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Jacks Satay Bar

571-573 Mount Alexander Road | Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria 3039, Australia
+61 3 9375 3778
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Ranked #372 of 4,092 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: $11 - $24
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
Cuisines: Malaysian
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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.
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've eaten here twice now and both times I have been disappointed. Service was satisfactory, restaurant certainly has a pleasant ambience, prices are average but the food has been a massive let down both times. The chicken satay was tasteless and drowned in a sauce that should have saved it but didn't. I couldn't even bare to finish the dish.... More 

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

We are truly sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your food at Jacks Satay Bar. We are in our 25th year and still have an extremely loyal following. It is unfortunate that the dishes you did not like are actually some of our most requested. Perhaps your tastes and expectations are different to those who frequent our restaurant. Again... More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

i love this place.... •^_^• my family have lived in the area for many years.. so.. when i am home with them.. having food from 'jack's satay bar' is always a craving! also :: lately i have been at home a lot.. {with some personal health issues.. i've been rather unwell annoyingly.. & staying indoors more than i like..} however..... More 

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

Thank you so much for your comments when reviewing Jacks Satay Bar, we are blessed to have such wonderful and loyal customers like you. You are a "child of Jacks" as we say. Coming in from your early years with your parents and now we are seeing the next generation coming in. It is wonderful to feel we are keeping... More 

Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Having grown up in Malaysia and a spouse from Penang, I was keen to order delivery dinner from this long term Malaysian restaurant. The chicken satay sticks were rubbery and tasteless, even when drowned in the bland peanut sauce. The Char Keow Teow was so overwhelmed by dark soy sauce that one needed to bite carefully to distinguish what bits... More 

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

I am very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy our food. I will say though that as you ordered the food to take away, it does lose some flavour and is best eaten in the restaurant, perhaps you could come and try us again before you pass judgement. We have been here 25 years, and it is extremely unusual for... More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This little restaurant is fantastic! I had the Duck Malaysian Fried rice and Roti! AMAZING! my partner had the Luksa and also absolutely loved it! The service was great and very friendly and attentive. I would go back to this place again and again!

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

Hi Rory, thanks so much for your wonderful review. We have been trying our best for 25 years now and it shows. We are blessed to have many great customers like you and we really appreciate you dining with us. Hope to see you again Owner John Ho More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is my favorite restaurant! I eat here regularly and am never dissapointed!! Great service and great food. I highly recommend it to anyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Love coming here! Great food, service and cocktails! Tried out the new tasting plate for $20 p.p. 6 entrees and a dessert! Great value but still got the Ducksi Goreng and Sizzling Beef for a main because they're always delicious! Highly recommend to everyone!

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We have driven past this place a few times and it was always full, so we thought we really should give it a go and see what kept the place so busy. I'm glad we did. This is a very good Malaysian restaurant. The service is impeccable and the food is delicious. We started with satays, prawn balls and curry... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind review, we work hard here at "Jacks" to keep our customers happy. We are celebrating our 25th Year, so that must say something about our loyal customers and we continue to see new people come and try us. We are so glad you decided to stop in and eat with us and we... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Try the ducksi goreng its divine! i have it everytime i go to jacks yum. fair price too. The portions are big, its not one of those restaurants you come out hungry from. The service is quick and responsive. We go here about once a month. Its my favourite restaurant.

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Been coming here for over 25 years, and the newer entrants in the area have meant visits have been less frequent. Re-acquainted tonight, and it was faultless. Must get it back on the radar. Wide variety, delicious foods. Good drinks list. Attentive service. Great coffee too. This is the place to keep on the "regular" visit list for sure.

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

Thank you so much for the kind words. Yes we try very hard to keep our customers coming back. In fact we are celebrating our 25th year anniversary this year . We have some new dishes on the menu and have done some renovations to keep us up to date! Thanks to you again and we look forward to seeing... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Authentic flavours, great staff and a menu that covers all bases. We have been long time returning customers who rarely go more than a few weeks between visits. We have eaten Satay in many countries and honestly still rate Jacks as the best. Each time we bring friends along, they also fall in love with the restaurant. To top it... More 

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Additional Information about Jacks Satay Bar

Address: 571-573 Mount Alexander Road | Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria 3039, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9375 3778
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
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 11 - 24
Cuisine: Malaysian

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