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A photo of Straight Outta Saigon restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(568)
$$$$
• Vietnamese • Melbourne CBD
Booked 40 times today
Born out of the wok-tossed flames of Vietnam and introduced into the bustlin’ heart of urban Melbourne, Straight Outta Saigon's serving eastern flavours for it's CBD crew. Immerse yourself in 90s hip-hop mixtapes, swim in our offerings of tropical elixirs, and bask in the taste of street-side viet-fare without the frills!
A photo of Meatmaiden restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(700)
$$$$
• Steakhouse • Melbourne CBD
Booked 19 times today
Meatmaiden is one hell of a steakhouse. Bringing you the best barbecue and grill in Melbourne, our large and energetic basement restaurant and bar and down-to-earth staff make us the perfect CBD venue for intimate dinners, work lunches, special occasions or functions.We're part steakhouse, part smokehouse - with a unique and eclectic mix of premium steaks and smoked meats. We've been fine-tuning that approach for seven years to bring you the best meat around - dry-ageing select local cuts like O'Connor rib eye, tending the fire to smoke Wagyu brisket over ironbark for 20 hours and pairing with signature dishes like our lobster mac cheese.Our carefully-curated wine list focuses on some great Australian winemakers, with six taps of craft beer and quirky cocktails completing the line up.You will find Meatmaiden on Little Collins St - walking distance from Flinders St Station and Parliament Station, the MCG and Rod Laver Arena and entertainment venues such as The Princess Theatre.
A photo of Chocolate Buddha restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1750)
$$$$
• Japanese • Melbourne CBD
Chocolate Buddha undertook an AMAZING renovation in 2019 by Maddison Architects. We have a 22 seater SUSHI TRAIN open Wednesday to Sunday lunches 12 - 3pm and it includes an EXPRESS train which delivers hot food ordered via a tablet. We offer QR menus at each table for ease of ordering, splitting bills and menu with pictures and descriptions. This type of ordering is optional so always let us know if you prefer to order with us. See you soon @ Chocolate Buddha
A photo of Tippy Tay restaurant
4.4
Awesome(604)
$$$$
• Australian • Melbourne CBD
Tippy-Tay is Melbourne's love letter to the vivacious coastlines of Italy, bringing European summer to the heart of our city. With a nod to a classic, refined trattoria and unapologetic Italian indulgence, our menu is all about delicious, shareable experiences. Leave the rules at the door and give in to the theatre, the mess and the celebration of Italian dining.
A photo of Makan restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(315)
$$$$
• Indonesian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 12 times today
Makan is an Indonesian restaurant in the heart of Melbourne CBD by Tasia & Gracia Seger, the winner of television cooking show My Kitchen Rules 2016.The word Makan in Indonesian simply means eat. It's also used as a salutation or invitation to eat. Makan celebrates the different elements Indonesian cuisine; a fusion of vibrant, colourful ingredients, intensely flavoured dishes, and the people who come together and share it. With a warm ambiance creating an intimate retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the CBD, Makan is an exciting discovery of tempting flavours and a contemporary take on authentic dishes.
A photo of Maccaroni Trattoria Italiana restaurant
4.4
Awesome(384)
$$$$
• Italian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 6 times today
Maccaroni Trattoria Italiana in the Melbourne CBD is serving rustic and authentic Italian food like its meant to be – flavoursome, simple and made with a healthy dose of Italian passion. The chefs behind this Manchester Lane restaurant are dedicated to following traditional recipes (just like Nonna used), using their knowledge from homeland Italy and adding just a touch of gourmet modernity. Freshly made pasta is undoubtedly the star of the show at Maccaroni Trattoria Italiana, ranging from gnocchi and tagliatelle to fettuccine and pappardelle. Yet the menu also offers rustic pizzas, traditional mains and homemade desserts that will satisfy any guest – especially when enjoyed alongside the Italian and Australian wines available. Better yet, the service and atmosphere of Maccaroni is both genuine and inviting. Located in the Melbourne CBD, this restaurant is understandably popular and making an advance booking is highly recommended.
A photo of Fortress Melbourne restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(232)
$$$$
• Pub • Melbourne CBD
Booked 10 times today
Australia's biggest video games venue where entry is always FREE.WALK-INS WELCOME! If you can't find a booking online, come down to speak with friendly staff or call 9606 8800. Please book to guarantee no wait times. You can also join the waitlist to enjoy a drink until your table is ready.Fortress Melbourne’s two bars and huge restaurant cater to all tastes, whether you’re craving a bubble tea, specialty cocktail or Fortress Lager, there’s something to quench your thirst. Immerse yourself in The Tavern, where you dine in epic fantasy-themed surroundings! Enjoy hearty pub fare, finger food, & snacks. Elevate your booking with a games experience - choose from 100s of board games or video games on PCs or VIP Booths with Xbox, PS4 & Nintendo Switch. Up for a challenge? You can also take on your friends & win prizes in the modern classic Arcade Alley - no bookings needed.Strictly 18+ after 8pm. Under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
A photo of Il Solito Posto restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(359)
$$$$
• Italian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 16 times today
One of Melbourne's most renowned Italian restaurants. Il Solito Posto is an institution. A real Melbourne Italian dining experience with a warm urban chic feel. Tantalise your taste buds with regional Italian dishes, prepared with the freshest seasonal produce and revel in the awarded wine list. This is Il Solito Posto ..... The usual place..
A photo of Tetsujin restaurant
4.5
Awesome(205)
$$$$
• Japanese • Melbourne CBD
Booked 66 times today
Capturing the essence of Tokyo with sushi train, Japanese barbeque and a bar, all under one roof.
A photo of Mesa Verde restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(174)
$$$$
• Mexican • Melbourne CBD
Booked 38 times today
Our aim here at Mesa Verde is to pair the beauty of long established Mexican flavours and techniques with Australian innovation and creativity whilst utilising seasonal and local produce. We’re pretty obsessed with everything agave; boasting one of Australia’s largest collections of tequila and mezcal, with a range of flights to guide the curious novice and the seasoned aficionado.

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