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Chocolate Buddha, Melbourne, AU-VIC

Chocolate Buddha

4.7
4.7
2681 Reviews
$41 to $100
Japanese
Chocolate Buddha undertook an AMAZING renovation in 2019 by Maddison Architects. We have a 22 seater SUSHI TRAIN open Wednesday to Sunday lunches 12 - 3pm and Dinners 5 - 8pm it includes an EXPRESS train which delivers hot food ordered via a tablet. We offer QR menus at each table for ease of ordering, splitting bills and menu with pictures and descriptions. This type of ordering is optional so always let us know if you prefer to order with us. See you soon @ Chocolate Buddha

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 38 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Japanese, Vegetarian, Asian
  • Hours of operation
    Wed, Thu, Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (03) 9654 5688
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Alex Bazar
  • Neighborhood
    Melbourne CBD
  • Cross street
    Federation Square : Corner of Swanston St & Flinders St
  • Parking details
    None
  • Public transit
    Trams 1 , 3 , 3a , 5 , 6 , 8 , 16 , 35 , 64 , 67, to Swanston St/Flinders St (119 m W)
  • Additional
    Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Sushi Train Dining

    Multiple dates available
    Join us at our modern & accessible SUSHI & BULLET TRAIN - It's a single track conveyor full of tempting options to help yourself to OR order through our tablets, and excitingly, it shoots hot Izakaya style dishes on our Express Train straight to your seat. Gotta LOVE this. Plate Pricing: BLUE $6 WHITE $8 BLACK $10
    Sushi Train Dining Photo

What 2,681 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseEnergetic

Loved For

  • Melbourne

    Gluten-free-friendly

  • Melbourne

    Healthy

  • Melbourne

    Japanese

  • Melbourne

    Most Booked

  • City Centre

    Gluten-free-friendly

  • City Centre

    Healthy

  • City Centre

    Vegetarian-friendly

  • City Centre

    Most Booked

2,681 Reviews
  1. TammyB

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, and thanks for having so many vegan options in the menu. Especially love the Yuzu Cheesecake Bomb. Also love the QR Code ordering system so there’s no annoying split bills or calculating when dining with a group.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I had a fantastic time celebrating my friend's birthday. Sean was amazing and the service was faultless. The food came out super quickly and was absolutely delicious. I can't wait to come back!

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, great service and friendly staff. Our waiter was next level good !!

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 19, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Very friendly and knowledgeable staff when choosing from the food or drinks menu. The food is always fresh, delicious and reasonably priced. I have had a number of different things from the menu and have never been disappointed.

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  5. JeanP

    New South Wales

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I don't live in Melbourne, but when I visit, I always catch up with friends at Chocolate Buddha, as the experience: food, ambience & service are always excellent. Being located in the CBD also means that access by public transport is very easy to manage.

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  6. GailB

    Hawaii

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great Fed Square location - easy to meet up with friends and meals always tasty at Chocolate Buddha

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  7. BillS

    Melbourne

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We love Chocolate Buddha. Staff are welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable and the food is wonderful, great vegetarian choices.

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  8. LynneM

    Exclusive

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great service, great food & good choices for wine. Very good experience & we’ve already decided we’ll be back soon

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food is impeccable, super fresh and the service fast. You can get full rather cheaply depending on how you order or spoil yourself and go all out. The lotus chips are delicious and my fave is the tempura pumpkin roll (it's a must order for me eveytime) If you love Japanese food this is a must try.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service! Great staff! Food was average for vegetarians.

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FAQs

Chocolate Buddha offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 9654 5688.

Chocolate Buddha is rated 4.7 stars by 2681 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 38 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Chocolate Buddha

Federation Square, Corner Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne, AU-VIC 3000

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Federation Square : Corner of Swanston St & Flinders St
  • Neighborhood
    Melbourne CBD
  • Hours of operation
    Wed, Thu, Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Japanese, Vegetarian, Asian
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    None
  • Public transit
    Trams 1 , 3 , 3a , 5 , 6 , 8 , 16 , 35 , 64 , 67, to Swanston St/Flinders St (119 m W)
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Alex Bazar
  • Additional
    Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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