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Tanabe Japanese Restaurant

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479 Main St, Mordialloc, Kingston, Victoria 3195, Australia
0395882881
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Melbourne
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Hard to get a booking as restaurant is always busy but they churn out great Japanese food. A local favourite.

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Thank SunTraveller84
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Wasnt too sure from our initial walk in to this place, it could do with a bit of refresh of the decor but that is quicly forgotten about once the food started arriving. Delicious!

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Thank bretherton29
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We visited Tanabe as we'd just moved to the area and were curious. The food was great and the service attentive. The decor is very tired but a good local eatery.

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Thank jojackson1920
Australia
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Although I did not dine there on my last visit to Mordialloc I have previously. My son lives locally and dines out frequently and still claims that this is his favourite eating house. You have so many eating houses in Main Street o select from but this is No. 1.

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Thank WendiAustralia
Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The food here is great and authentic Japanese. I love it. Always busy is a great sign as they turn over the ingredients., always fresh. Staff are very friendly and the service is great.

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Thank Cheryl D
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We went there for the first time for a beautiful birthday dinner and were very impressed with the delicate tastes of the sashimi and chicken. Tanabe had impeccable service. We were advised on the order of the dishes and it was clear they are the experts. Remember to book as we heard even locals have trouble getting in without a... More 

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Thank a907b
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Average service, waited an eternity for out drinks, water never came to our table even asking three times. Food was good maybe a bit under seasoned, very prompt but.. Again waited a long time for second round of drinks and tables to be cleared. Disappointed due to the high recommendations for this restaurant.

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Thank Jazz_riovista
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Food here is fantastic. I have been now a few times and it has never disappointed. Book ahead because tables here are hot property!

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Thank Joanne V
Montrose, Australia
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46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Walking in the place looks abandoned but once your in it is amazing. Discovered this gem when my man decided he wanted Japanese not kebabs! Very good selection well priced and they really do care. Staff were so attentive and the cook looks serious! Will definitely make if one of our haunts. Hope you enjoy the food as much as... More 

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Thank Awesomeness888
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Our first visit to this restaurant and we were not disappointed. Very tasty and generous serves. Sushi boat is highly recommended & will not disappoint. We will definitely be back.

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Thank Vicki S

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 479 Main St, Mordialloc, Kingston, Victoria 3195, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Kingston  >  Mordialloc
  • Phone Number: 0395882881

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