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Crystal Jade Restaurant

154 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 2633
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“dim sum” (29 reviews)
“egg tarts” (7 reviews)
“snow crab” (6 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
154 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner with friends that last meet for 10 years. Very nice ambience. Food is average to good, but not outstanding.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BobBobGolden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made a booking 10.30 to 11.30 pm on a Sunday. Ate all I could eat within 55 minutes. Staff are bilingual and attentive but overbearing when you first sit down with all the carts arriving at your table before you've had a chance to read...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank aussiekiwi1
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Excellent selection of items for yum cha- not just the usual suspects. Hidden away above the NAB this is a great place for really well prepared yum cha and looks to have excellent seafood if ordering a la carte.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nickyjd2016
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Inattentive staff usually leads to disappointing service and so our experience was. Food ingredients were good quality but the cooking lacked inspiration and the menu was far from exciting. Not sure I would go back.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank RetiredWazza
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We visited for the first time with friends & had to wait even though we had booked a table. We opted for a la carte instead of yum cha & ordered 4 dishes. The chilli prawns were smothered in sauce & not very chilli &...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Konie
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Served off travelling carts around the restaurant, dim sum was tasty. Lots of variety, although all very traditional (no modern fusion stuff here!). Place is popular- you should definitely book. Time limited tables - place was completely full with a queue when we left. Food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank sulaimancharlesn
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Dim Sum was served off the many carts being wheeled around the restaurant. Food was tasty, and filling. This was a great place for Dim Sum in Melbourne.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank autobahn_240
Reviewed 10 July 2018

If you are planning a visit to this restaurant be prepared to wait if you don't have a booking. We went Sunday morning at 11.30 and luckily only had to wait 10 minutes. When we came out the line was down the stairs. We went...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Had an enjoyable family dinner in this bright & busy restaurant. The Singapore chili crab noodles, Peking Duck and Pei Pa ToFu was excellent. Service was very good, and prices are reasonable. They gave us a good corner table, and there is a section that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sodesa
Reviewed 30 June 2018

No menus. Staff came round with trolleys loaded with a changing selection of freshly cooked dim sum, said what they were and you just pointed at what you fancied. They also offered various dishes, which came out a few minutes later. Having selected prawns, scallops,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Pam C
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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26 April 2018|
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Response from Kate R | Reviewed this property |
I would say not- they have a pretty impressive wine list
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 2633
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