Tokki

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$41 to $100
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Japanese
Tokki is a casual funky Eatery birthed from the Japanese and Korean Izakayas. With an emphasis on shareable dishes accompanied with bespoke cocktails, small batch beer and a predominantly bio-dynamic/organic wine list, get ready for your taste buds to explode. Inspired by the buzzing night life of Tokyo and Seoul, we bring you classic dishes with a contemporary spin and new favourites born from years of practice in the local kitchen.
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Foodblogger1
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great food and service but way too loud! Couldn’t even have a conversation!

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Leens83
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tokki is delicious the service amazing. All round fantastic. Thanks Tokki!

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BelindaL
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food at Tokki was excellent and we enjoyed everything we ordered. The three of us got the Pork Belly Kyoza (so good - recommend!), salmon sashimi, cauliflower (I usually don't like eating cauliflower but the seasoning/sauce was so good), the BBQ taster set (very tender meats with different sauces/marinades, not too much of each but enough for us to try all of them) and the original KFC (very tasty but some pieces were a little dry, it was quite a big portion so it was a bit much for 3 people). Their drinks were also really good and they have the option of you choosing flavours or fruits that you like and they can help to create a cocktail or mocktail for you.

The service was great and all the waiter/waitresses were friendly and happy to help. We had never been to Tokki before so they explained the menu to us and recommended some nice dishes for us to try. It was a birthday dinner for me and they even gave me a Yuzu cheesecake as a surprise birthday dessert which was so nice of them!!

Thank you so much, we had a great time :) We'll be back to try the other dishes on the menu!

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KateM
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

amazing food and amazing cocktails. Would definitely recommend to friends!

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6pax
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience2

The kingfish ceviche was amazing however the BBQ tray was okay considering the price to portion size. The Wagyu short rib was overcooked (medium-well) as we expected more of a medium rare.

The soba noodles were nice but it was more salad than noodle. Stuffed zucchini flowers are nice but on par with something you could make at home.

Service was very good, the waitress was lovely and funny.

If we were to go around i think we'd stick with ordering mostly entrees, sides and cocktails because they seemed to be the best on the menu.

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Sophia
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Good vibe suiting after work drinks and nosh. slightly overpriced

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Milly
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Pretty expensive meal but incredible food. Definitely would recommended however

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TheFoodBotherer
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Loved it, and lived up to the social media hype. Will definitely return

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Madeleine
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Really enjoyed the food although thought the set menu was a bit meat-heavy for 5 ladies who aren't typically big meat-eaters

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Wakz
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Japanese Korean restaurant.
The food is fresh, delicious & surprisingly generous. A standout was the KFC & the Kingfish. I highly recommend this place 😁

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Bobby
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Food was average and over priced. Service wasn’t that good either, we felt as if we were being rushed to finish our food so they could take the table back.

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Leens83
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tokki was GREAT - a new fave in Surry Hills. Amazing fresh produce and epic Ceviche and Salmon Kombu was a game changer. Great service and also Korean Fried Chicken was a crispy to die for treat!

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leidoj
Tokyo
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Was there for lunch and great place for great Asian comfort food e.g. the Korean fired chicken and baos were great!

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Aryel
Sydney / NSW
4 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious, interesting combinations of flavours that tasted amazing. Value was good, we had lots of dishes to share. Would recommend and will definitely be back.

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KrystalP123
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Food was amazing - will be back soon to try the rest of the menu!

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Chandeezy
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food5service5ambience1

Food was awesome! If your taking the missus on a date, just hope not to get sat next to a group of 4 drunk people.

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StevenG
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Literally everything we ordered was absolutely amazing. My wife doesn’t really like pork, however had a bite of my pork bao and I had to order another one for her. Can’t wait to come back.

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Lulu
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

The wait staff were way to impatient and eager to take our plates away. When we said we weren’t done, we were not apologised to or met with courtesy. Other than this it was good food and fast service.

