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Chiba Japanese Restaurant

41 Hall Street, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
+61 3 9326 0248
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bento box” (14 reviews)
“sushi” (15 reviews)
“gyoza” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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41 Hall Street, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the more than 8 years that we’ve been going to Chiba in Moonee Ponds, initially to their one-storey establishment on the same street , and then, to this two-storey restaurant on its present location at 41 Hall St, with its cosy ambiance, the Chiba...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue, always busy. Good food with the occasional ordinary dish, but nothing is ever bad here. Perhaps decor needs updating a little bit. Some of the nices Japanese food available in Moonee Ponds.

Thank Blossom55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Family and I have been going to Chiba ever since they FIRST opened before the current owners took over and before they moved to their current location and renovated. Ever since these guys have had the restaurant opened they have ALWAYS had a high...More

Thank Δέσποινα Μ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy place definitely requires booking, with justification. We thoroughly enjoyed the Sushi and Sashimi Combo, especially the presentation - the excellent seafood arrived on a cute wooden boat. This was the first time we also had Endamame - fresh bean in their shell -...More

Thank Rolf M
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The three of us booked as you require this they have two sittings. It is licences and byo wine @2.50 per head corkage. Nice and clean we shared the soft shell crab rolls $17 the takosu sliced octopus the edamame the beans in shells to...More

Thank Kezzasboy
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Great atmosphere with friends. Kids friendly. Plenty time to pick up food from menu. Delicious food. Definitely will come back to try other things on menu :)

Thank velloxal
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

my partner and i went here due to the fact that it is the number one restaurant in moonee ponds according to trip advisor. much to our disappointment, the edamame is overcooked with no salt, the teriyaki's consistency is jelly and lack flavor, the tatsuage...More

Thank Roxanne A
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Have just moved to the area and tried this on a whim. We didn't have a reservation but they accommodated us (3) without a problem. The service was efficient; the menu is varied, with loads of choice. The restaurant has a quiet, relaxed atmosphere and...More

Thank Natstar26
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Why, might you ask? This is about the 6th time I've been here, and usually it's pretty decent. It has absolutely nothing to do with the food, though, but everything to do with the times you wait to be served. Food is great, staff are...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is my favorite restaurant and I never have been disappointed. Whatever you pick, it is delicious. The staff is friendly and very helpful, the atmosphere is nice ... but other people think the same, better book, if you have a special time in mind....More

Thank Angelika L
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Cassie A
15 February 2017|
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Response from Scott L | Reviewed this property |
Most Japanese soy is in fact gluten free.
25 October 2016|
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Response from Rick L | Reviewed this property |
Indeed it is. Orion beer on tap! YEAH!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Hall Street, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Moonee Ponds
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9326 0248
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