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Sato Japanese Restaurant

131 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
+61 8 8267 3381
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“sashimi” (5 reviews)
“fish” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
131 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is excellent, unfortunately it was marred by sloppy service. There was a mix up with our wine order, and it took a long time before the replacement arrived, and then only because we had to remind them. Go for the food, but...More

Thank The_Grumpster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm sorry Sato but my visit was not so good. Actually, all I had was 2 beers while waiting for my order. So I can not comment on the food. After waiting 70 minutes for my entree It was time head down to the Lion...More

Thank Cam6975
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We were walking past last night and decided that Japanese was just what was needed. Staff were friendly and helpful. We opted for takeaway as we had Little miss 2 with us. But this little restaurant would be great for families who decide to dine...More

Thank Kate P
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Celebrating Birthday #65. Had a beautiful meal of Takoyaki, Salmon & Tempura. The decor is getting a bit old. Liked that they had a short Japanese language lesson on the walls.

Thank Osrams_Kitchen
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I come to Adelaide for work quite a bit and always make time to eat here. The food is fresh delicious and the service attentive, This is one of my favourite Japanese restaurant in Australia.

Thank cdhofmelb
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Walked in off the street, they were quite busy but found us a table. The food was very good and serves extremely fast. We had the eel which was perfect and the teriyaki beef was was ok. The edamame for entree was a bit cold...More

Thank RandolphCarter1919
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I don't visit Japanese restaurants often,but when I do, none have ever disappointed, and this was no exception, except I found this one, the most authentic and relaxed. The floor staff were excellent, I found the service to be great. Very attentive and always there...More

Thank pasclem
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Went last night. We had sashimi, tempura prawns with vegetables and a chicken dish. Everything was lovely. It was a very hot night and air conditioning couldnt cope so we left as soon as we were finished. Wouldnt stop me going again

Thank diane t
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We have been to Sato a few times and love sitting at the Japanese tables. The food has been so delicious and of good quality each time. Service is delightful but a bit slow - staff always miss the opportunity to ask for more drinks,...More

Thank AVF1970
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We ordered the banquet for everyone in our party- with a side of tempura because that was not included in the banquet. The food was very nice but unfortunately the waitress's English was not good and it took quite a while to get the message...More

Thank traveller-eater
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8267 3381
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