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Jack
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Tasty food and the service was friendly but it was very hard to have a conversation without shouting. I would recommend the food but the noise level is the turn off

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Kazza
Orange County
7 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall2food4service4ambience1

We loved all the food service was very efficient maybe a little too quick for a Saturday night out but the restaurant was soo noisy made talking difficult we were only 4 and had to yell made it not a good experience

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SimonD
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Kingfish cheeks with smoked dashi were amazing... as was the spicy KFC... we needed more people to try even more

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

All great. Only suggestion is to turn the music down a touch

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VikiO
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

food good, with interesting flavours. service was average and staff aren’t particularly friendly. Too noisy.

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Tibbsy
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Tasty food, though more green options to balance the rich meats would have been great. Service was friendly but we were kept waiting for everything from sparkling water, to cocktails, to mains and lastly had to enquire about where the salad dish was as we were almost done with the other dishes and it had yet to turn up. Fun design but desperately requiring some soft surfaces to absorb noise. Was just workable w a table of two however not pleasant. Nor was having to shout our order to the nice waitress.

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Tara
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and atmosphere. Staff were very attentive and friendly.

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ElleKay
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience3

The spicy edamame with truffle was AMAZING, as was the crispy prawn bao!
Few of the other dishes were a bit underwhelming including the meat platter.
Lighting is incredibly bright and music was borderline night club doof doof which explains why all the staff were "buzzing"... if you get my drift.

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markh
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Hopefully the kitchen will start being open longer than 8.30 on a Thursday night in the future. Sydney you are a global city! Act like it.

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Clare
Sydney / NSW
4 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Super friendly and knowledgeable staff serving incredibly tasty and creative dishes in a funky environment - what's not to love?! Must try dishes: yellow fin tuna, kingfish ceviche, wagyu ribs!

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GeorgeR
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Easy to book online, staff were unreal - extremely accommodating and knew the menu well - but to top it off, the food was crazy - - - best fried chicken and BAO going round!

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JamieN
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great vibe. Amazing food with a mix of japanese and korean influence. Would recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

We enjoyed the food, the service was great and the music was too loud! :) we must be getting old.

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Marianne
Sydney / NSW
3 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

A fabulous new spot in Surry Hills. Delicious food, cool interiors. I expect this place will be buzzing soon.

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ChristinaG
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

We were rushed through and couldn’t even enjoy the food - they kept bringing out dish after dish and before we knew it we had plates of food that went cold. Disappointing dinning experience.

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LeanneF
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you for having us for dinner. The team were super impressed with the food the service and how nice everyone was. The actual restaurant decor is awesome. We love the fluro pink!!
We have just moved to Surry Hills so we will be back. Thanks Leanne

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HeizelK
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food taste so yummy! And the ambiance is great !

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Nicola
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food. Staff VERY attentive because it was quiet. Would be back.

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Hathib
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Amazing customer service. Food was good, we got the Tokki BBQ tray, baby pork galbi was a little chewy, but overall good meal. Located on the corner of Foveaux and Belmore St, it was quite loud with the cars coming past, and the exhaust fumes. So we ended up moving to the back of the restaurant where it was much easier to speak and breathe!

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Loved it! Such fun, funky food.

Tokki
Responded on November 25, 2019

So glad you love it as much as we do!

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EllCo
London
2 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We will be returning for sure! Everything was perfect but special mention to the Salmon sashimi share dish.

Tokki
Responded on November 25, 2019

So glad you loved your time with us! The Salmon sashimi sure is special! We will save you some for the next time you visit! x

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S1234
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience1

A catch up between friends, in a relatively new venue. Lacking in ambience in its first week, but I’m sure it will pick up. Service was lovely, but a little overbearing at times due to the lack of customers.

Food was good.

Would live to check it out again in 12 months time once it finds its feet.

Tokki
Responded on November 25, 2019

We are now pumping! would love you to come back over a weekend! Thanks for the feedback, as a new venue we take our customers feedback seriously as we are always growing and learning! See you in the future xx

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