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Melbourne Dae Jang Geum Korean BBQ

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1/235 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03) 9662 9445
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the Korean bbq, maybe not an authentic experience nevertheless it's fun cooking at your own table. Food was generally a little bland, the staff were very attentive, wine list very poor.

Thank Mark C
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh great service helpful staff just all round great place would recommend this restaurant to everyone i will be back

Thank muzza97
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We have visited Dae Jang Geum Korean BBQ on couple of occasions now. The food is quite tasty and service is very good. I cannot say that it's great value for money but the experience is very different from what you would expect in a restaurant. You get a plate of raw meat and cook it yourself at the table... More 

Thank venuse a
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We came here with a party of 8. All of us ordered different meals. I ordered prawns with chilli and it was delicious. The service was efficient. Every one in our group enjoyed their meals. Reasonably priced as well.

Thank Colette G
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We ordered one of the meat combo BBQ plates for dinner and it was delicious. It was more than enough food for two people and the staff were always quick with their service. The staff took care of the food on the BBQ while we got to enjoy a nice chat among ourselves and not have to worry about the... More 

Thank ChristineWesty
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Korean restaurant located upstairs from the Chinatown mall, meals good size and very tasty , service fast and efficient, drinks reasonably priced

Thank Terry M
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The japchae is the best! It is so so good. I also ordered a pork belly BBQ, that one is average. Kimchi Soup is also average. I don't like the kimchi side dish. Not really delicious. This is expensive as we have to order large lettuce for 10$. Ridiculous =.=

Thank quynh n
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Was treated by my 2 daughters wt a party of 6 church members. Nice deco, spacious & clean. Served by a macho-looking hunk who spoke Aussie-accented English & few waitresses who were efficient & courteous. Dishes were yummy, good portion & reasonably priced. Great place to dine.

Thank DanielOon
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

I love Korean food and this place is awesome! Big, busy, yum, fast, cheap, BYO, great menu. We've been a few times now and wash was great. Their menu is awesome and it is easy to have BBQ style with only 2 people (many other places are to big for 2 for BBQ). It has really fast polite service. We've... More 

Thank DragonflyTamer
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Service in this place was shocking. We were made to wait on arrival, even though the restaurant was half empty and people who arrived after us were seated before us! That in itself made to want to leave the place before we even got to our table. The food was distinctly average. At least the price was reasonable. Certainly won't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $17
Asian, Korean, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/235 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: (03) 9662 9445

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Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.