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25 Market Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 0848
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (55 reviews)
“wagyu steak” (10 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
25 Market Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Friday night for the first visit and was seated in the basement. (Late booking). I chose Shoya as it's supposed to have great Sushi and Sashimi. It certainly had good Sushi and Sashimi, and the tuna belly was pretty good. But overall,...More

1  Thank Ross S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a really good quality authentic Japanese restaurant in Melbourne's china town district. The food is prepared in several open plan kitchens and you are reassured by consummate cleanliness and chef skill because you can see what is going on. The set menus are...More

Thank Shane T
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Was invited to lunch and although we did not have a booking we managed to be seated at the Sushi bar which was a nice experience to watch the chef at work with great skill. The lunch set menu is fantastic value and the food...More

Thank 77hotels
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

When the restaurant says open till 2.30pm for lunch they mean it! Had to leave by 2.30 S told has to get ready for dinner! Food was good but not exceptional

Thank Darlingdolly
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in an alleyway in Chinatown, this restaurant had a surprisingly spacious interior. It had a nice interior, with underlit platforms upon which there were dining tables. I sat at the bar and had a view of one of the chefs hard at work...More

Thank JonHSydney
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went to the restaurant on Sunday for a special lunch after Church, we did not make any reservation and Lucky enough to get a nice seating. We came to this restaurant quiet often, the Food are always good, the set menu is worth to get....More

Thank Lulu T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Such a lovely japanese restaurant! Great ambiance, very friendly stuff and excellent food. We had the lunch set and very satisfied with them. Definitely recommended. Booking ahead is also better for good experience.

Thank Metta1988
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered the degustation menu and it was fantastic. Great presentation, the freshness of the dishes, just fantastic. Have come back for the third time now and the service is very friendly and attentive. The whole place never missed a beat and I look forward...More

Thank Dirk H
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Really lovely place, great ambience and comfortable seating in traditional or table style. I had one of the set menus and it was such a great selection of quality Japanese dishes. Left feeling very satisfied with the experience.

Thank twelvezerosix
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The last time I ate at this restaurant was about 4 years ago and as last time, I had the Omakase course. The menu has changed slightly since then, from a fairly generic, traditional Japanese fare, to a fairly generic traditional Japanese fare with some...More

Thank Jacky C
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 75 - USD 75
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Market Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 0848
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