Hakoya Izakaya

4.6
87 reviews
$40 and under
Japanese Speciality
Hakoya Izakaya is located in hart of Melbourne CBD(364 Lonsdale St Melbourne) The journey begins with Hakoya, a traditional style Izakaya experience. We are providing great traditional Japanese food such as seiromushi(wood steam) and Nabe( Japanese Hop pot)

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 87 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.6
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.4
Value
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Organ
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I like this place good food good service so recommended

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 20 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good for date. Ask for booth

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Buzzd
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2022
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Very helpful when I had to change my booking at the last minute

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SeanC
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Allocated the table where I wanted to be as per my request.
Friendly staff and food is great.
Sean

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BridgetteS
1 review
Dined on 6 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Incredible food! And incredible service! Lovely intimate tabling, and a gorgeous atmosphere.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was tasty and great service on new year eve

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SharanVelauthan
1 review
Dined on 17 December 2021
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience3

I expected better quality sushi for the price paid.

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AnneK
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Great atmosphere and wonderfully decorated with great food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Hen’s party

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Nikki
1 review
Dined on 11 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great quality food, flavour was great, ambience was great

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Staff was lovely, accommodating and efficient.
Tasty food and great value!
Highly recommended

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Cecar
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2021
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience3

The food was ok but nothing great. Nice space but quite noisy. The service is quite impersonal. You order via an ipad and there isn’t much interaction with the staff.

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Julie
3 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2021
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

Booked in advance as they are super popular. If you go walk-in you hardly have a chance to sit down. Food was good and staffs were friendly and nice ! Value for your money :-)

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TimothyB
1 review
Dined on 3 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 2 December 2021
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Reaching early before the actual appointment time but manage to get a seat in short time. Was too cold to have the cold air conditioner in a rainy day. The staff didn't actually look after our table. Sukiyaki's soup was too sweet and tonkatsu was too hard to eat. Order system is a bit tricky as it doesn't allowed to modify orders.

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Ty21
2 reviews
Dined on 2 December 2021
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

Great food, cheese katsu did not disappoint. The space was a bit small though as I’m quite a big guy and the staffs traffic is a but messy too but I guess it is part of the Japanese alleyway charm.

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MatthewC
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food, great service and very speedy from order to table. I highly recommend this place!

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MelodyK
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was delicious. Really also enjoyed the service.

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New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience4

Those Ipads won't last long if you got a big steam thing next to it.

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JessL
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Loved the food and friendly staff! The tonkatsu was the highlight of the night. Would definitely recommend.

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JunieH
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Tastes amazing everytime I visit here. The private space and service is perfect for a cosy dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience1

Food great but lights way too bright and ordering off a tablet rather than staff is impersonal and tacky don’t like screens at tables.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really great vibes. Recommend if you're looking for a series of small meals with a lot of variety.

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Benya
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food, amazing service as always. Had a birthday dinner last night and it was fantastic

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WendyB
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I love Hakoya, such a cute Japanese restaurant but the food is always quality and delicious. The cheese katsu is a must try, but also love their Wagyu Sukiyaki as well. The soup is sweet and the meat is plentiful! It was my second time back and can’t wait to go back again!

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LieH
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, cute atmosphere and very great service

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CarolineC
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was really delicious and there was lots of variety. Great portion sizes to share among the group. Service was really quick and friendly!

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Amanda
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Pleasantly surprised with this restaurant. It has a little bit of everything, great for sharing with friends. Ambience is nice, without being too noisy. Definitely would recommend this place to friends and will be back again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great staff and yummiest food

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BillieZ
1 review
Dined on 5 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Just had dinner with my partner there before we entered Melbourne's 6th Lockdown. The food and services were fantastic! Absolutely loved to visit again afterward.

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Brittany
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

The service is amazing
Wagu beef in the hot pot is my favourite. But the soup is too sweet for me.
Would be back next time.

JC
JayC
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience5

Very simple menu to order, enjoyed very much. However missin the desert and booking s always recommended

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JessicYap
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Services is good and food delicious !I can recommend to my friends!

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Supreme
2 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Really great food and services. Booking is essential.

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Nothys
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and wonderful service! Cute little seating areas as well

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

This is a great place to come for a casual, quick meal. Food was average and no paper menus to browse, everyone has to order from one device at the table. Was hard to get gluten free and vegetarian options. Service was really good and loved sitting in a booth.

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Luna
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Need to update the menu in the website.
Foods are very delicious and beautiful.

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RenataL
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Loud ambience, cold because the door has been opened every 30 seconds.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

food is tasty!price is good!

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AudreyK
8 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Quick service, delicious food, good value.

FAQs

Hakoya Izakaya offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 7014 9728.

Hakoya Izakaya is rated 4.6 stars by 87 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.