Thirdwave Cafe

The Meat Coma Platter

Third Wave Cafe Meat Coma Platter

OI YOU! Want more meat on your plate? Seen BBQ platters before and this month at Third Wave get ready to see the MEATIEST MEAT PLATTER the WHOLE OF MELBOURNE HAS TO OFFER. It has over 4.5kgs of COOKED WEIGHT of meat! The Meat Coma Platter is filled to the brim with smoked meats, and has very little sides. We created this because it was time for people online who complain about “not enough meat, too many sides” to shut up!


Meat Coma Platter

What exactly is in the Meat Coma Platter?


  • 900g Slow Smoked Beef Ribs
  • 800g Smoked Pork Ribs
  • 600g Slow Smoked Brisket
  • a whole Slow Smoked Chicken
  • 12 Wings
  • 6 Oink Balls and
  • 2 Cheesy Kranskys

All meat as cooked weight of over 4.5kg! That is a LOT of meat! Surely enough meat in this platter to send you into a deep meat coma!


  • Plus 6 pieces of Cornbread
  • Bacon Mac & Cheese.
  • Pickles
  • 3 sauces!

This Meat Coma Platter really does not have a lot of sides! The whole thing is enough to feed 8-10 people or 6 really really hungry people!

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Make sure to book your table ASAP as this platter is ONLY AVAILABLE THIS MONTH ONLY! Click here to book your table!

Writers note:

The fun thing about this platter is marketing this. Our BBQ meats are known globally and everyday in the comments we see people who boast they can finish our other BBQ platters just by themselves. People like to talk big, right? When we created this Meat Coma Platter I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I did hope that people would comment things like “FINALLY, enough meat!”

Do you think that was the case? NOPE! They still called it an entree. What do you think? Is this dish an entree or a main course for your next dinner?


Third Wave has become a religious experience on the Melbourne restaurant scene. Since opening in 2010, we have cemented a reputation as a great neighborhood cafe with a loyal breakfast and lunch crowd. People come from far and wide to enjoy our exceptional coffees and vast breakfast & lunch menu. Then by night, we transform into a bustling BBQ joint, inspired by the classic American smoke houses of the deep south. Today we are proud to be recognised as one of the best American BBQ experiences you’ll have outside of the US.


Third Wave Cafe started as a trendy inner Melbourne café with an aim to grow and so we did. After 9 years, we are one of Melbourne’s favourite American BBQ restaurants with a huge emphasis on slow-smoked meats and burgers.