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Crystal Jade Restaurant

154 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 2633
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“dim sum” (25 reviews)
“egg tarts” (7 reviews)
“snow crab” (6 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
154 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yummy dim sum, everything you could want and more. Exceptional service. Licensed good range. Not cheap but worth it. Sweet bbq pastries to die for

Thank 416danim
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This is our favourite Dim Sum restaurant in Melbourne. Quality of food is excellent. Large variety of dishes on trolleys coming around all the time. You can order as well. Very fast and friendly service. We just love the variety of different dumplings, and they...More

Thank AnnePicnictraveller
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Quick service with not much waiting for trolleys with continually refreshed food to come around. Good selection, normal variety of yum cha. Good value for money for yum cha, fairly large portions.

Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Exceptional service - admittedly in a private room - the staff were very attentive and the food just kept coming: lobster, crab, abalone, a delicious melon soup, fish and on and on. Some of the dishes were special such as the sashimi lobster and the...More

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

As “prawnaratians,” this restaurant had the widest and most delicious variety of dim sum of any others we tried in the city. If only we could eat more.....!

1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We did not have a booking on a Saturday night and we did not have to wait. Felt very welcomed and even though it is predominantly Chinese there were a few westerners but didn’t feel intimidated. Food was delicious and service was impeccable. Would highly...More

Thank carolynandsimon
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The yum cha here is very good food-wise. What I do not appreciate is the rushed seating times. I appreciate that management must turn a dollar. It 10-15 minutes before the 1st trolley appeared, then we go hustled with the specials which were priced above...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The signature snow crab with goose liver is really the best ever. Fell in love with it since the first time I tried 15 years ago and it is still so awesome. A little on the pricey side but always a good meal here. Highly...More

Thank philip_leong88
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Chinese food is getting better in Melbourne. Chinatown has spread up to Russell street offering much better choice. This group has stolen a famous name but is not the same as in Hong Kong and china. Dim sum is not too bad. Me being from...More

Thank Lawrence B
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This is the 3rd time we have visited and would recommend this restaurant if you are going to Chinatown. We always have something new when we go and have never been disappointed the staff are all over everything they are all on the ball service...More

Thank carolynandsimon
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Eileen H
26 April 2018|
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Response from Kate R | Reviewed this property |
I would say not- they have a pretty impressive wine list
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 2633
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