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Melbourne Dae Jang Geum Korean BBQ

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1/235 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 9445
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is just beautiful! We don't have korean bbq anywhere but here! The waiters/tress are a bit hard to understand sometimes and sometimes they can't understand or speak english well which is probably the only downside for us. Also, it's not very kids friendly. Theres a lot of steps to get up to the restaurant and no lifts so... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start this review by stating that this is the first Korean restaurant I have been to in Australia. My previous experience has been in Seoul! I was expecting a better experience but have to say that the dishes ordered were all quite tasty, and reasonable value for money. Service was very good however, the waiting staff should have... More 

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Thank Max J
Hong Kong, China
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since tofu soup (sundubu) is one of my favorites, I had it there many times. They have lunch menu which is affordable, and the taste was good. As usual, a few appetizer came with the meal. I wouldn't mind to eat there again in the future.

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Thank Rainylin
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went back here after a long time. Was surprised they don't include that sweet potato included in the appetisers and the size of the dishes have gone down in size. :/

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Thank Bradz21
Paris, France
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It is very good, we enjoy the BBQ and the soju. We had a good time with my family. We paid 400$ for 12, we had different kind of meat and soupe. The sauce is excellent also

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Thank chachacha3010
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This was our first time at a Korean BBQ and we really enjoyed it. The restaurant was spacious and the staff very willing to assist when we advised them this was our first time. Our food arrived quickly and staff set up the table BBQ plate and kept turning and adding our food. Accompaniments were very tasty as were the... More 

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Thank erryted
Melbourne, Australia
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101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Being upstairs, the restaurant is not directly visible and could not gawk in but was pleasantly surprised with a spacious and welcoming venue. Arrived for dinner around 8 but last orders were already being called. Whilst feeling a tad rushed, the service was friendly and the food was good, amidst a flurry of activity by the staff almost desperate to... More 

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Thank Gerald TC L
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We visited on a Friday night, we tried to make a booking but they only take bookings of 6 or more people. We decided to arrive early around 6pm and there were plenty of tables. We ordered the Korean BBQ mixed platter consisting of Beef Pork Chicken. ($75) this feed 3 people no problems. Drinks were very reasonable. You can... More 

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Thank Rose c
Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We over ordered in a major way. Excellent quality food in a loud and basic setting. Quite a sweet approach to marinade and the combination grill was great value.

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Thank WilliamfromNZ
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Serving are little with only 3 side dishes provided. Service is poor, we asked for side dishes to be replenished, staff just took away our plates without returning.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$17
Cuisine
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/235 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9662 9445

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
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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