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 Akachochin Akachochin
Named after the red paper lanterns that hang outside traditional Japanese izakaya’s, Akachochin is an elegant and modern Tokyo-style bar. Head Chef Kengo Hiromatsu combines quality ingredients and japanese tradition to present a menu with a focus on true japanese cuisine prese Read more..

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 Atami Atami
Atami offer delicious Japanese Cuisine served with gracious hospitality in an attractive, cosy and traditional setting. Located Shop 9, 418 Bell Street Pascoe Vale South , Vic. Read more..

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 Aya Japanese Restaurant Aya Japanese Restaurant
If you’re after a quintessential Japanese dining experience in a specially crafted Tatami Room, then Aya Japanese Restaurant is for you. But be prepared to take off your shoes and show off your perfectly manicured toes as you sit at low tables, where rooms are partitioned with tr Read more..

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 Chocolate Buddha Chocolate Buddha
Traditional organic Japanese cuisine, specialising in rice, udon and soba noodle dishes. Chocolate Buddha is a Japanese inspired communal dining room, serving the two most staple foods eaten in Japan everyday, Ramen and Donburi. These are the meals that Japanese people cook a Read more..

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 eat drink bento eat drink bento
eat drink bento features traditional Japanese as well as other Asian favourites (such as Peking duck and Thai beef salad), served in Japanese lacquered bento or "lunch" boxes. The "bento" culture is traditionally seen in cafes and eateries in Japan where full course meals are Read more..

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 Edomae Japanese Restaurant Edomae Japanese Restaurant
Edomae Japanese Restaurant in Box Hill, has the longest sushi train in Melbourne. Owner Kevin Kuai, wanted to establish a restaurant that served not only traditional sushi and traditional Japanese cuisine, but working with his head chef, he wanted to create something differen Read more..

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 Eis Japanese Restaurant Eis Japanese Restaurant
Offering a fusion of quality Asian and Australian cuisine, Eis Japanese Restaurant is located on Albert Park’s Bridport Street. Offering mains like salmon teriyaki steak or roast duck in red wine and orange sauce, along with sushimi, sushi, oysters and other authentic Asian di Read more..

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 ezard ezard
ezard is one of Melbourne's leading restaurants located in Flinders Lane at the base of the Adelphi Hotel. Owner/Executive Chef, Teage Ezard, offers "Australian free-style cuisine" with the primary influences the cuisines of Asia, particularly China and Thailand. Diners are w Read more..

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 Gaijin Japanese Fusion Gaijin Japanese Fusion
Gaijin Japanese Fusion offers a refreshing contemporary Japanese cuisine. With a sophisticated twist from a traditional Japanese sushi, your GAIJIN dining experience will make you want to come back for more... We aim to be the best in fusion sushi and stay affordable. Gaiji Read more..

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 Ginza Teppanyaki Ginza Teppanyaki
The art of Teppanyaki orginates in Osaka 200 years ago and has become extremely popular with gourmets around the world Teppanyaki, which is Japanese barbeque style seafoods, quality fillet,etc - presented unprepared and the chefs skillfully display their expertise on the hot plat Read more..

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 Hako Japanese Restaurant and Bar Hako Japanese Restaurant and Bar
Though it is quite small and can often get noisy when full, Hako Japanese Restaurant and Bar is full for a reason. Chef Masahiro Hori (ex-Kuni's) menu far surpasses lunchtime bento boxes. Offering separate lunch and dinner menus, complemented by daily specials which are scr Read more..

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 Hanabishi Hanabishi
Hanabishi Japanese Restaurant is Melbourne’s most renowned Japanese restaurant offering its visitors an authentic and traditional dining experience. To owner and Chef, Akio Soga, nothing is more important than the quality or freshness of his food and he is therefore deeply inv Read more..

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 Ichi Ni Izakaya Ichi Ni Izakaya
Ichi Ni Izakaya is a broad dining room divided into several levels, with booths and a big sushi bar with stools as you enter. Perfect for groups with an amazing authentic Asia atmosphere, couples have the option of seating on the terrace or low stools at the sushi bar. Part Ja Read more..

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 Iku Yakitori Iku Yakitori
Like any other country, Japan also has a more casual and fun side to its culture and this is what Iku Yakitori is all about. Yakitori, chicken skewers barbecued right in front of you, is one of the most popular restaurant and bar foods in Japan. It can be an ideal snack betwee Read more..

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 Ishiya Stonegrill Ishiya Stonegrill
The simple perfection of fresh ingredients combined with the ancient art of stone grilling create the sublime / gustatory experience that is uniquely Ishiya Stonegrill. Our chefs use fresh local produce which they expertly craft with traditional and modern Japanese methods for Read more..

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 Izakaya Chuji Izakaya Chuji
Izakaya Chuji is one of Australia's oldest izakaya-style restaurants. Established in 1989, it represents true izakaya-style dining. Izakayas are an institution in Japan and represent the perfect blend of restaurant and bar, where eating and drinking play equal roles in the di Read more..

