Wellington City 04-385 1354
- Sun – Thu 11am – 9pm
- Fri – Sat 11am – 9.30pm
- Payment Types: EFTPOS
- Price Range: Moderate, $15 - $25
- Alcohol: None
- Seating for: 50
- BYO/Corkage: No BYO
- Good For Groups: No
- Good For Children: Yes
- Takeaways: Yes
- Takes Reservations: Yes
- Dietary Restrictions: Vegetarian, Gluten-free
- Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
- Outdoor Seating: No
- Meals: Lunch, Dinner
- Wi-Fi: None
15 Reviews for Origami
Large variety of healthy dishes, and doesn’t take too long.
Pleasantly surprised by the quality of the place, looked like some random wanna-be chain store.
If it says anything my Japanese parents love this place.
The food there resembled nothing of authentic Japanese food. Most of the ingredients used weren’t authentic and the type of cooking can be described best as general Asian food, but definitely not authentic Japanese food.
3 of us ordered Bento boxes, of two consisted of pork cutlets which were dry and not fresh, and had teriyaki chicken that had very limited teriyaki sauce and was greasy. The rice used in their meals and sushi were long-grain and most definitely not sushi rice. The beef bento was described to be the better one among the bunch. One friend ordered a soup noodle dish, that came out with 2 minute noodles as the noodle, and she was thoroughly disappointed. Another friend ordered fried chicken noodles and it was probably the best of the lot, but resembled a lot of mee-goreng (Malaysian, not Japanese). All in all, we were all pretty disappointed with our meals.
On the upside, the service there was great, very attentive staff. The prices were moderate and the décor was modern, and the whole place feels clean and tidy. But the food was too disappointing for us to ever go back there again. Our recommendation left on the comment card for this place is to buy authentic Japanese ingredients and get a trained Japanese chef.
The Decor is very modern and they have cute chairs!
Food was great, presentation excellent, service fast, I can’t wait to go back and try other meals!
Their iced green tea is a must try!
Visited April 2013
The food was delicious, and great value for money. Had the Salmon Tartare and Tuna Salsa for entree, yummy! Found it strange that the Salmon Tartare came with corn chips though.
Mains were Tom Yum Ramen and Pork Katsu Currry, both had amazing flavours, like they were actually made in Japan.
Recommend this place to anyone who loves japanese food.
I have had the Avocado sushi each time, and each time they were made to perfection. Big pieces of perfectly-sliced avocado in the middle and top of the sushi, was definitely good value there at $10 for 6 large pieces. As my main each time I have had the Teriyaki Salmon and it has been wonderful both times; my fellow diners commented on how it was such a large piece of salmon for the price (only $15) and with the rice and veggies, it made a huge meal.
The entree of Salmon wraps are also great, they come with a nicely spicy sauce.
The other dishes all looked and apparently tasted delicious as well.
Definitely going back there!
Visited October 2012