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“Funky Fusion Japanese Tapas”
Review of Ichi Ni Nana

Ichi Ni Nana
Ranked #21 of 333 Restaurants in Fitzroy
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood: Fitzroy
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Neighbourhood: Fitzroy
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We chose this place for a 25th birthday dinner. It was the younger members of the family who chose this place for us. We were delighted for the first time. The food is a combination of tapas like fusion Japanese with all the traditional dishes.
From the basic yakitori to egg plant, wagyu beef, lamb cutlets, oysters and scallops are very pleasing to the taste buds. The combination sushi/sashimi plater was excellent.
We didn’t take the standard banquet at $75 but eventually our bill came up to close just over that amount anyway and there were plenty for the 6.
I am not so much into wine but those who are keen have remarked that the wine list was ample with good choices at all levels especially the sakes. The cocktails are with a distinct Japanese influence. The desserts are delightful too.

It is in tavern/pub like building and we were seated at the back with glass roof, where we can see the moon! The music was a bit loud at times and a bit hard to hear conversation. Food is served generally at a fairy quick pace and so it is better pace yourself. Staff are friendly and courteous.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

I've been here three times now and loved every visit. Huge range of share plates and great drinks list with some cracking cocktails and beers. Some of my favourites are the scallops done 5 ways, tuna tataki, pork belly and wagu beef. Service is fast and efficient but can be a little gruff at times. Setting is great because there are a variety of areas on the floor that create different atmospheres, plus there's a great upstairs bar that you can adjourn to after a feed to drink on if you please. Try this!

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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant recently and was very impressed. The food selection and quality was excellent. Service was timely, professional and friendly.

Will definitely be heading back here again!

Thank PB3068
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We are so lucky to live just around the corner, literally 2 minute walk, so Itchi Ni Nana has become an almost weekly dinner tenure for us. On this occasion we took some good friends from Denmark along with us. We tried a wide variety from the menu with them and they loved everything we shared. the layout and decor is so cool here, the renovation of the Old Colonial Hotel is brilliant with lots of natural wood and nooks and crannies for private dining and booths for groups and different levels with tables. The Sushi and Sashimi is so fresh and delicious and we love watching the chefs prepare the plates with so much attention to detail and presentation. Some of our favourite dishes include the Agadashi Tofu, Eggplant in sweet and sticky sauce, the Pork Belly, the Prawn Tempura and the great deserts including the Rosewater Ice-cream which is a Must and the Banoffee which is a delicious indulgence enough for 2 people to share. It's certainly not the old style stuffy and super expensive Japanese restaurant that leaves you still hungry and your wallet empty. This is cool modern Japanese in a really modern setting with prices that are quite reasonable such as the Agadashi Tofu at just $12. Lots of Tapas and smaller dishes to order allowing you to enjoy a real mixture of food on offer in one visit. Plus absolutely wonderful friendly service!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The food was so fresh and amazing. Definitely one of the best Japanese restaurant's we have tried. We would definitely go back.

Thank LRigonarll
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