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Maedaya

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400 Bridge Rd, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
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17:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable experience, Good quality food on a very extensive menu. The staff were very attentive and helpful. The ordering system is a little unusual in that you order from an iPad which shows pictures of the food items and a description. And to top it off reasonable prices. You can order off a waitress but we... More 

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Thank Gordon J
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a good range of dishes all reasonably priced. It is hard to recommend a particular dish because the names are a little hard to remember. The chicken dishes and the dumpling dishes we had were excellent. The service is fine and corkage is $15 per bottle. The only annoying aspect was having to order individually on an ipad... More 

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Thank Kim S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Maedaya as a group of 4 and had great fun selecting food from the ipad menu and ordering system. You're presented with this ipad once seated and just pick what you'd like to eat and the order goes straight through to the kitchen. All plates were brought out in no particular order and was a good way to... More 

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Thank jojackson1920
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Food is very average, yet expensive (for what its worth). Saw a review stating that its "the best japanese food in Melbourne" & disagree completely.

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Thank katherineleng
Munich, Germany
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106 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We were impressed by the easy way ordering through a tablet, like shown in my photos, with helping pictures of all options. Beside that there was nothing impressive about the food. I've had much better sushi in my life. We really enjoyed the options on the stick though. Expensive and the kitchen closes too early for dinner.

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Thank John T
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant such fast service. Awesome system that you can order of an iPad. One of the largest sake collections and a great range of Japanese drinks. Every time we come they always have something new and amazing on the menu.

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Thank Rochelle H
Melbourne
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The quality of food is very average. Had the age dashi tofu, teriyaki chicken and various taste plates. I would say there are much better options in the area for dinner and definitely better Japanese elsewhere

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Thank HartwellTravels
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the cost of corkage offsets the lovely food. $15 - per bottle. I won't be back for such a ripoff.

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Thank tonybt3
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great local place for wonderful coffee and yummy food. Friendly staff and nice decor all add to great cafe experience.

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Thank Carolyn d
St Kilda, Australia
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I went to Maedaya with my family, the restaurant was nice, and food came out very quickly. We ordered the Dragon roll sushi, grilled salmon, yakitori, and eel with pepper sauce. There was not much variety in terms of sushi. There were only 2 or 3 types of sushi rolls, and no raw fish sushi. A broader range of sushi... More 

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Thank Lilly C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Bridge Rd, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond

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