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Dainty Sichuan

176 Toorak Rd, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9078 1686
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cumin lamb” (12 reviews)
“chili” (8 reviews)
“fish” (12 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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176 Toorak Rd, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviews (130)
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2017

I reviewed this restaurant in 2014, a group of 12 of us spent $305. Last nite four of us went and it was $170 - 2 entrees, 2 mains and corkage of $24 or $8 a bottle. That is an increase of 70% in three...More

Thank raegan5
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Had three tasty meals between two and still had enough to take home. Surrounded by Asians who were cooking all sorts of food at the tables. Service was fast friendly and they ALL spoke English well. The green bean dish is to die for and...More

Thank B4its2late8
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Food is good and portion is big. Price is slightly pricy but worth it. Always call to make reservation beforehand. Even so, you still have to queue for table if your seating is around 7.30pm. normally it will be less crowded after 9pm. So even...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The food here is generously portioned with loads of flavour. If you're not used to chilli, beware! I can handle a bit of spice, but I found my heart was beating really quickly by the end of the meal. Our group are full of big...More

Thank JonHSydney
Reviewed 14 August 2017

we should have listened to our noses, the place does smell slightly odd but it had plenty of local Chinese eating here so we gave it a go. The menu was fun and a weird kind of bug feast kind of way but my dish...More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Good meals in a great variety, lot of staff around, meals served quickly, value for money is ok. Hot pot is worth trying and yes, spicy in this restaurant is really spicy!

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Despite having mixed reviews I really enjoyed my dinner at Dainty Sichuan. The restaurant was busy on both floors, however the service was prompt and efficient. The selection of food was fantastic & the photo's in the menu helped me select what I wanted to...More

Thank 282ginab
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We went a sa family of 5 - yo need to book. The 2 chilli rating was probably our 3 chili rating, but the food was fantastic. Everyone loved the beans especially and the waiter's suggestions were spot on. We have also been to the...More

Thank Meg B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

At first I didn't know what to make of this place. When I went in... I actually felt like I was in Asia. I think I was the only white person in there. I also hadn't really experienced Sichuan food before... although had heard that...More

Thank MarkG78_12
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Based on reviews here we tried to get a table on a Saturday night. As they were booked out till late we ordered takeaways and weren't disappointed. The couple of dishes (a prawn meat dish and the 3 Vegetable dish) we tried were very good....More

Thank Birchgrove2
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11 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Suzie S | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the answer above! The restaurant would definitely welcome kids, but all the food has at least some kind of spice so it depends how old they are and how adventurous with their food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Toorak Rd, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9078 1686
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