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Dragon Boat Restaurant

203 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 2733
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (17 reviews)
“yum cha place” (5 reviews)
“prawn toast” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
203 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to this restaurant hoping to experience quality Chinese food, however we left with a poor appetite sprinting to the nearest 7-eleven hoping to remove the horrible taste we were left with. We were treated to a buffet course which we expected to be...More

Thank 774karrara
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Meals, food and service is great. However very disappointed with being charged $30.00 for corkage for 3 bottles of wine! Having lunched here for about 5-6 years it was disappointing today that we were charged $30.00 for corkage!! Sadly not sure if we will continue...More

Thank Jeremy E
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoy yum cha. But they didn't transparent on how much the price in each plate. The waitress told us the price after we asked. We calculate but then it is higher than our calculation. The more surprising thing is, they asked a tip! Will...More

Thank niarparamita
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Constant service, delicious yum cha, at the cashier we asked how much our bill was, after telling us they charged us $35 for a tip for 3 of uu without asking. Not impressed

Thank Garet18
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Like many of the paces I. China town Melbourne e staff are efficient and quick. Get them in, get them Out ! But it suited our purposes to have a meal with a beer and we enjoyed all the courses- two from the chef recommendation...More

Thank Carol C C
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to head to China town after seeing a theatre show close by. We didn't know where to go but the sign in the window said been there 20 years so thought must be good. The usual looking paper towels on tables but nicely...More

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I have a girlfriend who comes to Melbourne once a year for a weekend catch-up. Part of this yearly ritual involves a big day of shopping in Melbourne CBD broken up with a lunch of Yum Cha in Chinatown. We headed to our usual go...More

Thank VickiB67
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Dined here when going to the theatre and had a great meal. Very big selection on the menu plus daily yum cha. Service was excellent will definitely be going back here.

Thank JanKel3
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Busy restaurant but the service was amazing. We arrived, seated, and drinks order taken. Ordered our entree, yummy...spring rolls, prawn toast, satay. Ordered 3 main meals, all fantastic. H

Thank Debbie23294
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Dragon Boat has been around for years, it's always busy and has consistently great Cantonese food. Staff are attentive and helpful

Thank almago6
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9662 2733
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