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“Taxi is Terrific”
Review of Taxi Kitchen

Taxi Kitchen
Ranked #70 of 4,219 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $30
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Description: For a 180 degree view of Melbourne's city skyline, Yarra River and Arts Precinct, journey to Taxi Kitchen in Federation Square's Transport Hotel. Hosting cocktail events, a la carte dining, pre-show drinks and boasting three private function dining rooms, Taxi Kitchen dazzles guests with views through floor to ceiling glass windows complemented by earthy tones, indoor greenery and natural light for a clean, semi-alfresco feel. Playful menu items provoke a certain inquisitiveness of guests, charmingly presented on a bed of black pebbles, rustic wooden boards or in colourful, textured dishes. Delight in any or all six courses from seared scallops with red radish, smoked chilli mayo and katiafi to Wagyu porterhouse with creamed potato and jus gras - just be sure to leave room for dessert
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Great atmosphere and beautiful views! The tuna sashimi was outstanding and the steak was superb! Cocktails were great too! The service was excellent and by far the best we experienced in Melbourne. Would recommend for special events because they treat their customers very well.

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Wait staff always treat you like you're special. I have been several times now and each time, no matter who serves us, we are treated with kindness and warmth - that says a lot about a restaurant of this calibre.
The servings are small, but not stupidly small, and the 8 course degustation is amazing.

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Reviewed January 17, 2013

I recently had lunch with a dear friend at this resturant WOW ! the view over the yarra & the art centre is amazing but the food and service is even better. I highly recommend the taxi restaurant for visitors to Melbourne and to all in Melbourne !

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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Heard this restaurant opened with a bang 6 years ago, won 2 hats , long queues to get in etc. but right now appears to have past its prime. Arrived early and sat at the bar for drinks first. Service was good but drink portions small. At the dinner table, my friends had starters of sushi, Gyoza and they seemed ok with that. For mains, my crispy pork was rather well done, small portion. My friends had the fried white fish which they seemed ok with it. Perhaps feeling the portions were a little on the small side, we had desserts. My friends' berries dessert tasted weird and not quite right, according to them, perhaps due to the goat cheese. My bitter chocolate also had a funny combo with the beet root reduction. The new zealand pinot noir they recommended was ok. All in all, it's good, but they may need to up the portions a little for the price and they seem a little over zealous with the fusion thing

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Reviewed January 9, 2013

Visited this well-established restaurant again last weekend. The food was excellent, without the pretentious 'flair' so favoured by a number of the trendy venues. And the service was also wonderful. Our waitress (Rachel) was not only professional and efficient, she was also genuinely warm.
A wonderful night out at a very reliable first class restaurant.

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