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Daikoku Restaurant

148 Quay Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“yum yum sauce” (10 reviews)
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
“ramen” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
148 Quay Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Love visiting Daikoku, the food, the show when cooking, the service - it's all great. Yummy food with something for everyone which is great as it was a farewell dinner and catered well for everyone's different tastes.

Thank angelC3476SL
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My first ever authentic Japanese meal and this really hit the spot. Excellent service and food! Dinner with work colleagues after a long day. The Staff are a credit to their employers

Thank the2ndhasapulse
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

A very small restaurant tucked closed to Britomart, this place could be easily missed especially with the construction works happening around the place. Spicy ramen was very good with the noodles surprisingly delicious. It would be a good comfort food on a very cold wet...More

Thank AlejaNZro
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Good food as always, but perhaps they could ask whether or not people want the theatre version or a standard cook. Also it is about time staff learn to speak more English so they can provide standard service. As immigrants don't we have a duty...More

Thank Tabatha1998
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I was looking for a restaurant with interesting food and Daikoku was recommended to me - no regrets at all! You choose the meal you would like from the menu, including drinks, and it's cooked right in front of you (I believe slight modifications can...More

1  Thank LilyNZealand
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Get the prawns, get the Yum Yum sauce on them. I have been here many times and I have to say that this is the least impressed that I have been. There has been a change in staff since I was there last and it...More

2  Thank Stocoroco
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Efficient, prompt and friendly service with exceptional food. Loved the theatre of the evening. The only thing that lets this restaurant down a bit is that the décor is tired and areas like the flooring and bathrooms are in need of a refresh.

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Experienced the Quay Street branch for a business lunch and was not disappointed. Food was great as always. Only thing was that the chef was not as entertaining as usual. Still a great experience and would go back. Have to order the fried rice next...More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Daikoku it´s a tipycal Japanese restaurant, located on the harbour area of New Zealand. It´s affordable and has good food. If you enjoy the Tapan services, you could find there. It´s not soffisticated

Thank Linoadv
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Went with a huge group to have teppanyaki lunch. Our group had chicken & beef for mains.. it was entertaining to watch the chef prepare the food in front of us. The food was good but could use a little more flavor. Located near the...More

Thank anaissasy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Quay Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: 302-2432
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