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Kyo-Ya Japanese Restaurant

426 Lake Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
+64 9-489 2312
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“dinner box” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
426 Lake Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The food was sublime and such good value for money. Massively enjoyed the "dinner box". The staff were really friendly and the atmosphere was lovely.

Thank Chrissie C
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Thank you for a wonderful and diverse vegetarian experience. The vegetarian dinner was very well presented, extremely fresh, delightful range of flavors and fabulous!! All diners at our table raved about the food. Washed down with Asahi.

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is a little local Japanese i takapuna, often full but empties out and worth waiting for. Wooden tables and chairs, authentic staff. BYO and stunning dishes. cheap and cheerful.......

Thank Brookesanna
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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This place is nothing short of amazing! Not only is the presentation top notch - it tastes even better than it looks!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on our holiday. The food was nice and reasonably priced. The food came out in a timely manner

Thank Angie S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We recently had dinner again here and all settled for the Dinner Box Kyo Ya special. Huge servings and lots of yummy fish and tempura plus the beef, chicken or fish you chose. Miso soup to start, rice and lovely delicacies, followed by green tea...More

Thank robyndiane
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Family dinner with Mum, Dad and the grand children. Hand't been here for a number of years but my parents love the place. Rightfully so, food was authentic and delicious. Kyo-Ya delight for me, NZD$36.00 and what a meal. Fresh raw fish, great sushi, beef...More

Thank Harry7264
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Kyo-Ya certainly met my expectations following a recommendation from a work colleague. We where met at the door my a very polite and friendly waitress who guided us to our seats and while we reviewed the menu she offered us a 'hot' towel to freshen...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 24 January 2016

One of my favourite spots in Takapuna for a casual dinner. Friendly staff, always welcoming. Would recommend booking if possible as it can get fairly busy. Also their takeaway options are great, take home or walk down to the beach with it! The tasting entree...More

1  Thank LVS4
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Returned to this former favourite restaurant after having been away for a couple of years. Happy to say that most of the kitchen staff are still the same and they continue to send out beautiful looking dishes made with top quality ingredients. Always a busy...More

Thank DavidF24828
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 Lake Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-489 2312
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