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430 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
+61 3 9783 1313
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Frankston, Australia
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy really good Asian food, at very reasonable prices, you must eat at Ginseng in Frankston. The menu is extensive, the service is excellent; attentive, but not intrusive, and the ambience is just what you want for a pleasant dining experience. It has become a neighbourhood favourite.

Thank Kevin C
Frankston, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was pretty good. Loved the seafood entrees. There was a group of us wanting cocktails and we were well catered for. If you park around the back you'll get to walk through the kitchen.

Thank ArkayZues
Melbourne, Australia
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335 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal here with friends and there is nothing to dislike about the restaurant. It is not in a dodgy area of Frankston but there were certainly a few dodgy characters walking by. Of course this is not the fault of the restaurant just the position near to a cheap pizza chain which is quite grotty. Back... More 

Thank RickyG48
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We have been coming here for years and can thoroughly recommend this restaurant. It is usually busy as the food and service are excellent. The menu is very extensive and is well priced with good portion sizes.

Thank Rod L
Frankston, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Easy access to the restaurant from Nepean Hwy or round the back Menu has clean crisp serves with delightful flavours. Attentive staff and all were well mannered and willing to assist with selection.

Thank Michael F
Melbourne, Australia
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159 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic work break up at Ginseng. We gave them very little notice 16 of us would be attending and they were fantastic at catering to all dietary. All the staff were very attentive and helpful. Eggplant chips are a definite must have, all 16 meals were delicious and couldn't be faulted. Thank you

Thank 966Steph30
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Being a Malaysian Chinese,i am pretty dissapointed. Service was excellent but food was dissapointing.Its a pity how others were 'enjoying' but its NOT authentic and flavour sucks...they need to go to Asia..lol.To be fair,its difficult to get good Asian food in Frankston. I ordered Malaysian spicy prawn...my gosh,it was just chilli and tomato ketchup with prawns..Sweet sour pork was fine... More 

Thank Jojoe23
Victoria, Australia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Late Sunday lunch with the family. White tablecloths, positioning themselves up market from the average Chinese eatery. Food all in all was pretty good, a nice varied menu with what appears to be extra care in the kitchen. Service all in all was good except for a grumpy waiter/barman (who knows he may have owned the place) who was telling... More 

Thank CharlesYoung73
Windsor, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Having lived half my life in the Far East and SE Asia I'm always instinctively wary of restaurants in Australia/UK that offer a mix of Asian cusine. I should have trusted those instincts and spent a little more time researching Chinese restaurant options along the Peninsula before hastily committing to a reservation for 3 at Ginseng. As the other two... More 

Thank prangus
Regional NSW
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Extensive Menu, excellent food and customer service. Nice touches like a hot towel at the end of the meal.

Thank Bruce W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Frankston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9783 1313
Modern Asian Cuisine.

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