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36 Railway Ave, Ringwood, Maroondah, Victoria 3135, Australia
+61 3 9870 6730
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Croydon, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very disappointed in our meal. 10 year customer and just picked up our takeaway. No love, no taste! Should have cooked myself. 👎

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Thank natelliott1
Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Love the turtle den. We live locally so get takeaway from here often. It's the best Chinese in Ringwood East. However it's a bit pricey, and You're not made to feel overly welcome during busy periods which is a shame. Thumbs up for the battered sweet and sour chicken though 😊

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Thank AnnaCatharina2001
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

A third attempt at this restaurant and sadly the last - a takeaway this time - almost impossible to put phone order in, having to repeat requests several times and at one point having to the look up meal numbers on the net to try and communicate a dish. The pick up even harder - no one at the front... More 

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Thank poss1967
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We have had dinner here a number of times over the years. The food is always very good and the ambience of the place is great. Service could definitely be a bit better. While the owner of the restaurant always looks after us well, the waiter we had this time could have easily been Manuel from Faulty Towers. Everything was... More 

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Thank Adam W
Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We've persevered over the years because the food is really nice. The ambiance and decor is beautiful and we keep hoping one day we won't walk out disappointed because of the rude staff and the unwelcoming feeling as we dine. For a moment there i thought we were at a tepanyaki as the food is almost thrown to your table!... More 

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Thank Stephenie C
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This place always seems to be busy but im a fussy foody and love good clean tasting fresh original food. Been there a few times but over it now. Find all their dishes extremely over salted the meat and vegies are swimming in gluggy gluey boring sauce and the fried salted squid tastes like its been deep fried in 6... More 

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Thank Chris S
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I phoned in a takeaway order which came to around 76$. When i went to collect our meal they charged an extra 8$ which when i questioned was told was an extra fee for phone orders. Ive left 2 stars on this review as the food was OK. I wont go back there as i feel this fee was excessive.

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Thank ddarl
Ringwood, Australia
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The Turtle Den in East Ringwood is a nice, quiet place to dine out on Chinese food. Prices are very reasonable as are the serves. Staff are very friendly and helpful.

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Thank Marion & Bob K
Melbourne
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140 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This was one of the dinners that took 8 months to get everyone in the same place, so the venue was chosen as much for its location as for its reputation. We arrived early and we're able to watch the going's on until our group arrived. Obviously it's a family concern, as the lady who did most of the work... More 

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Thank Bob L
Croydon, Australia
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86 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

This place has re invented Chinese food with me dishes are tasty and enjoyable. The staff are great and make the visit worth while. The birds nest dishes are an excellent dish the sizzle plate dishes are not only a delightful vision but the aromas are also great. The banana fritters are my favourite desert light batter with caramel drizzle... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Railway Ave, Ringwood, Maroondah, Victoria 3135, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Maroondah  >  Ringwood
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9870 6730

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