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19 Hall St, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at many japanese restaurants and this place was ok nothing to brag about. It was fresh and service was good but didnt blow our socks off. Probably wouldnt rush back.

Thank lbbarb
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sashimi is always fresh and the grilled eggplant and yakitori skewers are divine! The decor is calming and lovely.

Thank Julie G
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Ordered take away with some friends, and was just as happy as always. We ordered a bunch of things to share, which were ready in 20 minutes, which I think is pretty great (ordered at about 6.15pm). Food included sushi and sashimi, Japanese pancake, tempura vegetables, chicken skewers and eggplant. All was so yummy, you can just tell the quality... More 

Thank peta2017
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Food is great quality and tastes awesome!!! Takeaway is a bit expensive but similar to other restaurants in the area. All up a good experience

Thank thenomal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and service, we were completely satisfied. The quality all round is top notch and lovely setting

Thank Robert M
Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Got to be honest, don't really know much about Japanese food as I have always associated it heavily with seafood and i don't eat any seafood. So when I found out that's where a birthday dinner was going to be I was a little apprehensive. That being said I was very surprised the food was excellent, extremely fresh and flavoursome,... More 

Thank Ben H
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We had an enjoyable experience Japanese style! Great service, lovely ambience, delicious food. The staff were very good at explaining the dishes. They were prompt with service and advice. The serves were generous, fresh and appealing to the palate.

Thank Elena A
Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We dine here often as it is the best Japanese food in the area. A reasonable range and always beautiful - they don't try to do too much. Unlike Japan, restaurants here serve more than one specialty dish so you can choose without having to go from restaurant to restaurant.

Thank MrPurser
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The staff were very friendly and helped us choose the dishes best suited to us. Two of our NewZealand friends had not tried Japanese food before they were very impressed

Thank kayedavis254
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Food was nice. Typical options, nothing to write home about but will satisfy a Japanese craving. Service was mixed. When we entered we had to speak to 3 people before we were seated, not because it was busy, but because the first 2 staff members forgot about us - not just an assumption we actually asked one of them if... More 

Thank Hett86

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$18
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Hall St, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Moonee Ponds
  • Phone Number: 93260248

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?