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Best Asian restaurants in South Melbourne

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A photo of Hochi Mama CBD restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2777)
Price: Moderate
• Asian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 90 times today
Hochi Mama CBD is a highly acclaimed Asian restaurant located in the heart of Melbourne's Chinatown. Reviewers consistently praise the establishment for its modern and skillfully executed Asian fusion cuisine, with several reviews highlighting its generous portions and great value for money. A number of visitors also commend the restaurant's efficient service, attentive staff, and vibrant atmosphere. The restaurant's "Feed Me Now" deal has received numerous positive comments, with customers expressing their satisfaction with the variety and quality of the food provided under this offer. With its consistent high ratings, Hochi Mama CBD is often referred to as one of the best Asian fusion restaurants in Melbourne.
A photo of Chocolate Buddha restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2605)
Price: Expensive
• Asian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 70 times today
Chocolate Buddha is an outstanding Japanese restaurant, highly recommended by many patrons for its consistently delicious food and attractive atmosphere. Enjoyment of the dining experience is reportedly elevated by the attentive yet unobtrusive staff that embodies warm Japanese hospitality. The freshness and creativity of its Japanese dishes have been attested by both locals and foreign guests, even impressing native Japanese visitors. The restaurant also addresses different dietary needs with a variety of gluten-free and dairy-free options, ensuring an inclusive dining experience for all. Conveniently located in Fed Square, Chocolate Buddha is hailed as the go-to spot for an authentic Japanese gastronomic adventure in Melbourne.
A photo of Salted Egg restaurant
4.5
Awesome(495)
Price: Expensive
• Asian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 28 times today
Salted Egg restaurant in Melbourne has been highly commended by diners for providing a unique experience of fusion cuisine with an Asian twist. With its refreshing take on South East Asian food and a modern approach to Asian cuisine, the guests reported a fantastic dining experience, praising the outstanding food, particularly the two fried rice, the smoked duck betel leaf, and the Asian fruit salad. Known for its impeccable service, friendly and attentive staff, it also addresses dietary considerations with its menu. The restaurant proves to be a great choice for group bookings and Melbourne CBD diners, with locals recommending it for its delicious food and reasonable prices.
A photo of Miss Pearl Bar + Dining restaurant
4.5
Awesome(397)
Price: Expensive
• Asian • Southbank
Booked 19 times today
Located perfectly for a pre- or post-theatre meal, Miss Pearl Bar + Dining offers fantastic contemporary Asian cuisine that is constantly praised for its quality. Customers rave about the range of wonderfully flavoursome, fresh, and interesting dishes, with subtle and unique blends that never fail to impress. From the kingfish and pork belly to the delectably sweet orange cake, avid diners seem to find every meal at Miss Pearl increasingly tantalising. Known for its quick, attentive and knowledgeable service, friendly staff, and an environment conducive to a smooth, easy-going dining experience, it makes for a popular choice among food-lovers and theatre enthusiasts alike.
A photo of Ototo restaurant
3.9
Excellent(325)
Price: Expensive
• Asian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 19 times today
Ototo, a gem nestled in the heart of Melbourne is celebrated for its stunning array of contemporary Asian cuisine. With high praises received for its impeccable service, guests laud the restaurant for its attentive and friendly staff. According to the plethora of glowing reviews, Ototo serves dishes crafted from the freshest ingredients, each creation a visual and gastronomic delight. The Beef Tataki and Sashimi Platter come highly recommended, showcasing the distinctive flavours of contemporary Asian cuisine. With unique dishes like Tuna Tatake and Chirashi Bruschetta, guests are left marvelling at the culinary skills on display. Whether it's a cozy evening out or a special occasion, Ototo provides an alluring atmosphere that complements its exquisite cuisine. As one reviewer aptly expressed, "You are paying for the experience not only for the food and drinks."
