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Harbour Inn Chinese Restaurant

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52 Pier St, Altona, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3018, Australia
+61 3 9398 3725
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Sun - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

When this place was harbour inn before Seaview it was nice now the food is disgusting, awful, very cheaply made! The chicken satay skewers were deep fried like they were dipped in dirt and left out in the sun. You could tell special fried rice was cheaply made with what seemed like frozen veggies and the duck was very fatty!... More 

Thank 15hot
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

got takeaway from here and it was lovely. didnt have to wait long. only complaint would be is that it was quite expensive, $15 for chicken curry and rice was extra

Thank GJ2707
Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Now called "Sea View Chinese Restaurant". A large eat in or take away restaurant in the heart of Altona. Have dined here many times with the old name and now new. Always found this to be a reliable restaurant with nice typical dishes to be expected at a reasonable price and pleasant atmosphere. The staff are always nice and helpful... More 

Thank morant
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My family ate in this restaurant when we first arrived as migrants in Australia. We celebrated my dad's first pay check. That was the first and the last (1989). This time around I brought my own family. Surely by now everything would have changed. The room was clean and comfortable. There were mirrors on the wall that made the room... More 

Thank Tangle J
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The honey chicken here is amazing. At first I did not expect much on entering the restaurant but when I sat down, the merry go land began. It was amazing! The food! The service! I was so happy. The rice is also good. The portion size was also good. What more could you expect? Really. Food = Excellent. Service =... More 

Thank Tony M
Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This place has just reopened, we had not been there previously so can't compare. We went Sunday and were seated very promptly by a nice gentlemen. In fact he did everything and because of this lost track of what we had ordered as twice bought the wrong things to our table we had waited nearly an hour as It was... More 

Thank Caroline M
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Been here twice since it re-opened/was taken over. Once take away and once dine in. Bluntly it is BAD VALUE FOR MONEY. The average price of $19 per main meal is overpriced for a restaurant decked out in paper tablecloths and plastic plants serving average FOOD COURT QUALITY food . When they bought out chicken and cashew nuts instead of... More 

Thank 644robo
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118 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Great food very polite staff with a great knowledge of the menu and ingredients used and table service was fantastic restaurant altho a little dated very clean and presentable all roung a great experience

Thank peter3030
Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

As I say, good reliable quality Chinese I have been a few times over s couple of years and it's always good so I thought I'd put in a review Wide ranging authentic menu, very comfortable and relaxing restaurant , almost old school Fairly priced and open till late , been with family and friends all have thought the same... More 

Thank russiancaravan
Melbourne, Australia
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146 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015

The Harbour Inn Chinese Restaurant located at Pier Street, Altona is in my personal opinion by far the best Chinese Restaurant around, so much so that this is decidedly the only Restaurant from which I have purchased Chinese Food since as far back as the mid 1990's. [Service:] Home Delivery is available for a small surcharge & it never ceases... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Pier St, Altona, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3018, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Altona
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9398 3725

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