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KOH-YA Japanese BBQ Restaurant - CLOSED

Abbott Street Orchid Plaza, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
24 Oct 2014
“No Longer Koh Ya Now Independent- avoid”
23 Aug 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian
Abbott Street Orchid Plaza, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 24 October 2014 via mobile

used to be brilliant. Obviously no longer part of then Koh Ya chain. Spoke to Japanese tourists there, the Japanese guides are still recommending this place. It is rubbish. Avoid!

Thank SimonBrisbane
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Great food & service! My first stop every time I visit cairns!! Food is fresh & menu is large & varied! I'm a huge fan!!!

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 4 June 2013 via mobile

This restaurant recently changed to "Riki" with different ownership. I used to go to Koh-ya every chance I get so I was pretty excited when it re-opened with nice decor. Service way too slow. Waited a while to get served to start with. Took a...More

Thank COCO0309
Reviewed 26 March 2013 via mobile

It's like an all you can eat buffet without having to get up. For $40 per person you can order what you want from a select menu all of the food we ordered was delicious and came marinated in wonderful sauces the portions are small...More

2  Thank lexif
Reviewed 18 March 2013

A friend and I have dined here several times, we always get the banquet and have never been disappointed! Great quality meats and vegetables, lovely miso soup, a unique and enjoyable dining experience as opposed to just sitting and eating a meal. Excellent value for...More

1  Thank erininwonderland
Reviewed 2 March 2013

We enjoyed the barbecue at Koh- Ya. It is great to be able to have some of the traditional meats and flavours - beef tongue flavoursome and chicken sinew was good and crunchy. Service friendly and good value. It is a pleasure to get some...More

Thank Lorenzo1952
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Was keen to try as i hadn't eaten this kind of food for a while. We got seated and set up quickly and choose the 90min buffet. Food was ok but the ventilation was terrible. So much my eyes were so red by the end...More

Thank JabbaQld
Reviewed 13 October 2012

I visited Koh-Ya with friends on a recent trip to Cairns. You know you're walking into yakiniku because when it's full, the restaurant is really smoky! You can order from the menu or simply opt for a buffet like option where you can keep ordering...More

Thank klkh2002
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Fresh & tasty buffet whcih includes a variety of soups, meats, salads, vegetables and condiments for a standard price. Guests are given 90mins from the time they place their first order to cook and enjoy their dishes. They cater for groups of all sizes and...More

Thank SerenityChaos
Reviewed 21 August 2012

Great service - the staff are always friendly and helpful. The buffet is fantastic and the food is marinated and fresh. Only thing is they need more ventilation! Some serious exhaust fans would be great so you don't leave smelling like smoke!

Thank spumkin
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  • Address: Abbott Street Orchid Plaza, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
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