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33 South Wharf Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria VIC3006, Australia
+61 3 9245 9900
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“eel rice” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
33 South Wharf Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria VIC3006, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

OH MY GOD this was amazing the food was sensational the service was fantastic very friendly and helpful. The staff were very accommodating as we had a pram with us. We will definitely be coming here again

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Try $66 Feed Me Menu if you're in a group. It's a great choice if you're with friends and are happy to share and graze. It's good value and there's plenty of variety. We asked for no pork which wasn't a problem at all. The...More

Thank Zephyrpdk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our 1 year anniversary here and it did not disappoint, set in cool atmosphere, and a nice clean and warm setting, we were not left wanting after our final serve. Sapporo on tap and a vast range of authentic sake and whisky’s, and...More

Thank stuart p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch and dinner. Got told to sit down to order but was then ignored. Udon was ok but nothing special. At dinner, place stank of beer. Miso soup was 7 bucks because they put a small piece of salmon in. Pork dish was...More

Thank Silentleges
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

It pains me to write this review. I used to frequent Akachochin regularly with the family because we loved the authentic Japanese vibe, the quality of the food and that it was more ‘fine dining’ than other nearby restaurants. I went to dinner recently and...More

1  Thank lisaeknight
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

When I go to this side of town my friends make an effort to visit. Good options for vegans, better than most.

Thank Dino54ma
Reviewed March 2, 2018

Brilliant food and nice location (if you are staying nearby or are in that part of town). While the food portion werent super big, the quality was excellent and I enjoyed the sushi, sashimi and soup. It is of course not like Japan, but it...More

Thank Foody R
Reviewed February 16, 2018

My wife and I and very close friends were looking for a special restaurant for an overdue catch up dinner. The restaurant had been highly recommended to us and so we were looking forward to the dinner. The location was excellent and on a warmer...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Went with family there after recommendation, but it was a bit disappointed. Overall dishes are quite small serve with pricey. There were limited selection as there are no common Japanese dishes such as soba or Raman. Maki are in form of sushi rolls, which is...More

Thank herbertdanny
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

We simply got the Assorted Sushi Platter each as we were after a light lunch. Lovely. So fresh and very pretty too! Good service.

Thank SciFiSoapie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 South Wharf Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria VIC3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9245 9900
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Named after the red paper lanterns that hang outside traditional Japanese izakaya's, Akachochin is an elegant and modern Tokyo-style bar. Our Head Chef combines quality ingredients and Japanese tradition to present a menu with a focus on true Japanese cuisine presented in a modern way. Akachochin's specialty sake range showcases the best Japan has to offer and if requested, can be matched to a variety of regional dishes to suit your palate. Akachochin's dining room is elegant and when seated at either the marble laden sushi bar or a private table overlooking the water, you will be sure to have your tastebuds looked after at Melbourne's most unique and authentic Japanese restaurant.
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