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Itoshin Japanese Restaurant

Shop 3 2484 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
+61 7 5575 5733
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (14 reviews)
“tempura” (11 reviews)
“hot pot” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Shop 3 2484 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Itoshin is a staple for us here on the Gold Coast. A family favourite and a place that we frequent enough that the staff know us (and our orders) quite well. You simply can't go past the value for money when you order their banquet...More

Thank ElleeMayfield N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had visited this Japanesee restaurant a good number of years ago. Revisited with a group of friends who arranged this dinner. The food has remained very good with the usual suspects of sushi, sushimi, tempura and various chicken, pork and seafood dishes available. The food...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had high expectations of this place based on reviews. It was busy (pretty much full) but the food was just horrible. Bland Australian version of Asian cuisine. Crowd was mostly Aussies looking for a cheap place to crack a BYO bottle at an 'exotic' place....More

Thank colematt86
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Great atmosphere, friendly and efficient service. The sashimi was melt-in-your mouth fresh, delicious mains of Roast duck and Teriyaki steak. The range of desserts and you have got to try the Black sesame iceream and delicious Matcha mousse!

Thank chrissykido13
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is the first Japanese I've tried in the Gold Coast and since the quality is so high, I'm reluctant to go elsewhere for Japanese because I don't want to be disappointed. The food is authentic and is just excellent. You'd think you're in Japan....More

Thank woww323
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The place was full and obviously successful. However I don't eat raw food and I had the fried chicken which was just horrible. The waiter was friendly but so young that he should have been at a drive through. The beer was warm. It is...More

Thank 2crownies
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Decided to visit this restaurant at last minute and glad we did.Spacious,subdued lighting,causal decor,would seat 60-70.Service friendly and unobtrusive.. Serves authentic Japenese food.The sashimi was the best I've had for a long time,wonderfully fresh and melt in mouth.Ebi tempura again light and fresh and the...More

Thank Alastair M
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Had a big lunch but the tempura at Itoshin is just so light and delicious that I could've fitted in two main dinners. Still I controlled myself and greatly enjoyed my tempura salmon and veg. If come here more often if I lived in the...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is sort of hidden, with only the Noren in the doorway to identify the restaurant. As soon as you enter, we were greeted with some quiet jazz. Once inside, a quaint traditional Japanese restaurant is revealed. The menu is quite extensive, with lots of...More

Thank brendonlord
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Come back to this place again This time we had 2 sets of sukiyaki $240 for 5 people Entrees were amazing duck, sashimi, agedashi tofu and prawn tempura 2 different of sukiyaki were awesome Finishing up with tempura ice cream and caramel custard Full with...More

Thank Vitchaya H
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Questions & Answers
3 April 2017|
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Response from stormyweather60 | Reviewed this property |
It is an excellent Japanese restaurant but doesn't serve teppanyaki style food. Has the freshest & best sashmi, great sushi, & many other dishes though
Ella M
20 May 2016|
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Response from Dom53 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but as for all restaurant always better to let them know on booking - Japan has a long tradition of Boudhism and as such their cuisine can cater well for vegan
Terri R
5 October 2015|
Response from Kiyoshi_kagami |
Yes wine only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 3 2484 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Mermaid Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5575 5733
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