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Desi Dhaba

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Indian, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Delivery, Highchairs Available
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All reviews butter chicken saag curry kebab potatoes indian food north indian indian customers flinder's street the heart of the city every single dish nice service awesome food great dinner great ambience recommend this restaurant visiting melbourne
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Want real Indian food, a relaxed and fun environment, a few wines or beers, here is your destination. Great, great authentic food, good location and overall a 9/10.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Voyage245211
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a really good lunchtime special here. It was a dhal meal with rice and naan. They brought me water without my having to ask and were doing a good job of keeping tables wiped and floors swept. The only thing they missed was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank platypus150
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Great Homely Taste, Nice Service and Open till Late Night - Very Strategically located as well - Must Visit if you are in CBD and looking for Indian food

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank signonsameer
Reviewed March 31, 2019

We were a group of 10 people and after being on the Great Ocean Drive for 14 hours in the cold and wet weather, we were looking for spicy Bhajiya and Samosas to start with. With Makke ki roti and saag, jira rice and yellow...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Pradip Kumar P
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

An Punjabi kitchen address in Melbourne is one of the popular addresses to many Indians Chinese and Aussies..Mr. Akash the owner of the property take special care supported by his group of people from Punjab.. ladies finger rechristened Bendy masala , cottage cheese with capsicum...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank subaschandran1951
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Crowded with a buzz and an encouraging number of indians in evidence. The service was good ,the food happily authentically Indian and the price reasonable .Not a lot more one can ask unless one wants a long slow quiet dinner.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 364tilley
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

This place is a family friendly Indian restaurant. The food was good and enjoyable. We ordered butter chicken, potato and cauliflower dry curry. Both garlic and cheese naan bread were delicious. But recommend for them to be eaten while hot! Will be back:-)

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sooyon
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Desi dhaba offered the tastiest of Indian food we had during our Australia trip. We had Dal makhani, Paneer butter masala with Aloo parantha and Garlic Naan. Chicken tikka (as per my husband) was done the true punjabi style. Every single dish was cooked with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
3  Thank Rashika15
Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

Read Google reviews and decided to give this place a try. I was throughly impressed. The chicken sagg masala was lovely, with a good kick of heat and melt in the mouth chicken. The tandoori platter was delicious! The garlic naan was also so good...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 784nadiah
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

Bit of a let down. Food was fine. But half of the food and drink we ordered from the menu wasn’t actually available! Service wasn’t up to scratch with wait staff trying to clear plates before people were finished, first badgering for them not accurately...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Definitely is. Wine only though.
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