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“Slightly above-average food”
Review of Ant's Bistro

Ant's Bistro
Ranked #550 of 4,296 Restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

Food is appetizing, particularly being suited to banquets with the massive Lazy Susan at the larger tables. Just don't order spirits, particularly the gin; house varieties are AWFUL and teeny-tiny glasses!

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Reviewed January 5, 2013

We have been going to Ant's for years. Without fail the food is fabulous and we have never been disappointed. The decor may put some people off (rough concrete walls), but the menu is huge and the drinks are cheap. It is often full, so it pays to book. Anyone who likes Chinese should try this well hidden Melbourne treat!

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Reviewed January 1, 2013

we went with a friend who is a regular at Ant's. Husband and wife owners are heavily involved in customer service at this restaurant and ensure everyone is well looked after. All staff were attentive and welcoming. The food choice is extensive and there will something on the menu to suit most tastes. Kitchen is accommodating and will spice meals up or down to suit personal taste. Decor is moderate but food is what you come to this place for and each of our dishes highly satisfied. Prices are very reasonable and good serving size. Suggest book ahead if a group.

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Thank Emanpee
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Reviewed December 31, 2012

We found something to suit everyone on the menu at Ants, from traditional Chinese dishes, to more westernised versions of old favorites. Servings were generous and the service was quick - most appropriate to get back to work. Not very busy during the week, for lunch, but visiting in the evening, the place was packed. Great value for money.

Thank Janem0205
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

Hands down one of the greatest Asian restaurants in Melbourne. Located just off Little Bourke street in China Town, its very easy to miss. There isn't a lot to be said about the ambiance or layout but its simple & friendly. Living in the City & always trying new Restaurants, I had to write a review on it! Try it asap!!!! The meat dishes are so tender and the sauces are fantastic. Food is always fresh & perfect portions. Add to that, its BYO so you can pick up your favourite Red on the way in. This is definitely one of Melbourne's hidden secrets!

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