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167 Harrington St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 427 634 574
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Hobart, Australia
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109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived on a Saturday night ordered entree and main (bento boxes). The serves were very generous so we ended up with a takeaway of some of the food. The food was absolutely lovely. And we did enjoy the Japanese beer too. Decor is pretty worn and hasn't been touched up since they opened but it's all about the food -... More 

Thank TassieBoomerang
Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Want a treat in Hobart - have lunch at RIN. The food was very good, especially the RIN Bento Box. YUM! The edamame were nice to start, altho perhaps a little too salted. The salmon sashimi great too. Not noisy, pleasant. Can't wait to return.

Thank eveash2016
Burnie, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

A small, friendly restaurant. Prompt service. Japanese cuisine. Would revisit any time. Reservations recommended.

Thank Ian C
Hobart, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We booked for 6:30 and were seats promptly. We were given time to look over the menu to decide. Our orders were taken and we were able to have a short conversation over a drink and then the miso was brought out. When we finished the miso, shortly afterward the meals appeared. The food was delicious, we opted for the... More 

Thank aiattwood
Coogee, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We booked at lunch time for 4 people for a 6:30pm dinner. We had a great table right at the door. We were seated and had no service. After 3 seperate eye contacts and wave downs with the waitress we still had no service. We though we would give it another 10 minutes based on the google and TripAdvisor reviews.... More 

Thank chris201799
Sydney, Australia
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182 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We came after seeing so many positive reviews about this place. Yes the food is truly Japanese & generous in size. I enjoyed my RIN bento with many varieties on the plate. Good service & highly recommend to anyone.

Thank Lawrence C
Benalla, Australia
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We didn't book and the place was full. Staff made room for us. Great service, lovely food. Staff assisted us with choices as first taste of real Japanese food.

Thank Bushbashers
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Could not fault any of the food that came out of the kitchen absolutely delicious.. bento box miso soup and beautifully presented ...saki was also a nice surprise you must book though as they were turning a lot of people away highly recommended

Thank Nibsie
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Exceptional service and food was excellent. Food came out very fast too and well priced. Will Definitely be going back.

Thank Alex C
Sydney, Australia
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Fantastic to see such great Japanese available in this delightful little restaurant. Don't even think about going for dinner unless you have booked and be prepared to wait for a bit when its busy...it will be worth it.. Plenty of parking out the front and down the side Our favourites include the Sashimi and Bento Boxes. The Tempura whilst lovely... More 

Thank Polly R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Harrington St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 427 634 574

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