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Isshin Japanese House

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208 Main St, Lilydale, Victoria 3140, Australia
+61 3 9735 2339
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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

went saturday night 7.45 session. this place is busy . u great great service. great food. was little bit worried about how u ordered but the wait staff were very good at guiding you through how it all works. the food was fantastic loved everything that was served to us. its not a place for a quiet night. its best... More 

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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival I was a tad overwhelmed by all the signs everywhere explaining the rules of the All You Can Eat. Staff were polite and attentive. The food... oh my! It was all incredible. We ate 10 or so dishes each over 2 hours. It was all fantastic. Can't complain about anything as it was all incredible. We didn't book... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

First time we have been able to visit this restaurant, what a delight . $40.95 per head for all you can eat , I thought ,oh no buffet ,wrong, all you can eat from the menu. The food was magnificent,the staff where magnificent,they where helpful and the service was fast . Don't go anywhere else for Japanese,this is the place.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

I have been coming here for years, since it first opened. Service is great, meals are fresh and great quality. Fresh sushi is always the best sushi. They are slowly putting the price up, compared to the price it was when it first opened I think it's gone up about $7, which isn't bad I guess. We used to go... More 

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Mooralbark
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Came for dinner last night and so suprised. Everything we ordered was amazing!!! Except the sticky rice desert. That was to hard to eat. Love thier no waste system. Service was prompt, only fault was not clearing plates, but it was pretty busy so i can understand they dont have the time. All for of us left full and happy.... More 

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Thank MissDining
Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't have a booking as our visit was spare of the moment but they managed to accomodate the two of us. It was busy, it appears to be a huge favourite with locals and families with young children. We opted to try the all you can eat menu. The staff were very friendly and efficient, they explained the options... More 

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Thank Shaun S
New Zealand
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

For $42 a head this is an all you can eat restaurant. Plenty of food however Tempura just like fried foods. Not a true Japanese tempura. However if you like huge quantity of food really quick then this is a restaurant for you.

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Thank Neilb4a
Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This was my third visit to this place and I have been impressed again. Upon arrival, when they couldn't find our booking, we realized we had booked the wrong outlet as there is one in Forrest Hill. Instead of rejecting us the staff made a lot of effort to accommodate us. It would have been easy for them to reject... More 

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Thank Rod102au
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Really surprised by the quality for the price (and that's it's all you can eat). The range isn't massive, but everything we ordered was delicious.

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Thank Tim A
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, friendly service. The food was all soooo fresh and tasty. They have a great variety of Japanese food. If you don't like fish or raw foods however, you'd probably not enjoy yourself as much as we did. It's great value for money at just $40.95. We will definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Main St, Lilydale, Victoria 3140, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Lilydale
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9735 2339

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?