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Matsumoto Japanese Restaurant

48 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
+61 3 9380 9288
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (14 reviews)
“sushi boat” (5 reviews)
“tonkatsu” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
48 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
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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
Reviewed 5 June 2017

My partner & I dined at Matsumoto for the first time tonight. We had the Sushi, Sashimi, Kaki Fry (Deep fried oysters), and Mixed Tempura, The food was beautifully presented, more than ample and everything we hoped it would be. I loved the sauces in...More

Thank wddlltry
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Staying on upper lygon street there was plenty of dining options to choose from. We went for Japanese on our first night here. Service was super fast and efficient and the place was bustling but we got a table Straight away without a booking. Fresh,...More

Thank Tash L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is our local Japanese restaurant. Some years ago we went to Santiago in Chile and went to a Japanese restaurant. The menu was very similar. Over time as we travelled we noticed that a lot of Japanese restaurants are almost made to a template....More

1  Thank tomfrombrunswick
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Matsumoto is a casual Japanese restaurant with friendly staff and good food. It handles groups well, and there are smaller tables for couples. The tonkatsu and gyoza are particularly good, and there are more unusual dishes like eel and tongue for the more adventurous. The...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

It was a Friday night and I just felt like Japanese. Reading the reviews I decided to call this restaurant and book a table for two. When we arrived we noted it was busy (Good sign to quality cuisine!), upon further investigating noted it was...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Dropped in at this place on the spur of the moment. What a great place. Japanese food is normally real expensive but this place was reasonable. Had a softshell crab dish which was excellent, as was the seafood pancake. Only thing that was expensive was...More

Thank abundy
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner. Sushi boat is well presented and fresh . Variety of Entree to choose from. However Bento is quite dissappointed with the quality and flavour. Overall food is average. However Staff very friendly and nice, made us feel very welcoming. Will I return?...More

Thank jfreetogo
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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
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
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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