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Nam Loong Restaurant

171 Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
(03) 9663 4089
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Ranked #997 of 3,989 restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Chinese
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
Most recent review
- Jun 5, 2014
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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19 reviews from our community

78% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Indonesian first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Perth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We Stopped by here twice during our four day visit to Melbourne. The first night after a show and followed the advice of our waiter and ordered the lamb hotpot with chilli oil. Fantastic! The BBQ pork was great too. The second visit we returned for the dumplings which are great value. Better than many in Chinatown.

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

This is for the seafood restaurant at 171 Russell Street. I have been in Melbourne for 8 years and this is been the best place for chinese food in Melbourne and I have been to lots of places in this time. This place has always been the same regards what day, time or year Ive Been or if its for... More

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I haven't had a sit down meal at this place, but I have had their steamed buns, golden sand bun is my top favourite and I was very surprised as you can't even find it everywhere in Hong Kong (place of origin)! The shop front is definitely small and can be easily missed, but hunt it down if you will... More

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Collingwood, Australia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

nam loong serves the best chinese buns in town in many varieties savory or sweet such as chicken and mushroom, bbq pork, custard, red bean, the list goes on. winter is a great time for their wonderful baos, steaming hot and juicy, they warm your heart and satiate your palate. great for snacks too when you are on the run.... More

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Open until late. Nice taste of chinese food. and they have Bun... the taste is very delicious. Good service, better if you speak cantonese. :p

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Their buns are quite good, but definitely not for the dishes served from this restaurant. However, it was he worst service I have ever experienced in restaurant! Need to argue with the rude old chinese woman over there! Wont go back for their dishes, but maybe just for the buns until I can find the replacement upon this [--] service!

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