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Ocha

3 Church Street | Hawthorn (Near Corner of Barkers Road), Melbourne, Victoria 3122, Australia
3 98536002
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Ranked #313 of 4,003 Restaurants in Melbourne
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is my fourth visit to this restaurant and I have to say one of the best Japanese restaurants in Melbourne. I have never been disappointed by the excellent service and food. The best way to enjoy this experience is to leave it to the Waiters and just bring the dishes on. Mouth watering entrees and delicious main courses will... More

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melbourne
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272 reviews 272 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great lunch deal, this place is always busy so shows its good. Excellent wine list and by the glass $8 & $9 for good selected wines.

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Melbourne
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Having been a long term patron stemming from its previous location, Ocha has dropped to a very ordinary suburban dining experience. Attn to detail and taste overshadowed by cafeteria experience. At least start packing chairs up when patrons are gone not whilst they are still dining. Will not be back

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Melbourne
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I was treated to dinner by some friends who come to this restaurant often. Not being very familiar with Japanese food I was glad to be guided by my friends, but we decided to try dishes of the chef's own choice, banquet-style. We advised the waiter of foods that we didn't like, then what followed was truly exquisite. The portions... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Ocha has been one of our favourites for a long time However it was not at its usual sparkling self when we dined a week ago. The King fish was wonderful; the other dishes OK but lacking flavour and were just ''ordinary''. Service varied fro excellent to lazy & non existent - maybe having 3 wait staff attending at various... More

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Melbourne
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38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We were looking for something casual and were a little surprised at the decor of Ocha; quite formal. The food and service were both at the higher end of the Melbourne food scene. On offer was a lunch special menu, general a la carte menu and separate dessert menu. Excellent range of food choices. We did not partake in alcohol.

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12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Have been here about a dozen times. We like it very much. Have to say that in the last 6 months the servings have become smaller and in some cases the prices have also gone up. It's BYO which is great. Staff very helpful. Could do with a slightly bigger dining room.

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We went to Ocha during the Melbourne Wine and Food Festival and had the express lunch (2 courses, plus glass of wine, plus tea/coffee). The service was excellent - speedy and friendly. The four small entrees (tastes of Ocha) were a delight and beautifully presented. These consisted of 2 scallops with a wonderful sauce, prawn balls, a small platter of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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264 reviews 264 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We heard about this Ocha Japanese Restaurant from many friends. Finally we managed to get there to enjoy the famed Japanese food. The service and ambience were great. Food was average. Sashimi was great and tasty. Expensive.

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melbourne
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23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We were very happy with our evening. Food was tasty and staff were friendly and very attentive but also discreet (we did not feel pestered). While on a main road, the dining area is behind 2 walls of glass and so you hardly notice the traffic and there are nets in the window so it is nice and private. Mains... More

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Additional Information about Ocha

Address: 3 Church Street | Hawthorn (Near Corner of Barkers Road), Melbourne, Victoria 3122, Australia
Phone Number: 3 98536002
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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