MONOU Japanese

4.8
11 reviews
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Japanese
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  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
Monou Japanese Restaurant by Kenvan Team, who brought you the Kuu Japanese Cafe just down the road. Now they have opened a Restaurant. Monou is all about food and drink like what you find in Japan with a modern Australian touch.
We also import our green tea directly from Japan, our green tea is single origin and organic, try the 'gyokuro' our favourite.
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MC
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It’s our second time to have dinner in MONOU, very enjoy it always, food is delicious, staff are so friendly and take care of customer as well, the environment is very comfortable, definitely go again.

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CM
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Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Quiet relaxing restaurant serving quality japanese food. The staff were so lovely I can't wait to go back.

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P
1 review
Dined on 28 April 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely cosey place in Sth Melb. Gorgeous food and great service.
The only downfall that I would have to make is the amount of wine that was poured in a standard drink. (Very minimal) We had to have a laugh. Besides this, everything else was fantastic.
Thanks.

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B
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

The food, decor and atmosphere is lovely, the selection of ingredients could be of a better quality, then the place would be ideal for a secret Japanese spot

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N
1 review
Dined on 19 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Authentic Japanese food but with a twist. Lovely owner and staff. I can recommend the shochu infused with fruit made by the owner’s mother (also a restauranteur but in a Tokyo).

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JL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was delicious - higlight being the eggplant. The ambiance was lovely too, we had a great time & will be back!

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TL
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I thoroughly enjoyed everything I ordered. The fish was fresh & delicious, the combination of flavours in the dishes were just right & the staff were attentive. I will definitely be returning.

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KS
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Fresh, layers of flavour and beautiful presentation. High quality Japanese cuisine

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TY
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food presentation was very creative, nothing I have seen before!

I'm generally skeptical of Japanese fusion places as I prefer the traditional Japanese flavours and often find fusion places disappointing. But Monou takes the Japanese flavours to another level by keeping the traditional flavours with modern Western cuisine. The dishes were super innovative - I was particularly impressed with the tuna and parmesan cheese plate. The flavours burst in my mouth without conflicting each other and I really enjoyed the textures on the pallet.

The prices were very reasonable and will be going back in the near future

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

It was a lovely experience - we enjoyed the food and the place very much.

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A
Melbourne / VIC
3 reviews
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely restaurant. Feels relaxed yet sophicated. Went for lunch and they had a special lunch menu. A la carte menu looked great too so can’t wait to go back to try it out. School prawns were crispy and very tasty!

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