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167 Harrington St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 427 634 574
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bento box” (19 reviews)
“miso soup” (13 reviews)
“sushi” (18 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
167 Harrington St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rin is a low key restaurant, good service and even better food. Have been 5 times and been very satisfied each time. Good selection, traditional Japanese, delicious flavour, excellent Sushi and the best Miso Soup. Normally not my choice but my husband loves Japanese food...More

Thank CherylTas
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Arrived on a Saturday night ordered entree and main (bento boxes). The serves were very generous so we ended up with a takeaway of some of the food. The food was absolutely lovely. And we did enjoy the Japanese beer too. Decor is pretty worn...More

Thank TassieBoomerang
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Want a treat in Hobart - have lunch at RIN. The food was very good, especially the RIN Bento Box. YUM! The edamame were nice to start, altho perhaps a little too salted. The salmon sashimi great too. Not noisy, pleasant. Can't wait to return.

Thank eveash2016
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A small, friendly restaurant. Prompt service. Japanese cuisine. Would revisit any time. Reservations recommended.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We booked for 6:30 and were seats promptly. We were given time to look over the menu to decide. Our orders were taken and we were able to have a short conversation over a drink and then the miso was brought out. When we finished...More

Thank aiattwood
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We booked at lunch time for 4 people for a 6:30pm dinner. We had a great table right at the door. We were seated and had no service. After 3 seperate eye contacts and wave downs with the waitress we still had no service. We...More

Thank chris201799
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We came after seeing so many positive reviews about this place. Yes the food is truly Japanese & generous in size. I enjoyed my RIN bento with many varieties on the plate. Good service & highly recommend to anyone.

Thank Lawrence C
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We didn't book and the place was full. Staff made room for us. Great service, lovely food. Staff assisted us with choices as first taste of real Japanese food.

Thank Bushbashers
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Could not fault any of the food that came out of the kitchen absolutely delicious.. bento box miso soup and beautifully presented ...saki was also a nice surprise you must book though as they were turning a lot of people away highly recommended

Thank Nibsie
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Exceptional service and food was excellent. Food came out very fast too and well priced. Will Definitely be going back.

Thank Alex C
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is it licenced
29 September 2016|
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Response from cyn7180 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Licensed with a small but well chosen list for Japanese food. You can BYO bottled wine with a corkage fee.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Harrington St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 427 634 574
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