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Rice Paper Scissors

19 Liverpool Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 9890
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
19 Liverpool Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Tapas size serving...stopped by for appetizers and ordered king fish ceviche and papaya salad...fresh with great flavor! Definitely recommend it.

Thank FoodieMahi
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent dinner and service! So good, best meal in Melbourne or Sydney. Would go back again if we were not leaving tomorrow !

Thank amyzanghi
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Mr Chef, that salt & pepper king fish collar you had on the specials last night was TO DIE FOR. Please please PLEASE make it a permanent on your menu! I still thinking about it - it is sensational!

Thank Cassandra N
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

One of Melbourne’s great little laneway restaurants. Hard to find, but locals make the trip. Food was Asian fusion with flair. Tasty and interesting. Great bar and cocktail list too. Hard to get a table but the bar next door will keep you happy till...More

Thank Helena201688
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here - some of the dishes were outstanding, of note to us: the barramundi, the wagyu beef and the pork belly. The $65 for five dishes is a great option. We opted for another savoury (at additional cost) instead of a dessert....More

Thank AntarcticChick
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Found this place whilst the wife and I walking to the museum and decided to have lunch and chose the five courses. Taste wise lets just say the party is still going on in my mouth and its been a few days. Whilst most dishes...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Friendly service from the get go, genuine staff. Food was good. Came out back to front though, richer meat dishes came out first, while the ceviche, salad and pork buns came out last. When wondering what wine to choose, the staff offered some tastings which...More

Thank Eb H
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch and had the 5 for $65 all the dishes were delicious Had the Thai Ceviche, Steamed Pork Buns, Crying Tiger, Thai Fried Chicken and Filipino BBQ Pork all were fantastic Service by the staff was great but felt like we were...More

Thank Bbbmp3
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Thai ceviche & prawn dumplings ,,, both packed full of flavour & completely yum!! Wish I had space for the barramundi which the young man next to me devoured, next time!

Thank DonnaMcI
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Very impressed by this hole in the wall restaurant. Tasty food with just the right spice. Highly recommend the prawn dumplings.

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Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure. Would be best to contact the restaurant direct. Sorry I couldn’t be of more help.
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Response from Chantelle_and_Owen | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see this when I was there a couple of weeks ago so I don’t think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
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17:30 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Liverpool Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 9890
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Rice Paper Scissors is modeled on the hawker dining bars of South East Asia with a shared-eating concept being the focus of our offering. We aim to serve only the freshest ingredients, sourced organically and ethically where possible - and all our sauces, pates and relishes are made in-house.
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