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31 Pultney St, Dandenong, Victoria 3175, Australia
+61 3 9793 7726
11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 20:00
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice small place but noticed that in last few months their prices have increased be almost 60%. It used to be reasonable but now a bit expansive for the area it is in and also decor of this place. Taste is still good.

Thank True H
Hyderabad, India
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Foodies get lot of choices and the staff was very curious and helpful. Greta place for Indian and Srilankan food, sea food varities and can buy groceries as well in same place. Rajendra

Thank rajendra_kanaparthi
Frankston, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

When I eat here I am in India. Each part of their Thali has its own delicious taste and texture - a perfect balance. The kitchen is busy and happy.

Thank Haraldohoo
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Felt like eating my mum's cooking. Brought back memories of Chennai. Very reasonable price and friendly staff is a definite bonus.

Thank Viswa P
Montmorency, Australia
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47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My wife and I ate lunch at Lakshmi Vilas on Friday 28th October, 2016 and I was so impressed I just had to write this review. We have eaten there probably 4 or 5 times now and each time the quality of the food has been superb; for some reason, last Friday it was even better! We had Vadi’s and... More 

Thank Nicholas B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, all vegetarian, desi flavour, you can get thali at Dandenong, all veggie, this place is like heaven for dosa lovers n sambar lovers

Thank Divya D
Charlotte, North Carolina
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I liked my masala dosa and the other two liked their thalis. Simple seating and atmosphere but good food. We lingered on conversing.

Thank sandyahd1
Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

When hunger pangs call for more familiar Indian fare, Lakshmi Vilas is your stop. Standard vegetarian food with an authentic flavour and ambience which is true to the neighbourhood 'eating joint' as we know it. It is a no frills restaurant, but the menu offers breakfast favourites like dosas (India style crepes), idlis (rice cakes), vadas (Indian spicy doughnuts) pooris... More 

Thank Nicolette R
Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

I've been here a number of times and the dosa has always been great :-). Ambience is nothing to write home about but it's worth it for the food - at a decent price. Will continue to come here

Thank broncj
la habra heights
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128 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

Surpassed all my expectations. I too often hear about a "best" masala dosa and am disappointed. Not here. I come from the school of the food is what matters and was encouraged by the simple cafeteria like setting with their 8 small tables. We, smartly as it turned out, arrived early on Sunday and only had time to wonder at... More 

Thank michael f

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Pultney St, Dandenong, Victoria 3175, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Dandenong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9793 7726

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