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Ichi Ni

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12 The Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria VIC 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 1212
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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

People rave about this Japanese restaurant and I can't see why! The food was pleasant enough, nothing spectacular, the decor interesting supposedly worked back in the day when Made in Japan stores were all the rage and as for the seating, perfect if you're a size two! Our dining experience started off with a Japanese Mojito fabulous choice, thank you... More 

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Thank AvantGardeFoodie
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Hi Giulia, Thank you for your feedback. I am happy to hear that Nicky provided you with some great advice on the menu. We do however allocate sections for our waiters at the beginning of their shift hence why your were looked after mostly by him and not the others. We have found that this gives our customers a better... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

last Sunday 19/03/2017 I took my young daughter to lunch. Considering she is only 7 here orders was very simple, basically steamed rice, miso soup Edamame and grilled salmon. I ordered the Dragon roll and sashimi of tuna, kingfish and salmon. The food was good but not excellent. I received 6 pieces of sashimi for a total of $30.00 which... More 

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Thank Gary B
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Hi Gary, Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry that you feel this way, but we aim to offer premium quality ingredients at a price that is affordable. This is to ensure that your experience is as Authentic as it should be. We take your feedback on board and will continue to work on giving our diners the best... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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127 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Are you basing yourself in St Kilda? Are you a lover of Japanese cuisine? Take my recommendation and give Ichi Ni a go for your Japanese delicacies. Seeking out a Restaurant is quite a challenge when you are in St Kilda as the choices are somewhat endless and what it comes down to is the decision of how much money... More 

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Thank Steve S
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Hello Steve, Thank you for this detailed review. We put a lot of effort to offer a great experience for our customers and your review means a lot to us. We hope we will see you back soon. And I promise next time our coffee will be better. Kind regards, More 

Goa, India
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great privately bubbly atmosphere with views of the harbor. The shashimi plate is only for 2, but the other dishes they will adjust for your wish. I'm still dreaming of those mesmerizing prawns , tempura, yakatori and super stylish and friendly attentive service.

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Thank MovingView
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

I MovingView, Thank you for your feedback, We are glad to ear than you spend a goos time with us. Regards from the Ichi Ni team. More 

Leeton
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210 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined in this delightful bayside little cation while the sunset over the bay. Really delightful with a fantastic sake menu. Pleasant staff and fine food. Would visit again.

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Thank BooandGinger
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Hi BooandGinger, Thank you for your post. Looking forward to seeing you in winter for a hot Sake. Kind regards, More 

Lawrenceville, Georgia
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238 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Ate at the sushi bar due to busy time. Terrible waitress that must have been new (I sincerely hope, anyway). But sushi was great, hamachi tender and unagi the freshest and most wonderful I have ever had. Rainbow roll amazing. Complaints are only about waitress who asked numerous times for clarification and steered us to one plate of pickled cucumbers... More 

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Thank Chris O
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Hello Chris, Thank you for your feedback. We take seriously all information that can lead to a better experience for our customers. Please feel free to contact the restaurant so we can talk about your visit. Thank you, Johan Office@ichini.com.au 9534 1212 More 

Moranbah, Queensland, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Super fresh food, and very tasty. Great spot for lunch, great outdoor tables with shade. Very attentive service.

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Thank Jenna V
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Thank you Jenna. We hope we will see you soon for an other sunny lunch on the decking. regards, Johan More 

Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Hands down my favourite place to eat for japanese food. Every single dish I had with my partner, I could not fault. We ate: - EBI MAYO – Deep fried tiger prawns in spicy Japanese mayo - Ebi (Prawn) - Gyoza - TORI KARA – Deep fried, marinated chicken served with a sriracha chilli mayo - RAINBOW ROLL - Inside... More 

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Thank jessicaoconnell21
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, Thank you for your post we look forward to see you again. Regards, Johan More 

New Zealand
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Ichi Ni while staying in St Kilda and were lucky enough to get an outside table facing the bay without a reservation. I would however recommend making a booking as they are obviously very busy and we're turning people away after we arrived. The service was spot on and the food a really interesting,and delicious, selection of small... More 

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Thank benny001
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Thank you Benny for your review. Regards, Johan More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

The food is delicious especially the "Dragon Roll", "Ebi Mayo" (deep fried tiger prawns in spicy Japanese mayo) and a fantastic range of Sake. The service is second to none, with excellent food suggestions depending on your appetite.

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Thank Cath G
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Thank you very much Cath. Best regards from the Ichi Ni team. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 46
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 The Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria VIC 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9534 1212

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?