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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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Vegie Bar, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Vegie Bar

Fitzroy

A Fitzroy institution serving up vegetarian, vegan and raw food dishes from around the world, with organic wine and beer to boot. Be ready to queue.

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Terra Rossa

Melbourne

Just what the city needs: a smart eating place that opens for breakfast, morphs into lunch, segues into afternoon drinks, then dinner and finishes as...

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Italy 1

Melbourne

Located just off Collins Street, Italy 1 is one of the original fine-dining Italian restaurants in Melbourne. The softly lit dining room is formally...

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Cocomo's Restaurant

Rowville

Stylish yet affordable, CoComo's Restaurant offers one of Rowville's best Italian dining experiences. Nestled within the Stud Road shops, CoComo's is...

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The Trust

Melbourne

Occupying one of the beautiful high-ceilinged rooms in the old Port Authority Building in Melbourne, The Trust Restaurant has transformed a...

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SQUID INC. Bar & Grill

Niddrie

Squid inc. Bar and Grill is a funky Niddrie restaurant that specialises in seafood but also offers tasty meat and poultry dishes for land lovers. The...

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La Cannella

Kensington

La Cannella in Kensington is bright, relaxed and family-friendly. Pizza is the speciality of the house with rustic ingredients of scamorza, potato,...

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39 Pizzeria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

39 Pizzeria

Melbourne

Dial +39 and let Italy know there are some special pizzas being hauled out of the pizza oven on Little Bourke Street, at breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Othello

Southbank

Established in 1996, this Greek eatery is situated at Riverside Quay on the beautiful Southbank strip. Othello's kitchen serves Greek and Cypriot...

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Sugardough Panificio and Patisserie

Brunswick East

For lovers of sweet things, this Brunswick East bakery restaurant will satisfy the sweetest tooth with its breads, pastries and cakes. The shelves of...

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