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Matsumoto Japanese Restaurant

) #6 of 54 Restaurants in Brunswick East ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
48 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
+61 3 9380 9288
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (13 reviews)
“sushi boat” (5 reviews)
“tonkatsu” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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48 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
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Reviews (71)
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Staying on upper lygon street there was plenty of dining options to choose from. We went for Japanese on our first night here. Service was super fast and efficient and the place was bustling but we got a table Straight away without a booking. Fresh,...More

Thank Tash L
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is our local Japanese restaurant. Some years ago we went to Santiago in Chile and went to a Japanese restaurant. The menu was very similar. Over time as we travelled we noticed that a lot of Japanese restaurants are almost made to a template....More

Thank tomfrombrunswick
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Matsumoto is a casual Japanese restaurant with friendly staff and good food. It handles groups well, and there are smaller tables for couples. The tonkatsu and gyoza are particularly good, and there are more unusual dishes like eel and tongue for the more adventurous. The...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

It was a Friday night and I just felt like Japanese. Reading the reviews I decided to call this restaurant and book a table for two. When we arrived we noted it was busy (Good sign to quality cuisine!), upon further investigating noted it was...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Dropped in at this place on the spur of the moment. What a great place. Japanese food is normally real expensive but this place was reasonable. Had a softshell crab dish which was excellent, as was the seafood pancake. Only thing that was expensive was...More

Thank abundy
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner. Sushi boat is well presented and fresh . Variety of Entree to choose from. However Bento is quite dissappointed with the quality and flavour. Overall food is average. However Staff very friendly and nice, made us feel very welcoming. Will I return?...More

Thank jfreetogo
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Japanese decor; We had excellent service.Will go back. Japanese chef,& some Japanese staff. There were a lot of families there,even twin babies were catered for with a chair each for their carry cradles.!

Thank Patricia N
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The staff are all very warm and welcoming and service is very efficient. The food looks and tastes delicious and I highly recommend getting the banquet sets! You get a good quantity and selection of dishes for a very decent price.

Thank Victoria T
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I walked in off the street knowing very little about this restaurant. Sometimes you cannot judge a book by its cover and this place is exactly that. I had just had my hair cut across the road at Masci's and I was hungry. I asked...More

Thank Rosa H
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

One of the bests Japanese Restaurant ever. Really fresh food and dishes are well elaborated. A lot of options on menu for the next time. As soon as possible.

Thank Simone P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moreland  >  Brunswick East
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9380 9288
  • E-mail
Family friendly dining in an authentic Japanese ambience