27 Verified Diner Reviews

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dined on Wed, 10 Jul 2019

Lovely service and all very delicately prepared. Food was fresh and filling however may be considered overpriced. Japanese food in Melbourne is good but this is quite special.

dined on Wed, 16 Oct 2019

Beautifully presented bento boxes for lunch with an assortment of variety. Pricing is on the more expensive side.

dined on Sat, 21 Sep 2019

Fantastic experience, unfortunately they weren’t serving alcohol at the time but overall food and service was great.

dined on Sat, 14 Sep 2019

We sat at the sushi bench and enjoyed the service and attention to detail with the presentation of food. Delicious flavours, highly recommend.

dined on Thu, 29 Aug 2019

Expensive lunch options but presented nicely.

dined on Sat, 24 Aug 2019

Staff needed to be a bit more attentive regarding refilling the tables water - I had to ask 3 times for a refill. Everything else was amazing. The food was brilliant.

dined on Fri, 23 Aug 2019

Sam (chef) that looked after us for the robatayaki degustation was a real delight and made it a great dining experience.

dined on Wed, 21 Aug 2019

Food was really nice. High quality
Jane Hearn

dined on Sat, 3 Aug 2019

Having booked al a carte, we were ushered to 4 stools at the sushi bar. We were catching up with friends and didn’t book the sushi bar. 20 mins After voicing our disapproval we given a booth in the downstairs bar. (Not a dinner table) After a lengthy wait(it’s now after 9.15 we finally got a drink and menu. After a couple of entrees we were moved to a table in the restaurant, staff apologies and not charged for drinks. The staff did their best to manage the situation and were apologetic. My advice is if you book on line don’t expect a table. My suggestion is that fork needs to display sushi bar or table service as their booking options so this doesn’t happen to others. The 2 sitting policy needs to be better planned as this was one of the reasons given for our bar seating, as well as several other reasons. Once again , the staff handled a difficult situation well in the end, whilst we also showed great restraint as many would have walked out!

dined on Sat, 27 Jul 2019

Food was hit and miss. We found a hair in our marron dish. Drinks were ok. My sake was served in a chipped cup. Service was very ordinary. They took away our empty plates before we were finished, sometimes as we were picking the last piece of food from the plate! Poor coordination between wait staff and maître de. Not a nice evening for a lot of money.
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About Akaiito

Akaiito inspires a unique Japanese culinary experience. Combining fresh local and top notch globally sourced ingredients, Akaiito’s East-Meets-West interpretation of modern Japanese cuisine highlights the best of fine dining. Their signature Robatayaki Charcoal Grill uses 100% imported Japanese coals to grill a variety of fresh vegetables, meat and seafood that are seasoned with spices and flavours of Japan. Dining experiences additional to their á la carte include their nightly Robata Omakase limited to 12 seats, the Tsukiyo Private Dining Room and the underground Akaiito Bar

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