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Gold Coast Japanese Restaurants

Etsu Izakaya

Etsu Izakaya

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 4:30:PM

Mermaid Beach

13 Chef Hat Award
Open the barn door at Etsu Izakaya on Gold Coast Highway in Mermaid Beach to discover a magical mystery tour of Japanese share-plate dining. Moody surrounds of neon signage, walls plastered with ph...
Yamagen

Yamagen

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Surfers Paradise

12 Chef Hat Award
Experience the hustle and bustle of innovative izakaya dining at Yamagen in Surfers Paradise. Nestled in the QT Hotel on Staghorn Avenue, this vibrant restaurant blends old-school Japanese traditio...
Gold Coasters looking for a taste of plant-based Japanese cuisine head to Izakaya Midori on Woodland Drive in Reedy Creek. Say arigatou to vegan versions of everything from ramen to katsu, karaage ...
Mr Kojima

Mr Kojima

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Surfers Paradise

Contemporary Japanese izakaya dining using traditional methods is what is on the menu at Mr Kojima on Thomas Drive in Surfers Paradise. This casual Gold Coast restaurant is best enjoyed with friend...
"Some of Coast’s best Japanese fare"
Misono Japanese Steakhouse

Misono Japanese Steakhouse

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Surfers Paradise

When you dine at Misono Japanese Steakhouse, expect much more than some of the Gold Coast’s finest Japanese fare. Tucked inside J W Marriott Gold Coast, this contemporary red lantern-clad restauran...
Ginja Ninja Cafe & Bar

Ginja Ninja Cafe & Bar

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Canungra

Dangerously good food is on the menu at Ginja Ninja Café & Bar on Christie Street in Canungra. This funky café and bar greets diners with graffiti-style wall murals, neon signage and potted greener...
Kiyomi

Kiyomi

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Broadbeach

15 Chef Hat Award
Bookings recommened
Anekawa

Anekawa

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Mudgeeraba

14 Chef Hat Award
Kemuri

Kemuri

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Carrara

Find bao and gyoza in the burbs at Kemuri on Pappas Way in Carrara. This Gold Coast eatery began life as a night market stall, progressing to a Modern Asian venue in the back streets of the Gold Co...
You Japanese Restaurant

You Japanese Restaurant

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Surfers Paradise

Amimoto

Amimoto

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Surfers Paradise

Wagyu-Ya on Chevron

Wagyu-Ya on Chevron

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Chevron Island

Saiko Teppanyaki

Saiko Teppanyaki

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Robina

Project Tokyo

Project Tokyo

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Mermaid Waters

Cha Cha Japanese Restaurant

Cha Cha Japanese Restaurant

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Broadbeach

Why not try the Eye Fillet Steak served with Rice and Salad and one of Cha Cha's special Sauce
Cafoo Izakaya

Cafoo Izakaya

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Palm Beach

Donto Sapporo

Donto Sapporo

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Bundall

Recommendations may include: Fresh Sushi and Sashimi, Oysters.
Arigatou Teppanyaki

Arigatou Teppanyaki

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Broadbeach