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) #232 of 3,414 Restaurants in Melbourne €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
33 South Wharf Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria VIC3006, Australia
+61 3 9245 9900
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“sashimi” (24 reviews)
“grazing menu” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
33 South Wharf Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria VIC3006, Australia
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant 2 years ago when we came down watched Australia open. The food was very good back then and just downstairs from our hotel. However, we found they have changed their menu significantly this time. A Lot of their traditional Japanese food...More

Thank Brendy14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking in hungry and hangry after some DFO shopping we were pleased with quick service and waiters who knew the menu to help us in a hungry brain decision making! Fish cakes, pork fried things, were a hit and the prawn and snap pea stir...More

Thank grizz77
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were at an event at the Exhibition Centre and wanted a late lunch that wasn't too heavy. We were impressed with the cuisine and definitely will come back for longer visit next time.

Thank jayde43
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I wrote in to the restaurant, and received a very nonchalant response. I have to give an honest review of this restaurant and let people know that it's not worth it, at all. The food was very disappointing, and a salad with no dressing took...More

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Friday night. The place was reasonably full but there was no need for reservation. The service was very friendly and knowledgeable. The food was delicious, thee prices reasonable, the serves however on the smaller side, so we had to...More

Thank Christian K
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Service so personable, friendly, and fabulous - tried chefs suggestions degustation type menu - tried dishes possibly wouldnt normally order..the chefs creativity and ingenuity and flavours and textures were an experience and worth the time to sit down and enjoy the atmosphere..the price was very...More

Thank adventurebound8
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We visited for a Sunday luncheon and was surprised by the changes in the menu, it from memory had shrunk and what we had come to try again was gone. Never the less the Sake list was comprehensive and made up for the initial disappointment....More

Thank GLW1941
Reviewed 25 May 2017

First time here in a numebr of years. Was not disappointed. Went early for dinner after a tough day travelling and Exhibition at Exhibition Centre nearby. There's a bar in front of the chefs that enables you to see how they select and prepare the...More

Thank ozjohn_traveller
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with a group and it was a very pleasant experience from arrival to the bill...selection is limited to the essentials but excellent never the less...we orders numerous selections and shared...

Thank Danny R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We ordered a few dishes to try. The mini eel rice and the sushi platter (very fresh) were very good. The rest like udon noodles, tempura etc were ok. The food was reasonably price. Service was very good. The restaurant has a good vibe to...More

1  Thank Hanh N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 South Wharf Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria VIC3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9245 9900
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Named after the red paper lanterns that hang outside traditional Japanese izakaya's, Akachochin is an elegant and modern Tokyo-style bar. Head Chef Kengo Hiromatsu combines quality ingredients and japanese tradition to present a menu with a focus on true japanese cuisine presented in a modern way. Akachochin's specialty sake range showcases the best Japan has to offer and if requested, can be matched to a variety of regional dishes to suit your palate. Akachochin's dining room is elegant and when seated at either the marble laden sushi bar or a private table overlooking the water, you will be sure to have your tastebuds looked after at Melbourne's most unique and authentic japanese restaurant.
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