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Shark Fin Inn

50 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
(03) 9662 2681
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Ranked #600 of 4,003 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: $0 - $28
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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  • English first
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

For a family birthday celebration before 8 pm Les Mis show we booked upstairs and had the place to ourselves for 20 mins. Attentive service. Good, serviceable wine list with busy staff and peaceful enough to have a conversation over dinner. By the time we left the Tuesday night crowd had filled the restaurant and there but due to carpet... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Arrived for lunch on Sunday, sat down, asked for menu and water. Three times. No menu, no water. Asked again, same result. As we left we told the manager at the desk about the lack of service, no apology, not interested. With so many great Melbourne restaurants to choose from, don't waste your valuable time here.

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Good place for yum cha. Variety of dishes. Good service. The only drawback was the lift to the second floor was slow.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We visited this restaurant as a group of eight without a booking on a Saturday night. I imagine they are geared for fast turn around, especially being so close to a number of Melbournes theatres. We shared a number of dishes which were all nice, but nothing special. The restaurant is not spacious, trips to the bathroom was a tricky... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Came here for dinner with our Melbourne family. As well as a tasty banquet we shared the restaurant with a Chinese/Singaporean couple and their family celebrating 26 years of marriage. It was loud, a bit crazy and a heck of a lot of fun! Drinks shouted round the tables and a lovely happy atmosphere. The family have been coming there... More

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Perth
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

In Melbourne for Les Miserables. Great show. After the show went to the Shark Fin and had brilliant prawn dishes. Enjoyed our drinks. Staff were great. Busy little place and it is great to be able to eat following a show. Loved it so much went the next night after the king and I. Recommend highly

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melbourne
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We made a booking but they were not able to find a booking. They found us a table upstairs near the service area entrance. The whole restuarant was so noisy with a huge function with tables closed to us. We had the King Crab banquet. The service was prompt and good with our plates were changed regularly. Go there for... More

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Menlo Park, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went for yum cha with friends. Not the best dim sum I've ever had, but still pretty good. The service was mostly efficient, but they did forget about a special request we'd made. If you want to meet a large group of friends for yum cha in the CBD, this is a good option.

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Singapore, Singapore
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Went twice for Dim Sum and both times very happy with the food. First on a Friday and almost at end of lunch service but they still had a good selection of my favourite Dim Sum such as Siew Mai, Har Gow, chicken feet, steamed pork ribs, beef offal, and egg tarts among many others. The roast duck was also... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Haven't been here for years. The food is still quite appetizing and the first two dishes (of 6) arrived unbelievably fast but in dribs and drabs after that. Wait staff quick to take orders and friendly. Several different wait staff servicing our table; don't know if that means disorganized or else helping each other. We asked for water for the... More

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Additional Information about Shark Fin Inn

Address: 50 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9662 2681
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Melbourne CBD
Average Prices: USD 0 - 28
Cuisine: Chinese

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