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“Should have gone earlier!”

Rice Paper Scissors
Ranked #13 of 4,622 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$11
Cuisines: Asian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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.
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We read about all the great food reviews but never went there until last Sunday. We had the 5 sides for $59 and had the lamb ribs, soft shell crab banh mi, pork buns, barramundi and pork belly. The food was awesome, especially the recommendation of the barramundi. The staff were friendly and the service great. Will definitely go back again and tell our other friends to visit.

1  Thank Kenwow
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Amazing food and lots of variety. great service. Didnt have to wait long for dishes to come. we had the ceviche dish and it was really good. highly recommended place if you are in melbourne.

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1  Thank JKoay
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

This place is very popular, so get there when it opens, there will most likely already be a line. We did the share option, we picked 5 dishes between the 3 of us.

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The people that served us were
Fantastic! They made the restaurant 10 times better..: then the food came out.. well. Delicious, amazing, sensational are all words that come to mind. We beat the queues as you can't book, but table turnover seemed pretty quick

1  Thank Rachi26
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Despite nursing a mean hangover, we headed here with a group of mates after a night out. We booked a table for 9 outside- the place is very small. It's extremely popular, and the hostess was taking phone numbers and turning people away most of the time we were there- although it was great service that .the restaurant were willing to give diners a time frame and an sms to bring them back... Definitely book (if available).

It has an asian fusion/ tapas feel, a very small footprint, and a cool 'hipster' sort of vibe to the place. I didn't go inside, so I cant comment on the decor. the furniture was industrial, and quite small- although fitting 9 people and 2 babies on an alleyway footpath was always going to be tight.

Our waiter had a very dry sense of humour, similar to me, so I enjoyed the banter (although others on our table didn't). He was a very good waiter though, didn't need the notepad with 9 diners.

The food (Tapas) is incredible- I don't say this lightly, I enjoyed each serving which came out. The only negative is that the required 5 servings was maybe a little too much food... At $65 each for 5 serves of tapas- The price, the food and service were all top notch, I cant recommend this place more.
Just Awesome!

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1  Thank Nick P
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