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Purple Peanuts Japanese Cafe

620 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“miso soup” (10 reviews)
“brown rice” (7 reviews)
“sushi” (9 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
620 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I know it’s a fairly out there start to my review. But you have to go there to understand. If you like sushi yum, tuna balls with salad filling and amazing. Chicken curry is also to die for. I know it sounds boring but the...More

Thank travel4me2you
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was on my way to an all day outdoor festival on a rainy day, uncertain of eating arrangement there i decided to eat lunch before going, given its also the 'grand prix' weekend, there were ppl everywhere! i expected most places around the Southern...More

Thank jetsetqueen54321
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Took the entire family, two adults, and two kids, 11 and 8. The menu was limited but the food and the staff were superb. The meals all came with an Australian twist, cooked spicy tuna, and a lot of pickle on the sashimi, yet we...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Was staying almost next door and got a takeaway from this place for my kids and I. The service from the lady was awesome. The sushi and seaweed was really good also. Then menu looked great and I hope to visit again to try a...More

1  Thank MeMock
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I've eaten here every time I've been in Melbourne for the past few years (roughly once a month) and have never been let down - their consistency is incredible. Great quality food, amazingly good value, wonderful casual service - I love it!

Thank Mertescielny
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Not being from Melbourne I literally stumbled across this place after dropping my bags off at a nearby hotel. Very quick service. Excellent presentation and very tasty. Highly recommended.

Thank Peter123663
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Located near the Southern Cross Station. Cheap, quick and delicious. Vegetarian options available. Free plain water provided. The staff had no smile but probably because they were too busy.

Thank ym_onthego
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Nice and cheap Japanese food in Melbourne cbd area. The fried onigiri is something different and nice. The grilled chicken curry rice was nice but the curry soba was a bit too watery.

1  Thank Cyrusho
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Looks grungy from the outside but the food is amazing! Authentic and tasty large bowls of chicken, veggie or beef curry or teriyaki. They also have sushi, noodles and desserts. Not expensive and really fast service.

Thank Jodie E
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Good for a quick bite to eat if you're tired. Funky. Small amount of places to actually eat, but found it filling and value for money.

Thank MariAlbiston
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
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