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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
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good15%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
571-573 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had business in area and dropped in for lunch which was a pleasant experience. Tasty Malaysian food and nice atmosphere ( very quiet the day we were there ) Drink and food prices reasonable.More

Thank Kingy1954
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi John, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and a good one at that !. we are so glad you enjoyed your lunch, yes this week has been a blowy cold gusty, typical Melbourne week, so yes lunch is sometimes quiet,...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Recently went to Jacks to celebrate a family birthday and were not disappointed. As soon as we entered the venue, we were warmly greeted and this close attention to our needs continued for the whole evening. The menu provides a wide range from delightful satay...More

Thank Paul E
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hi Paul E, Thanks so much for coming into Jacks to celebrate your family's birthday function. It is great to hear you enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We try to pay attention to all our guests and am glad you felt welcomed and that...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Took all my staff their on Saturday night. Great food, great service and a good range of wines to select from. John and Senior Staff Member Sean arte great hosts and make you feel very welcome. If you love Asian/Malaysian food this is the place...More

Thank jeffreymC2074IW
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Hi John H, Thank you for your glowing review, yes Sean and I try hard to keep everyone happy ! It was our pleasure to host you on Saturday night and we look forward as always to having you dine with us again. John

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Our second dining at this restaurant & once again, very pleased with the amazing service by the staff. Food arrived quickly (banquet for 12) & it was all delicious! Entrees were scrumptious & staff left enough break time in between entrees & mains. Delicious banquet...More

Thank Pristeene
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Have been going to Jacks since day one and still love it! It is almost like like going to visit your best friends. John and Sean along with the rest of the staff always provide friendly attentive service. It is is always a pleasant and...More

Thank RobnJude1606
John H, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you so much, what a wonderful thing to say, yes we do have customers like you who are virtually family, they have been coming for so long. It is our pleasure to serve you and we look forward to seeing you soon. John

Reviewed 28 June 2017

My family used to be regular diners here, but it's been about 8 years since my last visit and I decided to book a table for lunch to celebrate my wife's birthday. We decided to have the Roti rolls for an entre and they were...More

Thank Robert B
holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

High Robert, thanks for coming back and visiting Jacks, I am glad you enjoyed your visit with and we really hope you won't leave it so long to come back and see us. John

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The best Malaysian in MELBOURNE - don't over order .... generous size entrees & mains. Thanks John for your hospitality.

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holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thanks Sal & Graham, Short and sharp, that was a great review, love it. Wonderful for you to say we are "the Best in Melbourne", we have always believed that and so do all the customers we have kept over 28 years. Cheers. Jack

Reviewed 27 April 2017

We'd been to this restaurant a few years ago and enjoyed the fresh tastes and the great satay. This time around, everything felt a little underdone - the wait staff weren't quite on top of things; the food didn't taste as fresh as it had...More

Thank Ann T
holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Hi Ann, I am sorry you feel we are not up to scratch so to speak, we are continually trying to keep staff up to date and on the ball. I am sincerely sorry you feel like this about Jacks, this is not the impression...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

John and Sean always welcome with friendly smiles! Food doesn't change much but always great quality and have never had a bad meal here! One of our all time faves!!!

Thank Kerrie H
holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Hi Kerrie H, Thanks for coming in to see us, I am so glad you are always satisfied when you eat at Jacks, we try hard to keep the standard up and the customers happy. See you next time !

Reviewed 4 March 2017

Having been coming here on and off since this great restaurant opened, the food and service is still fantastic. The seafood dishes are our favourite and the sauces are the tastiest I have ever had. Menu and wines are very reasonably priced and our bill...More

Thank grasal001
holidaysatays, Owner at Jacks Satay Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hi, Thanks so much for your review. It is great to have customers like you who have been coming in for all these years. We are going into our 28th year, so good customers are very much appreciated. We try to keep the standard up...More

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areta y
16 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
21 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
US$10 - US$22
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
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
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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