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31 Pultney St, Dandenong, Victoria 3175, Australia
+61 3 9793 7726
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11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 20:00
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Frankston, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I eat here I am in India. Each part of their Thali has its own delicious taste and texture - a perfect balance. The kitchen is busy and happy.

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Thank Haraldohoo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Felt like eating my mum's cooking. Brought back memories of Chennai. Very reasonable price and friendly staff is a definite bonus.

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Thank Viswa P
Montmorency, Australia
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My wife and I ate lunch at Lakshmi Vilas on Friday 28th October, 2016 and I was so impressed I just had to write this review. We have eaten there probably 4 or 5 times now and each time the quality of the food has been superb; for some reason, last Friday it was even better! We had Vadi’s and... More 

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Thank Nicholas B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, all vegetarian, desi flavour, you can get thali at Dandenong, all veggie, this place is like heaven for dosa lovers n sambar lovers

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Thank Divya D
Charlotte, North Carolina
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I liked my masala dosa and the other two liked their thalis. Simple seating and atmosphere but good food. We lingered on conversing.

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Thank sandyahd1
Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

When hunger pangs call for more familiar Indian fare, Lakshmi Vilas is your stop. Standard vegetarian food with an authentic flavour and ambience which is true to the neighbourhood 'eating joint' as we know it. It is a no frills restaurant, but the menu offers breakfast favourites like dosas (India style crepes), idlis (rice cakes), vadas (Indian spicy doughnuts) pooris... More 

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Thank Nicolette R
Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

I've been here a number of times and the dosa has always been great :-). Ambience is nothing to write home about but it's worth it for the food - at a decent price. Will continue to come here

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Thank broncj
la habra heights
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

Surpassed all my expectations. I too often hear about a "best" masala dosa and am disappointed. Not here. I come from the school of the food is what matters and was encouraged by the simple cafeteria like setting with their 8 small tables. We, smartly as it turned out, arrived early on Sunday and only had time to wonder at... More 

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Thank michael f
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

In an unassuming side street near Dandenong shopping centre is this wonderful family run Indian restaurant. Don't be put off by the basic surroundings as the food is absolutely first class and great value (Meals from $7). It's always busy and frequented by many Indian families which is a good sign. I tend to have their vegetarian thali or one... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Tiny little place with a canteen like quality. What it lacks in atmosphere it makes up for in absolutely the most delicious masala dosa in Melbourne. The kulfi is nice too

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Thank mohanar1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Pultney St, Dandenong, Victoria 3175, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Dandenong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9793 7726

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?