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Dainty Sichuan

176 Toorak Rd, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9078 1686
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“cumin lamb” (10 reviews)
“hot pot” (15 reviews)
“prawns” (9 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
176 Toorak Rd, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly yes it's Sichuan so yes it's spicy! Great place, recently refurbished, attentive staff and proper Sichuan flavours. I usually come here for lunch with work friends and they love it too. Expect to pay around 15-20 from there a la carte lunch menus, I...More

Thank Sosa85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The services are excellent so friendly and the food is good too! You try try and go and have a great time here

Thank suki m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rocked up after afl game very busy but they found me a table. Had prawns and pork both were excellent. Prawns had perfect amount of spice. Not for those on a tight budget. But worth it.

Thank W9991RApauld
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you are fond of good original Chinese Schewan food. This is the place. It is not a fancy restaurant. Down to earth where you get good original food.Chinese Schewan

Thank sumantbarooah
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food was very good but a bit over spiced and hot for me. I can usually take a bit of heat so was surprised at the kick it gave you. The main problem was the fact that we ordered about seven different dishes to...More

Thank DebRed_10
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious food stir fried green beans great cabbage chili prawns fried crispy eggplant .didnt try the hot pots .next time

Thank ianePd
Reviewed 2 February 2017

It was recommended in the guide books and it didnt disappoint; vey tasty authentic chinese food; loved it; plenty of Asian customers in the restaurant so thats good enough proof of restaurant quality / authenticity.

Thank Neale1
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We love Dainty Sichuan. Their customer service could be better but we are willing to overlook that for their amazing food. My family loves spicy food and this place never disappoints. Even my friends that don't like spicy food enjoyed their other dishes. If you...More

Thank tilias2017
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant twice on our recent visit to Melbourne as my wife wanted Sichuan food but have to say after visiting two years ago, the quality and the taste of the food on these occasions was not the same. Overall we were disappointed after...More

Thank MMB1954
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Lunch consisting of only four dishes - all of which were extraordinary. The mixed fried rice with pork was tasty and very moist, the stir fried green beans was exquisite, the house speciality chillie chicken was astonishing and the chillie prawns equally tasty. Be warned...More

Thank charlesabey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Toorak Rd, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9078 1686
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