Akari Japanese Restaurant – Newton

Knowing how I suffer from problems with directions, I made sure to Google Akari beforehand when I knew that I was going to be out in the Newton area.  Unfortunately, I must have misread something that said Akari was located in the Strawberry Hill Shopping Centre.  I must have driven around that complex for a good five minutes before I pulled over and checked my phone only to find that it’s located across the street from Strawberry Hill in the Scott 72 Centre.

When I finally arrived, I found that the inside of the restaurant was a bit modern mixed with traditional.  They have a few separated dining rooms that look like mini houses.

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I ordered the Special Lunch Bento Box with Chicken ($14.95) which came with a bowl of miso soup.  The fried gyozas were super juicy when I bit into them.  I especially liked the chicken teriyaki as the exterior had a great crunchy char to the skin but the inside meat was tender and juicy.

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In addition to the prawn and veggie tempura (which was dipped in a thin batter), you also get their daily special which was a yam croquette.  The food here is solid and the service was fairly quick during the lunch hour.

7261 120th Street
Surrey, BC

www.deltaakari.com

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Posted on September 3, 2013, in Japanese, Restaurant Review and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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