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Nelayan Indonesian Restaurant

265 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03) 9663 5886
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  • English first
  • Indonesian first
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Just love the variety of Indonesian cuisines they have here. Its a gem.. My children love eating here.. The servings are good. The people there are friendly.. The place is clean.. We went back there a few times.. Will defintely pop in here again when we are back in Melbourne.

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Melbourne, Australia
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200 reviews 200 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

location is a stones throw from Chinatown. Have been coming here now for over 7 years. The food is decent, tasty and good value. You can have a one plate wonder consisting rice with a selected vegetable dish or two and a meat dish or two with a can of drink for less than $15.00 per person. They do change... More 

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Brighton, Australia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The smells are so reminiscent of Java eating house. Food is good and authentic, cakes likewise. Good for an in-and-out experience or take away.

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Malaysia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

good family restaurant. Delicious and big portions of food at reasonable prices. Water is free. Lunch time could be busy. Will come again.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Nelayan is a canteen-typed eatery which offers a great meal for anyone who likes Indonesian food. The meal price is cheap and the quality of the food is very good. It costs $6 for rice with one choice, $8.50 with two choices and $10.50 with three choices. Meal portion is very reasonable and their menu changes daily. Sometimes, when you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Good range option of menus and portion. Halal food. Cheap price and strategic place to find. A good option to stop by after shopping around melbourne cbd

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kuala lumpur,malaysia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Bought apam balik that had cheese and choc..still remember the yummylicious taste.I also tried the rice with fried chicken and vegetable...Nice!..Spent about $10/ meal

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The food was good, environment clean, and friendly Indonesian speaking staff. Reasonably priced. Good location and easily accessible by trams.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I came for a business trip + to meet one of my oldest friend in Melbourne just a couple weeks ago. At some point, I was feeling a little bit homesick coz i miss Indonesian food! My friend told me about Nelayan, so i went there and oh boy! was it good! They served authentic Indonesian food with reasonable price... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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191 reviews 191 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Stumbled upon this place whilst looking for something to eat on a recent holiday to Melbourne. Nice-ish looking place with plenty of tables. Staff were nice and friendly. Bain-maries kept food warm for an instant meal or you could order from a menu. We opted for a freshly cooked mie goreng and nasi goreng, both very nice with authentic flavours.... More 

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Address: 265 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9663 5886
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Cuisine: Indonesian

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