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“What else can I say!!”

Rice Paper Scissors
Ranked #4 of 4,029 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $11
Cuisines: Asian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: 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.
Hobart, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“What else can I say!!”
Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

Two very talented people are behind this amazing Asian tapas eatery. From its aesthetic appeal before you even walk in the door I was impressed. My fam and I shared two of the tapas selections and endless to say every bite was delicious. The presentation of all the dishes by Shane and the promptness of the service with a smile is why this place is awesome! Asian tapas style meals, salads and desserts inspired from many countries with a Melbourne funky twist! Well done guys you have certainly created an awesome place! Can't wait to come back :)

Thank Anna L
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
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  • Indonesian first
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English first
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117 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“One to return to”
Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

The service was very friendly and helpful with suggestions for dishes. They obviously get a lot of return customers because of the way customers greeted the staff. We had to wait for our meals but they were worth it because they were sensational. The atmosphere is fun and relaxed. We had a great night and we were delighted to have stumbled upon this fantastic little place.

Visited January 2014
Thank NicksSuma
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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Funky little find”
Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

Vietnamese influences... Funky little place and pretty delicious!

I was walking down Liverpool st in Melbourne city and stumbled across this funky little place.

Food was great - small versions of Vietnamese inspired food was an absolute treat. Mini Vietnamese pork rolls were to die for!

Have been back a second time (it's one of those places that you are thinking about coming back to before you even leave)... Sampled a few of the smaller plates from the menu. The lamb ribs rate very highly along with the cold pickled white fish.

Service is good, atmosphere is good ... But it's the food that makes this place a winner!

  • Visited December 2013
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Victoria, Australia
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Wow - fantastic”
Reviewed January 10, 2014

We spied this place a few nights ago and last night, met some friends for dinner there. We chose the 5 dish sharing menu. Each of our dishes were fantastic. The food is fresh, flavoursome and great value. The service was great. We enjoyed it so much we returned tonight for dinner. We tried some other dishes in the menu (plus a couple of favourites from last night) and we were not disappointed. We will be back.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank 3TEM
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Sao Paulo, SP
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Rocking Vietnamese Newcomer!!!”
Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

We zipped into Melbourne Center today to take the kids to the museum for Dinosaur-walk and stumbled upon this recently opened gem. The food was "off the hook" fresh and the service spectacular. The co-owners and chefs, Rami and Shane, are doing it right. It's Vietnamese cuisine at the core and we can happily recommend a few of the dishes we sampled. The steamed pork buns were fresh, fabulous and filling. The whiskey marinated lamb ribs were tender and coated in a tasty sticky sauce. Don't skip the Galloping Horses dish ~ caramelized pork, prawn and peanut served on a pineapple slice! We ended the lunch with Chef Shane's unique version of an ice cream sandwich, homemade mango ice cream with sweet sticky rice served in a warm bun. Outstanding! We leave Melbourne tomorrow but expect this local winner to be on top of the culinary scene the next time we return.

Thank david b
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