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133 Ormond Rd, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
+61 3 9531 4900
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pork neck” (15 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
133 Ormond Rd, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited Vietnam several times, I am a lover of the cuisine and had high hopes for this place. The food was OK, but nothing special compared to what you get in Vietnam or other less fancy Vietnamese restaurants here in Australia. The high prices...More

Thank Tottydownunder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have both wanted to try Singapore Chili Crab for quite some time, and given the regular monthly restaurant presentation of the full moon crab, we went along to satisfy our curiosities. We were indeed not disappointed – and readers will need to go well-prepared...More

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous lively restaurant serving up the fresh crisp cuisine of Vietnam. Lattice rice paper Crab spring rolls are a must try starter. Well priced with attentive friendly staff. Lunch time visit for us - perfect spot!

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We caught up with good friends there last week. We had been several times in the past & it had never disappointed - first time for our friends. I cannot fault the service or the food. The wine list, however, is grossly overpriced & lacks...More

Thank MelbourneCazza
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We have been to Dandelion on a number of occasions while visiting friends and family in Melbourne. It has always been a favourite and continues to be so. The food was amazing and the wines a perfect match. Our waiter was friendly, attentive and knowledgeable....More

Thank MOBrien1907
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Our Daughter decided that Dandelion was a must after seeing it on "Food Safari"... and it did not disappoint... yum! Pork was amazing, duck delicious... would totally recommend!!

Thank Simm05
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Once a month, at the time of the full moon, Dandelion hold a "Full Moon Chilli Crab Night" Myself and friends went and had a blast. Alaskan King Crab and Mud Crab were the order of the day. We shared one of each, terrific. Great...More

Thank GLW1941
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved these dishes pictured and the lamb shank as well. Great atmosphere, attentive service. We will be back regularly! Love that this restaurant is in my 'hood!

Thank Lids745
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a Chef's Line gastronomic tour of Melbourne. The style of cooking, the amazing tantalising tastes of Vietnamese ingredients fused with western cooking, and the standard of service all exceeded our expectations. Touché to Azman for looking after us so well....More

Thank Anak_Johor
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Food was no good. Couldn't get certain dishes from the menu. Staff seems lost wondering & wondering about. Need a serious comeback to what it used to be.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Ormond Rd, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  Elwood
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9531 4900
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