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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 2 days ago via mobile

I came here after being recommended it and it was well worth it!! The food is amazing and he price tag is great! Must come

Thank Luke K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lunch on a Sunday hint get there early if you don't have a booking we arrived just before opening an lucky to get a table outside. They allow 1.1/2hrs which is fine. I think great value chose the $59 lunch which is for 2 get...More

Thank snoopkitty o
Reviewed 3 days ago

Been here a couple of times already and the standard just remains the same, if not increases! Amazing value for money. The dishes are well set out and i especially enjoyed the satay dips, rice fillings and salads. The way the food was prepared also...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really good sticky pork belly! Remember to make a reservation before going. Good value when opt for the set menu

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely busy even on a weeknight. Had to wait for an hour to be seated.Prices are pretty high but quality is fantastic.

Thank crazee4food
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have no other word than Fantastic. The food, the staff, the atmosphere are all superb. Ou group of 4 people enjoyed this place immensely and highly recommend it.

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is very popular on the weekends and you can't book. You need to get about half an hour before it opens to get a seat in the first sitting. Each sitting is 75 minutes.My wife and I were seated on the bar near...More

Thank MAS06
Reviewed 1 week ago

pork belly, lamb ribs, soft shell crab rolls, all totally delish. Cocktails also good, service friendly and helpful and efficient. Highly recommend.

Thank dinnergirls
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner for two here Monday night bit of a wait to get in though, three quarters of an hour. Food and cocktails great, good prices, but out of the Duck was disappointing. Great service don't get a seat near the door to cold.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 5:30pm on a Thursday to a queue out the front but got in as soon as the door opened. The staff were super friendly and accommodating and the food was delicious. We shared 5 dishes between two ($59) and it was plenty...More

Thank neatsy77
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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Sally S
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Response from Alison F | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure, but ring them to check is my best advise.
Karabi R
March 20, 2017|
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Response from Chichi66201 | Reviewed this property |
Open until 11:00pm
October 21, 2016|
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Response from Malvolio | Reviewed this property |
You cannot book for dinner. It is too popular. They have an efficient system, though. You line up and they take your name and number. You go off for a drink at any of the surrounding wine bars and they text you when your... More
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Liverpool Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: 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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