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Monk Bodhi Dharma

Rear 202 Carlisle St, Balaclava., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“mushroom dish” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rear 202 Carlisle St, Balaclava., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We visited on a Tuesday around lunch time and we were after single origin coffee. Monk Bodhi Dharma was an excellent find and we scored it highly for superior coffee on our trip to Melbourne. We had a good chat with the waitstaff who were...More

Thank Intrepid045
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Excellent food, creative vegan and vegetarian menu, the only problem is the seating. We went for lunch a few times, but always can't get a seat and had to find elsewhere instead. Try it after 1.30pm you will have a better chance to get s...More

Thank Hwa W
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I had been looking online for the best Acai Bowl and this place came up. It's a little hard to find, but it's worth searching out as the Acai Bowl was excellent. It brought me back to Brazil. We also had the Vegan Tacos which...More

Thank SunnyMangoMac
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I have been there for a few times with my friend. Last time went there by myself. The food & service are nice.

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Came here just for a coffee, didn't like it at all! However the food on the table beside us looked good!

Thank SorchaNiM
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous vegetarian meals! So good in fact we ate here three times in a week. We became a little addicted to their Avignon Apple Pancakes, but on our last visit I branched out to try the zucchini and mint hot cakes with beetroot relish....also sensational....More

Thank Ellyn M
Reviewed 25 November 2016

if it weren't for the gps, i would not have found this cafe! hidden and unassuming in the rear, access via a cobblestone laneway, monk bodhi dharma churns out exquisite coffees. the vegetarian food served looks good too. ferret it out, it is worth the...More

Thank 1mightymouse
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This is by far my favourite place for brunch dates - though it must be the place for many others since we often have to wait a short while for a table. This cafe is cute, rustic and hipster. It has a fantastic menu full...More

Thank Isha B
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Above average music volume level, but not in a bad way. Extremely friendly and cosy atmosphere - feels like you are a local patron the first time you get there.

Thank Viktor_Ernholm
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

If you love great thoughtful food and exquisite coffee come check these guys out! Simply brilliant. Pancakes or the mushrooms I have both most times. Plus they do occasional dinners which are perfectly immense. Thanks monk the food, coffee, tunes and staff rock 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

Thank Gingerbiz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rear 202 Carlisle St, Balaclava., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
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