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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (19 reviews)
“tapas” (15 reviews)
“seaweed salad” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Arthur House Shop 2 48 Gregory Street North Ward, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely vegetarian meal at GYO on Friday. Food was delicious, staff attentive and friendly. Tapas menu was great for sharing and to try more dishes. Dessert (tofu cheesecake) nicely rounded off our feast :)

Thank jcb1970
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Love this place! Authentic Japanese! I usually find it hard to go past the okonomyaki but shared a lunch special with my little boy this time and it was awesome!

Thank Youngcouplenokids
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We went to GYO on Sunday night. The experience was great from the phone booking to the end. We were given a friendly welcome and seated quickly. Menus and water provided straight away. The wait staff were helpful with advice when choosing food and drinks....More

Thank ShakiraSpirit
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Our experience at this restaurant was one of the best ever. The staff were very approachable and extremely helpful. The food was fantastic. We shared the camembert as an entrée. For the main, we had the mixed sukiyaki. Loved the way it was cooked at...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Food was fairly tasty, and service efficient, but prices were on the expensive side. Nothing notable about the decor, which is neither a positive or negative. If you like Japanese then this appears to be one of your only restaurant options in Townsville, which is...More

Thank James_PK13
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We love going here and they never disappoint. We had to wait a little longer to order, but after that, the service was great. The sushi and sashimi platter was delicious.

Thank Helena Johanna W
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Great experience worth it will be back happy staff a welcome change to eating out in townsville found it on the internet

Thank BruceCulbert
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Took my family of 4 out to dinner recently. Made a booking prior and was told our table will be outside the restaurant. I took it as it was a relatively cool evening in Townsville. When we arrived, a staff member informed us that we...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The sashimi was fresh and the omelette is worth trying - either traditional or seafood. Friendly staff, we ordered Japanese beers to go with our edamame. No frills eating.

Thank RegCalabria
Reviewed 23 December 2017

We went to the restaurant not knowing what to order. With assistance of the friendly staff we had a made up banquet between the four of us. The food was fantastic and would highly recommend it to anyone.

Thank billdY5802RY
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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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