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Purple Peanuts Japanese Cafe

620 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (16 reviews)
“miso soup” (11 reviews)
“brown rice” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:30All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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620 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This place had an epic pork dish. It was so tasty. the salads also looked delicous. And it's so easy to get to Southern Cross station, that you could pick up something takeaway and then eat it on a train to the country or wherever....More

Thank Merilyn_S_12
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I usually get the Akio salmon sashimi or tsuke don. It's a twist/fusion on Japanese meals. Sooo delicious. Always fresh ingredients. Never disappointed. Service is fast and always busy at lunch time.

Thank holly g
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Go there often for a healthy lunch; must be there early before the crowds get there. Meals are fresh, value for money

Thank Goldenbeach2010
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Omg this place is to die for! The service was excellent, the food was Devine and filling and cheap. Front the front, it looks like your average ho hum restaurant but don't let it fool you. Their menu is just fresh and delicious. The serving...More

Thank QT83LL
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I had a beautiful meal with my nephew The Pork was brilliant with brown rice, salad and some pickled vegetables plus a great miso for $2 more All up less than $15

Thank Scott_illawarra
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I love this place so much I'm almost tempted not to review it as I don't want it overrun by people. But Purple Peanuts is so good it deserves to grow. Not a place to linger but great for a nutritious and reasonably priced Japanese...More

Thank RakusPunch
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Purple Peanuts is my favourite place around Southern Cross to eat and to recommend to tourists who pass through my work. Not only do they make the best tuna and vegetable onigiri (I hope the spelling is right!) balls but the chicken curry is a...More

Thank melbgirl18
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Good food, quick service, yummy sushi, Japanese curry is delicious. Never had a bad meal. Its a good city go to place.

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a great little Japanese restaurant. Its more for quick eats but is fresh, reasonably priced and the sushi is yum and the curry is good.

Thank John A
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Had a spectacular lunch here at the Purple Peanuts. To be honest, everything is to die for here and the prices are very competitive. They mix the old school Japanese cuisine with a bit of fusion thrown in. A bit hard to find a place...More

Thank Patrick L
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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
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city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:30
Thursday
10:00 - 20:30
Friday
10:00 - 20:30
Saturday
10:00 - 20:30
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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