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Jacks Satay Bar

571-573 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
+61 3 9375 3778
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
571-573 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Malaysian food and this is a wonderful dining experience without being too formal. Very laid back and casual atmosphere. I'm coming back soon to try even more dishes although I would be happy to pig out on the Roti Rolls all night!!! They...More

Thank iceforty4
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi iceforty4, Thanks for the great review. Yes the Silly Season will be upon us shortly. It is fantastic that you love our restaurant so much. You must enjoy those Roti Rolls very much, as do many other people. Yes we have already booked quite...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jacks is as good today as 25 years ago when we first started eating there. Atmosphere is always fantastic, friendly and professional staff and great menu choices. We love the chicken roti rolls, sambal asparagus and all seafood dishes.....and of course the satay! Highly recommended...More

Thank Wendy A
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

As always, an absolutely outstanding evening spent at Jack's. I'd go as far as saying - add this to your MUST DO'S in Melbourne. The food and the service are a complete night out so why bother with just a quick visit when you can...More

Thank mel_m00023
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017

Thanks Mel-m00023, I really appreciate your kind comments. We try here at Jacks to provide good service and a friendly atmosphere, we are so glad you enjoyed your time with us and really look forward to seeing you again. Jack

Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious and the service is also good. The laksa and seafood are favourites. Not huge serves but most of us thought they were reasonable proportions.More

Thank BethIG72
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2017

Hi BethIG72, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, we really appreciate your feedback. Yes our Laksa is always popular for good reason, it is very tradtional and people love it. We pride ourselves on buying only the best seafood, yes...More

Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

We had a great relaxed evening with fabulous food and service Their signature scallops are to die for, their menu is just so different than any other Asian influenced restaurant we have been to, so nice to try different dishes. Service was great but not...More

Thank margid56
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2017

Thank you for your fantastic review, it is a pleasure to serve people like your group as they appreciate the hard working staff ( especially Sean). He does have a great knowledge of wines and spirits. I am so glad you like the scallops, yes...More

Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Jack's Satay Bar for over 20 years and every time the meals are awesome. John and the team are always accomodating. So love this place!

Thank Laz S
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Thanks Laz we try hard to keep things here enjoyable, the food, the atmosphere, we have been here almost 30 years now and a have wonderfully loyal customers like you, thanks again. John

Reviewed September 5, 2017

Had business in area and dropped in for lunch which was a pleasant experience. Tasty Malaysian food and nice atmosphere ( very quiet the day we were there ) Drink and food prices reasonable.More

Thank Kingy1954
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Hi John, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and a good one at that !. we are so glad you enjoyed your lunch, yes this week has been a blowy cold gusty, typical Melbourne week, so yes lunch is sometimes quiet,...More

Reviewed August 9, 2017

Recently went to Jacks to celebrate a family birthday and were not disappointed. As soon as we entered the venue, we were warmly greeted and this close attention to our needs continued for the whole evening. The menu provides a wide range from delightful satay...More

Thank Paul E
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Hi Paul E, Thanks so much for coming into Jacks to celebrate your family's birthday function. It is great to hear you enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We try to pay attention to all our guests and am glad you felt welcomed and that...More

Reviewed July 9, 2017

Took all my staff their on Saturday night. Great food, great service and a good range of wines to select from. John and Senior Staff Member Sean arte great hosts and make you feel very welcome. If you love Asian/Malaysian food this is the place...More

Thank jeffreymC2074IW
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

Hi John H, Thank you for your glowing review, yes Sean and I try hard to keep everyone happy ! It was our pleasure to host you on Saturday night and we look forward as always to having you dine with us again. John

Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Our second dining at this restaurant & once again, very pleased with the amazing service by the staff. Food arrived quickly (banquet for 12) & it was all delicious! Entrees were scrumptious & staff left enough break time in between entrees & mains. Delicious banquet...More

Thank Pristeene
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areta y
August 16, 2016|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
I am so sorry to take so long to get back to you no not taking bookings on line at the moment but is in the works. Thank You
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Lovefood98
August 21, 2015|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Hi I m sorry it has taken so long to get back to you, yes we do private functions, but it depends on the day or night and how many people. Please give Jacks a call 9375388 and ask for John and tell them its for a booking... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $21
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 571-573 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Moonee Ponds
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9375 3778
Description
A Malaysian restaurant serving traditional and contemporary Malaysian dishes for the past 28 years. Home Delivery and take away available, licensed, BYO wine and champagne only.
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