Dear Patrons, with the current restrictions easing on Friday 22nd of October, we are happy to finally announce the reopening of our restaurants for FULLY VACCINATED diners. Please note the new booking sessions will be available till 4th of November as stated below.

Fri-Sat: (Max. 20 pax for each session)




Tue-Thu (Max.20 pax for each session)



Booking sessions will resume to normal sessions from 5/11/2021




We are also open for Christmas bookings now!

Dear Patrons, the number to text for booking inquiries has been updated. The number to text now would be+61 481 173 422, we will reply or call you as soon as possible. Alternatively, you can message us on Facebook for booking inquiries as well. Thank You. Apologies in advance if we do miss your call. We are looking forward to having you in our restaurant again!


A culture of enjoyment at the highest level.

Dining with Style


Dining With Style With The Best Teppanyaki Restaurant In Melbourne

Welcome to Ichiban Japanese Restaurant.  Our authentic restaurant in Doncaster East focuses on preparing the best and most succulent teppanyaki meals. We invite you to an exceptional teppanyaki experience in Melbourne, celebrating delicious recipes, whether you are here for a business event or a meal with family and friends.

Ichiban offers our guests an intimate atmosphere and experience with authentic Japanese cuisines to dine on. Relax and enjoy dining at our Japanese restaurant in Doncaster East. We have ample parking and our venue is wheelchair-friendly too..

Our Teppanyaki Chefs display fiery breathtaking skills, right before your eyes, while we prepare your meal and even throw food at you!. Be ready to catch your own food, both with your mouth and with your hands. It is our pleasure to entertain and amaze, and it is for this reason that we are the preferred Japanese restaurant in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs.



Our Menu

Ichiban offers our guests a range of set menus to cater for various tastes and dietary preferences. As one of the best Teppanyaki restaurants in Melbourne, Ichiban is the place to be if you are looking for a fantastic dining experience in Doncaster.

Experience the texture, colour, and unforgettable tastes with our various set menus. All the ingredients we use to prepare our meals are carefully selected by our experienced chefs to let you enjoy an exceptional dining experience.


Contact us today

Are you planning on getting together with family and friends soon? Contact Ichiban Japanese Restaurant, by calling (03) 9841 9888 today to make a booking, or head over to our Reservations Page to submit an online booking request.