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“Brutal” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Spicy Fish Restaurant

Spicy Fish Restaurant
209 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03) 9639 1885
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Ranked #946 of 4,075 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: $4 - $9
Cuisines: Shanghai, Szechuan
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Brutal”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

So bad. Vegetables covered in hot dust. Crab with enough chilli on it to kill a horse. Expensive for where and what it is. Very rare to get truly awful meal in melbourne where standards are so high. I've no idea why it is so popular!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Narre Warren, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Absolutely Love It!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

This has got to be the best Chinese Restaurant around. Food is always magnificent, the service is fast and professional. Just keeps on being great.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Perth, Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
“Excellent spicy Barramundi dish!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The restaurant is easily accessible at the top end of Melbourne's Chinatown. The dining space is rather small, and the furnishing austere. However, these shortcomings were well compensated for by excellent customer service and fantastic dishes. My favourite was spicy deep fried whole Barramundi fish with a choice of garnishing, a signature dish worth experiencing! Customer service was excellent.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Darwin
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Always a must when I go to Melbourne”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

LOVE the pork and ginger steamed dumplings. BYO wine only is easy when Vintage Cellars is right next door. Super fast service, great range of food. A ChinaTown must.

Visited April 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Nice little place with pretty extensive menu!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013 via mobile

Seems to be very popular, big menu and Goid size serves! The found us Good quality and the service is quick

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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