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“YUMMO!!”

Rice Paper Scissors
Ranked #6 of 4,060 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$11
Cuisines: Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
Description: 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.
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“YUMMO!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

If you're after some Asian style tapas, this is the place to go. The place has a rustic feel to it - really cool and trendy. The food was absolutely delish! We tried the scallops, oysters, chicken wings, ceviche and the soft shell crab roll. I have to say, the soft shell crab was really yummy! Also had the Ice Cream sanga for dessert which was interesting (in a good way!) :) Definitely one of the MUST TRY restuarants!

  • Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Amaze amaze amaze”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

Had the chefs choice tapas for three. Fantastic food, ambience and staff. Highly recommended. A fantastic little restaurant to take some friends. Very popular do try and book.

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Melbourne, Australia
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Street-Food Fusion!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

I stumbled across this trendy little restaurant recently and all I can say is- what a find!

Service impeccable, food unbelievable! The best part of the experience was eating 90% of the dishes with our hands and not being judged!

The restaurant is all about sharing, so going the $49 per person option is definitely the way to go. You have to try the lamb ribs! Son in Law Eggs were also a highlight.

The asian themed cocktail menu added to the whole experience- yum!

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Casey H
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Sydney, Australia
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“YOU MUST GO HERE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

....Well if you like coriander, mint, fish sauce and/or chilli. My wife and I stumbled to this tiny place located in a tiny lane on a Saturday night. So lucky to take the last two seats. The restaurant offers 5 tapas style Asian fusion dishes for $49. We chose 4 dishes from the specials board and the lamb ribs. Every dish was incredibly delicious. We sat on the bar in front of the kitchen and watched other dishes walked passed. We ended up trying a couple more dishes. The staff and manager/owner was really nice and friendly. We can't wait to go back and try the rest of the menu, including the dessert.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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“We'll be back!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

What a find this place was... After much indecision, we chose the 5 plates to share for $49 deal (between 2 of us) and were super full by the end of it. As there was another 10 things to try I'm definately going to have to go back to try the rest. The Asian themed cocktails were a treat that matched the meal perfectly.

Staff were super friendly and personable, with a really funky vibe. I can't wait to go back :)

  • Visited July 2014
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