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Restaurants

Dining out in this foodie town is serious – and seriously fun. Melbourne prides itself on its food and the city's dizzying array of dining options is testimony to its culinary reputation. Book ahead for award-winning fine-dining restaurants, queue up for iconic cheap eats, explore famous eat streets or track down the city's best food trucks. Whatever you do, come to town with an appetite.

A table at Melbourne's most notable restaurants is a treat worth travelling for. Consider critically acclaimed Attica, Flower Drum or Vue de Monde. Grab a spot at the bar for award winning food at Embla, or one of dining spots listed in The Age Good Food or Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide.

Explore Melbourne's culinary precincts. Go for Italian in Lygon Street, Carlton, Vietnamese in Victoria Street, Richmond, and Lebanese in Sydney Road, Brunswick. Find the best-dumplings in CBD's Chinatown, and be spoilt for choice in Footscray's Vietnamese and African restaurants.

Check out Sunday lunch specials at big-name restaurants or let your good intentions go in a beer garden with gourmet fare.

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Cheap eats

You don't need a stash of cash to eat well in Melbourne. Treat your tastebuds without testing your credit limit at one of many affordable restaurants.

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French fare

Find the perfect place for a tête-à-tête: wake up to petit dej in the city, lunch à la Rive Gauche at Southbank, and settle in for a southside soirée.

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Japanese eateries

Get a taste of the land of the rising sun at Melbourne's best Japanese eateries, from ramen shops and traditional izakaya to fine dining restaurants.

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Best restaurants

Enjoy innovative cuisines as you discover Melbourne's best dining experiences at restaurants celebrated by critics and locals alike.

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Late night dining

When there's no going home on an empty stomach and you're looking for something more than a kebab, these Melbourne eateries come to the rescue.

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Halal restaurants and food

Halal food is available all over Melbourne, with many halal restaurants and shops on Sydney Road, Brunswick.

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Mexican restaurants

¡Ay, caramba! Fresh off the tortilla press comes a steady stream of Mexican restaurants that sing in summer and offer escape from the depths of winter.

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Vegetarian

Melbourne has your animal-free dining needs covered - choose from casual community eateries, inner-city dining halls and fine dining restaurants.

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Pizza

Ride the pizza revival wave at some of the Melbourne's most popular pizzerias and join the oven-heated debate about who serves up the city's best.

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Long lunches

Linger over lunch in Melbourne. Check out some of our favourite restaurants and pubs for languorous lunches - the kind that end with sundowners.

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Cafes

Follow the aromas of freshly extracted single origin coffee beans down cobblestoned laneways and into laid-back coffee strips for that caffeine buzz.

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Elyros

Take a leisurely culinary journey through modern and traditional Crete, Greece's largest island.

Saint Crispin

Make an ordinary night special with Saint Crispin's seasonal menu and fine attention to detail.

Ciao Cielo

Say hello to strong Italian flavours and local Victorian produce at this fine dining newcomer.

Miss Katie's Crab Shack

Let the feast begin at Miss Katie's Crab Shack, where every meal of fresh crabs is a celebration.

Bad Frankie

Fitzroy's Bad Frankie is a true blue bar offering Australian boutique spirits and gourmet jaffles.

I Love Pho 264

Start the day with a bowl of aromatic pho with Vietnamese iced coffee, and don't forget the t-shirt.

Atlas Dining

Travel your tastebuds with the ever-evolving menu at Atlas. The itinerary changes every four months.

Rice Paper Sister

Located at 15 Hardware Lane, just off Bourke Street in the CBD, Rice Paper Sister offers the same...

Choo Choo's

Slide into an intimate booth in the Toff in Town's Carriage Room for Thai food and fancy drinks.

Om Nom

A decadent, dedicated dessert restaurant putting extraordinary artistry into sweet treats. Indulge.

Burma Lane

Burma Lane has taken inspiration from its namesake country to create a collision of flavours that...

Bon Ap'

Pop into breezy Bon Ap' to get your fix of traditional French fare without the white tablecloths.

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