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Ichi Ni

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12 The Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria VIC 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 1212
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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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234 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at the sushi bar due to busy time. Terrible waitress that must have been new (I sincerely hope, anyway). But sushi was great, hamachi tender and unagi the freshest and most wonderful I have ever had. Rainbow roll amazing. Complaints are only about waitress who asked numerous times for clarification and steered us to one plate of pickled cucumbers... More 

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Thank Chris O
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Hello Chris, Thank you for your feedback. We take seriously all information that can lead to a better experience for our customers. Please feel free to contact the restaurant so we can talk about your visit. Thank you, Johan Office@ichini.com.au 9534 1212 More 

Moranbah, Queensland, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super fresh food, and very tasty. Great spot for lunch, great outdoor tables with shade. Very attentive service.

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Thank Jenna V
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Thank you Jenna. We hope we will see you soon for an other sunny lunch on the decking. regards, Johan More 

Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down my favourite place to eat for japanese food. Every single dish I had with my partner, I could not fault. We ate: - EBI MAYO – Deep fried tiger prawns in spicy Japanese mayo - Ebi (Prawn) - Gyoza - TORI KARA – Deep fried, marinated chicken served with a sriracha chilli mayo - RAINBOW ROLL - Inside... More 

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Thank jessicaoconnell21
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, Thank you for your post we look forward to see you again. Regards, Johan More 

New Zealand
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Ichi Ni while staying in St Kilda and were lucky enough to get an outside table facing the bay without a reservation. I would however recommend making a booking as they are obviously very busy and we're turning people away after we arrived. The service was spot on and the food a really interesting,and delicious, selection of small... More 

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Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Thank you Benny for your review. Regards, Johan More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is delicious especially the "Dragon Roll", "Ebi Mayo" (deep fried tiger prawns in spicy Japanese mayo) and a fantastic range of Sake. The service is second to none, with excellent food suggestions depending on your appetite.

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Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Thank you very much Cath. Best regards from the Ichi Ni team. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dine here every couple of weeks, either as a couple or with friends. The food is consistently great, with "must try@ specials every time. Service is good and quick and the wine list and prices are reasonable. The ambience is nice and lively and we are usually the last ones to leave!

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Thank jafinho
Johan D, Manager at Ichi Ni, responded to this review

Thank you Jafinho we look forward to see you again. The Ichi Ni Team. More 

Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's modern understated decor, wonderful outlook while watching the sunset over St Kilda beach, great food and attentive staff make this a restaurant you shouldn't miss, if presented with a choice. We stumbled upon the restaurant while walking past, and then confirmed this was a good choice when we looked at others reviews of the restaurant on TripAdvisor, and they... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1,166 reviews
533 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 560 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To a first-time visitor (like me) Ichi Ni appears to be huge, sprawling across a number of levels and spaces (a garden setting, an intimate booth, views of the Bay - it seems virtually all dining set-ups can be catered for). It is also a bit less formal than most of the more upmarket Japanese restaurants, Service is efficient and... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We went with a large group of us for lunch and though the service was a couple of notches below their usual level, it was still very good. The prawns served with a wasabi dressing are my favourite and always magnificent. The chefs selection sashimi was good. The salmon in particular was absolutely outstanding.

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County Kildare, Ireland
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Came here for dinner as a couple and had amazing food in a lovely setting with impeccable service. The food was fantastic- had the renkon chips, prawn and pork gyoza, whiting tempura, lobster sushi, chicken yakitori, wagyu beef, BBQ duck, green tea fondant and pina colada cake. All absolutely delicious, with the highlights being the renkon chips and the green... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$46
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 The Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria VIC 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9534 1212

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?