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GYO Japanese Tapas Bar Restaurant

Arthur House Shop 2 48 Gregory Street North Ward, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4771 5151
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (17 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Arthur House Shop 2 48 Gregory Street North Ward, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a really good Japanese restaurant. The menu is extensive and all food made freshly behind the bar. The beer is cold, the food is well presented, and the service is impeccable. Prices are moderate but you have to book on weekends.

Thank Bleeter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food. Been here a few times and never disappoints. But tonight the staff were so beautifully friendly that it made me write my first ever review. Honestly every waitress we dealt with was so sweet and helpful. Food came out promptly too. Would recommend...More

Thank user497062
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable venue with indoor and outdoor seating. Easy menu with enough variety for a great Japanese experience. Wonderful, polite and helpful staff.

Thank Leonie T
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Fresh food with good service. Wasn't my favourite and very expensive but overall quite delicious. Glad i went to experience it.

Thank goddessglobally
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Wow! Fantastic menu choice, your taste buds will be delighted, great service, buzzing atmosphere and reasonable prices. A visit here won't disappoint, do yourself a favour. A++++

1  Thank Belinda F
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Inside decor like is an eclectic style of industrial / grunge. Acoustics inside can get loud when the place is busy, sitting outside in the evening offers a better atmosphere for smaller groups. Food and drink options are varied and fairly priced. Our favorite is...More

1  Thank MudskipperNQ
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to GYO twice in a month already and I can't wait to go back. The sushi is delicious, the best I have ever had. The service is quick, efficient and friendly.

1  Thank Lucrezia B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were very happy to find a table at this very busy restaurant recently. Despite having two fussy children (4 & 6 years), we were all well catered for. Food was delicious and served quickly although we did not feel rushed. We tried a variety...More

1  Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Great authentic Japanese with lovely, attentive staff. I took my mum here the other day and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The dishes were fresh and delicious - and they make an excellent G&T! We'll certainly be back.

1  Thank Mal K
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We were seated quickly and with such friendly service. Incredibly polite. Food was quick to the table, presented well and tasted amazing. Quite a ranging menu too. Tapas options available.

1  Thank Brogan J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arthur House Shop 2 48 Gregory Street North Ward, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia (Formerly GYO Japanese Tapas Bar Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4771 5151
  • E-mail
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