Taste All the Range of Japanese Food!

To owner and Chef, nothing is more important than the quality and freshness of his food and he is therefore deeply involved with the overseeing of all ingredients within Tomo’s menu.

Tomo Japanese Restaurant not only presents its guests with fine seasonal ingredients and excellent choice of local wines, it also treats diners to traditional Japanese refreshments such as Sake and Shochu, and beverages.

We believe in catering to all individuals’ needs and requirements and therefore the menu generously includes choices for those who prefer Gluten Free or Vegetarian options. With many excellent reviews and compliments on Tomo dining experience, the staff and team at Tomo endeavor to hold that reputation by providing customers with exceptional cuisine and exquisite hospitality, every time.

At Tomo Japanese Restaurant, our main goal is to provide you with a good blend of Japanese fusion cuisine, good service and value-for-money dining experience in Ponsonby where quality is the focus.Together as a big team of cooking pros we’ve introduced New Zealand to a wide variety of new and classic Japanese meals, strengthening the cultural exchange between our two great nations

Tomo Japanese Restaurant also delivers extra convenience to you like Wheel Chair accessible, Outdoor seating, Reservation, Takeaways, BYO to enable you to have an excellent culinary journey with us.

3 Big Reasons to Visit Our Restaurant…


We have an extensive range of traditional Japnese lunches and dinners, which includes all the traditional food items this country is associated with – from sushi rolls to tofu


Besides cooking and serving a wide range of well-known Japanese dishes, we also focus on introducing the Westerners to all of the range of meals that the versatile Japanese culture has produced over the centuries!


Be sure that besides being delicious all of the ingredients that we’re using for preparing our dishes are fresh and absolutely healthy for you! This is especially true when we talk about the fish and seafood meals, like sushi!