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Box Seafood Restaurant

189 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 0411
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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189 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here recently before going to a show at the nearby Athenaeum Theatre. Started with a duo of small bread rolls, dukkah and olive oil. $5. Waitress noticed we were out of olive oil and another was provide without asking. A nice touch. We had...More

Thank 12iguasu13
BoxSeafoodRestaurant, Owner at Box Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi 12iguasu13, Thank you for your feedback and choosing to dine with us before attending to theatre. We are happy that our staff were able to make you feel comfortable. It’s disappointing to hear that the saganaki and prawn rolls were not to expectation, as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my very first review here on TripAdvisor. I had dinner here with my parents. We enjoyed so much and we are extremely satisfied! Great service! Great team and they are attentive too! Great food! Those seafood are real fresh! Great wine! We chose...More

1  Thank Homā L
BoxSeafoodRestaurant, Owner at Box Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Homa L, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Box Seafood and providing a great review. We are so glad to hear about your experience and that you were able to enjoy dinner with your parents. Thank you for your acknowledgment...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful meal. Very good service and good value, good wine list unhurried service. The bread and butter desert was a perfect finish

1  Thank Barbara C
BoxSeafoodRestaurant, Owner at Box Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Barbara Cush, Your positive comments about Box Seafood are very welcomed and appreciated. We are very happy that your experience with us was 5 stars and look forward to seeing you sooner rather later. Thank you, Box Seafood Restaurant

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fantastic place to eat before or after seeing a show at The Regent Theatre. It is next door and has lift access into the theatre. The food is tasty. You can have nibbles, entrees, mains and desserts with a lovely wine or...More

Thank Cheryl K
BoxSeafoodRestaurant, Owner at Box Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Cheryl K, Thank you for your 5 star review and choosing to dine with us before attending the theatre. We value your kind comments about our offerings and look forward to your next return. Thank you, Box Seafood Restaurant

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Some of the best seafood around.We started with whitebait to share YUM. I enjoyed the Garlic Prawns which didn't have that over the top garlic flavour. I could taste and enjoy the huge prawns. My friend had the seafood risotto which she raved over. The...More

1  Thank Kay F
BoxSeafoodRestaurant, Owner at Box Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kay F, We are so proud to read that you have described our seafood as some of the best around. We greatly appreciate your 5 start review and appreciation of our service efforts. We look forward to your next visit so you can experience...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch with my daughters before heading to see My Fair Lady. The food was fabulous and there was great menu options for my fussy eaters. Waitstaff were friendly and were very conscious of our need to leave for the theatre on time....More

2  Thank LeesaAO
BoxSeafoodRestaurant, Owner at Box Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi LessaAO, Thank you for your great review of Box Seafood and choosing to dine with us prior to the theatre. It’s great to hear that our staff were friendly and able to get you out on time. We look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

What a great, convenient place to start an enjoyable evening. The service was excellent and prompt especially after they asked if we were on our way to the theatre. There was an inviting atmosphereg in the restaurant; the seafood platter, to share, was wonderful, if...More

1  Thank brangushiddensprings
BoxSeafoodRestaurant, Owner at Box Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi brangushiddensprings, Thank you for your review and dining with Box Seafood, we greatly appreciate it. It is pleasing to hear that we were able to make you feel comfortable and enjoy our mother-watering seafood platter. The design of the building does have a lavatory...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Arrived there at 5.45 pm for dinner before show. We encountered the following •Staff rude •late service •Food extremely salty and extremely overpriced We won't be recommending this place. 👎🏻👎🏻More

Thank Reen C
BoxSeafoodRestaurant, Owner at Box Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Reen, We take our reviews very seriously. Could you please email us at info@boxseafoodrestaurant.com.au with specific details regarding your experience as the description you have provided is very uncharacteristic of our staff and food and we would like to address this. Look forward to...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Very bad experience 375 aus. Dollars for 2 (without any wine or dessert) for a lobster tasteless in a creamy ugly sauce. Service and design are OK . Perhaps should we take a more common food ...More

3  Thank Kcirtapduanyar
BoxSeafoodRestaurant, Owner at Box Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kcirtapduanyar, We are very disappointed to receive your comments as a ‘very bad experience’. The price for your bill was dictated by the choices made and you were guide through the whole process during your dining experience with us. The Crayfish that was ordered...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant many times in the past and have always throughly enjoyed it! Saturday night though was a shame! We were staying at the Sofitel up the road and figured for dinner it was best to stick to a restaurant we...More

1  Thank taryn81
BoxSeafoodRestaurant, Owner at Box Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Taryn81, Thank you for deciding to dine with us, it’s great to hear that you have enjoyed dining with us. On this occasion we apologize for the experience you have had with us as this is very unlike us and it’s disappointing to read....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 0411
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Description
Fishing for great Seafood? Melbourne's Premium Seafood Restaurant, Box on Collins is the place to go! Located in the heart of the CBD (Central Business District) on the Paris end of Collins Street, Box Seafood Restaurant offers an extensive range of fresh Australian produce and fresh Crayfish. Our team of creative chefs and dedicated floor staff will ensure your meals are prepared and catered to perfection so that you experience the best that Box Seafood Restaurant has to offer. Box menu takes the experience one step further. This is because we pride ourselves on serving fresh Australian Seafood. You'll find a variety of fresh fish and shellfish preparations that draw upon coastal cultures Australia wide. We also have generous selection of non-seafood, vegetarian and Gluten free options.
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