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Jacks Satay Bar

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571-573 Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
+61 3 9375 3778
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Today
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A Malaysian restaurant serving traditional and contemporary Malaysian...
A Malaysian restaurant serving traditional and contemporary Malaysian dishes for the past 25 years. Home Delivery and take away available, licensed, BYO wine and champagne only.
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Popped in for a quick dinner

Heading back late from appointment in the CBD we decided to revisit Jacks for a quick meal. After not dining there for at least 15 years we were pleasantly surprised that it was still top notch. Just opting for mains only, we shared a spicy noodle dish, traditional chicken curry, coconut rice and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We visited jacks satay bar for the first time and we were very pleased with our dining experience at this lovely restaurant. The food was beautiful from the marinated roti rolls to our lovely mains. Service was excellent from the waiters clearing our tables quite quickly and by ensuring our drinks were always full. We eat out every weekend at... More 

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holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this review

Thank you RayleneL, we so appreciate your kind comments. We try very hard at Jacks to give good service and great food. We have been doing it a long time now and it is wonderful to have new customers like you appreciate us too. Thanks again. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Victoria
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Food was ok, but I would suggest slightly over priced and longer wait than expected Wouldn't rush back

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holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this review

Janelle I am so sorry that you had to wait when you visited Jacks, we are well known for our prompt service. Perhaps it was a busy Saturday night and you had to wait a bit longer. We are sorry that you found our prices not to your liking but we have been here a very long time and pride... More 

Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Been there a couple of times now... and to this date there is no fault.... Meals were fantastic.. Service was impeccable... one of my favs in Melbourne... :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Our first visit in 6 months and the food and services remains fantastic. John, Majorie and Sean have been there always and they gave us a big welcome.

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holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this review

Hi guys, thanks so much for coming to dine with us, yes we are all still here! 25 years for Margie and I and Sean 8 years. We aim to please and look forward to seeing our good customers. Thanks John More 

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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Heading back late from appointment in the CBD we decided to revisit Jacks for a quick meal. After not dining there for at least 15 years we were pleasantly surprised that it was still top notch. Just opting for mains only, we shared a spicy noodle dish, traditional chicken curry, coconut rice and roti bread all washed down with a... More 

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holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this review

Glad you popped in after all this time!. Glad you enjoyed your dinner with us. We try to keep up our service and quality of food always, so as you can see we are still going strong. Thanks again for coming in and we look forward to seeing you again sooner I hope. John More 

Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Really nice food and reasonably priced! We had the set menu , a great way to try everything . Thoroughly recommend !

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holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this review

Hi Deb, Thanks for coming in to Jacks for a meal. The set menu is a good option, it allows you to try a bit of everything. Glad you enjoyed it and look forward to seeing you again! John More 

Bendigo, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We live in Bendigo, a couple of hours from Melbourne. Five or six times a year we travel to Melbourne just to have lunch at Jack's, be it for a special occasion or 'just because'. John and the staff are fantastic and the food is simply to die for! What more needs to be said?

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holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this review

thanks you so much guys for coming in to spend your special occasions with us. We love seeing you and am so glad you still enjoy both the food and ambience after all these years. We always look forward to seeing great customers like you. It is wonderful to see people still enjoying our food, we try hard to keep... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

What else can be said? You wouldn't go back to a place over and over if you didn't like it. John and the crew provide not only amazing food, but welcome you with open arms. Old favourites like roti rolls are a signature but they also compliment all the other brilliant things you can find on the menu. Well done,... More 

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holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this review

Dear Ryan, It is wonderful to have customers like you coming back year after year for all their favourite dishes. We so appreciate you giving us fantastic feed back. It tells us we are still keeping up the "Jacks" standard. Look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My husband and I have been going to Jacks Satay Bar for 25 years, to celebrate special occasions, or just an excuse to spend some time together! Excellent food and service ALWAYS! This restaurant has always been our favourite restaurant to share as a couple, with our kids and as a group. Our fav meals would have to be the... More 

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holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this review

Hi Jo, We are so glad you still enjoy coming to Jacks. We love to see our loyal customers come in and enjoy their old favourites such as you do. We keep those dishes on the menu for people just as yourselves. Who can go past a Roti Roll. I have noticed of late many restaurants have pinched our Roti... More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

What an amazing night !!, yet again the attention to detail and commitment to service is an absolute credit to the team and establishment. On such a busy night John was so accomodating. Andrew.

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holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thanks so much for the wonderful compliments, yes it was an extremely busy night with a few other parties thrown in. So we are thrilled to hear once again your enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to seeing you again. More 

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Additional Information about Jacks Satay Bar

Address: 571-573 Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9375 3778
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Moonee Ponds
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 21
Cuisine: Malaysian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 571-573 Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Moonee Ponds
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9375 3778

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 21
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Malaysian

Description

A Malaysian restaurant serving traditional and contemporary Malaysian dishes for the past 25 years. Home Delivery and take away available, licensed, BYO wine and champagne only.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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