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Jizo Japanese Cafe and Bar

56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-479 2692
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (46 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal, delicious food, lovely friendly staff. Recommend the teriyaki salmon with rice dish. Great!

Thank Saskia G
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This was an impulse choice, having read all the reviews would have not gone there at all. It was not a table service, so everything had to be ordered from the main counter. Sushi rolls where too big, as in there was a lot of...More

Thank Elena B
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The food here is so delicious. My favourites are the teriyaki chicken or tofu jizo balls and the chicken curry udon. The food is cheap and I've never had a bad meal.

Thank LydiaW803
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We used to visit Jizo as a treat as undergrad students (2009-2013), and really valued the quality food and cozy, friendly atmosphere. Back then we got free rice tea with our meal as well as friendly Japanese service and delicious, delicate, quality food. Since expanding,...More

1  Thank DRPolkinson
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The food is delicious and everything is fresh. It’s very busy and doesn’t have table service. Therefore if you wish to order more food and drinks off to the queue you go wish is off putting.

Thank MargotLove12
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I'm not sure why there is no table service apart from cleaning tables or delivering food to guests but i'm sure if there was - this place would be even more popular then it is. The food is delicious, some of the food is very...More

Thank HollyMDK2016
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

One of us was served first, followed later for the second person’s meal, and lastly, 25 minutes later our final dish was presented. The first meal had very dry rice and wasn’t very generous. The second meal was again dry with the rice but lukewarm...More

Thank Siubhan M
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Went to jizo with my family. Was very excited about the Japanese menu. Was not busy at all, guy told to us to go get a menu, take a seat and he will be with us shortly. Never came. Went up and ordered, rudely asked...More

1  Thank 931kaye
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Jizo is a great lunch spot in the middle of town. I love the katsu curry, the portions are huge & it's delicious. The miso chicken don is great too and the yakitori is addictively good.

Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Jizo is a great spot for great Japanese food at a reasonable price. It's got a great atmosphere and plenty of seating - but it does get very busy very fast! So if you're planning to go anywhere afterwards be sure the plan accordingly.

Thank Alexandra G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-479 2692
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