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Maedaya

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400 Bridge Rd, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
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17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food is very average, yet expensive (for what its worth). Saw a review stating that its "the best japanese food in Melbourne" & disagree completely.

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Thank katherineleng
Munich, Germany
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106 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were impressed by the easy way ordering through a tablet, like shown in my photos, with helping pictures of all options. Beside that there was nothing impressive about the food. I've had much better sushi in my life. We really enjoyed the options on the stick though. Expensive and the kitchen closes too early for dinner.

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Thank John T
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant such fast service. Awesome system that you can order of an iPad. One of the largest sake collections and a great range of Japanese drinks. Every time we come they always have something new and amazing on the menu.

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Thank Rochelle H
Melbourne
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The quality of food is very average. Had the age dashi tofu, teriyaki chicken and various taste plates. I would say there are much better options in the area for dinner and definitely better Japanese elsewhere

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Thank HartwellTravels
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the cost of corkage offsets the lovely food. $15 - per bottle. I won't be back for such a ripoff.

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Thank tonybt3
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great local place for wonderful coffee and yummy food. Friendly staff and nice decor all add to great cafe experience.

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Thank Carolyn d
St Kilda, Australia
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I went to Maedaya with my family, the restaurant was nice, and food came out very quickly. We ordered the Dragon roll sushi, grilled salmon, yakitori, and eel with pepper sauce. There was not much variety in terms of sushi. There were only 2 or 3 types of sushi rolls, and no raw fish sushi. A broader range of sushi... More 

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Thank Lilly C
Melbourne, Australia
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95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Maedaya is local for us and my husband (who wouldn't ordinarily choose Japanese food) even loved it. Ordering and checking on progress or compounding costs via their iPad, whilst a novelty, is very useful - especially if you're with a group and everyone is ordering progressively. Staff are attentive and food is fast, fresh, hot and tasty. This is not... More 

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Thank StrayKiwi
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We have been going here for years. Whilst always busy the staff are always friendly and the food is always amazing. They have just opened another shop in the city called Wagyu One.

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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Food was good, came in small portions as it is izakaya style. We had a reservation for 7 people and sat upstairs. There are no time limits for the upstairs seating. Can get a little smoky when you BBQ the food on your table. There's sake tasting available as well but I didn't try any as I don't drink alcohol.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Bridge Rd, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond

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