Asian restaurants have a lot to offer everyone, no mater of whether you’re craving. Often, there is a warm, inviting air with beautiful décor that pay homage to the diverse cultures of Asia. Asian restaurants are an excellent choice for folks who have various dietary needs because they often offer vegan and vegetarian choices. Discovering new culinary customs and eating delicious food can bring people together when dining at an Asian restaurant. But it’s not just about the cuisine.

The Australia Local is putting together a list of the best Asian restaurants in Yarra Valley after much consideration. From colorful Thai and Indian flavors to classic Chinese and Japanese fare, these eateries provide a delightful choice of Asian cuisines. Every restaurant on the list is distinguished by its genuine tastes, welcoming atmosphere, and top-notch service, which makes these the ideal choice for both locals and tourists looking for a special Yarra Valley dining experience.

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1. Oriental Teahouse

Oriental Teahouse
Oriental Teahouse began as a tiny coffee shop in 1993 and has since grown to become an important player in Melbourne’s yum cha industry. Oriental Teahouse is known for its commitment to traditional tea culture and its health advantages. It was among the first locations in the city to offer yum cha. The teahouse blends modern design elements with vintage charm. It first debuted in South Yarra in 2003 and later launched takeout outlets in Brunswick and Melbourne’s CBD. Oriental Teahouse’s founder, David Zhou, draws inspiration from Shanghai’s bustling teahouses, where tea encourages equality and lively conversation.

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Monday 12pm - 9:30pm
Tuesday 12pm - 9:30pm
Wednesday 12pm - 9:30pm
Thursday 12pm - 9:30pm
Friday 12pm - 10pm
Saturday 11:30am - 10pm
Sunday 11:30am - 9pm
Review on Facebook: “5 star service with amazing food! Always so fresh and vibrant on the plate! highly recommended this place.” – David GM

2. Yan Melbourne

Yan Melbourne
Yan Melbourne offers a flexible space ideal for a range of occasions, including birthday parties, business events, and private get-togethers. Their hardworking staff is excellent at creating experiences that visitors will remember. For special occasions or kind words of gratitude, take loved ones on a remarkable gastronomic adventure at Yan Melbourne. Gift cards that can be easily purchased online are a wonderful way to spread the happiness of exquisite dining at Yan Melbourne to others.

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Monday 5pm - 10pm
Tuesday 5pm - 10pm
Wednesday 5pm - 10pm
Thursday 5pm - 10pm
Friday 12pm - 3pm | 5pm -11pm
Saturday 12pm - 3pm | 5pm -11pm
Sunday Closed
Review on Google: “This place surprised me. Dishes were outstanding and delicious. Only thing I didnt think was worth the price were the scallops. Very tiny dish for 29 bucks and wasn’t that delicious.We ordered the oysters, scallops, squid, beef and the rice!” – christalw

3. Mr.Tam

Mr.Tam
The skilful blend of excellent food and ambience that Mr. Tam Asian blend Restaurant offers creates the ideal environment for an unforgettable culinary experience. Gourmet Japanese cuisine produced in-house with a distinct flair are included on their menu, which is sure to enhance your dining experience. Whether you’re savouring time-honored favourites or trying out creative innovations, Mr. Tam makes sure every meal is expertly prepared. Mr. Tam Asian Fusion Restaurant is the perfect place for special events or romantic evenings since it is tucked away in a warm setting and offers guests first-rate service along with a memorable taste of culinary perfection.

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Monday 5:30pm - 10pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 5:30pm - 10pm
Thursday 5:30pm - 10pm
Friday 5:30pm - 10pm
Saturday 5:30pm - 10pm
Sunday 5:30pm - 10pm
Review on Google: “Honestly one of the best Asian fusion restaurants I’ve been to. Everything was perfect, from the elegant and moody interior, to the delicious and beautifully presented dishes. Our favs were the Unagi claypot rice, 48hr slow cooked Angus beef and their milk tea & oolong Panna cotta. Would definitely come back again!” – Marveatsmelb

4. 小巷Alleyway Kitchen

Alleyway Kitchen
With sites in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, Alleyway Kitchen is growing quickly. With a centralised kitchen, enhanced training initiatives, and optimised supply chain management throughout all locations, the restaurant chain is improving its operations. Alleyway Kitchen, which was established in Hawthorn in 2018, wants to become Australia’s top Chinese restaurant franchise and strives to elevate real Asian food in Western nations. Alleyway Kitchen is well-known for its dedication to quality and creativity. Its menu is constantly changing to offer delicious meals that highlight the depth of Asian flavours and guarantee a dining experience that will exceed your expectations.

