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) #323 of 3,376 Restaurants in Melbourne ₹₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
25 Market Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 0848
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (54 reviews)
“wagyu steak” (10 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:30All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
25 Market Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the restaurant on Sunday for a special lunch after Church, we did not make any reservation and Lucky enough to get a nice seating. We came to this restaurant quiet often, the Food are always good, the set menu is worth to get....More

Thank Lulu T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a lovely japanese restaurant! Great ambiance, very friendly stuff and excellent food. We had the lunch set and very satisfied with them. Definitely recommended. Booking ahead is also better for good experience.

Thank Metta1988
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the degustation menu and it was fantastic. Great presentation, the freshness of the dishes, just fantastic. Have come back for the third time now and the service is very friendly and attentive. The whole place never missed a beat and I look forward...More

Thank Dirk H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely place, great ambience and comfortable seating in traditional or table style. I had one of the set menus and it was such a great selection of quality Japanese dishes. Left feeling very satisfied with the experience.

Thank twelvezerosix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last time I ate at this restaurant was about 4 years ago and as last time, I had the Omakase course. The menu has changed slightly since then, from a fairly generic, traditional Japanese fare, to a fairly generic traditional Japanese fare with some...More

Thank Jacky C
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I have dined at Shoya several times and I'm always impressed. We had the set menu, which is sufficient to quell the hunger pangs without leaving you weighed down. The tempura batter is light and crisp setting off the king prawns and vegetables nicely, while...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere. We both had a Matsu set lunch which is small plates of many dishes, every One delectable finishing with home made ice cream. A most satisfying repast.

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I reserve omakase for special occasions and I've had the good fortune to experience the omakase at Shoya twice now - the $120 (8-course) and the $150 (11-course) This review is about the $150 omakase. The lengthy descriptions are in their menu that is available...More

Thank CHKL
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This resto easy to get, just walk to the chinese town melbourne and one of the lane. I went there for lunch and ordered lunch set.....wooooww so yummy so complete so happy when I ate at Shoya. The sashimi - wagyu - tempura are perfecto....More

Thank joekepam
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Waitress has no idea what kind of seafood is on our shasimi plate. It was very small plate for a price tag of $98. And the sea urchin was a bit off ie not fresh. Udon noodles was plain and the tempura is soggy and...More

Thank Hanh N
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 75 - US$ 75
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Market Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 0848
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