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 Kenzan @ GPO Kenzan @ GPO
A Little Touch of Japan at Kenzan! Review by Monica Although Melbourne boasts myriads of Japanese eateries, Kenzan seems to have built a following of patrons who want more than a California roll stuffed in a small square paper bag for lunch on the go. Since it opened its doo Read more..

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 Kobe Jones Kobe Jones
Kobe Jones offers exquisite food in superb surroundings. Enjoy the unique menu for its creative edge and spectacular harbour views. The menu and decor are fresh, modern and imaginative, containing some luxurious modern Japanese creations. Located on Level 1, 20 - 22 Read more..

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 Koko Koko
The serene beauty of Japan has been recreated at Koko, one of Melbourne’s premier Japanese restaurants located at Crown, Southbank. Experience the mystique and tranquillity of the water garden that takes pride of place in the stunning interior by internationally renowned desig Read more..

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 Kumo Izakaya Kumo Izakaya
Kumo Izakaya is Melbourne's foremost location for Japanese sake, food and culture. An eating place, a drinking place, a meeting place, Kumo is more than a restaurant and bar. An izakaya is not just a restaurant or a bar: an izakaya is place where eating and drinking take equa Read more..

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 Kuni’s Japanese Restaurant Kuni’s Japanese Restaurant
Thirty years of unbroken service is testimony of ‘kuni’s’ popularity with food lovers of Melbourne. Offering a comprehensive menu of high standard dishes, value for money, friendly and helpful service and a satisfying wine list are the ingredients which have over the many year Read more..

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 Meshiya Japanese Restaurant Meshiya Japanese Restaurant
Meshiya Japanese Restaurant offers casual Japanese dining in Melbourne's CBD, open from lunch to late every day of the week. Located in the QV, Meshiya Japanese Restaurant is a popular restaurant boasting a regular clientele. Service and meals both arrive swiftly, making i Read more..

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 Minamishima Minamishima
Minamishima is a Japanese restaurant that serves the omakase of Chef Koichi Minamishima. The Chef Patience was the first lesson Chef Koichi Minamishima learnt in a Japanese kitchen. His appreciation of produce was ignited the first time he visited the local fish market, but Read more..

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 Nobu Nobu
Melbourne's newest restaurant Nobu opened at Crown last night amidst much hype, glitz and star-pulling power. Noteable attendees included Robert De Niro with wife Grace Hightower, James Packer and wife Erica Baxter, Lachlan and Sarah Murdoch and chef Nobu Matsuhisa, creator of Read more..

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 Ocha Japanese Restaurant Ocha Japanese Restaurant
Review by Monica September 2008 Although Ocha has been awarded One Chef’s Hat by this year’s team at The Age Good Food Guide, their status has definitely not gone to their head. This unassuming, blink and you’ll miss it Japanese restaurant is perched at the end of Pakington S Read more..

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 Okami Japanese Restaurant Okami Japanese Restaurant
Okami offer a generous ALL YOU CAN EAT style menu incorporating traditional Japanese dishes including Sashimi, Beef Carpaccio, Seaweed Salad, Squid Salad, Eggplant Salad, Teppanyaki, Prawn Gyoza, Agedashi Tofu, Tempura Prawns, Chicken Teriyaki, Green Tea Ice Cream and more! T Read more..

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 Orita's Japanese Fusion Cuisine Orita's Japanese Fusion Cuisine
Tucked away in a shopping arcade in Toorak village, this restaurant has been transformed into a tranquil slice of Japan. Chef-owner Hikaru Orita has had 43 years experience cooking in and setting up Japanese restaurants around the globe. Orita's Japanese Fusion Cuisine was nam Read more..

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 Saké Jr - St Collins Lane Saké Jr - St Collins Lane
Saké Jr’s second Melbourne location is the city’s newest shopping centre, St Collins Lane. Take the elevator straight to level two to The Aviary to experience the city’s newest fast casual food court dining precinct. The designers of this new shopping centre wanted to chan Read more..

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 Sake Jr. Sake Jr.
At Saké Jr we believe that healthy food should be honest, sustainable, affordable and convenient – and absolutely packed with flavour. We want to help you make better, healthier eating choices – without skimping on the flavour. We’ve taken the innovative food philosophy and Read more..

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 Saké Restaurant & Bar - Flinders Lane Saké Restaurant & Bar - Flinders Lane
Melbourne’s world-renowned dining destination is now home to Saké Restaurant & Bar’s fifth contemporary Japanese restaurant – Saké Flinders Lane. Sprawled over two storeys in Melbourne’s famed gastronomic destination, Flinders Lane, this new Saké venue is a super-luxe, high-en Read more..

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 Saké Restaurant & Bar - Hamer Hall Saké Restaurant & Bar - Hamer Hall
Saké Restaurant & Bar can be found in the revitalised Hamer Hall, part of Arts Centre Melbourne. Executive Chef Shaun Presland has teamed up with international star Rose Ang to deliver Saké’s renowned mix of modern and classic dishes with a distinct local flavour. Our newest v Read more..

