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Dainty Sichuan Noodles

26 Corrs Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 8861
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
13 Nov 2016
“Good spicy stuff ”
22 Mar 2016
“hot n spicy ”
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26 Corrs Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 9 March 2013

If you want intense and cleverly layered flavours, and like Sichuan food, dainty is a must do. Sporting all the traditional sichuan favourites, we instantly fell in love with their cold noodle dish and their steamed soy beans were utterly delicious. Chongging spicy chicken was...More

Thank PatrickP
Reviewed 19 December 2012

the food taste like food you would in a Chinese restaurant but some of the servings are huge and most of the food on the menu is spicy

Thank Eileen X
Reviewed 26 November 2012

The place was packed and it's easy to see why. Good service, good food, good atmosphere, good price. Only wished they offer better seafood.

Thank Alvin W
Reviewed 6 October 2012 via mobile

Always full of people that clearly appreciate quality Sechuan food at a reasonable price (for Melbourne). Ive been to the one in South Yarra on Toorak Rd with my family for lunch... A definite must. It's not fancy but the food is outstanding and the...More

Thank anthony1970
Reviewed 15 September 2012

Very very crowded on Friday night when we visited - fortinately we booked so went straight past the queue to our table. Decor is just up from the 1980-90's laminated tables with waiters & wiateresses straight from China - this led to some minor communication...More

1  Thank Webster27
Reviewed 24 August 2012 via mobile

Like many other reviewers, I found out about this on Bourdain's show. It's renamed but clearly the food is the same - super authentic. Not just hot, but tongue-numbing in the true Sichuan peppercorn way. We ordered a mon-spicy veg dish for the kids, and...More

Thank tigressj
Reviewed 19 May 2012

Arriving early was gave us a lucky break, we could observe some of the etiquette of the hot pot experience of this restaurant. I recommend the double broth option, so you get non-chilli broth in the middle and the chilli broth around the outside. I...More

Thank hinemoa-auckland
Reviewed 29 April 2012

Although lacking in "atmosphere" this was a great authentic Chinese meal ( however ,having said that it reminded us so much of meals eaten in remote,rural China so brought back happy memories ) Obviously ,by the look of the Asian clientele they think it is...More

Thank FranNewZealand
Reviewed 8 August 2011

My wife and I visited this acclaimed establishment tonight. We, as everybody else, watched A. Bourdain's show on the Melbournian grub and hark, we learned about this restaurant. The atmosphere there was of a typical Chinese eatery - loud, packed with people who were digging...More

1  Thank AnaSrdjan
Reviewed 29 July 2011

But the food is genuinely good. While some of the dishes look frightening in terms of the quantities of chilies like the fish dish we had, they are still tolerable by most and they add lots of flavor and dimension to the dish. I even...More

Thank chowdog65
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
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16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Corrs Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 8861
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