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400 Bridge Rd, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
400 Bridge Rd, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Fun gimmick with the iPad ordering, food is great and comes out of the kitchen really quickly. Fun for groups or last minute lazy night out

Thank Janine T
Reviewed 27 January 2018

This operation has been around for nearly 11 years and seemed to have been successful from day 1. Vibe: Monday night and we could only get space at the bench/bar. The décor and buzz were a feature. Food: Great selection of food ordered through a...More

Thank TRexTheCat
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Fabulous Japanese restaurant with wide variety of interesting and tasty dishes. Great service. Order from iPad. So easy. Some great beers and wines. Pretty good prices for such fantastic food. Absolute must.

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Great food but the wine list is very small and grossly overpriced. Service was good but could have explained ordering system better.

Thank 336Margie
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Richmond has an abundance of Asian food so it is hard to choose, but Maedaya offers beautiful Japanese food at a super reasonable price. There is good variation on the menu and the food comes out quickly and is very fresh. They have a kitsch...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Creative dishes, great ambience, wonderful service. A touch on the pricey side, but worth it from time to time. There are so many interesting menu items, you could visit frequently and continue to be met with fresh and exciting dishes.

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Pushes into new taste sensations whilst still being authentic Japan cuisine. Lively vibe so a little noisy but a fun place. Prices reasonable for the innovative dishes. Good range of different sized dishes. Happy waitstaff.

Thank Fra P
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I love this Resturant! In a Street and suburb where you can get any Asian food you want, fabulous quality and amazing prices, this is a bit different. Ordering on the iPad is a good idea, but you have to be quick, some of the...More

Thank Jacqui B
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Our dining experience was SO disappointing; especially after being recommended by several locals. We booked in advance, but we were seated in a booth near the exit door which was breezy & freezing cold every time the door opened. Our request to move were declined....More

Thank Roaming-About-56
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Maedaya, been there so many times, was my first choice for Izakaya style food and drinks. Agree with so many of the previous reviews of informed Japanese food lovers that the following is now missing from Maedaya: 1. Quality of food (cooking technique) and presentation...More

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Questions & Answers
Bok C
17 December 2015|
Response from fezzMelbourne | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the restaurant claims to have some gluten free options and dishes. The raw sashimi is obviously gluten free, however some condiments and rice dishes contain gluten.
Claire D
5 May 2015|
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Response from Ron P | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe it is BYO, but drinks were reasonably priced.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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