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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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Indian restaurants

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

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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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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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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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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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Laneway dining

Dine like a local and find some of the city's favourite eateries tucked away upstairs, downstairs and behind bustling queues in Melbourne's laneways.

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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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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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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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Smith Street Alimentari

Pop into Smith Street Alimentari for lunch specials and 'pronto' take home meals for the family.

Hawker Hall

Eat loudly and rowdily at Hawker Hall, where the food is spicy and the matching beers are chilled.

Church St Enoteca

Head up to this understated gem and treat yourself to a dinner of sublime modern Italian cuisine.

Taco Truck

Follow that truck! Track down Melbourne's roaming purveyor of tacos, best eaten on a city roadside.

Mukka

Mukka is an Indian restaurant in Fitzroy with the philosophy of keeping things simple and creating...

The Meatball and Wine Bar

Roll up to the swish Flinders Lane bar for the latest food and wine craze – meatballs and prosecco.

Boney

Food, drinks, noise – choose your own adventure at Boney, Melbourne's favourite late-night hideout.

Embla

Taste further evidence of the Town Mouse team's recipe for success at a welcoming city wine bar.

The Point Albert Park

Set aside plenty of time to experience the creative seasonal menu hatted by the Good Food Guide 2018.

Hophaus Bier Bar Grill

Located on the second floor of Melbourne’s Southgate promenade, Hophaus Bier Bar Grill's expansive...

The Cellar Door by The Public Brewery

Welcome to The Cellar Door by The Public Brewery. This unique venue covers three stories and is...

Trunk

Stow away food and wine to your heart's content at this spacious city restaurant, diner and bar.

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