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Japanese cuisine: the best places to taste it in Manukau

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Sakai Japanese Restaurant
85/100 (350 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
"I love this place! We ate one of the box meals and decent size and so tasty! Nice and clean would love to go there again. Love their teriyaki..."
Da Yoon
"I love this place!!! I love the interiors, the servers, the atmosphere, and the overall vibe which gave us an authentic Japanese cuisine experience...."
Kim Titoy
"Randomly ended up here tonight with my other half. The food was fantastic. We had the chicken katsu dinner box and the teriyaki salmon dinner box. A..."
Kunal Kumar
"Waking up to a rainy Saturday decided to go seeking for what will settle the cravings. Drove through Manukau and found this little Japanese..."
LoveFoodWithApassion🥗🍸 (Ngata)
"Great value for money. Really nice and clean, staff were friendly and we loved the privacy of the booth we were given. A really great place for..."
Roxathina Samupo
"Highly recommend the bento series. When you see the set, you would be amused by each small dish, especially the cooked fish, which was fresh, as well..."
Ellen Zhang
"This little Japanese Gem is a great place to enjoy quality Japanese food, that is affordable and delicious. The ambience is gorgeous with little..."
"I really enjoy eating here even as I am a picky person especially with Asian food. The staff here are friendly and the space is small but cozy the..."
Varna Watene
"Have been here quite a few times for lunch. The set up is really cool, with little booths which are quite private for cheap date night. Usually get..."
Gem Hackett
"The service was okay. Pretty much self service. We had to ask for water. We had the crumbed chicken lunch box and teriyaki chicken box. I was..."
Michelle Moth
"The sushimi is the best I've had, love the booth setting also. Us tomorrow service is great and the sake is great to. Never had to wait for a table..."
Renèe Johanna
"Lovely setting and feel. Is frequented by locals and can get very busy. Bento box meals are amazing. Meals are as tasty as what I've eaten..."
"Awesome place!!! So cheap ! Food came fast and as delicious!! We got teriyaki salmon, tempura, edamame, chicken karrage, rice, miso, sashimi, chicken..."
Adri Maria Slijp
"Great little Japanese restaurant in the Manukau shops on the corner of Great Sth Rd & Cavendish.Service efficient & friendly. A varied crowd of..."
"Food - 3.5Price - 3.0Authenticity - 2.0Ambiance - 4.5Staff - 4.0Baby friendliness - 3.5Peaceful place to have..."
Benz Chan
"My favourite thing about this restaurant is the private booths on one side of the restaurant. I would recommend dining in the booths if you..."
"I love Japanese food. I ordered the teriyaki chicken dinner box and it was delicious. Very filling. However the sushi isn't the greatest. Probably..."
Olivia And Tosh
"A bit pricy for a Japanese restaurant in manukau but quite happy with the portion size. The place looks tidy and has a nice Japanese ambiance about...."
"Small place, and fairly limited menu. Manukau is lacking in good food places so for the location this is a gem. Had the lunch box mid-week, food was..."
Peter Watkins
"We were surprised by this little place on Saturday. It has a nice atmosphere and good service, the food was full of flavours, fresh and with decent..."
"Best Japanese ever. Great service and prices. Food is light, delicious and healthy. My family and friends loved it and take work collegues here..."
Michelle Mihi Keita Tibble
"Always fresh and delicious food, friendly staff and great atmosphere to dine in. One of my favourite places to go to and the price is totally worth..."
Megan Manning
"Had one of the most enjoyable dinning experiences with Sakai, would highly recommend if you're looking for a place with great food and excellent..."
"Before it wasn't that nice but after going there 3 time in the last 2 months it has changed. Food is very nice and well presented. Highly recommended..."
"Considering the location and the somewhat rundown sign at the front, I didn't have very high expectations of Sakai, but it completely blew me away...."
Miah Dixon
"Today I came here for lunch. I felt like getting something small, take away. The menu looked appealing and the place was quite packed! I only got 4..."
"I LOVE Japanese food and Sakai is a neat place to dine. Lovely setup, with little pocket-rooms for 2-4people, made with wooden screens and Japanese..."
"Ate here a couple of weeks ago for the first time and ordered the sizzling hot plates and a dinner box. This isn't your usual Japanese restaurant -..."
Jimmy Ho
"Great consistent quality, and always service with a smile. Good food and I come here often. Admittedly they don't have some of the all time..."
"Sakai is the best Japanese you will ever have... I visit Sakai at lease 2-3 times a week... I always order my usual Box B With the Tempura......"
"So great to have a good quality japanese restaurant in this area! i haven't found any other japanese restaurants close by that offer such a good menu..."
"A hidden gem in South Auckland. My family and I are regulars and look forward to this treat. We absolutely rate this place over any local Japanese..."
Kimberley Mary
"this is my favourite Japanese restaurant. The prices are really reasonable for the beautiful food presented. The service is great and the food..."
Debbie Allen
"Sakai has great food at a good price. I eat lunch here at least once a week. The lunchbox special is a lovely selection and quite..."
Susan Cridland
"Went with a big group of people (15) for lunch and sent through a preorder on the day. Most of the meals were already waiting for us when we got..."
Corinna Breig
"The service and food is excellent and that's why we dine here as often as we can and the prices are very..."
Oriana Laumea
"Great food, great service and easy location. Very well priced. I dine here..."
Kylie Simpson