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Mr Yakitori

390 Fenton Street | Distinction Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (14 reviews)
“yakitori” (7 reviews)
“miso soup” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian
$$ - $$$
390 Fenton Street | Distinction Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

called in with no booking but greeted with friendly smile and seated. essentially a good selection of food on skewers and very reasonably priced. Enjoyed chicken, prawns and steak kebabs w rice and nice cold beer!

Thank Phila987
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Good quick food cooked on skewers. Which gives you a tasty variety . Kinda like a fancy sushi bar . Was easy to find , Just walk into the hotel reception and follow the signs to the restaurant.

Thank nzkiwi491
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Small & cosy, hidden gem. Small menu but everything is lovely. Our second & third visit, Enjoyed so much that we were back for dinner on both nights we were in Rotorua. First visit was last year. Food was fresh & done just right, not...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

kebabs were tasty ..i felt pricy though, so not ideal for those with good appetites...for those on a budget, best option is set menu a or b.. total of 6 kebabs with miso soup.

Thank Rb4268
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Hidden away in the heart of the Distinction Hotel, a real hidden gem… Fresh off the BBQ. We ordered something from every category (except pork). Chicken, lamb, duck, beef, salmon kumara and garlic, rice balls. All basted in a delicious sweet soy cut by crisp...More

Thank GraemeSNZ
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Menu is limited to choice of skewers. All cooked on a bbq behind the bar. You'd expect snappy service, but you'd be mistaken. Incredibly slow. How do you rate three pieces of meat and two cherry tomatoes on a skewer? Or two pieces of pumpkin...More

Thank TheBigTravelBoss
Reviewed 26 February 2017

It is always a pleasure to visit for dinner. A favourite with all the family. If there is televised sport on they will serve you in the bar/lounge area.

Thank dony122
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Food was lovely and staff made us feel very welcome. It was fully booked but good came out very quickly.

Thank Brody R
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Really quaint little place with a nice vibe. Massive range of skewers, I ordered four types and didn't manage to finish them. Everything we tried was beautiful. The kumara was to die for, also the veal. The cabbage they give you is really good, definitely...More

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The staff were nice and the place is clean. The food is very average and underwhelming. It is also some what expensive.

Thank Jen A
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11 April 2017|
Response from Matthew D | Reviewed this property |
if you go to there website you can download a copy of there menu and prices
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 Fenton Street | Distinction Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
It is situated in the distinction hotel
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