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Kenzan Japanese Restaurant

45 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
(03) 9654 8933
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Ranked #220 of 4,137 Restaurants in Melbourne
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My sister and I especially like to have lunch at Kenzan when we're feeling nippy for Japanese food. While the overall price for everything is relatively expensive, we happily pay because the quality of the food you receive is excellent, in addition to the portions being quite large. The presentation of the food is lovely and the staff are very... More 

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39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We booked a business lunch in one of their private rooms - the 'real' Japanese experience where shoes are removed as you sit on what appears to be the floor, but you sit down with your feet under the below floor table. Even though we had a private room, the walls were paper-thin (traditional as many would say), but this... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We have dined at Kenzan almost weekly for many years. It is always fresh, consistent, and the staff are lovely. We love the seaweed salad to start and then the shiitake tempura mushrooms. The medium combination platter is very generous with a great selection of seafood and we like to get extra oysters. We are so pleased with our selection... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you are looking for fresh sushi and sashimi at an affordable price, Kenzan is the place to go. The restaurant has a nice, relaxing ambiance and has great attention to detail. They have beautiful teapots and plates imported from Japan. And food is presented in a very beautiful manner. From the common salmon to Otoro (belly of the tuna),... More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Chawan Mushi served for one (often it is required to order for 2) and sushi to die for - a lot of things to die for in this restaurant! Also handy was a pretty good selections of wines in half bottles, for those whose tastes differ from others at the table. The service was attentive, friendly and the prices here... More 

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Melbourne
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68 reviews 68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Magnificent dinner with family. Main course sushi was exquisite. Every piece so delicately prepared and absolutely delicious. Gentle and attentive service. Very much our favourite Japanese restaurant.

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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

you should not miss out this restaurant if you like sushi. the rice and sasimi are quite melted together. i enjoy the meal, a bit expensive but worthy

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49 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The restaurant is located at Collins Place. It's easy to access it at Flinders Lane. In the weekend it's much better to make a booking, it can get busy in the evening. The waitresses were very friendly though needs more training and not throw the menu just because they are in a hurry. The sashimi dish is not of high... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Best Sushi in CBD. Really fresh sushi and sashimi.

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Noosa Heads
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209 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It is some time since I have visited Kenzan and they have refurbished the restaurant. It has a VERY Japanese feel in décor and service and atmosphere. The food is excellent and ranks with the best sashimi and sushi in Melbourne and close to what you get in Japan. This in my view is probably the best Japanese restaurant in... More 

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Additional Information about Kenzan Japanese Restaurant

Address: 45 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9654 8933
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Melbourne CBD
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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