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 Sakura In Spring Sakura In Spring
Enjoy high quality Japanese cuisine barbecued by our skilled staff at your table. Watch them as they toss, chop, marinade, cut, juggle and throw food straight on to your plate. When dining at Sakura you'll be completely drawn into a fantastic dinning experience. Joe Chan, Read more..

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 Shoya Shoya
Offering six different levels, Shoya is many venues in one: a function centre, karaoke bar, izakaya, barbecue grillhouse and Japanese fine diner. The lower levels are where you want to head for good fun in a group. The basement and ground floor house the smokeless barbecue tab Read more..

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 Sozai Japanese Restaurant Sozai Japanese Restaurant
We are an ordinary suburban Japanese restaurant serving ordinary no-frill Japanese food since 1998. Nothing original, hardly unique. So why is Sozai always busy? Because we go that little bit further to make sure that we serve fresh food with love and passion. We are delig Read more..

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 Takumi Japanese Restaurant Takumi Japanese Restaurant
Takumi Japanese Restaurant in Bourke St Melbourne has the largest selection of Waygu prime cuts currently available in Australia. Let your senses take you on a cooking journey as you explore the various cuts of Wagyu, after all its destiny is in your hands. Offering a sele Read more..

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 Tao's Restaurant Tao's Restaurant
A modern fusion of Eastern and Western cuisine mixed with one-off Japanese dishes makes Tao's Restaurant a great dinner option during winter. Meals are served on custom-made pottery plates and the restaurant's cosy atmosphere goes well with the big selection of sake and Japan Read more..

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 Teppankai | Izakaya Teppanyaki Bar Teppankai | Izakaya Teppanyaki Bar
Teppankai’s authentic, intimate teppanyaki experience redefines popular ideas of Japanese hotplate cooking. Our strictly seasonal menu highlights the simplicity of clean, beautiful Japanese cuisine. Read more..

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 Teppanyaki Inn Teppanyaki Inn
The Japanese Teppanyaki Inn (or simply The Teppanyaki, as many know it) was established in 1975 in Collins Street in Melbourne's CBD and was the first Teppanyaki style restaurant in Australia. It continues today under the same ownership and attracts many regular customers both Read more..

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 Toko Melbourne Toko Melbourne
Toko Melbourne is the newest addition to the Toko Group whose other outposts include Toko Sydney, Toko Dubai and Tokonoma Sydney. Nestled in the heart of Prahran’s bustling Greville street Toko Melbourne offers diners the chance to experience the informal style of Japanese “iz Read more..

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 Tokyo Teppanyaki Tokyo Teppanyaki
Located in the heart of South Yarra, Melbourne, Tokyo Teppanyaki is more than just a dining experience – it is a complete night of entertainment! Enjoy high quality Japanese-style fresh seafood and quality fillets barbecued by our expert staff at your table. Watch as they ch Read more..

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 Tomodachi Sushi Bar Tomodachi Sushi Bar
Melbourne’s Best Sushi Train boasts over 40 varieties of traditional and innovative sushi at Melbourne Central. TOMODACHI is famous for sushi and home to Melbourne’s best sushi train. A multi-award winner for Most Creative and Best Cuisine at the Melbourne Asian Food Fest Read more..

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 Wabi Sabi Garden Wabi Sabi Garden
Wabi Sabi Garden offers an eclectic mix of rustic Japanese and creative, contemporary interior with a courtyard dining room overlooking a bamboo and pebble garden. Tucked away from the tourist hustle, this hidden gem will visually and gastronomically delight! Read more..

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 Wabi Sabi Salon Wabi Sabi Salon
Winner of the 2010 Best Japanese Restaurant in Victoria award, Wabi Sabi Salon is located on Smith St, Collingwood. Stepping into the restaurant, however, and you will forget you're in Australia at all, with an interior that will transport you to Japan instantly. At Wabi Sa Read more..

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 Wood Spoon Kitchen Wood Spoon Kitchen
Sitting along Collingwood's eclectically cool eat-street, this wholesome modern eatery offers a selection of Japanese accented dishes. The meals on offer include an interesting cheese curry, a classic teriyaki don, a Thai green curry and, for dessert, a delightfully rich New Read more..

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 Yar Restaurant Yar Restaurant
Yar specialises in delicious Japanese and Korean food presented in an a la carte "all you can eat" experience, in the heart of Southbank. YAR is run by a team of top-class Japanese and Korean chefs, on Queensbridge Sq, Southbank Promenade, next to Freshwater Plc and Crown, an Read more..

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 Yu-U Japanese Restaurant Yu-U Japanese Restaurant
To be fair, Yu-U Japanese Restaurant is a little camera shy but other than not having a web site, it is hardly one of Melbourne's best kept secrets as reported on one web site. They are busy because the food is damn good as our reviewer reported in 2008.. one of my favourite J Read more..

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 Yuriya Japanese Restaurant Yuriya Japanese Restaurant
Yuriya is a renowned and well established restaurant - operating in Little Bourke Street for over 18 years. Our extensive range of fresh produce mixed with traditional and modern styled cooking allows for an entertaining and enjoyable service. Over the years Yuriya has evol Read more..

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