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Taisho Japanese Restaurant

) #1,129 of 1,917 Restaurants in Auckland $$ - $$$ Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Jervious Street, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-378 0746
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
2 Jul 2017
“Sunday dinner ”
17 Aug 2016
“Very poor experience”
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
Jervious Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Warm, friendly, family atmosphere. Great food, inexpensive, super tasty! Will visit again. Thankyou!

Thank Robyn F
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Dining with a friend, we ordered 3 items to share plus edamame and a bowl of miso each. Girl serving us was sweet but totally inadequate. Restaurant was not full - we never did receive the edamame or miso. I asked three times for ginger...More

Thank momand
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Taisho is a small restaurant with a warm, intimate decor. The chef grills behind a half screen right in the restaurant and we delighted in being able to watch him work. It was a cold evening so we ordered all our selections from the grill—the...More

Thank Modish86
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

I've lived in Japan, and in Ponsonby now for a number of years, and I can testify that this place is the real deal. if it's authentic yakitori you crave - you cannot go past taisho! Understated, byo, good vibe... Taka San will look after...More

Thank Tcambo
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We meet friends here for a quick dinner and these guys ticked al the boxes, the food was very well presented, very quick to the table and a great menu choice to cover everyones tastes. The sashimi was so good with tuna and salmon straight...More

Thank AlistairAuckland
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Whether it's regular family takeaways or dining in, Taisho is great for both our young kids and us. Fresh food, great service and always a few regular faces in there as well.

Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 10 October 2015

I go to this fabulous little Japanese restaurant on average, once a week. I love the atmosphere and the food is so fresh. They have a range that will suit all tastes, plus they have specials that change daily. This is the first Japanese restaurant...More

Thank mlv412
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Taisho is near my home & no week goes by without eating there at least once - frequently more. The food is exceptional - try the yusuwasabi; it's to die for! Chef Taka is very clever & head waitress Yui welcoming & funny. Lots of...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Amazing friendly staff and exceptional food! We come here at least twice a week. My favourite us the salmon sashimi and the Japanese salad :)

Thank mariaeL6956KD
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I ended up at Taisho after leaving another nearby restaurant still hungry! We ducked in here for edamame, the scallop and kingfish special and a couple of skewers. The hostess was very lovely and attentive, the food was tasty and well priced. The atmosphere was...More

Thank Sheridan2808
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jervious Street, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-378 0746
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