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Ziggy's Eatery

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Published February 27th 2014
Delicious and nutritious
Among the trendy eateries on lively Carlisle Street is Ziggy's Eatery, which serves a fusion of Middle Eastern and Mexican cuisine to create deliciously interesting meals.

The popular haunt has a broad mix of healthy options and what could best be termed comfort food, to suit all cravings.



I got a chicken schnitzel wrap, which was a little more exciting than a run-of-the-mill schnitzel wrap, as it was dripping with aioli and Mexican sauce. While this mysterious Mexican sauce was tangy, it wasn't at all spicy. The wrap was quite sizeable, and was quite filling with a healthy amount of salad around the crunchy schnitzel.

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The chicken schnitzel wrap from Ziggy's, $11.90


I did make the mistake of trying to liberate the wrap from its aluminium foil. Big mistake, as the pita did not do a great job of containing its insides. Trying to re-wrap it up in foil did was a great failure, as the end of the wrap dripped out a mass amount of Mexican sauce.

chicken schnitzel wrap ziggy's balaclava
The chicken schnitzel wrap, unwrapped.


A side of chips perfectly complemented the wrap. The regular sized chips, $5.50, were ample for two to share. The perfectly crunchy chips had just the right amount of seasoning. Also on the menu are the Ziggy's Home Fries lathered in their secret sweet and tangy sauce, which I'd be keen to try next time.

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Regular chips from Ziggy's.


All in all, Ziggy's Eatery is a winner for taste but not so much on price as there are plenty of cheaper options nearby.

ziggy's eatery balaclava
Exterior of Ziggy's Eatery.


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Why? For a meal that's packed full of flavours that you wouldn't expect.
When: 11am - 9pm Monday - Saturday, 5pm - 9pm Sunday.
Phone: 9531 4071
Where: 195 Carlisle St, Balaclava 3186.
Cost: About $15 per meal.
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Love Ziggys! Never unwrap the foil all the way, just enough to take a bite!
by meyer (score: 0|2) 2309 days ago
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