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Desi Dhaba Melbourne - Desi Dhaba, Melbourne, AU-VIC

Desi Dhaba

4.0
4
10 Reviews
$40 and under
Indian

At Desi Dhaba the food is cooked the way Indians would want to eat it. Authentic, tasty and flavored with true spices to come up with original and unique dishes that come from the street eateries of Indian Highways. The service is prompt and efficient with staff dressed in bright Punjabi apparel. Staff is attentive and interested in what you would like to eat, rather than pushing things down your throat. The walls of dining room are decked with extensions of countryside huts and there funny captions on them which come from the Indian truck drivers. An authentic, tasty and flavored with true spices to come up with original and unique dishes that comes from the street eateries of Indian Highways. The service is prompt and efficient with staff dressed in bright Punjabi apparel. Staffs are attentive and interested in what you would like to eat, rather than pushing things down your throat. We also serve Indian breakfast which you won’t get anywhere else.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Indian

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast: Daily: 7:00am - 12:00pm Lunch: Daily: 12:00pm - 5:00pm Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 1:00am

  • Phone number

    (03) 9650 9908

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

Menu

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What 10 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.0
4 based on all time ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 3.9Service
  • 3.5Ambience
  • 3.9Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. 1

    1mysteriouslife

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 3, 2019

    overall4food5service5ambience3

    The food was good! The ambience was good but was more authentic to a Dhaba (highway pitstop in India) than I was expecting. Good service but Their EFTPOS machine was not working and we literally had to empty our last pocket change to pay for our food which was a big put off

  2. BM

    BalachandranM

    Melbourne

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2018

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    Last min thy cancelled the onljne table booking which made us disappointed during mid nite 11:45pm we roamed around for food at mid night along with little kids (3 family’s).

  3. I

    Ian1

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 29, 2017

    overall4food4service3ambience4

    Good night, food was excellent. Tandoori platter was excellent as was the keema naan and roti.

  4. I

    Ian1

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2017

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Second visit, food is authentic, not excessively spiced, but loads of flavour that is well balanced. Enjoyed a selection of meat, veg and lentil dishes - all excellent. Only negative (slight) was the roti and paratha which were firm and a little tough. Staff friendly and work hard to keep food and drinks flowing. Nice atmosphere.

  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 25, 2017

    overall5food5service3ambience3

    For our first trip to Melbourne what a lovely find of quality Indian food. The service was a bit slow but efficient and friendly. The food was quality from start to finish. Would highly recommend it to others to try.

  6. M

    Michael

    Sydney

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2017

    overall3food4service3ambience3

    Nice food. We had to ask multiple times for requests...so service could be improved.

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    64013 reviews

    4.0

    64013 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2015

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Food is excellent

  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    64013 reviews

    4.0

    64013 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2015

    overall4food4service4ambience3

    My wife & I had seen this restaurant on a travel/lifestyle show & it was talked up a lot. Was disappointed with the quality of the food. Service was great & ambience ok but the prawn vindaloo was too sour & the balance of flavours was amiss. The naans were soggy too. Alright for a one time eat out but I don't think we'll go there again.

  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    64013 reviews

    5.0

    64013 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    We enjoyed our lunch very much. It was delicious and of high quality. More importantly, the staff were very friendly.

  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    64013 reviews

    4.0

    64013 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2015

    overall4food4service4ambience5

    The food is very good and very Indian.I think the best Indian non-veg restaurant in CBD.The ambience is also good with lesser noise inside. Easily reachable in tram. Those from docklands etc can come to city for a team outing too.

FAQs

Desi Dhaba does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.

Desi Dhaba is rated 4 stars by 10 OpenTable diners.

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Delivery

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Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Melbourne CBD

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast: Daily: 7:00am - 12:00pm Lunch: Daily: 12:00pm - 5:00pm Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 1:00am

  • Cuisines

    Indian

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    None

  • Public transit

    Tram to Russell St/Flinders St (34 m SW) 35, 70, 71, 75

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

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