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Wasai Japanese Kitchen

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9-15 Field St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8221 6606
06:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Every mouthful was delicious. From the beef tataki, Age-Gyoza to the amazing sushi/sashimi boat, it was a wonderful experience. We just randomly picked the nearest Japanese restaurant to our hotel and boy did we luck in. Service was great, we even got talking to the people next to us, who came here often. Will definitely be back. Only downfall was... More 

Thank TatiaraDowns
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Went woth friends for my wifes birthday. What a night, What an amazing meal 1) LOCATION - Right in the middle of Gouger Street Precinct. For the outside it does not look inviting and I was a little bit apprehensive about going, but the age old saying dont judge a book buy its cover. 2) STAFF - The management should... More 

Thank Paul D
Berri, Australia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The food was delicious. The staff were very helpful. The only draw back is the noise level as there is nothing in the restaurant to absorb noise. Would I go back there again? - yes definitely.

Thank Beryl O
Adelaide, Australia
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best Japanese food I've had in Adelaide. I'll definitely be back again (despite how hard it was to find a park on a Saturday night!). Try Sturt St for a free park and a short walk if all else fails. We each had an entree, main, desert and two alcoholic drinks and the total bill was just... More 

Thank KickingTheBucketList
Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Holy yum, this place is sooooo good. Get the large sushi boat between 3 people or the medium for 2 people. So so good cannot go wrong.....dont forget warm sake.

Thank RegK2014
Adelaide, Australia
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I have been wanting eat at Wasai for some time now as Japanese food is a favourite. Happily tonight I got the opportunity. My friend and I walked in no booking with only a very short wait. I wasn't sure what to expect when I was ordering but we really weren't disappointed. The food was delicious and with a nice... More 

Thank Joe F
Adelaide, Australia
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220 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the food here at Wasai, everything was absolutely delicious! Visited on a Wednesday night and it was very busy. Service was quick and staff friendly.

Thank CM_Papag
Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Fantastic atmosphere, lovely Japanese subtle decor. We loved the food which came out in good time. Some of the staff were fantastic. Pricing is really good value and the dishes on the menu a joy. The four of us are 2 kids aged 13 and 12 and 2 adults. Great for all of us.

Thank dene s
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Found this place accidentally and was pleasantly surprised! Had miso soup - real miso soup not that packet slop you get at some other Japanese chain restaurants, seaweed salad and medium sushi/sashimi boat to share. More than enough for two. Fantastic!

Thank Alexander K
Port Noarlunga, Australia
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Staff, service and food all fantastic. The only thing that marred it slightly was the noise levels, couldnt hear each other speak. Staff are courteous, efficient and gorgeous. Havent been to a Japanese restaurant for years, and found the food fresh and clean, and utterly delicious. Miraculous things done with the eggplant...

Thank Helen D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-15 Field St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8221 6606

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