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61-64 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4031 0271
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (25 reviews)
“bento box” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
61-64 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family visited this restaurant in August. We enjoy Japanese food so we were looking forward to this restaurant. The food was good, but was pricey. Unfortunately, it seems food is pricey in most places in Cairns.

Thank TalonCalif
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Had lunch here would highly recommend staff friendly service fast the meals were really nice with great flavours and I would definitely eat here again.

Thank Justin M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Went here alone and had the sushi special, sake and seaweed salad. The sushi was so so. Very mediocre in taste. $45 all up and wished I went to Sushi Train. The service was great.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Quaint small premises. The food is nice without being amazing. Some portions are quite large (the sea food ramen) and others are a bit modest (chicken terriyaki). All in all in it was a nice dinner but we wouldn't rush back. The service staff were...More

Thank C_and_J_Lewis
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I travel to Cairns a lot for work. The first time I came here, I liked the sashimi so much (I went for lunch), that I decided to come back for dinner. That was 4 years ago. I've been coming here on and off for...More

Thank Larissa C
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

First time dining here with friend. I'm not familiar with Japanese food so I let my friend order a few dishes to share and he nail it. The food if amazing, very tasty. But they could changes they wine menu. Will definitely come back.

Thank foxysuz
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had chicken katsu with rice and the chicken was fresh and crispy. Thoroughly enjoyed my meal. If you are not too hungry you could share one main course with someone.

Thank insidebackpack
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a small eatery with outside seating..so I am a little reluctant to say how great the food and ambience is...but I will...this is the best Japanese in Cairns..SO popular and for good reason!

Thank malabar-coasters
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

If your in cairns on holiday or you live here. You must eat at Matsuri. Absolutely the best food in Cairns. The lunch menu is diverse and very reasonably priced. Matsuri is licensed and have a large selection of local, interstate and international beers to...More

Thank cosmiss
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The fish was pretty blah. The 8piece nigiri and sushi that we ordered was lackluster. There was two double pieces, and they put too much rice, and the fish quality was mediocre. My wife got ramen which was a little bland. Plus for having great...More

Thank Evan C
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Response from HueyGC | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure you can get sake here
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-64 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 0271
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