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Shoya

25 Market Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 0848
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (56 reviews)
“wagyu steak” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
25 Market Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to celebrate a friends bday and we ordered the $150 pp banquet. Yes, there was a lot of food, but it was average at best. Some dishes were tasteless. Such as the steamed egg and smoked salmon, both very blend. The beef was...More

Thank suzanna_ashton
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I was dining with some friends at Shoya. I had a good experience there previously, and I was not disappointed. We all had the set menu, which was reasonable at around $30. I liked the sashimi, which had a nice chewy mouth feel. I also...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Having read some positive reviews decided to try this venue on a Tuesday evening. It was not very crowded & thankfully not too noisy. We decided on Chawan Mushi & Wagyu Beef Tataki as starters ..... both doable. Mains were special Omakase Sashimi & was...More

Thank Viviann B
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We enjoyed a delightful degustation dinner in a traditional Japanese booth. The food was so beautifully presented. Wasabi was grated fresh at the table, delivering such an amazing scent. The presentation of the sashimi blew us away. Every dish on the degustation menu was delicious...More

Thank teresasanciolo
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

If you have never try chilled sake or Japanese whisky, don’t say that you have tried the best. Ask for Shinji. His experience in sake and whisky in pairing with the freshest of exquisite fare, it is an experience to devour. It is expensive, ask...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We 7 people all ordered set lunches which were delicious. The staff members were cheerful and friendly. The prices were reasonable. One minor defect was that the portion was a bit small. If it could be enlarged by 10% to 20%, it would be perfect.

Thank Rtary L
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We had dinner tonight here, and it was great. We seat at the sushi bar and we got the sushi tasting menu, and it was really tasty. Some of the sushi were as being in Japan, and other had some light variations which made them...More

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We went for the Ume lunch set ($32), which includes sashimi, grilled eel, chawanmushi, tempura, teriyaki diced beef steak, mixed rice and ice cream (vanilla or green tea). The sashimi in particular was delicious, and the green tea ice cream also deserves special mention. The...More

Thank xinky
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This restaurant was chosen by a colleague with whom I was travelling. He chose the A$175 Premium degustation menu; I chose the A$150 as I didn't want the extra 2 dishes. Certainly beautifully presented dishes; the sashimi was fresh and the wagyu beef extremely tender....More

Thank CassHongKong_China
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Went on a Friday night for the first visit and was seated in the basement. (Late booking). I chose Shoya as it's supposed to have great Sushi and Sashimi. It certainly had good Sushi and Sashimi, and the tuna belly was pretty good. But overall,...More

1  Thank Ross S
Nearby
Chinatown
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$75 - US$75
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Market Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 0848
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