A photo of Cha Ching restaurant
4.5
Awesome(259)
Price: Expensive
• Asian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 35 times today
Cha Ching boasts outstanding Asian cuisine with a distinct focus on flavor balance, quality, and innovative dishes. From their renowned sashimi and spring rolls to the unique Korean chicken and eggplant tempura, Cha Ching cultivates a diverse and satisfying menu. Reviewers commend the restaurant's excellent service, speed, and attention to detail, reflecting a commitment to an overall enjoyable dining experience. The atmosphere has been described as fantastic, though a bit noisy, and the location and venue receive high praise for their charm and comfort. A definite crowd-pleaser is their "Feed Me" menu, which offers great value for a variety of their highly recommended dishes. Their intriguing and flavorful cocktails also seem to be customer favorites. Despite being a relatively new establishment, Cha Ching is fast becoming a favorite in the local dining scene.
A photo of Secret Kitchen - Chinatown - Melbourne CBD restaurant
4.3
Awesome(670)
Price: Expensive
• Asian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 71 times today
Located in the heart of Melbourne CBD, the Secret Kitchen - Chinatown is renowned for its authentic Asian cuisine, particularly its Yum Cha. Reviewers frequently praise the restaurant for its excellent food and service, declaring it as one of the best Chinese restaurants in Melbourne. The menu offers a wide variety of Yum Cha delights that consistently receive rave reviews for their freshness and deliciousness. Customer service is also highly regarded, with many patrons commending the friendliness and efficiency of the staff. It's a highly recommended destination for Yum Cha lovers and anyone looking for a memorable dining experience in Melbourne.
A photo of Straight Outta Saigon restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(985)
Price: Moderate
• Asian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 27 times today
Straight Outta Saigon is an exceptional Vietnamese restaurant highly praised in the reviews. Customers are consistently impressed by the outstanding service and delectable food, mentioning the restaurant’s great value for money. The Vietnamese curry, bao buns, crispy fried rice, and vegan duck come particularly highly recommended. The reviews mention the restaurant's inviting atmosphere, attentive staff, and the wide variety of options catering to different dietary preferences. As one reviewer noted, Straight Outta Saigon could be “one of the best Vietnamese resto in Melbourne.” From the cocktail selection to the food offerings, the overall experience is described as fantastic. Clients uniformly express their excitement to return, making Straight Outta Saigon a must-visit for enthusiasts of Vietnamese cuisine.
A photo of Ichi Ni Izakaya - St Kilda restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1280)
Price: Expensive
• Asian • St Kilda
Ichi Ni Izakaya - St Kilda is widely acclaimed for its Asian, specifically Japanese, culinary experience. Customers rave about the "amazing food" which offers "so much for the money". The staff are frequently commended for being "knowledgeable", "friendly" and "kind", with special mentions for Kurtis and Zoe who are described as "amazing". The location is described as "one of the nicest for a restaurant" with a "cool atmosphere". A guest with Japanese living experience asserted the restaurant exceeded his "high expectations" and was a "wonderful experience". Finally, the "beautiful and fresh" food has been claimed to be "some of Melbourne's best Japanese food". Ichi Ni Izakaya - St Kilda comes highly recommended.
A photo of Yugen Dining restaurant
4.5
Awesome(376)
Price: Very Expensive
• Asian • South Yarra
Booked 27 times today
Yugen Dining has established itself as a haven for lovers of premium Asian cuisine, invariably leaving patrons spellbound with its impeccable service, stunning presentation, and exquisite dishes. Reviewers have emphatically praised the dining experience at Yugen, commending its "thoughtful, interesting and unexpected food", "amazing cocktails," and "professional and interactive" staff. The atmosphere of Yugen is also noteworthy, with a "beautiful ambience" and "perfect" lighting contributing to an exceptional and immersive experience. Each review underscores the restaurant's dedication to offering a unique and exceptional culinary journey. It's safe to say, Yugen Dining has crafted a reputation of excellence in Asian cuisine that guests enthusiastically recommend.
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