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The Cherry Blossom Asian Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian,
18 Russell St, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
+61 3 9370 8899
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible6%
23 Jun 2017
“Asian restaurant is welcome surprise”
1 Feb 2017
“Disappointed ”
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Chinese, Asian, Wine Bar, Malaysian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
18 Russell St, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

We had heard good reports about the Cherry Blossom, so we decided to give it a try. The outside seems rather dowdy but it is bright and clean inside. I was somewhat dubious about an "Asian" restaurant -- cherry blossoms, or "sakura" are associated with...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Well folks, uncharted territory for me. This is not a great review. It's not all bad but something has changed at this place. All the fried food as really oily and pork in batter had very little pork in it. The fried rice was burnt...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This has become our staple go to in Essendon. Its a mix of different Asian styles and we haven't tried anything we didn't like yet. The food is always fresh, and the staff friendly! Don't let its train station location deter you - this is...More

Thank Jjbrennan
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Used to be excellent until new management took over. Poorly prepared meals and soggy stale prawn chips.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The menu is extensive, but absolutely everything so far has been super tasty and it is only getting better as we explore further. It is not cheap, but well worth the extra coin. Delivery is quick and extremely friendly. I love my Chinese and Cherry...More

Thank Vicki R
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Staff were pretty rude. Typical Chinese joint. Shouldnt have gone there but was dragged by my partner. Wouldnt recommend it.

Thank jainneha
Reviewed 29 March 2015

The food is so cheap and big portion. I came here with my friends, we are so full. If you haven't visit, must come and try. The hospitality is so good and clean.

4  Thank Cccconnie-1
Reviewed 25 October 2014

I have eaten at Cherry Blossom in the past. Recently, however, I have tried to call them to place a takeaway order, and the call has rung out. This is not a good look for a restaurant that also does takeaway.

Thank L S
Reviewed 14 June 2014

New owners and cooks are now at Cherry Blossom. As mentioned in my review in Sept 2012, we have been regulars here now for the last 6 years. Thank you to the previous owners for their hospitality, and we wish them a wonderful "retirement". To...More

5  Thank JoAz_11
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Went to this reasurant and the food was ok but not stunning. It is a small unimpressive restaurant that looks like it would not have dear prices. It is a bit misleading in this way. I thought they had slight delusions of grandure shown only...More

Thank Cherry C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 24
Chinese, Asian, Wine Bar, Malaysian
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Russell St, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Essendon
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9370 8899
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We are Under New Management! The all new menu offer well prepared authentic Malaysian cuisine to bring a traditional and unique flavour to your tastebuds. We also have gluten free menu available! Feel free to enquire with our staff. Friendly staff and environment for eat in , delivery and take away welcome too! Fully Licensed and BYO(wine only)!
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