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Hu Tong Dumpling Bar

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Shop 1 162 Commercial Rd, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
+61 3 9098 1188
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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97 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great, if you can overlook the always rude staff. Come here frequently for the food, as it's very good. Consistent in both areas: rude staff and awesome food.

1 Thank DijanaD
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was some of the nicest food I've eaten! So fresh Lovely staff, quick meal or set up for functions....

Thank Rockywaymouth
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here today at 2pm and we're offered the choice of all you can eat yum Cha or order off the menu. We chose all you can eat dumplings but we were left hugely disappointed. We got our first four dishes (dry deep fried prawns - obviously the leftovers from previous trolleys) we waited for more food and were... More 

Thank Marguerite M
Brussels, Belgium
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attracted by the crowd and the fairly good rating we went in. Service is average the food was poor. Spring rolls too cooked and tasted bad - stirred fried noodles had no taste and the Peking duck was not even average... hated it all the way! And this for 82 AUD - Never again!

Thank Gastronoli
Hobart, Australia
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We would not have found this place without a friend recommending it to us - we are not generally people to walk down alley ways - but this is definitely worth the adventure! While downstairs you can watch the dumplings being made, upstairs is a great spot where the staff, while busy, can interact with you and keep the dumplings... More 

Thank ecky_thump69
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived for lunch on Valentines Day at 14:25 - said they wouldn't serve us even though the restaurant is open fur lunch until 15:00. Poor customer service and misleading information in relation to opening times.

Thank antangus
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were really hungry, so we tried the all "all you can eat". That was a big mistake. Why? Because all the good stuff wasn't on the all you can eat trolley. Dim sum is meant to be little parcels from the heart - but these we are bit too coarse and doughy, it lacked filling and therefore flavour. The... More 

1 Thank Weng C
Melbourne, Australia
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96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

I dropped in here for a second time and wasn't as impressed as the first. We came at lunch time, and they were doing a $30 all you can eat trolley service arrangement. We opted to just eat off the menu, as the things I wanted to eat weren't included in the offer. I thought the service was poor compared... More 

Thank tiny_dancer16
Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I visited here for am early dinner. Excellent attentive service, and very very high quality dumplings. The whole restaurant seems very well run, waiters seem perfectly trained to act with just the right balance of attentiveness/ friendliness and respect. Yes, great food presented in a very professional and polished manner. Many thanks!

Thank frizzbear2015
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful dish! I ordered many lovely dishes with my friends. amazing time! We really enjoy these delicious foods. I will come here again to try another wonderful dishes!

Thank 莹 林

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 162 Commercial Rd, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Prahran
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9098 1188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?