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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 good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (19 reviews)
“tapas” (15 reviews)
“okonomiyaki” (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 1 week ago

I just walked into this restaurant off the street with no expectation. When I saw the menu with photos of the meals I thought oh oh. But this place was really a pleasant surprise. I eat a lot of Japanese and the food at Gyo...More

Thank Food-lover747
Reviewed 1 week ago

A favourite venue for both lunch and dinner, the service is always prompt and friendly. My wife and I have tried nearly everything on the menu over the last couple of years, but we keep coming back to the "Special Set Menu" and the special...More

Thank RichardP603
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated and attended to quickly with menus and water. After waiting a while to get our drinks and place an order once done the meals came out very quickly. We noticed that the sushi and sashimi came out after the hot dishes which...More

Thank Foodndrinkscritic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the "special Bento" box & my friend had the vegetarian bento box. We loved it! You know that silence that falls when people are really enjoying their food? Well we both went really quiet as we scoffed down all these wonderful morsels of...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quality Japanese food in a casual setting. Always friendly attentive service. Quality food - their edamame is some of the best I've had.

Thank nmaxw63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a stone's throw off The Strand is this restaurant which comes across as being quite authentic in an "Australian" way. After all this is where we are, not in Japan. We both ordered the Okonomiyaki which was well presented but could have done with...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Had lunch there outdoors on Sunday. Best Sushi and Sashimi I had for a long time. Super fresh (my stomach is very sensitive!) and high quality. May people here complain about the service... I cannot really judge attentiveness since I was sitting outside and they...More

Thank Torsten G
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Had dinner here and was very disappointed the quality over all poor. Slow service many items not available eating area is like a take away shop. The photos of the meals looked good but were below average and no taste. We go Japanese often but...More

Thank Wim2307
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

As this is the only Japanese Restaurant in town, we immediately chose this for lunch. As we visit Japan regularly to visit Son, Wife and grand daughter we love the Japanese fare. We were not disappointed. The food was very fresh, with Japanese cooks, the...More

Thank Howard R
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This place is worth a visit and gets you away from the abundance of chips being served most places but dont expect top quality japanese food! For the most part it was good, Nigiri was really nice, rolls werent quite pressed right and fell apart...More

Thank kieron f
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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