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Best Japanese restaurants in Sandringham


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A photo of Y14 Japanese Seafood Kitchen & Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • Sandringham
Y14 Japanese Seafood Kitchen & Bar is hailed by many as the best Japanese restaurant in Melbourne and Bayside's finest, known for its incredibly fresh, tasty, and high-quality dishes. Patrons especially appreciate the delightful traditional Japanese setting and the outstanding service, which is always attentive but never intrusive. Many have specifically praised the restaurant's calamari rings, donburi bowls, and green tea ice cream dessert. The restaurant is also known for being very accommodating of dietary restrictions, ensuring everyone gets to have a fantastic dining experience. All these attributes make Y14 Japanese Seafood Kitchen & Bar a must-visit for any food lover and particularly for Japanese cuisine enthusiasts.
A photo of Kicho Japanese Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Black Rock
Booked 14 times today
Kicho Japanese Restaurant is highly regarded for delivering exceptional culinary experiences. Patrons consistently praise the restaurant's modern interpretation of traditional Japanese cuisine, describing it as "creative and inspired", "absolutely delicious", and the "best Japanese food ever". The establishment's attractive menu options, such as the 6-course or the 'FEED ME' option, are highly appreciated for their excellent value. The food presentation and speed of service add to the overall dining experience. A standout feature of the restaurant is its warm and friendly staff, who ensure a great dining ambiance. Therefore, whether you're based in Melbourne or visiting, Kicho is the go-to destination for an outstanding Japanese culinary experience.
A photo of Ichi Ni Izakaya - St Kilda restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • 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 Chocolate Buddha restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Melbourne CBD
Booked 34 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 The Osborne Rooftop & Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • South Yarra
Booked 3 times today
The Osborne Rooftop & Bar is highly acclaimed for its superb pub cuisine. With a variety of delicious items on offer, patrons often refer to the food as “fantastic”, “amazing”, and “delicious”. The restaurant is especially known for its 'Japanese Bottomless Brunch' which has left customers raving about the excellent value for money and delightful taste. The Osborne Rooftop & Bar also crafts a memorable experience with its unique Japanese-themed ambiance, excellent service, and scenic rooftop views. From the positive reviews, it's clear that this restaurant is a must-visit hotspot for food lovers, particularly for a well-served, tasty, and affordable dining experience.
A photo of Ototo restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Melbourne CBD
Booked 18 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 Ichiro Izakaya Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • Burwood
Booked 2 times today
Ichiro Izakaya Bar is renowned for its exceptional Japanese cuisine and top-notch service, as evidenced by countless glowing reviews. Customers consistently praise the excellent service, delicious and authentic dishes, and, importantly, value for money. The wide-ranging menu offers a variety of Japanese delicacies, including ramen, sashimi, grilled salmon, and teriyaki chicken, ensuring that all palates are satisfied. Reviews highlight the freshness of the nigiri and the delicious katsu dishes. Patrons also appreciate the comfortable and sociable atmosphere, complimenting the well-executed social distancing measures and the comfortable premises. The consistent excellence and extensive menu make Ichiro Izakaya Bar a go-to spot for lovers of Japanese cuisine.
A photo of Bansho restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Japanese • Armadale
Booked 1 time today
Bansho, an exceptional restaurant located in Armadale, is renowned for its meticulous blend of Japanese precision and French elegance. Customers are enchanted by the exquisite ambiance, unique and amazing food, friendly service, and stunning interior design. Critiques praise its Sashimi, Sushi platters, and delightful desserts like the Choux Au Craquelin Matcha Cream puff and Bansho Pavlova with Yuzu sorbet. Seating at the Sushi bar gives an exciting view of the master chef at work. Its interesting and high-class menu has been lauded as needed in the area. The new Bansho team has made a significant impression, recommending the restaurant highly for a fine dining experience.
A photo of Musashi Ramen restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • Melbourne CBD
Booked 4 times today
Musashi Ramen consistently serves delicious, authentic Japanese cuisine, eliciting rave reviews from patrons who claim it offers "the best ramen in Melbourne". Often bustling and busy, this cosy little eatery boasts a welcoming atmosphere and friendly, efficient service. Despite the occasional limited selection of sake, customers are left satisfied with their gastronomic experience, highlighting the flavorful, thick, heavy broths and a must-try spicy pork ramen known as the Red Dragon. Although the restaurant is often crowded, the exceptional food and reasonable prices more than make up for any lack of privacy. Overall, Musashi Ramen's quality of food, service, and ambience solidifies its reputation as a top-notch Japanese restaurant.
A photo of Akaiito Restaurant restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Japanese • Melbourne CBD
Akaiito Restaurant has garnered glowing reviews for its exceptional Japanese cuisine. Reviewers laud the high-quality, delicious food and service, highlighting the impressive presentation and the chef's role in personally presenting dishes. Many patrons commend the experience of watching the culinary team skillfully prepare each meal in the open kitchen. One reviewer describes the food as a "spectacular series of delicate and yet complex flavours and ingredients cooked to precision." The venue itself is described as ambient and beautiful, adding to the overall dining experience. The staff's professionalism and knowledge about the various dishes are particularly appreciated, further enhancing the patron's appreciation for Akaiito's modern Japanese cuisine. The restaurant’s commitment to catering to dietary needs, including vegetarian and gluten-free options, is also highly appreciated. Meanwhile, the Kojin Set Menu is recommended for those overwhelmed with choices when dining at Akaiito for the first time. In summary, Akaiito Restaurant offers a sublime fusion of fine dining and authentic Japanese cuisine.
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