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Hanabishi Japanese Restaurant

187 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9670 1167
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (19 reviews)
“wagyu” (5 reviews)
“fatty tuna” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
187 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing food and service, I'm a frequent visitor and yet to find better Japanese in Melbourne. Highly recommend the tonkatsu bento box, I enjoyed mine takeaway at the park today.

Thank Adaire J
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Seven of us had dinner on a week night One of the Party who had been previously did the ordering. Absolutely every dish was sensational. We all arrived at 6.00pm opening time. Within 20minutes the Restaurant was full This is a must go for lovers...More

Thank Evelynne G
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch. Every dish was outstanding. Had the fatty tuna sashimi, spicy tuna/mayo sushi, wagyu in sesame seed dressing and the teriyaki chicken. WOW! It's definitely worth a visit or two when you're in Melbourne. Thanks to the staff for great service and...More

Thank KiwiKirsty734
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Popped into this little joint for a spot of lunch with some work colleagues! It is not the cheapest of places but it is absolute quality! The chairs are comfortable, the menu provides for everyone including Gluten Free. They forgot our drinks 🍹 but thats...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This fine Japanese restaurant has been around for a long time, doing mainly lunch business; given its King St location The sushi is outstanding. Tried also the wagyu beef & codfish which I found of a good standard Service is quietly efficient, and the interiors...More

Thank sodesa
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Really enjoyed the meal along with the service which is outstanding. The place is busy at lunch time during the week which is always a good sign. Prices are too expensive though.

1  Thank whitepointer
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We each had a "Chef's special" sushi--one with 12 pieces and one with 7 pieces. They were excellent! The fish was as fresh as we can ever recall having at a sushi restaurant and the service was excellent. We watched others around us have an...More

1  Thank Doug B
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

All we ate was very good, we were looking for abalone, and we found it delicious. Music was a little bit loud and not suitable for talking...

Thank Äli R
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I always had assumed that I'd eaten "good" Japanese food - that is, until I went to Hanabishi. This restaurant takes quality to a new high. Never have I had such excellent, fresh sushi. The presentation was exquisite and the things that went on in...More

1  Thank KierenX
Reviewed 24 December 2016

It's an unpretentious Japanese restaurant not too far from Southern Cross Station, and run, I think, by Japanese people, judging from the language they spoke to each other. The food would not be out of place in Kyoto, really excellent, subtle but defined tastes all...More

1  Thank Journeywoman55
Nearby
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
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feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
...More
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jczochralski
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The web site suggests it is closed on Saturdays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9670 1167
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