
Atmosphere - we got our own little booth and it was great

$102 for two people

Thank JustineKaitaia
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

What an awesome meal and dining experience
I was in a party of 8 and we were lucky enought to arrive just before the Waitress pulled out the Kodo Drum and heralded the chef in the dining area, most of the group were new to Japanese food so we all opted for the set menu, it was fantastic, all very tasty, beautifully presented and felt like a never ending stream of of yumminess, some dishes were in little tiered carts, some were on burners and some were set alight in front of you.
Overall one of the most enjoyable dining experiences I have ever had with work colleagues ever
Thoroughly recommended although I imagine it gets very busy at times so you would need to book

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Thank richimund0
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