Goryon San

4.6
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117 reviews
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$41 to $100
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Japanese

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Goryon-San is a “Hakata Kushiyaki/Yakitori” and “Kakurega” concept Izakaya, originally from Tokyo, Japan.

Goryon-San Sydney aims to faithfully recreate the feel of traditional “Hakata Kushiyaki/Yakitori” where our “Kushiyaki/Yakitori” Chefs are grilling the skewers in front of you with the best care.

A “Kakurega” means a place that you come in and “hide-out”. we are a low-key izakaya that welcomes adults and young generation alike, where serve wonderful Japanese craft beers and a curated selections of sake, wine and cocktails from Japanese perspective.

After the drinks, the broth soup taki Ramen and Gyoza that we serve will be the best ending your visit, warm, tasty and filling.

Our pleasure is to see you can drop by with ease, at times with friends, partners and family, and treat us as a part of your family.
What 117 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.5
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4.6
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4.2
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C
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2Food1Service1Ambience3

The food is awful and is OVERPRICED. Sukiyaki tastes bad as hell. Seafood bowl is great, recommend. The service was bad, they cannot arrange your seats properly.

M
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely nothing to fault.
Speechless.
This place just makes you want to come back for more and appreciate the art of culinary.

OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The taste of heaven

OT
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food. Quality experience. Would highly recommend people check out this place.

OT
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is amazing. A lot of drinks options. Staffs are very nice. Highly recommend you make a booking before ahead. It's a very popular izakaya. They made a special table card on your reserved seats, which is really thoughtful. Friend & I have decided we will go back there again and try more Kushiyaki.

N
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Just amazing!! Food was sooo good And great atmosphere. Will come back :)

N
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went there on Wednesday night with my colleagues. Food, atmosphere, services were all great! There is not noisy inside, so we were comfortable to stay and talk. The one thing everyone should know the big table is not big. We were 6 Asians, so we could fit, but quite tight. If you are well-build, it's better to let them know.

S
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Brilliant food, nice atmosphere. Really really good experience.

WS
New England
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A very nice Japanese restaurant with a lovely wine list. All skewers are recommend!Absolutely love umeshu high ball and Hibiki.

OT
Sydney / NSW
3 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience4

The ambience was nice but service was slow maybe due to Saturday business. We ordered a large sake and it took us to ask the waitress 3 times and by the time sake had arrived. We were half way through our dishes

SN
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Food was good, however service was fairly dismal. There is a 2 hour time limit per seating and they did not seem to be in a rush to serve us until our bill came at the end.

MM
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Perfect food and ambience. Can’t fault Goryon san, The gyoza to die for.

EP
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Food is nice & services is very friendly . Will visit again

OT
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

excellent place for Japanese skewers, sake, plum wines and chit-chat with friends

AF
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2019
Overall1Food3Service1Ambience3

Staff were very dismissive and we weren’t acknowledged while we waited at the entrance to be seated. Half the items we ordered didn’t turn up. Very disappointing and frustrating evening.

J
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great foods & friendly service. A little bit pricy side, but it’s worth it since everything was so delicious.

A
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The best restaurant ever, iv never been to a restaurant where every single dish were absolutely delicious! Would definitely revisit frequently.

P
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Loved the food! Will definitely come back and recommend to friends.

FR
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

The skewers feel a little too over priced. Would appreciate the option to split a bill since it is so expensive. Otherwise was a great experience.

IC
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and fantastic tasting food! Will absolutely be coming back!

W
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love this place! Found it randomly by a instagram ad and the food was so good. Would highly recommend.

DB
Miami
1 review
Dined on 8 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Very authentic Japanese and I had a colleague from Tokyo who goes to Goryon San in roppongi

BT
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Such a great selection of yakitori. Very accommodating, allowed to me to amend my booking last minute. Definitely recommend, have to go back though since the dessert we were after sold out. Got to get in there quick.

C
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great restaurant, fresh authentic food, good service, no complaints at all.

LC
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

We visited Goryon San for a birthday and the energy at the restaurant was great! We enjoyed the atmosphere and liked how their chefs grill your skewers in an open-style grill so you can watch them cook your orders with finesse.

Though, the one thing I would like to see is more vege options for the non-meat eaters. It was a shame that 95% of the menu were meat options, so my partner and I could not enjoy the experience with the family!

The staff were great though, very hospitable!

s
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding food, service and great atmosphere. The value is great

JS
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I went once on a Friday night last month and I loves it. The staffs were super friendly. So, I decided to come back the second time on Thursday night (25th July). Awesome service and great food like the first time :).

DK
1 review
Dined on 20 July 2019
Overall3Food5Service3Ambience4

Food is awesome! Especially the house special mains - The beef yukke and the prawns! Skeres are delicious - Takoyaki, Scallop wrapped in bacon and the pork belly! Only slight disappointment is our waiter wasnt very helpful in how much food we should order...

s
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was delicious. Will definitely be back to try the other things on the menu. Service was a little chaotic but worked out in the end!

KS
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of my favourite Japanese Restaurants in Sydney

RZ
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall3Food4Service5Ambience4

Good environment, good service and creative dishes. But too expensive.. at least $50/pp to be barely full. That’s almost fine dining price but food is not up to that level. Also the food was cooked super slow, we spent over 1.5 hours here, 90% of time was waiting for food, which was a bit disappointing

CM
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2019
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

I love my Japanese food and this place is a winner! All dishes were amazing and the truffle oil edamame dish was such a great starter.

MB
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Loved our evening in this little gem! Really funky vibe, impeccable service and special food! We were a party of 10 celebrating a birthday and had lots of fun sharing the incredible skewers and other dishes and going through the great drink list! Definitely a must try for a unique evening! Thank you!

CC
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The staff was so lovely. The food and having being able to sit next to the kitchen seeing the chefs prepare the food was such an amazing experience. But the staffs attention to us was amazing.

NH
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A great atmosphere and great food love the vibe of the restaurant it was our second visit and we would go back again

S
Adelaide / SA
2 reviews
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

If we had ordered too many, it would have been appreciated if the Hall staff could inform us when we were ordering some more.

PP
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Great dining experience. Authentic Japnese and extremely delicious

MM
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Exceptional food and experience. Can’t wait to visit again!

X
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A wide range of selection of food and they are of excellent quality.

LB
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We have a wonderful night out with Goryon San, food and atmosphere are amazing. We will be back for more.