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Dragon Boat Restaurant

600 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
(03) 9600 1255
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Ranked #1,987 of 3,962 restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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English first
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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185 reviews 185 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We visited twice, once for dinner and another for breakfast. The food was good on both occasions. Waiting staff was very helpful recommending the meals and was quiet attentive too. Worth a visit for Chinese meals.

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Alice Springs, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

We were a party of nine looking for somewhere to eat and I remembered this restaurant from years ago. Despite being very busy, they found us a table almost immediately and then moved other tables around to give us more space. The food was good and arrived very quickly. The stir fried greens with garlic were very fresh, the calamari... More

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Staffordshire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Yum cha, very Nice Food and service, went in the week so it wasnt to busy. good service from the Staff and food very tasty. But felt like they were Rushing us to leave, it wasnt busy so the staff were standing around most of the Time, i Kind of got the Feeling they wanted us to hurry so they... More

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Singapore
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Just like a previous reviewer, I am also confused as to which Dragon Boat restaurant is this as I entered the restaurant via Little Bourke Street. Anyway this is the one for Little Bourke Street. Before I start, I must state to another reviewer who said that this place does not serve Chinese food. I think that is a very... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

Thinking it was a nice place to dine, my partner & I popped into this Chinese yumcha for lunch. We normally have great experience but this was absolutely disappointing! I DO NOT recommend this restaurant to anyone. The service was POOR, we asked for a simple small plate of chilli sauce THREE times & still did not receive anything. There... More

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Chongzhou, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Just because you call something Dragon Boat, it does not make it a Chinese restaurant. not sure who cooks in this place but this certainly does not taste or even look like authentic Chinese food to me. My bad, I should have read some of the reviews here first, but then again, we live and learn.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We decided to try this restaurant judging by the queue at the doors and the amount of people inside. In the queue, we were very disappointed as the restaurant didn't bother managing the queue or attending to the queue. When seated, we were further surprised by the exorbitant prices of the dim sum. The food didn't even taste good. They're... More

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Doncaster
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Service is just dreadful from any one of the Asian university students who clearly don't want to be working. Food is just so disappointing and very western. Should have known better than to eat at a restaurant full of western customers and not an Asian in sight. They obviously know better.

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Kingaroy, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

First, I'm a little confused as to which Dragon Boat this is. The address says Bourke Street but the pictures are clearly of the one on Clarendon Street. The page for the Clarendon Street one clearly has photos of the one on Bourke Street. We visited the one on Bourke Street but I'm going to leave my review on both... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We walked in off the street and I'm so glad we chose this place. Excellent service, byo wine (from the wine store 2 doors down, very convenient), best Peking duck we have ever had. A big variety on the menu.

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