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Dessert Story

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195 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 7776
11:30 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we went for some Asian dessert after dinner. This place is in the middle of the Melbourne china town and quite popular to Asian crowd. The place is cozy, a place for a tasty dessert and chit chat.

Thank Syed S
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811 reviews
485 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Small outlet with about 25-30 pp sitting Hot and cold dessert like jelly , soy bean , mango , yam , sweet potato etc Order at the counter Good place to get a quick sugar fix

Thank Happy258
Melbourne, Australia
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95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and I really enjoy this place. We've been there a couple times now and there's a heap to choose from.

Thank amaree22
Perth, Australia
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143 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I always like to eat and go to this dessert place. Place is casual, food is cheap and variety of dessert. All yummy! Obviously will keep on coming back

Thank annematt143
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79 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

had massive asian dessert cravings and it was late (11pm) so happy to find this still open, tried the black sticky rice with taro mash & red bean. it was delicious! huge portion and cheap! and got mango & tofu pudding takeaway which i ate when i got back to hotel :P very satisfying!

Thank jetsetqueen54321
Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I ordered a tofu and mango dessert and was very pleased. The coconut milk helped sweeten the dessert and made it taste great. My dad ordered the sago dessert and it was very tasty. I also got a taro bubble tea, it tasted like fruit loops, tad too sweet for my liking, It is a groovy place for a late... More 

Thank Cassidydaniel
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487 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We were walking through Chinatown and stumbled upon this place. We had found it after dinner so it was a perfect chaser. We were served quickly, the dessert café is small but busy. We order 2 different desserts between 4 people and it was more than enough. The shaved ice bowls were massive and very sweet! A very nice end... More 

Thank DJ_Mizit
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious and refreshing dessert that is not too sweet (aka guilty). The tofu dessert does have the tofu taste and nice with coconut cream and mango. Only thing is that they should have used real mangoes given they are in season and not the canned stuff which was a bit disappointing. Not a bad place for a rest and having... More 

Thank Sillypiggys
Sydney, Australia
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257 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Couldnt even give me a tax receipt despite having a computerised register. The ice was wrong, the flavours and consistency of all ingredients were wrong wrong wrong. If you compare this place with "Meet Fresh" the taiwanese dessert place. Dessert story is an utter disgrace.

Thank Mike S
Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a couple of weird but good desserts .. very very busy . They only accept cash thats a downside place is very cramped .. way too many table in a small place. Another negative you have to go to the counter to place your order. Went with a couple of friends tried a couple of different desserts the special... More 

Thank Sid K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 7776

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighbourhood 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.
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