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Kyoto Restaurant

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655 Great South Rd, Shop 245, Manukau, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

It makes me sad to write this review and rate it this lowly but unfortunately it is the truth. This place has spiraled downhill over the last two years - which is terrible to see since this restaurant was some of the best Japanese food in south Auckland for years! I have a sneaking suspicion that the ownership changed which... More 

Thank Monique P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful lunch and lovely service, highly recommend. More suitable for western people taste, pretty nice. can't finish all by my own

Thank Summer X
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Three of us had lunch here today - all the dishes were served quite quickly and were all really tasty. Took some Bento home for family and this was also very nice. Only problem at our table was it was a high table and the seats were uncomfortable.

Thank JoUrq
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is just beside shopping mall so me and my partner tried it after hours of shopping. Food was served fast and tasty, service is alright for this kind of place. The highlight would be the deluxe box which contains a various choices of snack, charged $25. Overall this is an ideal place for a simple lunch.

Thank Q377NYdaniell
Auckland, New Zealand
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Saturday night before going to the movies we went into have some light food. The entrees came very quickly and it was very tasty and the mains came out very quickly a good price and I would recommend this place.

Thank Cam P
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185 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Had an order of teriyaki chicken and beef & salmon. We enjoyed bought as beef was cooked to the right medium rare style. Salmon was great too with vegies. We had salmon sashimi as appetiser and was fresh--- it was a great appetiser. More of the mains really. Was quite satisfied with the serving and taste/quality of food.

Thank Joecach
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Looked up Kyoto on Westfield Manukau website which said it closed at 9pm. Arrived at 8pm to be told the kitchen was closing in 5 minutes. We placed our order to then be told we would have to leave in 20 minutes. This is 40 minutes before their stated closing time.

Thank Rory M
Auckland, New Zealand
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

My friend and I regularly come to Kyoto for a meal before going to the cinema. The restaurant is very clean and the food good.

Thank Tracy P
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

This restaurant was only two hundred metres from our hotel, but was closed the first two nights we were in town. On our last night, we were able to check it out. It looked great from outside. Really inviting. Inside was likewise very comfortable and relaxing. It was roughly a quarter full when we sat down to eat at 6pm,... More 

Thank David C
Auckland, New Zealand
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114 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

If I could I would give 3.5. The food is not bad. I had chicken mabo tofu don which was quite tasty. I don't know what it was but maybe the place just didn't feel authentic enough? If you feel like a cheap but tasty Japanese dish then you should come here though. The staff are quite friendly too.

Thank Poos0411

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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
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Great South Rd, Shop 245, Manukau, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Manukau

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