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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
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“satay” (14 reviews)
“sizzling beef” (9 reviews)
“coconut rice” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
571-573 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just amazing. The food is incredible. Really great wine list. But most importantly the service takes it to another level. The owner bends over backwards to make you feel welcome. Highly recommend. It’s great for bigger bookings too.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kate H
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kate H, Thank you for your glowing review, we try very hard to accommodate all of our guests, which sometimes can be difficult when we are busy. But as you say people do come for the food and our fabulous cocktails and wines. So...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to Jacks for thirty years now and still love going there. All the staff are attentive, efficient and friendly. The food is always sensational, curry puffs are outstanding!! Also the restaurant has a pleasant ambiance which makes for an enjoyable meal....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rob C
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I have been going to Jacks with either family, friends or colleagues for many years. The quality of the food and service has consistently been of an outstanding standard. The food will not disappoint, the customer service is fantastic and the atmosphere is great for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gabby H
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Hi Gabby H, Wonderful to have families such as yourselves in to dine with us. We love having the kids in, we have now seen another generation come in to enjoy what Jacks has to offer. So thank you for your glowing review we really...More

Reviewed 1 December 2018

What a nice surprise- the food was excellent the service fast, the drinks cold. We were impressed as we got there just as the nightlife- and restaurant were filling up. A bit pricy but the quality is outstanding

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Reinhardt K
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Hi Reinhardt K, So glad you came in to try us and liked it !. We have been here for 30 years and still going strong, great to have new customers like you who take the time to write a review, thanks again. John H

Reviewed 29 October 2018

My mate and I went here while we were in Moonee Ponds for a work course. Being real Malaysian food fans we thought we would give this place a shot. Entrée of curry puffs was a little average however the peanut satay sauce that accompanied...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Peter B
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Hi, We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review for us. We try very hard to keep our standards up both in food and service. A lot of our recipes are old family ones so they really are authentic. Some are tailored...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018

We have been going to Jacks for 20 years. The quality of the food and service has consistently been of an outstanding quality. We are lucky to have such a great local restaurant .More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hgnehj
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Hi hgnehj, Lovely to have such loyal customers such as you. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for us, we are so glad you love coming to Jacks as we do try to keep the quality and consistency of our...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We have been going to Jacks for over 10 years.. All I can say is that the food is amazing, the service is fantastic and the atmosphere is great for a family or if you are looking to have a romantic night with your partner....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank michaelrH6101XO
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Hi, Thank you for writing such a glowing review ! We have been here for 30 years and still going strong. It is great people like you and your family that keep us going. It is fantastic that you like us both for family night...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing food. Fantastic service. Haven’t been there for 3 months and the owner still remembered us. It caters for children and adults. Do yourself a favour and go and have an amazing meal!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nell W
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hi Nell, Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us, thanks for the compliments, we try to please!! Look forward to seeing you again. Regards Jack

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Coming from Italy to spend a business week in Melbourne I was so lucky my friends and business parters brought st Jacks Satay. They ordered for me so I could really taste the best from the house: from the wagyu to the veggies to the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jackfarne
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Hello jackfarne Wonderful you enjoyed Jacks, thanks so much for coming in and trying our food and wine and enjoying our atmosphere and thank you for taking the time to write this great review. Regards Jack

Reviewed 25 September 2018

The dishes are mostly authentic Malaysian or Singaporean with some Peranakan also. They do cater to the Australian crowd more than the asian types. John (Chinese from Singapore) the owner was very friendly and let us taste the sambal sauce and the satay peanut sauce...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sheila Y
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Hi Shiela Y, Well you certainly know what we are all about. Thank you for explaining to people what is involved in Singapore/Malaysian/Peranakan dishes. We are so pleased that you enjoyed coming to Jacks, and maybe we will will see you back for some Mud...More

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areta y
17 August 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
22 August 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
USD 9 - USD 20
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 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
  • E-mail
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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