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“Expected more for the price”

YAR Japanese & Korean Restaurant & Bar
Cuisines: Japanese, Korean
Neighborhood: Southbank
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Neighborhood: Southbank
Reviewed November 30, 2012

The beef fillet and grilled prawns were wonderful but other than that, the rest of the menu was disappointing. Staff seemed over-wrought and diners didn't get enough attention.

Thank mrsseah
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Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

Love the vegetarian dolsot!! The silken tofu is sooo silky :-) service great too, staff very friendly and polite.

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Thank Elegantissima
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Reviewed March 9, 2012

The 2 of us ordered the "a la carte all-you-can-eat special" You order off a set list of a number of dishes and a "share plate" is prepared for each item, according to the size of your party. It seemed a good way to sample many items. Only problem is that none of it is really well-prepared food. All dumplings, tempura, springs rolls were tasteless and apparently reheated frozen food. Even the edamame was second rate with tough texture and poor color. The salmon salad was OK and the Dolsot Bib Bim Bap was interesting but not particularly flavorful (it did taste like the only thing prepared to order, though)

Service was OK and the setting along the river walkway is pleasant enough if you are sitting outside.

There are lots of nice restaurants in Melbourne. Only reason to choose this one is if you are very hungry and don't care much how you satisfy that need.

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Thank golerjoe
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Reviewed February 6, 2012

Really is a great spot. This was my second visit and the food is good, and the atmosphere nice. Nothing super special but a great meal and excellent value.

Thank FeistyKel
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Reviewed May 2, 2011

Friends and I ate here Saturday night for their all you can eat deal. You choose the items off that particular menu you want. 5 bowls of edamame later... We love that stuff. Good range, yummy food. Drinks were light on the alcohol, and service was hit and miss, but was a good night out overall.

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Thank FeistyKel
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