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Matsumoto Japanese Restaurant

48 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
+61 3 9380 9288
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (14 reviews)
“sushi boat” (5 reviews)
“bento box” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eat here regularly and never had a meal that wasn't satisfying- staff are friendly and prices very reasonable

Thank Raymond H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is tired all round. Food is poor quality. My friend andl had the seafood bento. Chewy and over priced. I have never tasted such horrid green tea ice cream either. Will not return.

Thank TravellingSoulAust
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Booked a table for dinner...we arrived at 6.30pm by 7.30pm the place was buzzing...ordered a variety of dishes...tempura prawns n dumplings n wafu beef n chilli prawns n vegetarian japanese fried rice...the meals were all tasty n a decent serve..service was very efficient..highly recommended...

Thank Jimmy M
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Visited this Japanese restaurant on iconic Lygon Street when on a recent trip to Melbourne. While the decor is not really in keeping with the origin of the restaurant, the service and food was exceptional. The menu is extensive, and full of authentic Japanese choices....More

Thank Jon Q
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The warming miso soup was a great way to start before some noodle and rice dishes that were very generous in size and quite flavoursome. I thought there was a little too much rice with it and preferred the noodle dish. The seaweed salad was...More

Thank Les_Landau
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We went for dinner here on Friday night, we didn't book and turned up at 7pm and had a table within 10 minutes. The service is a little lacking probably because of the size of the restaurant compared to the number of staff, but it...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 3 September 2017

From the lightly pickled vegetables sitting on the table when we arrived to the seriously sizzling beef (with some fresh sushi in between), we enjoyed our meal here. It's a light airy space and we had a pleasant table by the window so somewhat out...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

A great long lunch afternoon here. Some sites will say this is dinner only. Ring and check if in doubt. The place was packed for Friday long lunches. Typical Japanese fare. Good prices and lunch specials. Service a bit patchy on my recent visit but...More

Thank ShaneABurke
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I like this place. Was our first time here. The staff are friendly and informative. Price and slightly on the higher side but you pay for the quality of food. Portions are big. The only thing I could recommend is expand the menu. Initial feeling...More

Thank Naiker
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Visited with family for dinner on a (busy) Sunday night. We had four entrees, four mains and a few drinks and paid what we felt was a very reasonable price. The food was super tasty and fresh, and fair sizes. Service was fantastic. Would definitely...More

Thank teganandalan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moreland  >  Brunswick East
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9380 9288
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Family friendly dining in an authentic Japanese ambience
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