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Sushi Ninja

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89 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 1392
09:00 - 22:00
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Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sun 09:00 - 22:00
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Napier, New Zealand
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not having a Japanese restaurant locally, it was great to be able to take our teens to experience a genuine Japanese restaurant. Relaxed & friendly service with a delicious variety of food on offer. A memorable evening.

Thank Camping_Cleggs
Adelaide, Australia
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110 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal at Sushi Ninja as there were plenty of choices to mix and find an option for everyone. I would however have liked some of the options on the take away menu also available as dinner options as some items are quite expensive (having said that though, they are very authentic) We visited this restaurant about 8... More 

Thank Cheryl P
Feilding, New Zealand
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had the sushi available for lunch - and this was ok/fresh. The staff were friendly and were happy to make other options and did so for us. There is also a menu so a much more extensive offering is available.

Thank kiwikessler
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We went to New Plymouth for the weekend and ended up eating here both nights. The food was excellent - fresh, healthy and authentic, but also interesting. Lovely house sake. We spoke to the owner and there is an interesting story behind their arrival in New Plymouth. Highly recommended. If we lived in New Plymouth, it would be our regular,... More 

Thank MinorKeyinG
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, perfect and friendly servis.Can recommend tuna tartar steak and soups. We've been here 2 times and will come back for sure..

Thank Fadzamadza F
Federal Way, Washington
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220 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I dropped in while shopping and had a snack. Fresh ingredients, nicely prepared, OK ambiance. I recommend for a shopping-lunch or for take-aways. Not as much for vegetarians as I am used to in Seattle (that hotbed of the non-carnivores) but OK.

Thank Victoria L
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I wonder how this restaurant recieved a good Japanese restaurant award. The ramen noodle I ordered was very terrible. It calls pork ramen but there was only one piece of pork and also has poor taste. The noodles was uncook. They sticked together like just brough out from the fridge. And lastly, even the vegetable was also raw. Very disappointed.

Thank Jay S
Sophie K, Owner at Sushi Ninja, responded to this review

Hi We are sorry to hear of your experience. We are always striving to provide the best food and service and are sadden to hear that. If you can give us a date and time of when you ordered this, I can then investigate as to who was working etc and find out what went wrong. I will then report... More 

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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We spent a week in New Plymouth and this was my favorite restaurant. Excellent service combined with and interesting and delicious menu. Highly recommended.

Thank 22007
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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79 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We loved our impromptu dinner here! Service was good and we were pleasantly surprised with the seating area as it is more intimate than most restaurants. They have an interesting way of ordering and summoning the wait staff... just ring your bell! This wasn't initially explained to us but if we cared to read the card on the table we... More 

Thank Lois M
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have eaten here a few times. It's always been good. Today I ordered the vegetarian bento box for lunch - it was served without tofu which is why I ordered it (I was told after meal was served and I enquired, that they had run out). I recommended to cashier that it is better customer service to let customers... More 

Thank MaryP800
Sophie K, Owner at Sushi Ninja, responded to this review

Hi Thank you so much for your feedback. We agree with you completely. In fact, that is our policy is to inform the customer at the time of ordering if we are out of something and to also offer an alternative. We are very sorry this did not occur on your day. I have to do some further investigating, as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-759 1392
Casual sushi cafe by day sake bar by night. Come and enjoy the only award winning Japanese owned and operated Japanese restaurant in New Plymouth.

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