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Asahi Japanese Restaurant - CLOSED

Vine Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-430 3005
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible19%
29 Jul 2016
“Never again!”
26 Jun 2016
“nice food bit waited too long for a cold meal”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Vine Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I'd never go back here. Service is terrible. Food is average. Reason I'd never go again is the service... I ordered a sake as I'd never tried it before. The waiter spilt my sake upon delivering it. He grabs the nearest napkins, wipes it up,...More

1  Thank Preston H
Reviewed 26 June 2016

A group of us went on Monday night for dinner. No other diners in the restaurant. One would have hoped that they could have coped,however we waited for ages and when the food arrived it was cold.

Thank David2111
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Gorgeous Lunch Tempura Bento was absolutely Amaze so Yumm a delight and a definite Showcase meal. So enjoyable and we will be bac *

1  Thank GrandeBlu12
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We ate here as our local Japanese was closed. The food was terrible, it was a big over deep fried mess. Some of the portions were very generous however the food was almost inedible towards the end. The sashimi salmon had been hacked, and was...More

Thank Bellefam6
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Where do I start with this review...!! It was a disappointing evening. We hadn't booked and when we walked up to the counter the waitress let out a very audible sigh when we asked for a table, the restaurant didn't appear to be overly busy...More

1  Thank Warren B
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I went here for dinner with a work colleague on a Thursday evening. The restaurant was relatively quiet with people at several other tables. The service was ok but the meals were disappointing. I had a squid ring entree and a shashimi bento as a...More

Thank kiwipete0620
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Call a restaurant Japanese. Write a pseudo menu and serve a Chinese restaurant idea of Japanese food and you might get close to how non Japanese the lunch I had was. There was none of the elegance and simplicity that even the simplest Japanese restaurant...More

1  Thank RobynK70
Reviewed 12 November 2015

we have been to Asahi for special events a few times and really enjoyed their food, this time we went on 21st October and it was disapointing. We booked in via phone earlier in the day (6 adults) and said we had limited time as...More

Thank GDNZ77
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Best waiter in the world - Josh! Heard he could sing great too. Someone give that guy a gig! Everyone finished their food and loved it, it tasted great! Thank you so much Asahi Restaurant

Thank Damien C
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Not recommended at all, they got sushi from the neighbouring fast food sushi bar and tasted very bad. The waitress spoke limited english and had a hard time understanding us.

2  Thank silvysaksono
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vine Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-430 3005
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