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The Grand Tofu Restaurant

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by Audrey (subscribe)
I am a writer living in Adelaide. I love food and travel.
Published February 12th 2017
For lovers of yong tau foo
Leaving the city via train, I made my way to the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. I got off at Glen Waverley Railway Station and decided to have lunch there before continuing my journey. The yong tau foo at The Grand Tofu was definitely worth the stopover.

Yong tau foo is a Chinese dish consisting of stuffed tofu cubes, eggplants, mushrooms, bitter melons, fish balls, crab sticks, okra, chillies, wontons, etc served in a broth soup with noodles. It is commonly eaten in various parts of South East Asia.

Yong tau foo, The Grand Tofu
Yong tau foo @ The Grand Tofu


Ordering yong tau foo is somewhat of a process. Here's a simple guideline to follow.

Step one: Pick the type of broth you want (either clear, tom yum or curry broth).

Step two: Pick the type of noodles you want (either rice, vermicelli or egg noodles).

Step three: Choose your six stuffed items from the display counter.

Your chosen stuffed items are then sliced into pieces, cooked in your chosen broth and served with your chosen noodles. Personally, I prefer clear broth and rice noodles.

Yong tau foo, The Grand Tofu
Yong tau foo @ The Grand Tofu


The Grand Tofu is located on the Kingsway strip of shops. It is within walking distance from the railway station. Do check this place out if you are in the vicinity of the City of Monash.
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Why? Just because of yong tau foo
When: 11am - 11pm
Phone: (03) 9560 1700
Where: 102 Kingsway, Glen Waverley VIC 3150
Cost: Approximately $10
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That stretch of eateries is amazing. We love Grand Tofu's Yong tofu and fried squid tentacles
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