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City Orchids Garden

) #1,970 of 3,375 Restaurants in Melbourne €€ - €€€ Chinese, Asian
119 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 3591
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible19%
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Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
119 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Moderate ambiance and dumplings are poor. Won't come back again.I can use the money for other better restaurants which has higher quality.

Thank lillyjames19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located in China Town .. there was no line up of people which was surprising. All of the food served was exceptional. The service was quick and the girls always had a smile on their faces. The pricing was cheap and affordable....More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We feel the vegetables way a little pricey. Beef noodles and fried rice is ok. Overall taste is satisfactory. Good staff service.

Thank ilovemiki1704
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Restaurant appeared quite full, but has 3 small floors. Some staff were friendly, ones that appeared in charge seemed happy to take your money & get rid of you. Pricing was average, meals were OK nothing fabulous.

Thank Dawn283
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner before a show. Very busy restaurant at service was good. Unfortunately the food was okay but nothing special. We would rather try another place next time.

1  Thank Justin R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Was there on a very busy night but the food was exceptional and staff very friendly. Maybe not the place for a quiet romantic meal but very good value.

Thank Pete C
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Had an early meal prior to seeing a show, got a window seat which provided a great view of the passing parade. Meals were typical of old style Chinese, generous portions, tasty but not spectacular.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went with family and friends for lunch, we heard this place had good dumplings and also catered well for vegetarians/vegans. There was one kind of dumplings (with 3 different fillings). We tried all of them. The steamed chicken ones were mooshy and fairly tasteless, the...More

Thank CaptainVegetable
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had dinner here recently with family and all of us enjoyed the experience. The staff were friendly and attentive, the menu was a wide range of Chinese options and the atmosphere was simple but enjoyable. The food we had from the dumplings to the...More

Thank Baylovers
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Its ok. Service was good but in the end it was your run of the mill Chinese. Liked the pan fried pork dumplings but the other dishes didnt win me over.

Thank Davidinho78
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
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9662 3591
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