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6/79 Davidson St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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86 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a cheap takeaway lunch, but is rather authentic. It is small and located off the play, but if you are staying out of the main area or have a car (parking easy), it is good for lunch (have not tried for dinner takeaway).

Thank Myclare
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were completely wowed by this place. Other reviews have drawn attention to the place itself being fairly low key from all aesthetic appearances, however the food is on point. The sashimi was so fresh and flavoursome, clearly of a really high grade. The same can be said for all the other food we had, great quality produce made for... More 

Thank KBon27
Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing special from the outside, but food is very nice and kids loved the food too. Service didn't set my world on fire but they were busy probably because the food is so yummy. Definitely worth a visit and pick up some booze next door for back at the room.

Thank Leigh D
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We sought this place out after reading reviews on Trip Advisor and also by local recommendations. I was craving udon soup and it was honestly the most delicious soup I've ever tasted. Very fresh. Great service. The interior of the building definitely needs a facelift and the room is small. However, I'd go back on a regular occasion if I... More 

Thank Renee B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I got a mixed sashimi platter of salmon and tuna and it was beautiful! The price I paid was great considering the large portion I received. Also had the miso soup which was absolutely delicious!! Awesome food, I'm a local and will defiantly be recommending the food here. YUM!!!

Thank Elise B
Melbourne, Australia
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We love this place - small and unassuming but better than any Japanese we have had in Melbourne. The food is delicious and the service very friendly. Will come back next year.

Thank Vicki S
Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Just eaten at our favourite Japanese restaurant! We started with edamane beans and miso soup. We ordered the two sushi dishes and both were delicious. We chose the special for the evening, the Moreton Bay bugs tempura and they were delicious and beautifully presented. The hostess persuaded us to sample the special ice cream, black sesame and it too was... More 

Thank Sylvia M
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Still a 'hidden gem' in PD. Returned again this year and enjoyed quality home style Japanese food in a lovely warm family environment. Do yourself a favour and venture not too far off Macrossan St for excellent food and service.

Thank Andrew S
Port Douglas, Australia
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

In the middle of nowhere one can find zipango a very good japanese resteraunt eat in or take away.this review is about their excellent takeaway.platters of all things Japanese suchi but especially their sashimi. Jimmy is a masterchef .the best in port douglas regardless of cuisine type

Thank ianePd
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It's an unprepossessing small building on the corner of Port and Davidson Sts - looks like a converted shop or milk bar, so you wouldn't go for the decor, it's very plain. However, the food is a cut above the usual slice 'n dice sushi & sashimi joints (sorry for bad pun!), surprisingly high quality, and seems to be all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$22
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6/79 Davidson St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: 61740996718

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?