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171 Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03) 9663 4089
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 8
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very tasty, fresh, fast - would return

I dined at Nam Loong by chance on a Sunday afternoon. This restaurant is located just outside the Chinatown gates and is easily missed walking past on Russell St. There were plenty of patrons, but I was the only Anglo in the shop, so I thought it must be good if the locals are eating here. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
pauste1
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Brisbane, Australia
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I dined at Nam Loong by chance on a Sunday afternoon. This restaurant is located just outside the Chinatown gates and is easily missed walking past on Russell St. There were plenty of patrons, but I was the only Anglo in the shop, so I thought it must be good if the locals are eating here. The staff were friendly,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

I have worked in the customer service industry for 14 years and have dined in restaurants all over the world for many years and I can honestly say I have never ever encountered staff as rude as I did here!! Basically what happened was I ordered a pork and rice dish. The waitress delivered a pork and rice dish to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Educate your staff Nam Loong! I won't dine here because of your narrow mindedness, irrespective of your quality.There are plenty of other restaurants in Chinatown that are receptive to the blind. Wake up!!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I never miss picking up some steamed pork buns from this place on my visits to Melbourne. Absolutely delicious

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Geraldine, New Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

this was just around the corner from our hotel and was always busy so we thought we would try it, we weren't disappointed. the staff were very attentive and the excellent food came out fast. very reasonable price for dinner and the wine & beer was a good price too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Ive eaten at this establishment many a time. the eating area is very small, tables very smalll, but the servings and quality of food, is astounding. the honey chicken is awesome, and there fried rice is moreish. the pork buns are great but the chicken n mushroom is a great bun to try!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We were a party of 6. They welcomed us and found us a table. This place is not huge, so you sit close to others. The food is amazing, so cheap too! Great before the theatre or a night out. The steamed buns are awesome!!

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HORLEY, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We actually ate in their other restaurant they own at 510/12 Eliizabeth Street(Could not find this here) but knew about this one from talking to one of the owners. This was near our hotel and so we had no need to "fight" the crowd to/from the centre. This was our second Chinese meal and was better than the first with... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Stumbled upon this little China town restaurant and glad we did. Half the typical Melbourne price yet food and service were great. Will go again.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

We have been coming here for more than 20 years and it still fantastic. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for chinese food in a friendly atmosphere. Don't be put off by the decor when you walk in. It is well worth the effort finding this place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 171 Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: (03) 9663 4089

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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