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The Jitsu

135 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-470 1155
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bento box” (28 reviews)
“sashimi” (18 reviews)
“katsu” (5 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
135 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food! Bento boxes are amazing value for money, would recommend to anyone! Staff were very friendly and very attentive. Food came out very fast and overall was a very enjoyable experience. Defiantly going back!

Thank Kingi_Family
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was really good and came out fast even though the place was busy! Would definitely come again :)

Thank AmberD258
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been here a few times with my partner and I absolutely LOVE the prawns and tempura vegetables! Service is ok, however, hard to get a second drink unless you go up to the till and order. I’ll go back though. Always.

Thank Alby G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful lunch was enjoyed here today with my 4 children and husband. Very reasonably priced and incredibly fast service. Would definitely recommend

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had it all before getting a chance to take a picture. The tempura combination was amazingly delicious with that great sauce. The Nigiri combo was average but refreshing. My friend had a lunch box with deep fried chicken which I tried a wee bit,...More

Thank Cherry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prices are great but service was average. Had to I got the Teppan Beef and the hot plate was really charred like it hadn't been cleaned. I've had hot plate meals before and haven't had the crust on it like this

Thank hidez_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very happy with good service and amazing sushi. Definitely recommend this place to anyone who appreciate great Japanese food

Thank Fredrik T
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I had the Steak Bento box and it was delicious. Corkage is $5 and it is 1 bottle for every 2 people. We were seated on the floor which was interesting, but everyone enjoyed it.

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Busy, busy , busy at lunch time. This place fills up quickly with people eating in with people picking up food to go. The food I had was great. The spicy chicken katsu salad had a good balance of chicken to green leafy things and...More

Thank NZJanet
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Come here quite often! And is always amazing! Hands down the best Japanese restaurant in town. I recommend the Katsu curry and the sushi ! Yum!

Thank Vicky J
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Denise B
26 December 2016|
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Response from Sarah L | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry I only just noticed this question, yes I would definitely recommend booking at they get very busy in the evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-470 1155
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