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Rice Paper Scissors

19 Liverpool Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 9890
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb ribs” (141 reviews)
“ceviche” (72 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Liverpool Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited rice paper scissors on a Monday evening . No bookings so just rock up. As it had only just opened we were able to be seated immediately. From the start of the meal to the end, the service was outstanding . Not pushy in...More

Thank harleywendt
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everything everyone raves about is true about eating at Rice Paper Scissors, from the warm welcome ,efficient and friendly service. The most difficult thing is deciding from the menu and what a culinary experience once the dishes start arriving, the cocktails served and then tackling...More

Thank susanbtravel05
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a Tuesday night, got there early and got a great spot up at the bar. We enjoyed a couple of lovely drinks and shared 5 amazing dishes between us. The food is awesome!! It was getting fairly busy when we left,...More

Thank Rihanalouise
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is next level amazing. So many choices to cater for everyone. Super busy but well worth the wait. Could not fault the food, service or cocktails - WELL DONE to the chefs and staff that make this place so special

Thank Peta H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place gets rave reviews and I was excited that they had a good vegan selection. We got a table straight away (rainy lunchtime) and the staff were friendly. However, the portions were tiny and they came out really slowly. (the place was mostly full,...More

Thank Marion Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG, the food here is to die for. What a taste explosion. We were lucky enough to get seats straight away, but recommend you book if more than two, the place is small and was packed. We had the 5 course meal, wow every dish...More

Thank Jane E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This boutique restaurant has changed some menu options that continue to delight the taste buds and make this place a must in Melbourne. The team are bubbly professional engaging and with Travis directing the night it was outstanding as usual. Tomorrow we are going to...More

Thank GaryLee1771
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the 5 course meal - the barramundi, the wagu beef, Asian greens, papaya salad with salmon, chicken with spicy aioli - just absolutely mouth watering food - loved it and will definitely return. Have been telling all my friends about it. The only...More

Thank _jack56mccall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a 5 dish special for $60-$65 . Host was friendly and funny and knew the menu very well. Place is very busy, usually a 1 hour wait if you missed out on seats at opening time.. doubled up on the lamb ribs because...More

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to get there early as this place does not take bookings. There is a bar next door. Tried the mixed tapas style special which was a little bit too much for us so next time would order individually.

Thank Macandree
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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11 April 2018|
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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.
24 March 2018|
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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
  • Food
  • Value
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 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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