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“Sensational ”
Review of Azabu

Azabu
Ranked #6 of 2,400 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Price range: US$18 - US$37
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Food, environment and service all combines to a top notch dining experience here.
Every single dish I’ve had on my couple of visits have been AMAZING. A real stand out is the snapper cerviche and the tiger prawn dumplings. Everything is so fresh, tasty, light and delicious. I love that you can build up your dishes which keep coming out to take you on a culinary journey.
The Jalapeño & coriander margarita was SO HOT. you definitely need a chaser to stop the burn all the way down to your stomach. The passion fruit & Lychee Margarita much more pleasant.
Have recommended this restaurant to friends who also thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Amber Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we would try our luck and walked in. No table in the dining room, but would we mind sitting out back in the courtyard? Of course not. It turned out to be the best seat in the house for comfortable conversation rather than being “in the vibe” elbow to elbow with the cacophony of smells and shouts and ever present thumping soundtrack
Food was delightfully different and fresh, tasty, and surprisingly good. They were so busy they forgot our dessert but that was ok - we had more than enough food that dessert would have been an overindulgence. Never mind. There’s always next time

Thank NZ T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good modern Japanese food, clever use of flavors. They also have very good but limited selection of sushi and sashimi.

Modern fun looking venue.

The only "negative" is I wouldn't recommend sitting at the "Sushi Bar" as it's not really a Sushi bar but a station where the chefs put together the pre-cut sushi into the rolls etc. However the food is still delicious.

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Thank DoingWell67
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've visited Azabu a couple of times over the past month, and both times the experience has been wonderful. The first time we dined at the sushi bar (great space and interesting watching the chefs at work), and the second at a table (very comfortable for larger groups).
The food really is amazing... close to the best we've had anywhere. The food is slightly expensive, but it's great value for money given the quality. We brought some guests from the USA last visit, and tested out the cocktail list (extensively)... all of the drinks were fantastic. Add in friendly, courteous, knowledgable service, and you've got a great night out. Great for couples or groups.

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Thank Southerncrossflyer
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place - fav dishes are the tuna tostada, tempura prawns, prawn dumplings, and any/all of the sushi! We get the same each time and it's always delicious.

Service is attentive without being intrusive.

Would recommend to anyone wanting a fresh, delicious meal in Ponsonby.

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Thank Travelforages
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