Mopho Canteen

197 Carlisle Street
Balaclava, 3183 VIC
(03) 9531 7145

Opening Hours

SUN 11:30am - 10:00pm
MON 11:30am - 9:30pm
TUE 11:30am - 9:30pm
WED 11:30am - 9:30pm
THU 11:30am - 9:30pm
FRI 11:30am - 10:00pm
SAT 11:30am - 10:00pm

The Details

  • Vietnamese
Need to Know
  • Child Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Take Away

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The Verdict

Mopho Canteen is a welcome addition to the bustling Carlisle Street food scene – ex Mr Wolf and Melbourne Wine Room chef, Adam Davis, setting up shop with a Vietnamese hawker style canteen, serving up some of Melbourne’s best pho and authentic street-food bites. The décor is casual, yet funky, and is perfect for almost any occasion – with communal stool-lined tables and an open kitchen. Adam has curated a unique and exceptional menu, with sharing dishes such as DYI pork spring rolls, soft shell crab, glazed chargrilled chicken hearts and seared tuna with green papaya and herbs. But the stand out dish is of course, the pho! Coming in three varieties – beef, chicken, or veg, mushroom and tofu – this is truly a topnotch dish that rivals any of Melbourne’s best pho. 

Image credit: Jenna Fahey-White

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