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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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Indian restaurants

Craving a curry? Melbourne has many authentic, contemporary and surprising Indian restaurants and grocery shops.

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Dumplings

Melbourne does dumplings by the steamer-basket load. Be the judge of the best xiao long bao and pot stickers at these local favourite dumpling houses.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Atlas Dining

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

BangPop

Taste the authenticity and frenetic energy of Bangkok's street food at BangPop on South Wharf.

Bang Bang at the Rifle Club

Get more bang for your dining buck at this rifle-club turned Indochine-inspired cafe and bar.

Minamishima

Immerse yourself in the art of sushi with okamase (chef's selection) from master Koichi Minamishima.

Shop Ramen

Delve into delicious soups with handmade ramen, steamed buns with special sauce and sweet, sweet pie.

Huxtaburger

If you reckon less is more and homemade rules in the burger kingdom, join the queue at Huxtaburger.

400 Gradi

See why punters are lining up for 400 Gradi's classic margherita at their Lygon Street pizzeria.

Belles Hot Chicken

Southsiders finally get their dose of spicy, crispy goodness, Southern style.

Silks

Dress up to the nines to meander the culinary Silk Road at Crown's premium Chinese restaurant.

Supper Inn

Soak up the atmosphere of late night dining in Chinatown and tuck into a tasty Cantonese menu.

Estelle by Scott Pickett

Savour chef Scott Pickett's knack for knowing how flavours and textures combine in a diner's mouth.

The Craft & Co Farm

Welcome to The Craft and Co Farm. This is the Craft and Co's very own 40 acre vineyard, cellar door...

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