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Isshin Izakaya - Japanese Restaurant

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Japanese restaurant

Port Melbourne, VIC

3.4
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Japanese restaurant

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Shaye Pm Jul 03, 2021
New Japanese in Port Melbourne for $42.50!!! ❤ Went there last night to check it out, the menu is very similar to the famous franchise Okami. With slightly less fried items. But‼️the main difference I have to say is the quality of their ingredients. If you are craving sushi/sashimi this is THE PLACE. The salmon sashimi slice is generously thick. Their rice is perfect in consistency and flavour. I loved all the sushi roll options. Beef tataki is also miles better than Okami. Much better quality, thicker slice. No fat. I did love the Yakitori. The charred could have been better but it was tender. Squid tentacles were also great, would be best with beer! All the fried dishes were overall really good as it's not oily and they have a good batter. And the final surprise the fried rice!!! This might have been one of the best fried rice to us. It has the "aromatic" of what a good fried rice should be. It also has this chewiness consistency that is really nice to have. A TAD on a salty side. But great flavour. Some negatives would be the Steak dish. Not sure if it's the way they cut it or the type of meat but it was too chewy and not tender. I loved miso steak at Okami and this one ain't better. But I would recommend to maybe ask if they can cut it in a smaller size and that might fix it. And the gyoza is so-so. Overall. Good place. Clean and nicer atmosphere. See less
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MelissBIGAY _2004 Jun 19, 2021
Takes way too long, they forgot that we had ordered after waiting for 40 minutes See less
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Stuart McIntyre May 15, 2021
Went for the all you can eat. Very nice. See less
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liz azouz May 03, 2021
Too expensive. staff are rude watching you while you eat . Got order wrong. They were in a hurry to pick up plates See less
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Michael de la Torre Apr 20, 2021
Took my family for a well deserved lunch and they didn't let us down. Kids especially enjoyed all the meals, twice over. See less
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Peter Yerolemis Apr 12, 2021
Ordinary service...use to be really good...but has gone backwards...had to beg to get a beer... See less
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Tricia Ho Mar 24, 2021
We had the all you can eat buffet which was pretty good. However, service can be slow compared to other Japanese buffet places like Okami. We really liked the scallop, beef tataki and chocolate mousse! We also really like that you can order just salmon sashimi. Recommend going on a weekday evening to avoid the crowd. Parking can be a challenge so best to allow extra time for that. See less
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Leoni Diamandopoulos Mar 21, 2021
Service was very slow, ordered food and took 30+ minutes to come out. All you can eat restaurant but they don't bring out the food you order in time. Ordered 10 dishes, 4 came out and then told the kitchen was closing so we ordered more. It's been 24 hours and we're still waiting for some of our order to come out. Highly recommend the Isshin in Forrest Hill though, they are a 10/10 See less
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Sue Carey Mar 20, 2021
All you eat deal over two hours. No-one goes home hungry. Service is friendly and maintaining covid safe practices. See less
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M S Mar 07, 2021
Nice authentic food See less
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Johnathan Hegney Feb 05, 2021
Great Japanese in a nice roomy restaurant. We took the bub with a pram and were comfortable. We had the all you can eat menu and it is fantastic with good quality and variety. See less
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Christopher Chua Dec 24, 2020
The servings were delicate and nicely presented, so you dont feel overwhelmed with large portion of the same food. We can savour different dishes and the food is amazing. Well worth having our cravings satisfied. It's better to go as a group so that you can try all the delicious dishes. Staff is friendly, prompt and very professional! See less
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komaljoon Dec 10, 2020
Such a great experience. Reading some of the comments I was thinking of not going to this place but I did the right thing and went to this restaurant last week. Polite staff , very quick service and very good food.. No issues at all. What's wrong with people ! See less
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Maxispaces G Sep 13, 2019
It's called express, but do not be fooled by the name, as the most disappointing about this place is slow service and production. First when you enter, the atmosphere is pretty good since the shop is quiet new and all decorations is quiet trendy and authentic looking. I have been to the Forrest hill one and the feel is really different. So we all sat down and ordered, but the wait is super super long. For a all you can eat restaurant, this will drive lots of customers crazy, as you can see from the photos, not all the tables are even full, but our dishes took over 25 - 35 minutes to deliver on to the table, when most of the Japanese dishes are cold. The service is super slow, the kitchen. Is super slow. Would not recommend anyone if they would like a good meal, because by the time the dishes come on, you will be full from sitting there waiting. Not just slow food, also slow in collecting any empty plate, did not make a complain at all, just watching. Definitely not a restaurant that I would come for a second time. Maybe will still consider the Forrest hill one since they are more stable, but this one at the location of Port Melbourne, they should of done better. See less
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Lizzy Lee Feb 10, 2019
Tried the 2 hours all you can eat buffet. Quality of the food was average and the staff there were friendly. We ordered out first few dishes with the drink, the food came out approximately 40 minutes later. We ended up ordering more drinks as we had finished a jug of beer by the time the first dishes we ordered were served... See less
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Does Isshin Izakaya - Japanese Restaurant offer takeaway?

Yes, Isshin Izakaya - Japanese Restaurant offers takeaway services. However we encourage you to call us first.

Where is Isshin Izakaya - Japanese Restaurant located?

Its located at 49 Bay St, Port Melbourne VIC 3207, Australia

About Isshin Izakaya - Japanese Restaurant

Japanese restaurant

Contact Details

49 Bay St, Port Melbourne VIC 3207, Australia
+61 3 9645 1616
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