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143 West Tamaki Road | Glendowie, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
+64 9-578 0765
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
19 Dec 2016
“Japanese surprise in the suburbs”
20 Feb 2017
“Industrial chic”
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
143 West Tamaki Road | Glendowie, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

I highly recommend Kizuna. Amazing food with great staff. Once you walk through the door you'll be surprised. Go on....try it.....you won't be disappointed.

Thank MrsBear101
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The location is different (a little like Kazua) but once inside the decor is charming, the service sweet and the food quite delightful. Often Japanese restaurants in the suburbs are owned and operated by non Japanese - and often the difference in quality is quite...More

Thank Clever Brown
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing food. Beautifully presented. We had the 7 course matsuri menu. What a wonderful way to try so much. Service awesome. Could not wish for a better dinner. Yummy!

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great night. Excellent venue, awesome staff, yummy food and good fun - try it! It really is a surprise in terms of what it is and where it is and is the perfect location for a birthday dinner....you'll see why....

Thank cocopops1971
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We love this great place, from its surprising scale to the superb food and great service. 10/10. Been there more than once, will go again.

Thank GeorgeHulbert
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

What looks like a fairly pedestrian and ordinary Japanese restaurant is anything but!! We were taken here by some friends and upon walking past the kitchen and then opening the door you are greeted with a modern, fresh, open space which also has a small...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Service is a great feature here. The restaurant is not big. The food was delicious although the portions are small. We had renkon chips,Chicken Teriyaki,flame grilled salmon sushi and beef Yakiniku. Was disappointed that the beef has so much cabbage though. Very small lot of...More

Thank youngrm
Reviewed 23 January 2016

For a start the blue eyed steak is 10% less expensive online, than what it is in the menu when you get there. There was dirty food all over our menu's. The Shashimi was OK, although it still tasted like it was a lot more...More

1  Thank PaulnCate
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Back again ... This time I got to share the Kizuna experience with my two 'adult' babies ... we all selected the set menu (Matsura I think?) ... adult babies grinning from ear to ear as each delicious dish was delivered to the table. The...More

2  Thank Knikkers
Reviewed 11 October 2015

It was my first dining experience at Kizuna. The dining area is small & rather crude. Cheerful wait staff led us to our booked table after passing through a bright narrow corridor. 2 set dinners were available & they seemed popular, but we went for...More

Thank 1pochette
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 West Tamaki Road | Glendowie, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-578 0765
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