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Izakaya Chouchou, Glen Iris, AU-VIC

Izakaya Chouchou

4.9
4.9
24 Reviews
$41 to $100
Japanese
Small Heart-warming Japanese Restaurant in Glen Iris.
You can enjoy dinner at a counter or table.
We offer unique Izakaya style small dishes, main, sushi/sashimi and more.
Beverage (Sake, Beer, Wine, Gin....) available match with our foods (ask our staff)
Feed me (Otanoshimi) Menu available.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 2 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Japanese, Creative Japanese, Japanese Speciality
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Tue–Sat 12:00 pm–2:30 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (03) 9939 9931
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Area
    Glen Iris
  • Cross Street
    High Street
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    Glen Iris Station
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Private Room, Takeaway, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • The Chef's Table -OMAKASE- (01 May)

    $180.00 per person

    1 May 2024 only
    Join us for an exclusive course dinner. The chef performs in front of you at open kitchen, which has transformed to Omakase dining room. Drinks included Note : The Cancellation fee will apply for 100% of the price for the cancellation of this booking before the day or no show on the day.
  • The Chef's Table -OMAKASE- (08 May)

    $180.00 per person

    8 May 2024 only
    Join us for an exclusive course dinner. The chef performs in front of you at open kitchen, which has transformed to Omakase dining room. Drinks included Note : The Cancellation fee will apply for 100% of the price for the cancellation of this booking before the day or no show on the day.

What 24 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.9Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

24 Reviews
  1. DavidO

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    After visiting Japan we’ve been looking for a restaurant similar to those we tried in Japan. This izakaya fits the bill in standard of food ambience and service!

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Chef’s Table 8 course menu (every Wednesday) was superb! Prepared in front of you, amazing, innovative dishes. Perfectly matched with a range of drinks and so delicious, fresh and beautifully presented. Thanks chef Ken and the other restaurant staff. We will be back!

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  3. MelindaC

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Modern innovative Japanese - everything was delicious fresh and obviously came from a kitchen that is passionate about quality and flavour

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  4. VictorL

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 19 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great service and lovely food as always. Highly recommended local gem.

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  5. Paul

    Melbourne

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 12 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great Food. Great Fun. Just like being in an Izakaya in Japan. Nama Bieru!!! Nihonshu!!! Ooooo Iiiiii Shiiii.
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 17 January 2024
    Dear Paul. We are so glad because you had a good time at our restaurant. We'll continue to improve our services. Arigatou !

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  6. FumiT

    Sunshine Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food and services! I think this place is the best Japanese in Melbourne. I guarantee it’s authentic Japanese and highly recommended!!
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 21 December 2023
    Dear Fumi. We are so glad because you enjoyed "Feed me" at our restaurant. We'll continue to improve our services. Arigatou ! Wish your merry christmas and a happy new year.

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  7. TanyaH

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Such a wonderful little Izakaya! Food was on point and staff and service were exceptional! We are so glad we found this little gem and would recommend to anyone. We will be back!
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 15 December 2023
    Dear Tanya. We are so glad because you enjoyed dinner at our restaurant. We'll continue to improve our services. Arigatou !

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Eccellente Japanese dishes with authentic flavors and a great and efficent service

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  9. liza

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 7 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    A fabulous meal, great atmosphere; service good. Lucky to have such a great ‘local’.
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 15 December 2023
    Dear liza. We are so glad because you had a good time at our restaurant. We'll continue to improve our services. Arigatou !

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  10. KimB

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful special dinner . Beautifully presented food. Wonderful personalised service. Fantatsic food. very highly recommend.
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 21 December 2023
    Dear Kim. We are so glad because you enjoyed dinner at our restaurant. We'll continue to improve our services. Arigatou !v

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  11. TamsinJ

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food and very attentive service. Lovely option for good Japanese

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  12. JewooK

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food, service and mood everything was perfect!!

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  13. RichardO

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 October 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our Chef's Table dinner was a thoroughly enjoyable and memorable experience. We will definitely be booking a return.

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  14. SueF

    Tokyo

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 October 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    A place that combines traditional Japanese flavours with a creative flair of French cuisine. Loved the gin.
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 19 October 2023
    Thank you SueF. We are so glad because you enjoyed our foods and gin collection. We'll continue to improve our services.  Arigatou !!

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  15. JeffreyL

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A restaurant which ticks all boxes in every respect
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 28 September 2023
    Thank you JeffreyL. We are so glad because you had a good time at our restaurant and left 5 star reviews. We'll continue to improve our services.  Arigatou !!

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  16. VictorL

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Omikase was amazing and such good value - Michelin star quality at a great price.
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 21 September 2023
    Thank you VictorL. We are so glad because you enjoyed our Omakase. We'll continue to improve our services.  Arigatou !!

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  17. woom

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The music and interior design with lowkey lighting definitely set a cosy mood, which elevated the experience. Poke bowls are amazing, and just enough portion to leave some room for dessert. The yuzu date pudding is def unique and v good! Not too sweet
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 21 September 2023
    Thank you woom. We are so glad because you had a good night at our restaurant. We'll continue to improve our services.  Arigatou !!

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  18. Jackie

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 September 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    quality ingredients beautifully presented served by helpful staff
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 21 September 2023
    Thank you Jackie. We are so glad because you enjoyed dinner at our restaurant. We'll continue to improve our services.  Arigatou !!

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  19. Paul

    Melbourne

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 9 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Izakaya is all about food and fun. Chou Chou Izakaya ROCKS on every level.
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 28 September 2023
    Thank you Paul. We are so glad because you had a good time at our restaurant and left 5 star reviews. We'll continue to improve our services.  Arigatou !!

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  20. NikiA

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our favourite Japanese restaurant. Thankyou for always satisfying us
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 13 September 2023
    Thank you NikiA. We are so glad because you enjoyed dinner at our restaurant. We'll continue to improve our services.  Arigatou !!

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  21. SamL

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great little restaurant with Japanese staff and authentic food.
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 13 September 2023
    Thank you SamL. We are so glad because you had a good time at our restaurant. We'll continue to improve our services.  Arigatou !!

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  22. MartinO

    Adelaide

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 August 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The sushi and sashimi was exceptional and other dishes were delicious

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  23. Paul

    Melbourne

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 25 August 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Genuine Japanese Izakaya experience. We closed our eyes and dreamed we were back in Tokyo. Dreams can come true.
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 8 September 2023
    Thank you Paul. We are so glad because you had a good time at our restaurant. We'll continue to improve our services.  Arigatou !!

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  24. FairlieN

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 July 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fresh & tasty authentic Japanese food served by welcoming friendly staff- we’ll be back!!
    Izakaya ChouchouResponded on 22 July 2023
    Thank you Fairlie. We are so glad because you had a nice time and foods at our restaurant. We'll continue to improve our services. Agrigatou !!

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FAQs

Izakaya Chouchou offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 9939 9931.

Izakaya Chouchou is rated 4.9 stars by 24 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 2 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Izakaya Chouchou

31 High St, Glen Iris, AU-VIC 3146

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    High Street
  • Area
    Glen Iris
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Tue–Sat 12:00 pm–2:30 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Japanese, Creative Japanese, Japanese Speciality
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    Glen Iris Station
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Private Room, Takeaway, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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