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Doner Kebab

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Published March 1st 2015
A kebab you'll be wrapped to try
Doner Kebab, Kebab, Late night, Late night food, Moorabbin, Moorabbin Food,
Doner Kebab, Moorabbin


Kebabs are a staple of Melbourne night life, and Doner Kebabs represent this loved late night institution well. Located in Moorabbin (just off the Nepean highway for those traveling by the
Moorabbin Clock Tower), Doner Kebabs stands out among the surrounds whether at 9pm, 11pm, 1am or beyond.

While it is said 'beggars can't be choosy' - and in the early hours of the morning patrons may not be too fussed with what is on offer - so too is it important to underscore: this stand delivers a good kebab. Indeed, while the stand of course caters to a late-night crowd, it must be noted too the sizeable crowds it also attracts at dinner time. This is no surprise for the all-important factors of taste and price are good here.

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A kebab being prepared with fresh ingredients


The ingredients all taste fresh, and Yaz (the manager) and his team consistently produce a product that has been cooked just right. Further, while the serving size is generous and so too is their ample flavour in each bite, they also avoid that 'drowned in sauce' factor that can at times overwhelm offerings from elsewhere.

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Doner Kebab's menu board


Alongside Kebabs, also on offer is Falafel, Baklava and a number of soft drinks for that after-hours sugar fix. The menu is also Halal. Concerning cost, while prices vary slightly per item and ingredients, prices are generally within the $7.50 to $9.00 mark (with chips, drinks and other meal combos available). For a quick, freshly made and tasty evening or nighttime snack that hits the spot, Doner Kebab is indeed a good option.

Finally, as with the author's prior article on Grape and Grain just around the corner from Doner, a little tidbit should be mentioned: it is understood the stand returned to this site in recent months after having originally operated there in the past decade. After some time away, Yaz felt it was a good time to return to Moorabbin and help contribute to its resurgence and redevelopment. So, of course it is no secret this business wishes to make a profit, but this stand can also be seen as another local addition to those who have signed up to re-energise a suburb. For this reason, if it is a toss up between getting a good kebab from here or elsewhere, the chance to get a lamb wrap while also assisting a local area to 'come back' is a dynamic combo - even at 3am in the morning.
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Why? A great kebab available on-the-go..
When: Monday to Thurdday, 3.30pm-1am, Friday 3.30pm-3am, Saturday 5pm-3am, Sunday 5pm-1am
Phone: 0431 405 464
Where: 374 South Rd, Moorabbin
Cost: varies
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