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600 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9600 1255
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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stroll along Chinatown and decide to drop in for dinner, decided on seafood. We order peking duck, lobster, fish and some side dish. The quality of food is good and is Asian style cooking. Lobster cost about $200/kg and the fish is about $160/kg. The whole meal cost $900+ for 6 pax. i think the price is on the... More 

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Thank skyhigh1801
Melbourne, Australia
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Dragon Boat opens around 10 I think. We were there around 1030 and the yum Cha was fairly limited. However by the time we left at around noon the place was in full flight. Lots of great dumplings and the usual fare - squid, buns, seafood and tofu dishes. Nice decode and good service. Definitely recommend it.

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Thank Penny g
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this busy restaurant upon our arrival in Melbourne. What a great find! Service was excellent, the food was yummy...especially the dim sims. We also ordered the combination birdsnest , chichen fried rice and black bean scallops and bean curd - our meal was filled with satisfied mmmms. Not cheap, but worth the money.

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Thank Shauna M
Melbourne, Australia
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98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We ate here recently for my daughter's graduation and whilst the ambiance and quality of the food is still up to their old standards,they seemed to be rushed off their feet despite a large number of waiting staff and it being after the peak meal times.We had to ask several times to order and get some cold water. Whilst l... More 

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Thank Martha029
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Great service and food! I tried the Honey Chicken in Black Bean sauce and was not let down! Catered for 2 vegetarian friends with great options! Lychee cider was so nice as well!

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Thank Daniel C
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Ducked in here for a yum cha breakfast, the place does a decent yum cha without anything special. For the price you pay here you'll get better for less up the road.

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Thank BecBec6
Detroit, Michigan USA
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171 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Had lunch here with my wife. After a morning or walking and exploring this was a nice stop to relax and eat. We had the Yum Cha (better known in the US Dim Sum). It was a bit chaotic and the service a bit confusing, but the food was good and we had fun with the selection.

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Thank Martin G
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Great location in China town. Open late. Quick service. Meals were ok - your standard Chinese fare - nothing spectacular. Reasonably priced.

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Thank SamJackson133
Mildura, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

staying close by we went to China town and chose to try the Dragon Boat, they had a very good selection the waiters were quick and polite and explained the dishes we ordered. the mean was good and the waiting period was short even with a full house on Friday night. there was plenty of room so we weren't squashed... More 

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Gold Coast
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Took my family to the restaurant and it was a nice experience. the food was good, neat and well presented. Quick service and wait staff are well informed of the menus. Should you wish to have your dishes spicy, please ask them to make it very spicy as we had ordered for spicy and the dishes were on the sweeter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9600 1255

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
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