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Melin Vietnamese and Chinese Restaurant

93 Old Cleveland Rd | Capalaba, Capalaba, Redland City, Queensland 4157, Australia
+61 7 3390 1121
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Oct 22, 2016
“This guy can cook”
Oct 12, 2016
“Top quality”
Closed Now
All hours
Thai, Chinese, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
93 Old Cleveland Rd | Capalaba, Capalaba, Redland City, Queensland 4157, Australia
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

What a lovely restaurant! The host Monica is super helpful and nice, whilst the Head Chef Kim is excellent at catering for your dietary needs and cooking absolutely delicious food!!!

Thank Sam E
Reviewed February 11, 2017

We hadn't been to this restaurant before and it was in our Shire so thought we would pay it a visit. Monica was very welcoming which was nice but the food did not live up to any standard. It was rather plain. The special friend...More

1  Thank WMW22
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Been a customer for years now, apart from being convenient in location the food had never ever been a negative. Fantastic dishes, wide selection, fast to prepare (excluding busy times of course) and we always are impressed with what we've paid for. Monica and her...More

Thank haddakombi
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Placing the order by phone was pleasant, picking the food up was easy, but the flavour of the food was very disappointing. Would I go back "NO" Special Fried I think was steamed rice with a few extras. Sorry normally I would eat all, but...More

Thank capalabathebill
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Food is fabulous with a mix of Chinese and Vietnamese. Dine in or takeaway no change on quality. If you like spicy this is the place-tasty and spicy. More timid palates are well catered for as well. A trifle more expensive but well worth the...More

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Our family had take away from Melin twice in the same week so eaten 5 dishes from the menu. All were first rate. They have a very good selection of Vietnamese and Chinese.

Thank AussiePD
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Melin is my go-to restaurant. It is honest, wholesome food, full with nutrition and natural goodness. I am very health conscious and the restaurant caters for my needs. If you are looking for clean eats, speak with the restaurant host Monica and she will cater...More

Thank Rod P
Reviewed August 31, 2016

My partner and I try to frequent this restaurant on a regular basis. The food is delicious. We are slowly making our way through the menu - we have our favourtie dishes that we always order, and we pick 4 new dishes each time we...More

Thank Nestle12
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Looking for some Vietnamese lunch on Sunday, googled and found this little gem. Lateish Sunday afternoon we were the only customers, and decided to sit down for lunch instead of takeaway. Monica, our very talkative host, looked after us - we both had Bun Cha...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Been craving a traditional soup, and trip advisor reviews recommended this place so we went and tried it out. Did not disappoint. would have to be the best soup I've tried hands down! The freshest ingredients, looked as though the basil and beans sprouts were...More

Thank cookstaa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Old Cleveland Rd | Capalaba, Capalaba, Redland City, Queensland 4157, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Redland City  >  Capalaba
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3390 1121
  • E-mail
Authentic Vietnamese and Chinese Cuisine in Capalaba. Please call to order Take-Away or make a Reservation. The Melin Restaurant serves authentic Vietnamese and Chinese Cuisine. This iconic restaurant situated in the heart of Capalaba is much loved by locals and visitors alike! The Redland City Chamber of Commerce awarded Melin Restaurant the title of Best Restaurant in 2006. In addition, Monica Tran, owner of Melin Restaurant, won acclaim for Best Customer Service in the whole of the Redland Shire. Melin Restaurant invites appreciators of asian cuisine to make a reservation or order fresh dishes to take-away for lunch or dinner! AWARD-WINNING CHEF, Kim Xi Tran Restaurant Owner and Executive Chef, Kim Xi Tran, has attained 29 years experience and eminence in the global hospitality industry. Born and bred in Vietnam, Kim Xi Tran, is a master of Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine. The Chef evinces an inherent perspicacity of authentic asian flavours. He insists on preparing only the freshest quality produce for customers. The Executive Chef invests his heart and soul into personally cooking all Vietnamese and Chinese dishes made-to-order. Kim Xi Tran exhibits profound passion and pride in cooking fresh, healthy and delicious food!
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