Top 10 Best Restaurants in Melbourne
Melbourne; the home of the food baby and some of the finest restaurants around the globe. But with the ever expanding list of ‘best’ restaurants in Melbourne, it can become overwhelming having to fish out the ones that are actually on point and the ones that just fall short.
So to give you a hand on your quest for the best we are combing out the fakes, to give you a list of the real-deal restaurants in Melbourne, from burger to breakfast and everything in between.
1. For the best breakfast in Melbourne
The most important meal of the day… It would be rude to ruin it by eating anything less than perfection and perfection is what you’ll get at The Hardware Société. P.S. For a bite like no other, the famous lobster Benedict will have you screaming.
2. For the best Spanish in Melbourne
Octopus & Chorizo pinchos with potato foam…Scorched Classic Creme de Catalana with PX pears cooked in a rich Pedro Ximinex sherry. No, we’re not listing off the menu from heaven, this is just a lil’ taste of what you’ll get when you step into Bomba Bar for a boozy Spanish lunch.
3. For the best Italian in Melbourne
If you’re a sucker for a fat pasta, a few wines and a good time, Tipo 00 is your man. This pasta bar specialises in… you guessed it, pasta baby and we’re not talking spag bol here, we’re talking buffalo mozzarella, zucchini flowers & hazelnut tortelloni, squid ink tagliolini, squid & bottarga Taglioli al nero and braised duck, porcini & pecorino pepato Gnocchi di patate.
Cue the drool…
4. For the best Indian in Melbourne
Daughter in law is changing up the game with some seriously groundbreaking, unauthentic Indian cuisine. From Nutella-topped to margarita garlic pizza, it’s naan but not as you know it. This Melbourne restaurant is tossing tradition, and serving up cheap, Indian eats that’ll keep you coming back for more.
5. For the best Greek in Melbourne
Stalactites are serving up a taste of Greece so good you’ll be transported to the real deal. With fresh, quality produce, you’re in for an authentic treat in one of Melbourne’s longest established greek restaurants.
5. For the best Japanese in Melbourne
At Kisume, you choose the experience; with three levels of dining excellence incl. Sushi counter, restaurant, chablis bar, private dining rooms and a chef’s table. No matter which dining option you choose, you’ll never be left disappointed or hungry, for that matter.
6. For the best vegan in Melbourne
At Smith & Daughters you can expect to find top shelf Vegan eats with a no-bullshit dining experience. Chef Shannon Martinez is committed to bringing the world “f*cking delicious food” in plant based style. Pop in for a Saturday brunch of Apple & miso fritters, Breakfast pizzas and Tiramisu, and leave feeling oh so glad you did.
7. For the best Mexican in Melbourne
8. For the best Burgers in Melbourne
Melbourne, it’s time to throw on the stretchy pants and hunker down on some filthy- fat burgs. When it comes to burgers, these guys don’t mess around and with a motto of “Get Fat” you can understand why they’re the best.
9. For the best Vietnamese in Melbourne
Coda; one of Melbourne’s most iconic Vietnamese restaurants located in one of Melbourne’s most iconic laneways. If you’re after a Vietnamese inspired experience of balanced flavours, seasonality and innovation, Coda will cater.
10. For the best Pan-Asian in Melbourne
Supernormal is covering all bases of extraordinary Asian cuisine in an even more extraordinary setting. Chef Andrew McConnell is serving up modern Pan-asian perfection influenced by Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul and Hong Kong, that can be enjoyed on any occasion.