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Dainty Sichuan

176 Toorak Rd, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9078 1686
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hot pot” (17 reviews)
“cumin lamb” (12 reviews)
“steamed rice” (5 reviews)
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11:30 - 15:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
176 Toorak Rd, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

we should have listened to our noses, the place does smell slightly odd but it had plenty of local Chinese eating here so we gave it a go. The menu was fun and a weird kind of bug feast kind of way but my dish...More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good meals in a great variety, lot of staff around, meals served quickly, value for money is ok. Hot pot is worth trying and yes, spicy in this restaurant is really spicy!

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite having mixed reviews I really enjoyed my dinner at Dainty Sichuan. The restaurant was busy on both floors, however the service was prompt and efficient. The selection of food was fantastic & the photo's in the menu helped me select what I wanted to...More

Thank 282ginab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went a sa family of 5 - yo need to book. The 2 chilli rating was probably our 3 chili rating, but the food was fantastic. Everyone loved the beans especially and the waiter's suggestions were spot on. We have also been to the...More

Thank Meg B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first I didn't know what to make of this place. When I went in... I actually felt like I was in Asia. I think I was the only white person in there. I also hadn't really experienced Sichuan food before... although had heard that...More

Thank MarkG78_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based on reviews here we tried to get a table on a Saturday night. As they were booked out till late we ordered takeaways and weren't disappointed. The couple of dishes (a prawn meat dish and the 3 Vegetable dish) we tried were very good....More

Thank Birchgrove2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Melbourne boasts of a chain of Dainty Chinese restaurants. We had spicy lamb on skewers, beans called ants on a tree, steamed fish which comes in a huge basin like dish, eggplant in a spicy batter among several other dishes.

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Visited this outlet with my family recently and came fully satisfied. Food is delicious and their chongqing chilli chicken is just amazing. If you want good service and game for some real spicy good quality chinese food albeit having to pay a a little extras,...More

Thank BullishBear169
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Food: Wow, so Dainty Sichuan really don't hold back on the spice. If you're a mild food eater, this is not the place for you, however, if you love lively flavoured Asian food, Dainty Sichuan is a must. We had the spicy lamb kebabs and...More

Thank Suzie S
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

A quick lesson on one of the great cuisines of the world, Chinese. Firstly, the food is very regional so across this vast country with its ancient traditions and huge population the local fare changes significantly from place to place. What we often think of...More

Thank Bunburyoz
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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$24 - 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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