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Machi Restaurant and Bar

14 Inkerman St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 5000
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sashimi” (8 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
14 Inkerman St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here for a family member's birthday dinner; 6 adults and 2 children ages 11 & 8. We had made a reservation but probably needn't have because the restaurant, although small was not busy. Before our orders were taken we ordered some small plates...More

Thank Johnpsau
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Found a new Japanese restaurant within walking distance from home and it is amazing. We had pork gyoza which were light and perfectly cooked. We had mixed Tempura and again it was lightly battered and just delicious. We shared a sashimi and sushi platter (picture...More

Thank Ral3
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Very good food, very well-presented food, innovative menu. Sounds good? Is good. It actually is good - I have been 3 times, but I only remembered to review just now, following my most recent visit. The place, to me, lacks something. The staff had trouble...More

1  Thank Nathan1000
Alex C, Manager at Machi Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thanks Nathan! We do appreciate the feedback & we are endeavouring to improve all aspects of our service, Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly service & super fresh. That's how I would sum this establishment up. I was seeking a Japanese restaurant for a Friday night with friends and Trip Advisor recommended Machi. First impressions; A Medium Sized restaurant with a team that gives a friendly greeting when...More

1  Thank Steve S
Alex C, Manager at Machi Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thanks Steve for taking the time to leave such extensive feedback! So happy that you enjoyed your time with us, I do hope that you'll return for many more memorable visits in future - Cheers!

Reviewed 10 April 2017

The food is delicious and fresh. Flavours are unique, subtle and not overpowering. Service is courteous and attentive. We were greeted with the smile from the moment we walked in. Nothing is too difficult or inconvenient. I found that in many other restaurants the changes...More

Thank natanya613
Alex C, Manager at Machi Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thanks for the honest feedback on our restaurant! I'm very happy that your experience with us was a memorable occasion, I do also appreciate the honesty regarding the sizing of some of our dishes, this is something we will be taking into consideration in future....More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The food and service at Machu is always of the best standard. I especially love their seafood. It is a great place for couples or small groups to get together. It is not a big restaurant but offers contemporary surroundings and is not noisy encouraging...More

Thank Ian T
Alex C, Manager at Machi Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thanks Ian for the kind feedback regarding our restaurant! We're grateful that you've enjoyed our experiences with us & hope we'll see you again in future!

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is small with the open kitchen. It's a little bit dark inside but some could find that romantic, nice sushi menu with a lost of choice but it can come quick expensive after a tour. Interior design is very casual but your are...More

Thank GUILLAUME D
Alex C, Manager at Machi Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review. We're grateful you enjoyed your meal with & appreciate the honest feedback in regard to our service, it will be taken on board. I hope we host you again in future - Thanks

Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Tuesday night for dinner. Restaurant was quiet, only about 4 tables booked. Nice decor and ambience. Friendly staff. The food was tasty and delicious. Highly recommend the tacos platter (5 small tacos) topped with different proteins: tuna, salmon, prawn, eel, wagyu....More

Thank Lilly_traveljournal
Alex C, Manager at Machi Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thanks Lilly for taking the time to review our restaurant! So glad to hear your enjoyed your experience with us & I hope we see you again in future!

Reviewed 29 December 2016

Food was Devine, had a seafood, sushimi share plate but could have ordered one each, not much on the share plate

Thank jacktheripper75
Alex C, Manager at Machi Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thanks Jack for the support! Hope we see you again in future!

Reviewed 9 December 2016

Nice ambiance, fantastic staff, attention to deal. Karaage chicken and miso eggplant superb. We have the 3 tier machi seafood platter which was outstanding and beautifully presented. The seafood was extremely fresh and delicate. Desert tasting platter was delicious, the matcha creme brûlée out of...More

1  Thank Lions300
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Inkerman St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9534 5000
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