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Yong Green Food

Certificate of Excellence
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421 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
+61 3 9417 3338
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue 12:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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South Melbourne, Australia
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159 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with 2 vegans & 1 vegetarian! Cosy little restaurant but packed in like sardines. The food (well presented) was ok, I found the nachos to be bland, alot of food I could not eat as it contained nuts, this is usual for vegan restaurants to use alot of nuts as cashews are a good vegan replacement and... More 

Thank FREEDOM0710
yongg487, Owner at Yong Green Food, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of your experience. We just want to clarify that the credit card surcharge is only to cover transaction costs that the bank charges us for providing this service. We absorbed it for many years, but the growth in the use of credit card transactions in recent times made this unsustainable. We... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Where the cool people eat, I think. Great looking plates of rices, lentils, tofu and sauces, brought together in a big loud banquet of spices. Startling what tofu can turn itself into.

Thank Paul480
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended. Amazing delicious food. Had stir fried kimchi dragon bowl and greenie smoothie 👍

Thank Nicholas T
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254 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The food is excellent, but there is not much to praise about the environment, service or total experience. Soooooo, based on the food alone this place gets 4 stars; yes that's how good the food is. However... the staff, although friendly, are overburdened and therefore not able to give each customer the attention that they deserve. The place is crowded,... More 

Thank Ornithorh
Melbourne, Australia
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99 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Went here for dinner with my husband and friends (who are both vegetarian). We all thoroughly enjoyed our food. Between us we had 4 different meals (curry, bean wrap etc) and the food was fresh and really tasty! Very cheap, staff were friendly and food was great - a must if you are in Fitzroy!

Thank Davowhytee
Adelaide, Australia
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Cannot book. Nowhere to wait. Cramped seating. Menu looks interesting and service quite prompt. Lots of rice, 'main course' size green vegetable curry had very little vegetables of standard type and mainly curry sauce, was definitely not enough for 1 person as a main. Dragon bowl also fairly small serves of everything. Luckily we weren't that hungry. Bill not great... More 

Thank zizzle14
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My favorite vegetarian restaurant!! Fantastic food, lovely atmosphere and staff... The Dragon Bowl is soooo yum!!

Thank Filiz67
Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I almost don't want to tell you all how fabulous this place is, because that means I may not get a seat each time I go. But this is the most delicious asian vegetarian/vegan food around. Yum Yum Yum Yum yum!!!

Thank RebeccaW2
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Our friend really wanted to have dinner in this restaurant since he heard a lot of good things about it, therefore our expectations were rather high. I can't remember the name of my dish (see photo) but it was good – nothing special, but good. I was not very happy with my choice of beer (milky Japanese beer), but that's... More 

Thank Olsenaw
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We like healthy food. This place met and exceeded our expectations. We are not vegetarian but we love this type of food. Food was tasty. Staff were friendly and helpful. We will definitely be back.

Thank Damian D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy>  > Fitzroy
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9417 3338

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Fitzroy

Neighbourhood Profile
Fitzroy is an unusual blend of working class roots, hip gentrification, and a robust bohemian work ethic. Along Brunswick Street and its side streets, you'll find little independent shops where local clothes and furniture designers display their wares. There are specialist bookshops, funky record bars, and quality vintage clothing shops where browsing is the next best thing to buying. Gertrude Street is famous for its cuisine and art galleries, but if you want to buy an old-fashioned snooker table, there is a shop for that too. Small pubs still exist, tucked away on the corners of suburban side streets that serve up traditional Sunday roasts. Live music abounds, and the street performers play so hard you worry to tip them would ruin their concentration. Venture to the Spanish quarter on Johnston Street and you may even find street dancing. It is all happening amidst off-beat street murals and the shuffle of a very funky neighbourhood that embraces both old and new.
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