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364 Malvern Rd, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
+61 3 9510 4266
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Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It looks small and quaint from the outside but the food is good quality with a nice mix of meat and vegetables, and the friendliness and warmth of the staff is exceptional. It reminded me of Chinese restaurants that I enjoy going to in my home town of Penrith.

Thank Kristian W
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Decor is dated and 1970s-ish, just the way I like it, with carpet on floor!! The food is always great! Cent believe this place has been here next to me for so long and I've only just discovered it! NEVER disappoints!

Thank Mawson R
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Have been here twice now. Basic decor but unbelievable service and food. Do yourself a favour and order the prawn toast. The lady that works there is very friendly and we have not had a bad dish yet. Plus it's BYO. Winning.

Thank Greendiamond1983
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This place hands down is the best chinese place in Melbourne! The food is always top notch, and the family that work here are so polite and friendly - they make every visit enjoyable. I definitely recommend the fried chicken/pork in spicy salt - absolute favourite. While the interior is not that great, it is comfortable and quiet and homely.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We have been coming to this place for over 35 years so they must be doing something right. Decor is not out of Home Beautiful but meals are decent sized and delicious. They make their own dim sims and they are so soft and tasty, service is friendly, you can BYO wine and they even do take away...

1 Thank BartSherrie
Melbourne, Australia
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112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We love the way they make their salt'n'pepper squid as it's become a family favourite. Their fried rice is quite good, too.

Thank Judie2011
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

been here several times over the past few years and food is always good tasting and very cheap. most meals below $10.00 except seafood which are around $12.00, chilli chicken is my favourite, the wifes is curry chicken

Thank twoofusVictoria
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2013

This is my favourite Chinese restaurant and I have been buying their food for over 20 years! The decor isn't fancy but the food is delicious and very well priced. The service is certainly quick and their HOME MADE dim sims are the most delicious I have ever had. They are also very friendly. There are two Chinese restaurants side... More 

Thank Countrygirlplus3
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 5 September 2013 via mobile

Sticky tables are not a good sign. Salt and pepper squid was 70% deep fried batter and it was down hill from there. The trip to the loo just about required a GP consult the flowing day. Hey, you get what you pay for.

1 Thank Chickerdees
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58 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2012

The service from this tiny restaurant is wonderful, as is the food. We have been here every time we have visited Melbourne, and it never ceases to amaze me how hard the owner works to make you happy. It's a BYO too.

1 Thank foz405

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Vietnamese
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  • Address: 364 Malvern Rd, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Prahran
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9510 4266

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