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Monday 10:30am -7:30pm
Tuesday 10:30am -7:30pm
Wednesday 10:30am -7:30pm
Thursday 10:30am -7:30pm
Friday 10:30am -7:30pm
Saturday 10:30am -7:30pm
Sunday 10:30am -7:30pm
Review on Google: “Situated inside the food court area. Got a serve of Taiwanese popcorn chicken and a box of their daily $6 boxes (black bean chicken on rice), and the portions were massive. I couldn’t finish! Definitely great value and highly recommend.” – Priscilla Li

5. Divino Ristorante

Divino Ristorante
Yarra Valley’s farm-to-table wonder DiVino has become known as one of the best places to eat in the area. An hour’s drive from Melbourne, DiVino offers wildlife reports of sightings peaceful their surroundings and a glass lunchroom with a beautiful view of rolling hills and vines. Northern Italian cuisine expert Chef Luca Radaelli crafts inventive dishes that showcase regional and seasonal ingredients. Through this partnership, DiVino is showcasing its commitment to using high-quality, local ingredients in line with Mandala Winery’s well-known winemaking philosophy. It’s understandable why Yarra Valley vineyard patrons have come to enjoy DiVino for lunch.

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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 12- 4pm
Thursday 12- 4pm
Friday 12-4pm | 6-9pm
Saturday 12-4pm | 6-9pm
Sunday 12- 4pm
Review on Trip Advisor: “A very picturesque restaurant from the outside and then continues to deliver inside. We were all impressed with the service and attention to detail by the restaurant. It was an enjoyable experience, with high quality food and very good service. Thank you to the staff and owners of this restaurant.” – Janine M

6. Master Lanzhou Noodle Express

Master Lanzhou Noodle Express
Renowned for its genuine Chinese beef noodles that perfectly embody the spirit of Lanzhou city in Gansu province, China, is Master Lanzhou Beef Noodle Bar. Their speciality is slow-cooked beef broth, hand-pulled lambian noodles, and a special chilli oil made with four varieties of dried Chinese chillies. The broth is enhanced by the addition of imported spices such as star anise, cloves, chilli, and Sichuan pepper, which give it an unmatched flavour depth. To achieve melt-in-your-mouth tenderness, Australian beef chunks are carefully cooked for hours, giving each bowl an authentic taste of traditional Chinese food.

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Monday 11am - 8 pm
Tuesday 11am - 8 pm
Wednesday 11am - 8 pm
Thursday 11am - 8 pm
Friday 11am - 8 pm
Saturday 11am - 8 pm
Sunday 11am - 8 pm
Review on Trip Advisor : “This is a great option for a quick, good value and tasty feed. We really enjoyed our special beef noodle (dry) on wide noodles. The meat and sauce was flavoursome and the price and portion was reasonable!” – SuzieLee71

7. Blossom Thai

Blossom Thai
Blossom Thai’s excellent Thai food has added a touch of refinement to Toorak Road. This restaurant serves traditional Thai flavours that are adapted for Western palates, all while maintaining a modern atmosphere decorated with traditional Thai artwork. Situated in close proximity to Chapel Street and Como Shopping Centre, Blossom Thai offers a laid-back dining experience that entices patrons with pleasant personnel and genuine hospitality. The menu offers a wide variety of meals that are made with the best ingredients to guarantee a memorable dining experience in Melbourne, such as daily fresh Tom Yum Soups and tasty Stir Fries.

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Monday 5pm - 10pm
Tuesday 5pm - 10pm
Wednesday 5pm - 10pm
Thursday 5pm - 10pm
Friday 4:30pm - 10pm
Saturday 4:30pm - 10pm
Sunday 4:30pm - 10pm
Review on Google: “I booked table for 4. Foods are excellent, I like their garlic prawns, prawn fried rice and wine. Food is fresh and outstanding. Kids love their chicken fried rice and satay. Service is great. Manger, Ian, is so friendly and professional. He answered all questions from kids nicely and patiently. Venue has a relaxing atmosphere and beautiful. Great experience for all of us.” – Wan Lo
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