Cuisine: Japanese
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $30
Ranked: #16 of 90 restaurants in Auckland

For the best Japanese food in Auckland, head to Mad Samurai…

Specialising in Izakayu (shared plates), the menu encourages a more social way of dining. Offering a wide variety of Japanese bites, enjoy popular dishes like the handmade pork gyoza, or the deep fried Karaage chicken with wasabi mayonnaise.

For a larger plate, choose from their mouthwatering sushi, noodles and curries, or try an exquisite beef dish, like the Wagyu Sukiyaki hot pot. Farmed in the Canterbury plains, using traditional Japanese methods (fed on grain soy), their Waitaha Wagyu beef is famous for its outstanding depth of flavour.

With impeccable service and a stylish interior, Mad Samurai promises a superb dining experience. Located on Snickel Lane, Auckland centre.

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Mad Samurai
Shop 8 Snickel Lane, 23 Custom Street East
Auckland 1010

Open Hours:
Monday - Saturday 12pm - 10pm
Sunday 12pm - 3pm

Phone: 093799846
Website: www.madsamurai.co.nz

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Ranked: #16 of 90 restaurants in Auckland 16
Mad Samurai
Location: City Centre
Cuisine: Japanese
Mains: $15 - $30

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Gaye Bailey

Great service, the food was wonderful

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Annie Yip

The food is excellent. Very welcoming service. But I think the staff should inform us that we have ordered too much food. But still highly recommended.

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Crystal Zhou

Quite nice dining experience. Food delicious and staff are friendly

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delicious, well presented food. Dessert choices are otraditional japanese style cakes, v yummy!

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Angela Tai

The service itself is a cut above. I must say it is rooted in Japanese culture. The food was incredibly delicious. Everything was well prepared with a lot of attention to details. I would definitely return! Thanks everyone that had provided your best that evening :)

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Lovely little restaurant, it's hidden down an alleyway which is why I don't think they are busy as they should be. Food is great, a lot better than most Japanese restaurants and portions are good. As per another reviewer, I don't know the name of the Brazilan waitress but she is super nice and friendly.

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Xiao Jiang

My boyfriend and I came here for my birthday dinner. The waitress let us choose our table and was very polite. We ended up ordering way too much food but it was all so good. We started off with the karage chicken, it was so crispy and juicy and portion size was more than enough for us. We also had a miso soup each and vegetable chips. The vege chips are always a must for us and they did not disappoint. The hamburg steak was great, the seasoning and flavour was so different to what you would regularly find with mince. It was like all the seasoning was directly from the beef not just from adding salt and pepper. The chicken katsu curry was so crispy and the curry fantastic I’d definitely come back for the curry. The service was wonderful, we were both very happy and full, a great choice to celebrate the day :)

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Warm welcome. Good service and food.

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Margaret Ng

Excellent service and nice food.

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Jon Woodhead

This place was overall amazing! The staff were attentive and the food was delicious! We had 5 of the mains and all of the desserts and without fail, they were all excellent. We had a birthday within our group and the staff came out and sung happy birthday with a complimentary plate of a mixture of their desserts, which was unexpected and awesome! We will definitely spread the word about this place and be back again ourselves!

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Rachael O'Shea

Awesome experience. Great food wonderful service. We will be back

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Nice and neat.
Plate presentation is beautiful.

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Zhe Min Shao

I can see why this place gets booked out instantly on First Table! Great little place for all your Japanese food needs. Been looking around for a place that does okonomiyaki and finally found one! The food was of high standard and the service was awesome! Didn't get the name of the Brazilian waitress but she was superb!! Highly recommend any of their wagyu beef dishes, absolutely delicious!

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Claire Stark

Absolutely delightful wee restaurant down Snickel Lane, delicious food and wonderful service! Will definitely be back! ❤️

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