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'What did you eat' is usually the first question after a night out in Melbourne, and the answer could be just about anything thanks to Melbourne's dizzying array of dining options and the city-wide emphasis on the stomach.

Multicultural mix and wallet-friendly eats
Trawl Melbourne's distinct ethnic dining precincts to feed a craving for those just-back-from-holiday hankerings for authentic Pad Thai, South Indian curry, Yucatecan cochinita pibil, or Middle Eastern mezze. The city's traditional multicultural mix is represented on the plate and new ingredients are constantly being added.

Depending on how far from payday you are, there's a dining option to suit. Fill up at the myriad ethnic eateries or the buzzing cafes with their filling baguettes and single origin coffees. Plenty of upmarket restaurants offer mid-week lunch specials to let you taste how the other half dine.

Finest dining
The Melburnian love of a good meal has placed the city in the top echelons of global dining, with Anthony Bourdain famously declaring, 'I'd rather eat in Melbourne than Paris.' Local chefs hone their skills around the world, then return home to establish one-of-a-kind restaurants in typically Melbourne venues. Many of the world's best chefs set up Melbourne outposts or guest-chef at local favourites to complement the scene.

Eat your own adventure
Eating out in Melbourne can be an adventure, thanks to an increasing number of LA-style mobile food vans and their use of social media to advertise their changing locations. Sign up, track them down, and pig out.

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Mr Jennings, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Mister Jennings

Richmond

Sometimes the food speaks for itself and it veritably screams at you from Richmond's Mister Jennings, a welcome addition to the Bridge Road scene.

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Kuala Lumpur

Carnegie

In the middle of a major suburban street in Carnegie, there are more than a fair share of eating opportunities, but Kuala Lumpur restaurant has got...

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Sassy Food Room

Moonee Ponds

The name Sassy Food Room doesn't give much away, but this foodhall and bar is a favourite in the area for its classic menu and great cocktails....

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Cafe Chinotto

Melbourne

In the heart of Melbourne's Federation Square sits a little restaurant with a lot going for it; Cafe Chinotto offers high quality Italian meals and...

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Teriyaki Anarchy Sake, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Teriyaki Anarchy Sake

Collingwood

Stop in for a crisp beer and yakitori (chicken skewers) at Collingwood's own Japanese teriyaki den. Tempt fate with a 'Bloody Hugo Hates Me' cocktail.

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Gold Leaf

Docklands

Set in the iconic Docklands, Gold Leaf Restaurant serves authentic Cantonese cuisine a the stunning banquet room, which is luxuriously decorated in...

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Arintji, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Arintji

Melbourne

You can't ask for much more from a dining experience than the aromas of prime beef cooking over coals and the views of and around Federation Square.

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Grossi Grill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Grossi Florentino Grill

Melbourne

Fresh seasonal produce, simple dishes and a joyous open kitchen atmosphere – this is the Tuscan way and close to what you'd find in Little Italy, NYC.

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No35

Melbourne

Dine out on the views over Melbourne from the 35th floor of the Sofitel, as well as impeccably cooked local produce with a focus on simplicity.

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Thaila Thai

Brunswick East

Servicing Melbourne’s obsession with Thai food is Thaila Thai, a veritable institution in Brunswick East. The simple interiors and welcoming staff...

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