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Ichi Ni

) #18 of 212 Restaurants in St Kilda €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
12 The Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria VIC 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 1212
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (19 reviews)
“yakitori” (10 reviews)
“tempura” (11 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12 The Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria VIC 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We love Japanese food and this restaurant was a shining example of the best quisine, ambience, decor. The staff were knowledgeable, efficient and very friendly. Coming from Sydney, I was very pleasantly surprised. I would highly recommend Ichi Ni to anyone who likes Japanese quisine.

Thank Kazza8888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant last weekend. After much discussion, we finally decided on our food. I opted for endame beans, battered prawns, followed by tempura whiting pieces. I would have loved to include the dumplings (the others said they were delicious) however after my...More

Thank DesertLoverVictoria
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

the menu was so interesting we took quite a time to choose I had the pork gyzu dumplings, then the crispy prawns , delicious, I was going to have as well the tempura prawns but after i got the first two , I couldn,t fit...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 June 2017

A popular Japanese restaurant in St Kilda. Service excellent but the food was average. The tempura were small servings and expensive (2 prawns for $12) and the seafood hotpot was tasteless. No crumbed pork!

Thank andywang157
Reviewed 12 May 2017

What a great night! The service is absolutely the best we have experienced in many a year. The staff were attentive without being over-bearing and all very professional. Our hats off to the Maître d' he seemed to be aware of everything that was happening...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This was our first visit to a Japanese restaurant so we left the ordering to others. That said, what we had was all very goo, tasty, and well cooked. The service initially was a little slow but this improved once we started eating

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Came here with a group of friends. The waitstaff were very attentive and lovely people. The food so extremely yummy! Had the edamame beans, tempura prawns, salmon sashimi, pork gyoza and dragon roll. Was all beautifully prepared and very tasty! Didn't expect it to be...More

1  Thank Melissa J
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, everything was beautiful and so tasty! And the service was brilliant. Would recommend the Miso soup, Ebi Mayo, Chicken and prawn Gyzoa and tempura field mushrooms with the Chocolate spring rolls to finish off. 👍👍👍

Thank Laura P
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thanks Laura! Really good choices I am also an Ebi Mayo lover! Kind regards, Johan

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Near perfect service at a near perfect Restaurant. Food was to die for, with the taste of Japan. Wine and beer list was excellent. Ichi Ni was a perfect place to eat. Parking was good just park the other side of the Esplanade

Thank Scott W
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hi Scott, Thank you very much! We love hearing that our effort are appreciated. Look forward to seeing you soon. Kind regards, Johan

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We turned up quite late in a Sunday evening but the staff were friendly and happy to serve us. The food was tasty and fresh, albeit on the expensive side. The fried lotus chips were delicious and a good range of sake was on offer....More

Thank RaCaJo
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hi Racajo, Thank you for you review ad please come again to try more Sake with us Regards, Johan

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21 February 2017|
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Response from Johan D | Property representative |
Hi liswaddel, We do sell gift cards. You are welcome to drop into the restaurant to pick one up or we can do it over the phone on 03 9534 1212. Thanks, Johan
Anthony v
29 December 2016|
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Response from Natalie M | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. Can definitely buy liquor there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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: 12 The Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria VIC 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9534 1212
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