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Kuni's Japanese Restaurant

#1,140 of 3,556 Restaurants in Melbourne
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Japanese, Asian
56 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 7243
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good50%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
3 weeks ago
“Cocktails -Two for one”
12 Jan 2017
“One of Melbourne's oldest Japanese Restaurants”
Closed Now
Japanese, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
56 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cocktails were two for one and were quite good but several options weren’t available which limited the range. The bar staff were very friendly and made some good suggestions.

Thank jenhow2014
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This place has been open for decades serving consistently good quality japanese food. Good service and friendly staff.

Thank rainer446
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I have eaten here on a couple of occasions when I have travelled to Melbourne for work. There is a good selection of Japanese favourites including sashimi and miso. Tempura is tasty and there are great tofu dishes.

Thank DLW112
Reviewed 24 December 2015

I think we have eaten here half a dozen times the last being only two months ago. It is always a very pleasant meal and we have been more than satisfied with our choices every time. I recommend the sushi platter which is always fresh...More

Thank kimbo66
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Call ahead! There isn't any signage saying it's closed down but I visited on Thursday for dinner and it was shut. Pity as the other reviews sounded good.

Thank Evaaaa_44
Reviewed 19 November 2015

I went to this restaurant for lunch today. It was closed. This restaurant has closed down. I was unable to try and review, sorry.

Thank ph s
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Kuni is a 'quaint' Japanese restaurant incredibly convenient for business lunch. Fantastic service and attitude. I am a serial repeat visitor.

Thank JimBob99999
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Good variety of lunch set menu. I ordered the bento box which includes salmon sashimi, chicken karage, tempura, beef sukiyaki, miso soup, pickles and rice. While it is more expensive than most other japanese lunch places ($19), the amount of food that's included makes it...More

Thank elonie
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Very good and authentic Japanese food. I had the tempura vegetables and seafood, which was excellent. A pleasant, calm atmosphere (I was eating alone), and attentive service. I would certainly go back next time I am in Melbourne.

Thank RobUKNL
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We had dined here previously on our last visit to Melbourne and thought it was worth a re-run. Happily we found that the food this year was even better than last time as was the service which was much more professional. Our meal was delicious...More

Thank Sue P
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 7243
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