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The Best Teppanyaki in Adelaide for a Flying Good Feast

Have your food cooked up and served in front of your eyes at some of the best Teppanyaki restaurants in Adelaide.


Imagine sitting around a sizzling teppan grill, where talented chefs transform fresh ingredients into mouthwatering dishes right before your eyes. It's not just dining; it's an interactive journey, perfect for celebrating something special with friends and family or creating memories on a romantic date night. 

 From restaurants hidden in transformed banks to a true cultural experience down by the bay, Adelaide offers only the most exquisite of authentic teppanyaki experiences. Add a new level of fun and vibrancy to your next night out, and have your food cooked, tossed and brought to life right in front of your eyes. 

So, without further ado, here are Adelaide's best teppanyaki restaurants we highly recommend booking into into right away.  

Tomiko Japanese

Tomiko Japanese Steak House

Turn your teppanyaki dinner into a bayside dining experience and head to Tomiko Japanese at Marina Pier in Glenelg. The steak house boasts a complete interactive dining experience with chefs guiding diners through servings of prawn tails, yakitori and a premium marble wagyu beef.

Pop down for a feast in the midst of summer and be sure to enjoy a pre-dinner stroll along Glenelg Beach to work up your appetite – you'll want to be hungry for this one.  

7 Holdfast Shores, Marina Pier, Glenelg



Not just for the impeccable variety of dishes that blend smoke, steam, fire and ancient traditions together, Shobosho is also our pick for a date night in Adelaide - with rustic chic interiors and a swag of accolades to its name. It's providing Adelaideans exceptional Japanese yakitori, with the finesse, skill and texture of all that is also raw, cured, pickled and fermented. The restaurant's specially commissioned cooking line consists of a wood oven, hydraulic grill, rotisserie, and customised yakitori pit, with the element of fire showcased through simply seasoned, seared meats and vegetables.

Dishes like spit roast teriyaki chicken and BBQ onion and miso creamed corn, grass fed striploin with mustard oil and shaoxing spinach and blue swimmer crab udon with kizami nori are just total flavour bombs that'll have you wanting to order the whole menu.  

Looking for it's more casual spin-off sister? Sho is an intimate yakitori bar where charcoal-grilled sticks take centre stage.

17 Leigh Street, Adelaide

Ginza Miyako

Ginza Miyako

Ginza Miyako in the heart of Adelaide is your passport to an authentic Japanese culinary journey. This restaurant exudes the essence of Japanese dining, upholding tradition with impeccable service and classic dishes. With sister establishments in Paris and Tokyo, Ginza Miyako offers a contemporary twist on Japanese cuisine, blending traditional flavors with global influences. 

Prepare your taste buds for a gastronomic adventure, featuring dishes like wagyu beef carpaccio adorned with homemade citrusy ponzu dressing and umami sesame aioli, Japanese soy glazed short rib udon noodles, with 24-hour slow-cooked beef short ribs and a miso daikon broth and a soy glaze grilled barramundi served with fragrant steamed rice. Ginza Miyako is your gateway to the rich tapestry of Japanese flavors, right in the heart of Adelaide. 

Stamford Plaza Hotel, 150 North Terrace, Adelaide 

Erato Japanese

Erato Japanese

In a grand old former bank where gold marble pillars surround a central teppanyaki table, this fine dining experience is doing a brilliant job of mixing French sensibility with whiz-bang teppanyaki skills. So, it's safe to say Erato's vibe is a little different to most Japanese restaurants - and one you won't forget once you've indulged in one of the sophisticated set menus on offer.

Go for their signature menu, and enjoy dishes like smoked pig jowl with young garlic and cured yolk, Aburi Hokkaido scallops with bone broth and scallop floss, Southern Rock lobster with fennel and citrus soy, and premium Australian wagyu served with King Brown mushrooms and garlic chips. It's safe to say it's a bankable array of delightful indulgences you can rely on for fine dining teppanyaki in Adelaide - so save up and spend big!  

21 King William Street, Adelaide

Yakitori Takumi

Yakitori Takumi

Offering diners an authentic Japanese gourmet yakitori in a casual & lively atmosphere, Yakitori Takumi is one of of the best places in Adelaide to enjoy a teppanyaki-like experience. From their intimate open kitchen izakaya, Takumi's yakitori master will grill the most delicious array of meat, fish and vegetables, fresh and hot in front of you.

Go for the tsukune (chicken and ginger meatballs with traditional tare sauce, the kamo yaki (grilled duck breast topped with BBQ plum sauce) and of course the grilled wagyu beef, alongside some delectable tempura button mushrooms with green tea salt. Itadakimasu! 

60/55 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide



This may not be a teppanyaki restaurant in the traditional sense of the word, but this fine dining Japanese experience is still up there with one of the best in Adelaide. The open kitchen at Koomo allows for views of the chef busy at work, so get a table perched near the kitchen and watch the magic unfold. Did we mention you would also be dining at the highest restaurant in Adelaide? That certainly adds to the wow factor!

Level 10, 27 Frome Street, Adelaide

Shiki Japanese Restaurant

Adelaide's longest running teppanyaki restaurant, located in the glam InterContinental, Shiki boasts a sleek dining room with open teppanyaki stations in the middle.  Their extensive offering doesn't end with teppanyaki dishes, with incredible sushi and sashimi also in high demand.

Watch the artistic, talented chefs serve up award-winning dishes in front of your eyes, elegant and full-flavoured, like Southern Australian crayfish with truffle butter, wagyu striploin and Humpty Doo Barramundi. Finish the meal off with decadent mango mousse with coconut jelly, and you’ve got yourself a delicious meal.  

InterContinental Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide 

Samurai Teppanyaki House

Samurai Teppanyaki House

If you're a Kobe beef stan, you'll soon be this restaurant's number one fan, with Samurai Teppanyaki House taking absolute pride in sourcing the best wagyu beef around. Settle in for the aforementioned famous Kobe beef, plus an array of the freshest seafood (think Southern Rock lobster, Moreton Bay bugs, Green Lips abalone and more) that perfectly complement each wagyu dish.

The extensive range of melt-in-your-mouth dishes encapsulate why this fine dining Japanese restaurant is so popular among Adelaideans. Take a front-row seat at one of their many teppanyaki stations and watch your dishes come to life in front of your eyes. If you’re celebrating a milestone (or just feeling extra fancy) the Kobe Degustation menu is truly an unforgettable culinary journey.  

116 King William Road, Hyde Park

Loving our edit of the best teppanyaki restaurants and hungry for more? Adelaide boasts so much more than just great Japanese cuisine. Spend your weekend exploring our great state and sipping and swilling away at some of the most amazing wineries, or take yourself down to the beach and enjoy a  bayside meal in Glenelg

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