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Nam Loong Restaurant

171 Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
(03) 9663 4089
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Ranked #657 of 3,887 restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Chinese
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
Most recent review
- Apr 18, 2014
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Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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HORLEY, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 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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108 reviews 108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Mallacoota Victoria Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

It's just a small door you can easily miss, but once inside you have to squeeze past the other diners. Always busy, with a great selection od Chinese food and cheap as chips. Nam Loong has excellent pork, combination, and sausage buns cooking in metre wide steamers at the front for takeaway or sit down. I've often ducked in and... More

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