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26 Ferguson St, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9397 5811
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (6 reviews)
“tempura” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
26 Ferguson St, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Living nearby, this is a good choice for the 'I don't feel like cooking' nights. I recommend the Bento Box, which is preceded by Miso Soup, then a selection of Japanese dishes in a sectioned wooden box. All nicely presented. Prices are reasonable service is...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Food was ok although hardly memorable. The cuttlefish balls lacked density and flavour and I found the beef and ginger dish a bit heavy with the salty sauce. Service and atmosphere needs to liven up, the staff didn't make us feel very welcome, they needed...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a very unassuming local restaurant, we have been here many times and the food is consistently good and reasonably priced to boot. The decor is very traditional but the staff are great and the selection on the menu will suit anyone who like...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

We ordered take away sushi trays twice. Both time we were impressed with the freshness, presentation, quality and quantity.

Thank Duang T
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I love Japanese food and Yamabuki is a bit hit and miss. A few months ago we were here and the food was pretty good. Great Gyoza, really fresh yummy sushi and sashimi. The hot dishes were good and the tempura was enjoyable. But our...More

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

It's never a good sign when a Japanese restaurant isn't run by actual Japanese people and it shows as the food is inauthentic and most likely the worst Japanese food we have ever had. The sashimi was not fresh at all and came out warm...More

Thank shoryukan
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best Japanese restaurants I have been too. Food is fresh and authentic. Hand rolls, Eel, Octopus and the Salmon all great. The soups were perfect. Can't fault.

Thank happydinetime
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Yamabuki is one of my favourite restaurants in Williamstown. The atmosphere is great and the food is delicious. It is owned and run by a Japanese family. All the sushi and sashimi dishes are prepared fresh as they are ordered. My absolute favourite is the...More

Thank J0_melb
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Quiet 29th birthday dinner for my daughter-in-law whose identical twin sister and husband (my son) speak fluent Japanese and totally love the food here. My son and I had the top banquet for two...very nice and more than enough. A small restaurant but well patronized...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Best Japanese in Williamstown because it's the only Japanese restaurant in Williamstown. never the less, the food is cooked, prepared and presented well. Service is ok, However nothing exciting. A bit pricey but a welcome break from Chinese.

Thank Leigh G
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Marilyn K
12 September 2016|
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Only open in the evening.
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 26 Ferguson St, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9397 5811
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