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Best Japanese restaurants in St Kilda

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A photo of Bunny Bar restaurant
4.0
Excellent(16)
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • St Kilda
Booked 1 time today
Bunny Bar, based on various glowing reviews, is an exceptional establishment in St Kilda, known for its exceptional barbecue cuisine. The restaurant has been praised for its delectable food, particularly its "barbecue platter", considered "some of the best eaten". The place boasts thrilling "wild flavour twists" beyond the regular barbecue, making a meal here a delightful culinary adventure. However, the charm of Bunny Bar doesn't stop at food. The atmosphere is cool, staff are friendly, and added perks like a free pool table ensure an unforgettable experience. With all these elements combined, Bunny Bar truly is an outstanding addition to St Kilda's dining scene, and a must-visit for barbecue aficionados.
A photo of Ichi Ni Izakaya - St Kilda restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1280)
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 Ichi Ni Nana Izakaya - Fitzroy restaurant
4.3
Awesome(1629)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Fitzroy
Booked 30 times today
Ichi Ni Nana Izakaya in Fitzroy has been praised consistently for its authentic Japanese cuisine. The restaurant's brilliance reflects in the variety of positive reviews from patrons who celebrate it as one of the best Japanese restaurants in Melbourne. Customers commend the tantalizing flavors and freshness of the dishes, particularly the raw fish, goyza, and nigiri. Despite the extensive menu, the staff handles dietary requirements excellently and ensures a pleasing dining experience. The ambience, coupled with the top-notch service, contributes to its reputation as a local favorite. The quality of the food, striking atmosphere, and commendable staff make Ichi Ni Nana Izakaya a gem in Melbourne's culinary scene.
A photo of Chocolate Buddha restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2627)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Melbourne CBD
Booked 57 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 Golden Gai restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(112)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Windsor
Booked 2 times today
Golden Gai is a well-revered restaurant known for its exquisite Japanese cuisine. Customers repeatedly praise the authentic Izakaya style food and drinks, with some specifically commending the best Karage chicken they've ever had. The unique atmosphere and the restaurant's intricate decor encapsulate the backstreets of Tokyo, providing a slice of Japan in the heart of the city. Not only does Golden Gai have delightful and flavorsome food, it also thrives in areas of service and ambiance, with many customers eager to return. The restaurant's great vibe, friendly staff, and consistency in delivering delicious meals make it a must-visit for Japanese cuisine enthusiasts.
A photo of Bansho restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(52)
Price: Very Expensive
• Japanese • Armadale
Booked 3 times 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 The Osborne Rooftop & Bar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(80)
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • South Yarra
Booked 5 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
3.9
Excellent(334)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Melbourne CBD
Booked 16 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 Eazy Peazy restaurant
4.5
Awesome(276)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Richmond
Booked 16 times today
Eazy Peazy is a renowned dining establishment praised for its outstanding Japanese cuisine. Drawing from a wealth of customer testimonials, the restaurant consistently delivers high-quality, innovative dishes and exceptional service that recall the vibrancy and richness of Japan. Patrons commend the restaurant's inventive fusion of traditional and modern flavors, with the fried cauliflower and the miso roasted eggplant being highlighted as must-try dishes. Their cocktail offerings also carry a distinct Japanese flair, adding to the authenticity of the overall dining experience. The birthday sorbet gesture, in particular, underscores the staff's attention to detail and their commitment to providing memorable experiences. Eazy Peazy has thus established itself as an essential locale for those seeking a taste of Japan.
A photo of Two Wrongs restaurant
3.9
Excellent(114)
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • South Yarra
Booked 1 time today
Two Wrongs is highly recommended for its excellent Japanese cuisine. Patrons rave about the food, describing it as "amazing", "beautiful", and "absolutely fantastic". The restaurant's atmosphere is also widely praised, with guests appreciating its variety of food and drink options, the open spaces, cool wall graffiti, and fun interior decoration. The impeccable service provided by the staff is regularly mentioned in reviews, with customers feeling well looked after and comfortable due to their kindness and hospitality. In addition to the great food and ambiance, many customers were also impressed by the value for money, especially with the bottomless option. The exceptional food, service, and atmosphere, make Two Wrongs an outstanding venue for good Japanese cuisine.
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