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“Japanese at it's fusiony best”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Misuzu's

Misuzu's
Ranked #562 of 4,058 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian, Sushi
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Albert Park
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Japanese at it's fusiony best”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2012

Japanese food in Melbourne is expensive. Poorer quality Chinese-run Japanese joints serve up the usual Japenese fare (sukiyaki don, substandard sushi and sashimi, udon, gyoza and soft shell crab) for $10-$15 a serve. A sukiyaki don or udon with beef or tuna is $18.50 (expensive) with about 6 or 7 takoyaki balls at $6.50 (cheap by Melbourne standards). But it is well worth trying this fusion Japanese restaurant if you have time. Wait staff are Japanese (always a good sign!) and the restaurant has a great atmosphere. But it's always busy! Stretching across two shop fronts this place is seriously popular and does some very decent sukiyaki don with proper scotch fillet slices of beef or battered chunks of tuna, plenty of sweet onions, bok choy and rice. You can also choose brown rice for slightly extra. Servings are large and the quality of produce is great. Gyoza udon features chicken wontons absolutely stuffed with chicken (too much chicken!) and not the kind of gyoza usually associated with Japanese food.

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Melbourne, Australia
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Overrated”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2012

I know heaps of people that love this place but it's not for me. Over priced - small portions. Crammed seating.

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Melbourne, Australia
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“Superb dinning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2012

Top quality food, chicken and tofu balls are just the best, good variety and nice surrounds

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Melbourne, Australia
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508 reviews
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“The fire changed everything”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2011

Still enjoy coming here as the food is usually good but I have to say I used to like it before the fire changed it all. Not entirely sure why this is - maybe it is a bit more cramped, maybe they've moved it slightly upmarket and has moved up in price a bit as well.

I do miss the counter display of all the different (dare I say it) tapas style dishes where you got to point and ask what was in the them and order.

Still it is hard to beat sitting outside on a balmy summer's evening under the lantern strung tree.

  • Visited July 2011
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Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews
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“A consistent performer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2011

I never regret a visit to Misuzu's, just wish I could get here more often. I keep it simple, just choosing from the array of things in the front window, but they are always delicious. I always vow to try the menu next time, as other people's meals looked very enticing.

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