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127 Waverley Rd, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3145, Australia
+61 3 9569 2051
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (8 reviews)
“salmon main” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi
$$ - $$$
127 Waverley Rd, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3145, Australia
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

I have reviewed Asakusa in the past. I have been coming here for about 14 years. I'm giving an update because the restaurant has new owners. Steve has sold the restaurant to a young couple. We eat at Asakusa usually 3 times per month. It...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Since our last visit there has been a recent change of ownership resulting in an update of the decor. Food however presently remains the same although some additions are planned. Fortunately Steven the Sushi chef remains. Our favourite dish here is the black cod beautifully...More

Thank Roger1278
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I usually try to see if the chef speaks Japanese. As it was in the good food guide I did not check. When I saw the sashimi arrive I realised it was not a real Japanese restaurant as the pieces were very thick and not...More

Thank Charles D
Reviewed 12 December 2016

asakusa is a fantastic local restaurant that serves brilliant japanese food. steve the sushi chef is an absolute gem and the food is great. you must have the soft shell crab rolls and the crispy skin tuna rolls if you're into sushi. the sukiyaki is...More

Thank 17sol
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Good solid four star Japanese. This is a favourite restaurant of my good friends who love their Japanese and good food generally. Nice restaurant. Very good dishes. All of them. Every dish we had tonight was great - see photos. Service, particularly from the lovely...More

Thank TwoSheds57
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

A party of 4. 1st time visit. We ordered the large sashimi $39 I have never had such a small serve anywhere in Melbourne. Ridiculous portion. We had to ask the waitress to bring the sauce otherwise it would have been a dry dish. Entrees...More

Thank vickiers10
Reviewed 5 May 2016

It has been a little while since we last visited Asakusa & note an ownership change has occurred.This was a Birthday celebration & we were a party of 2. Not very busy this mid week evening but sadly an extremely loud table of 6 ladies...More

1  Thank Roger1278
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Asakusa continues to present excellent food at very reasonable prices. I have been going for several years and have never been disappointed. Very friendly service and a very good sushi chef.

Thank Gilly034
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We have been to Asakusa years ago. Now we have moved into the area and are in walking distance, we decided to try it again - we are happy that we did. The restaurant is comfortable. We chose to sit right in front of the...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We do take away from Asakusa quite regularly as it is my 18yr olds favourite. I have been making excuses for them over a period of time eg: "they are busy", but after 3 chances I am venting: the food is not worth the price,...More

1  Thank KMJ62
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Waverley Rd, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3145, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Malvern
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9569 2051
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