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3 Church St | Near Corner of Barkers Road, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
3 98536002
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Denpasar, Indonesia
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153 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This cozy restaurant located in hawthorn is really tasty. Staff attentive, food is delicious. It s a bit expensive but most real Japanese restaurants are in town. It s definitely worth a visit. Make sure to book on weekends as it s quite busy. Been here several times, anyways great food. Great presentation. Great ambience.

Thank jedoanuta j
Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a business lunch here on a Thursday. Place was fairly busy but not full; three empty tables near door. Food was very good although portions were small, so you need to order plenty of dishes. This is easy as the menu is quite extensive but the price ramps up quickly. The only negative is that the service was quite... More 

Thank Holidays4Evermore
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been there several times in the past 10 years, including when they were in their previous North Kew location. Great for a special occasion as they are quite pricy. Food is very good.

Thank Poolo J
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time to "Ocha" last Saturday evening with family the atmosphere and food was brilliant! The dumpling's, prawn ball's and eggplant in miso were wonderful as share plates prior to main's. The salmon and eye fillet superb! Then came the sweets which were amazing! The menu takes a bit to navigate good to have a look on line before you... More 

Thank weideman67
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great flavours and range of food. Enjoyed each item, very delicious. Early sitting was fine, we actually ate until 8pm and felt no pressure to leave. Staff were friendly. Not far from city

Thank testadurra
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been several times most recently last night for daughters birthday. Very busy restaurant so on a Saturday night you are given a sitting time and told you need to be out in one hour and 45 minutes. That would be fine if the service was prompt and efficient. Our daughters ordered cocktails. They were 45 minutes in the making... More 

Thank mhar3533
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the food was very good, the service was terrible. As result of the experience we had on 30 July, we would never eat there again. We knew that coming for the early sitting meant leaving by 8pm, but it is implicit that the service must allow for a properly paced meal. Aside from the fact that they had sold... More 

Thank 234misty
Queenscliff, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While we found the food beautiful and fresh, it was extremely expensive for what we got. We had a scallop dish to start - $8 for one scallop. The sushi was excellent but very small portions - not enough for the price. We ordered a tempura ($38) for a main. Three prawns, two 2.5cn X 4cm (approx) pieces of fish,... More 

Thank Rozz16
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We have been to this restaurant many times, 1st time as a couple then with other family members then with friends. Food is terrific we prefer to let the staff pick our menu and we have never been disappointed. It's a little expensive but for a special occasion or as a thank you dinner you can't go wrong. It is... More 

1 Thank Gianna T
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

poor service, the food was dry, prices very high. third time we have had this experience. not coming back! ps. do not like your modern "japanese" decor. or your modern "japanese" food. certainly not authentic Japanese. pss. replace the manager

Thank jeaniesnow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Church St | Near Corner of Barkers Road, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Hawthorn
  • Phone Number: 3 98536002

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?