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Dandelion

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133 Ormond Rd, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
+61 3 9531 4900
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pho” (21 reviews)
“pork hock” (15 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
133 Ormond Rd, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met our friends here for a very enjoyable mid-week meal. The food and service was very nice. Loved the prawns and crab starters. But boy was this place expensive - $350 for 4 people! Didn't realise Elwood has some very nice eateries... will definately venture...More

Thank Ravinder S
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

A Melbourne friend recommended we go here for a snack as he rates the place highly (we came out from the CBD especially!). Dandelion is a Vietnamese inspired cafe restaurant which does some very impressive dishes. Reading names off the menu like “Twice cooked beef...More

Thank WorldTravla7
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is a really nice fresh and real food restaurant. The food comes out fresh and really well prepared so it is tasty and lots of healthy herbs. Very impressed with the quality of preparation and freshness of the food. The wine list had high...More

Thank Hangingontheedge
Reviewed 4 February 2018

My wife had been here a few times and raved about it. We wanted a place to have lunch with friends so we chose this place for lunch. The restaurant has a reputation for being high-end Vietnamese. For a Vietnamese, high-end or not, I found...More

Thank jjj733
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We visited on a public holiday so it wasn’t too busy. Great menu with plenty to choose from. The manager suggested we have a few entrees , one main and a side as the mains are quite big. The crab rolls were great. We chose...More

Thank Lotuseaters42
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Great fresh food, nice venue and consistently good service. Vietnamese inspired food with that special fusion touch that Melbourne does so well.

Thank explore_travel_eat
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Went with four couples and chose feed me menu. Wonderful experience. Great tastes and service and wines to match. Definitely would return

Thank maggic
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here many times before but awhile since the last visit. Pho was bland and my husbands meal arrived 20mins after the rest of the family. He simply ordered the chicken off the menu so nothing too extravagant. Pretty disappointing. It was my birthday...More

Thank frazelledmum
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

It’s been a couple of years since my last visit to Dandelion and it did not disappoint. Great wine list with helpful attentive staff. We opted for Peking Duck and Spring Rolls as a starter. Mains we had the roast chicken and fish curry both...More

Thank Ann-Marie C
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Having visited Vietnam several times, I am a lover of the cuisine and had high hopes for this place. The food was OK, but nothing special compared to what you get in Vietnam or other less fancy Vietnamese restaurants here in Australia. The high prices...More

Thank Tottydownunder
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Ormond Rd, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  Elwood
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9531 4900
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