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32 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
061396507020
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A definite 'Go To' CBD venue.

Lunch was a set menu voucher deal and, having had poor experiences before with these special offers, I was uncertain what to expect. I needn't have worried. Everything about this dining experience was near perfect. Service was warm, friendly and very efficient. The atmosphere was 'busy' but not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Mstannta
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

FANTASTIC! We had the basic set menu A and loved it. Standard selection of starters (although quite salty). The main is the best - top quality slices of beef, with a choice of plain, or marinated. You then get to barbeque your own food on the charcoal grill installed in the table in front of you. Finished with a choice... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Lunch was a set menu voucher deal and, having had poor experiences before with these special offers, I was uncertain what to expect. I needn't have worried. Everything about this dining experience was near perfect. Service was warm, friendly and very efficient. The atmosphere was 'busy' but not intrusive. Even tough we were on a table for six with another... More 

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Neutral Bay, Australia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The restaurant has a mix of Korean and Japanese food style on offer. Its main meal offering is a BBQ style 'cook your own' at the table and as such it is probably best to order one of the set menus because it is easy to handle and which are reasonable value. We had a coeliac in our group and... More 

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Mornington, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

Nice experience, we had the basic $45 menu per person. Good quality meat, cook yourself on the 'smokeless' BBQ. Very calming atmosphere, probably better to be in a group. We went on a Sunday evening and it was very quiet.

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Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I bought the coupon for a set dinner for two persons online at half of the normal price. NIce ambience and friendly staff. The dishes were well presented. We had a combination of sashimi and BBQ which we cooked some of the dishes ourselves. Lots of food and the wagyu beef was very nice and tender, melted in the mouth.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

4 people arrived and hungry and Takumi did a great job of looking after us. We ordered the basic set menu which includes 4 different meats which you cook at the table. Yummo and frankly something a little different. Give it a go, it's good food for a reasonable price

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We went to his place as most others in the vicinity said "no tables", we are from out of town and took our chances. What a find! Were so gracious and polite, the food was to die for' the salmon carpaccio was simply magnificent. I am still here writing this review.. My salmon to fry on my own grill has... More 

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Perth, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We went here after returning from a trip to Japan and loving Yakiniku (traditional Japanese bbq). We didn't think we would find somewhere as traditional but we did. It was sensational! Staff are excellent also!

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I visited Takumi the other night and had the 10 course meal. We enjoyed every course and couldn't fault the food. We loved the idea of cooking our own food. The service we received was exceptional. Our waiters, Yukiko and Nao were very attentive and lovely. Would defiantly recommend this place.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Whilst staying in Melbourne my wife and I decided to visit this restaurant one evening for a meal. I was wanting some wagyu beef for supper without paying astronomical prices. We had the set meal for 2 @ $45 each and weren't disappointed in any way. The various wagyu meats were perfect. Grade 9. A novel experience of cooking your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 061396507020

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 43
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?