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Dainty Sichuan

176 Toorak Rd, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9078 1686
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“cumin lamb” (14 reviews)
“prawns” (10 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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176 Toorak Rd, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal with friends late on a Saturday night. Food came out very quickly and was delicious. We made the mistake of ordering 3 dishes from the spicy section (2 pork & 1 prawn) & only 1 vegetarian. Even though we love our...More

Thank Anisinn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was back in Melbourne for a short break and decided to eat at this place as it was one of my favorite, but was disappointed..... Should have got the hint when I see this place was half empty ( used to be a minimum 30...More

Thank master88274
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We’ve been here several times and enjoy the food there (even though it’s quite pricey). On this occasion, we ordered the Spicy Fried Murray Cod ($68.80!) to celebrate the New Year. It was the most disappointing dish we’ve ever tried! The dish was full of...More

4  Thank FoodTrails_ME
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The waiting staff were extremely attentive upon arrival and willing to please throughout our time there. We dined in for lunch with friends and everyone ordered separate meals for sharing. Highlights were the Pork Dumplings, Spring Rolls, and Sichuan Fried Rice. The Beef On Toothpicks...More

Thank keithkez
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

There are a few dishes I do like here including the spicy fish, ducks tongue, salted egg corn and so on. But the thing that puts me off about this place is firstly the service, and secondly the pricing. Seriously $28 for a pot of...More

2  Thank BTYT
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I love Sichuan food for its spicy and hot flavours. My friends recommended me to come here when i visited Melbourne. I loved it. I will come again and recommend others to try.

Thank Isabella H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Sichuan food is my type of food, I couldn't find another choice if you are after Sichuan food. they have several chain store in melbourne, but I love the one in Glen Waverley, friendly staffs is a big plus.

Thank Jinfeng G
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I don't normally write about restaurants here but after visiting Dainty Sichuan multiple times in the last year I decided to share my experience. If you can handle the spices this place is a must go. Their cumin lamb and fish slices with pickled vegetables...More

Thank A-Man90
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

A group of 5 of us went and wanted to sample a range of dishes (as you can see we ordered alot!!).. the problem was we couldnt stop eating it was all so fresh and flavoursome.. we picked a few dishes with alot of spice...More

Thank Richard - M
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I reviewed this restaurant in 2014, a group of 12 of us spent $305. Last nite four of us went and it was $170 - 2 entrees, 2 mains and corkage of $24 or $8 a bottle. That is an increase of 70% in three...More

3  Thank raegan5
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11 June 2017|
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Response from Suzie S | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the answer above! The restaurant would definitely welcome kids, but all the food has at least some kind of spice so it depends how old they are and how adventurous with their food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Toorak Rd, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9078 1686
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