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Hanabishi Japanese Restaurant

€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
187 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9670 1167
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“sashimi” (19 reviews)
“wagyu” (6 reviews)
“fatty tuna” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
187 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read the reviews prior picking Hanabishi. It came in as high quality japanese food but on the pricey side. I didnt mind to pay for quality but this wasn't the standard they set. We order the chef sashimi, a udon for kid, assorted tempura...More

Thank Nicholas Y
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I like to compare like with like and rate on that basis.. The first thing we noticed, there were Japanese patrons, good start. Secondly, seemed very popular for a Tuesday lunch, when nearby restaurants looked fairly empty. Thirdly, diners looked happy and well dressed. The...More

1  Thank RedTart1
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We were on vacation and had a stop over in Melbourne. We started walking and exploring from Southern Cross Station. We had a blast checking the area out. And then the sushi craving hit us. We saw Hanabishi and jumped in for a bite. Best...More

2  Thank katie g
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I went there with my wife and children for a family dinner and we were not disappointed. The decore is a bit old fashioned, but the staff were very attentive. The wine list is strong with a good offering across a full range of varieties...More

2  Thank LovesAWine
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed cruising the menu and delighted to see a good selection of vegetarian and gluten free. The GF deep fried tofu was delicious, all food was fresh and tasty. Friend had a selection of sashimi & sushi and the platter was very elaborate and she...More

Thank 23KSA
Reviewed 30 January 2018

had been wandering the lanes, and the high streets of Melbourne central all day. Exploring funky and traditional shops alike... some went on their own.. some went as a groups of 2/3 kept in touch with everybody by Whats App. No one hungry till about...More

Thank pieata
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The food here is SO good. The flavors and taste are amazing. Every dish we ordered was amazing. The small starter of Green Beans had a sensational sauce on it.

2  Thank Evelynne G
Reviewed 18 December 2017

This place offers amazing japanese dishes!!! My partner and I had a pleasant experience with this place as well as amazing services. Must try: sashimi, toro sashimi, black cod hot dish, and soba noodles. ohh desserts too

Thank Leina T
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and service, I'm a frequent visitor and yet to find better Japanese in Melbourne. Highly recommend the tonkatsu bento box, I enjoyed mine takeaway at the park today.

Thank Adaire J
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Seven of us had dinner on a week night One of the Party who had been previously did the ordering. Absolutely every dish was sensational. We all arrived at 6.00pm opening time. Within 20minutes the Restaurant was full This is a must go for lovers...More

1  Thank Evelynne G
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9 June 2017|
Response from Journeywoman55 | Reviewed this property |
The web site suggests it is closed on Saturdays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9670 1167
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