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Magic Mint Cafe

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9 Hall St, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
9326 1646
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I came here with my wife and we were very disappointing. The owner is very nice but the waitresses are unfriendly and give no smile with their service. They also do not provide what is requested. We had to wait nearly half an hour for simple curry meal and the restaurant was not even busy. The reason it took so... More 

Thank Tony M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Great Indian food with plenty of options and friendly staff and service. The momos and butter chicken have been the highlights so far

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Nine friends met for dinner ordering a mix of banquets and individual dishes. We were informed by the waitress this was not an option as the manager had set a new rule-banquets OR individual meals, both choices cannot be served at the same table. The menu showed a minimum order of two for a banquet- we had ordered six banquets.... More 

Thank Lysia M
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47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Great indian food. Restaurant owed and operated by same family that takes pride in their meals. Reasonably priced too!

Thank Maria L
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Ordered 1x medium madras 1x medium korma. Neither had any spice and very inconsistent to other times we have ordered. 2x garlic naan, which tasted more like plain naan due to lack of garlic. We are locals and have been coming there regularly and am very disappointed in the inconsistency and lack of flavour in the dishes. Will not be... More 

1 Thank Kyanne W
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Disclaimer: I've become a regular. If only the madras wasn't so darned good, all rich and mustard-seedy and hotted up to a great, spicy bowl of hotness. Superb raita, flaky, melting paratha, and truly radioactive tandoori mushrooms. Easily one of the best Indian restaurants we've found since the old Carlton Curry House went away...

Thank DebinUS11
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

We had a very enjoyable evening with the kids and friends. The Banquets are good value and you will leave well fed with lovely Indian Flavours.

Thank BigB3023
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

We've ordered takeaway a few times from Magic Mint. In my opinion its the best Indian food in the area. It is really tasty and fresh, but they should put a little more chicken into their butter chicken, just not enough! Their garlic nan is delicious. Prices are reasonable too, about $30 for 2 meals with rice and nan. The... More 

Thank Bel_Aussie
Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

I had heard from friends this is a good Indian restaurant. I noticed there is a normal a decent amount of patrons on a weekend so I thought I would give it a go. I am not a massive fan of Indian only have it once as year but really enjoyed my meal here and would go back. We went... More 

Thank Rachel C
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

We ate here because there was nothing else open and soon regretted this. The place was deafeningly noisy and service was poor.We had to wait for our order to be taken and then drinks we ordered were not served and the waitress then said she was sorry she had forgotten - but still didn't bring the ordered drinks! There was... More 

1 Thank emilyphipps

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Hall St, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Moonee Ponds
  • Phone Number: 9326 1646

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?