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Takumi Japanese Restaurant

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32 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
061396507020
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Today
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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South Australia, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed the food. The atmosphere is spot on and i love it !!...customer service is excellent. Will come back again for sure. Had the 8 degustation for 2. Awesome

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Thank Abhi719
Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yumm yummm! Impressive service, quality food, yumm! We went here after watching Kinky Boots! What a treat! Something about the experience of cooking your own meal, on your very table, smoke free with a generous serving of sake is very relaxing, social and romantic. The place is always busy so booking is an absolute essential. Once you get in, just... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was one of my favourite in Melbourne. Takumi is a restaurant specialized in wagyu (Japanese beef). My favourite is a lunch set called deluxe lunch, where you get to choose between wagyu beef pattie, wagyu beef yakiniku, or wagyu beef sukiyaki. Choosing this set, you will also get Japanese wagyu beef curry, fried prawn (ebi furai), salmon sashimi,... More 

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Thank Wiryani
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Servicing staff were not helpful when asking about dishes. BBQ grille was far too hot compared to other customers and queries about this resulting in a severe lack of communication skills. No one came to our table once meal was completed. Not even to give us the cheque.

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Thank Reaves42
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Japanese food and this place is fantastic quick service and friendly staff make for a great night I've been here a few times already but it's so good I will be back 5 stars takumi

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Thank Jason S
Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have visited this restaurant for lunch many times. I tend to order the same bento box with the Teriyaki salmon. The salad dressing on the coleslaw is the best. Service is quick and you can get in and out in an hour.

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Thank wiwiani
Melbourne, Australia
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Two of us enjoyed the 10 course degustation meal with Sake and loved every bit of it. Even the miso soup was great! The tray of three sauces given to each of us were amazing. We cooked, dipped, ate, drank and thoroughly enjoyed the whole afternoon. The service too was outstanding! Would definitely recommend to other lovers of Japanese food... More 

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Thank Justin D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We had a range of 10 tasting plates including BBQ and all were delicious. Friendly staff and great location in Melb. Great intro to Japanese food for my husband who had not eaten it before.

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Thank Margaret G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Out of the blue TAKUMI Japanese restaurant very welcoming, done a great job to take care of us while waiting for table. The food was amazing, the flavours were fresh and tasty, presentation was superb as was the service. Highly recommend.

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Thank Ray Irene B
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We have used a Groupon voucher with friends on a Sunday night.It was a 10-course meal with wine (Sake).The quality of beef served was deliciously tender and juicy.The fun part was for the mains,we cooked our own pieces of beef and salmon which was a great interaction from all of us.We all had a fantastic meal and would highly recommend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 43
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 061396507020

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

Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.
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