There are SO MANY restaurants in Melbourne. It is known for its food culture and it is hard to stay on top of what’s trending and what’s worth your time and money. So welcome to my go to list, in no particular order, of my all time favourite eateries and most Melbournians will agree some of these are cult favourites!

Chin Chin

Located in Melbourne’s iconic laneway – Flinders Lane. Delicious modern asian inspired menu and an edgy, buzzing vibe this restaurant can have a waitlist of 2 hours. So get your name down early on at the door and enjoy a drink at their funky Go Go bar while you wait.

125 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

Mr Myagi

A new take on traditional Japanese food, plus cocktails, sake and whiskeys, in a funky vibrant space. Located on Melbourne’s iconic Chapel Street.

99 Chapel St, Windsor VIC 3181

Crux & Co

One of the cities top brunch spots. Great breakfast and brunch meals, desserts and coffee. The food presentation is insta-worthy and tastes just as good as it looks.

GO1/35 Albert Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004

Hellenic Republic

Traditional Greek food with a modern twist. The menu is simple, fresh and flavoursome. To ensure you get to sample the best the menu has to offer, recommend one of the sharing style banquet meals. Choose from 4 locations across Melbourne.

Brunswick East: 434 Lygon Street, VIC 3056 Kew: 26 Cotham Road, VIC 3101 Williamstown: 28 Ferguson Street, VIC 3016 Richmond: 25/27 Church Street, VIC 3186

Hawker Hall

Inpired by the Asian food culture, this vibing beer hall menu is made of the best hawker market dishes you would find in Malaysia and Singapore. To compliment the dishes are 18 taps of salving beer.

98 Chapel St, Windsor VIC 3181

Gazi

Set in the bustling city centre, perfect spot to enjoy Greek food, cocktails and ouzo. The vibe is contemporary and buzzy and the décor is unique with pots plants hanging from the ceiling.

2 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Mamasita

One of the city’s most popular Mexican restaurant. Authentic and modern mexican food and drinks bringing real dishes of Mexico to Melbourne.

Level 1/11 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Mrs Kims Grill

Delicious Korean restaurant with recipes brought over from Seoul. Specialising in Korean BBQ, there’s table top grills to cook the high quality meats which have been marinade in Mrs Kim’s traditional recipes for a minimum of 12 hours. All served with complimentary sides. Choose from 3 of their restaurants across Melbourne.

Carnegie: 136 Koornang Rd, VIC 3163 Richmond: 258 Swan St, VIC 3121 South Melbourne: 179-181 Clarendon St, VIC 3205

Hutong

Melbournians go to place for dumplings. You can watch the chefs make them by hand. Their mouthwatering menu is Shanghainese food from eastern China.

14-16 Market Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

YOMG Burgers

Serving premium burgers, topped fries, wings and dream worthy shakes and frozen yoghurt. We are spoilt for choice when it comes to burger diners but this has to be my favourite.

Berwick: Shop1/260 Clyde Rd, VIC 3806 Mordialloc: 584 Main Street, VIC 3195 Glen Waverly: Ground Floor 65-67 Kingsway, VIC 3150 Mornington: Shop 02/54 Main Street, VIC 3931 Fountain Gate: Westfield 352 Princes Highway, VIC 3805

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