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Kanda Japanese Restaurant

191 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria 3079, Australia
+61 3 9499 7688
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
Aug 22, 2016
“Superb Japanese”
Aug 9, 2016
“Ok, but not great.”
Closed Now
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
191 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria 3079, Australia
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Fantastic fresh food. Innovative menu and great service. Would recommend to anyone. Best Japanese in Ivanhoe

Thank Colin C
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

It was decent, honest, humble, but not wildly delicious. We had the vegetable dumplings, eggplant, rice, tofu, teriyaki salmon. All just passable, but not wonderful. Price for two of us was $60 including one sake. The decor was modest and the service ok. I'm not...More

Thank AppleEva
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Beautiful food. Always been a great experience. Staff are lovely and accommodating. Clean. Always loved Japanese food and recommend to anyone.

Thank dandelion1234
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Janda is an unpretentious suburban restaurant that has a good menu and a choice of Japanese beers, sake and other drinks. The service is very good and, overall, a meal there is a very enjoyable experience. Some of the chef's specials are a little different...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed April 30, 2016

whenever I feel like good Japanese food I always head to kanda. The sushi and sashimi grade fish are very fresh. As for the hot dishes I can recommend the WAFU steak and chicken YAKITORI just to mention a few. Do try some of the...More

Thank pauldrummers
Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

We've been to Kanda a number of times over the years and generally speaking the experience has been average. The food is OK, but nothing to gush about. Service is inconsistent and inattentive. Our most recent visit (we decided to give it another chance), was...More

Thank George D
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

I really like the tempura. It s not oily. Very crunchy. There are lot of vegetarian options. The vegetarian gyoza is quite nice and you can taste ginger. Very nice. I like their caramel pudding.

Thank 10th
Reviewed January 14, 2016

I am living in Ivanhoe and I am a Japanese. I tried Kanda and another Japanese restaurant named Toyama. Comparing these two Japanese restaurant, honestly, I think Kanda is much better than another one. I do like sushi and sashimi in Kanda restaurant because they...More

1  Thank 3,472,087
Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

I have been there several times. The quality of food and service gets better. Sashimi is very fresh and I was impressed by the new dishes on the chef special menu. Strongly recommend the kanda spring roll and volcano salad. The crazy roll is perfect...More

1  Thank Clytze
Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

I live in Ivanhoe for few years and went to Kanda very often , we enjoy everything in there . The food is so delicious and fresh, staff are very friendly and politely, they have many chef special in seasons which is quite good ,...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria 3079, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Banyule  >  Ivanhoe
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9499 7688
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