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“A hidden treasure! ” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rice Paper Scissors

Rice Paper Scissors
19 Liverpool Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Chinatown)
+61 3 9663 9890
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Ranked #3 of 3,630 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $11
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Toowoomba
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A hidden treasure! ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

We visited RPS at lunch time. It was busy but we're glad we waited!

We enjoyed the betel leaf, crying tiger, lamb ribs, pork scratchings and black caviar.

We also enjoyed crush drinks and vietnamese iced coffee.

The service is impeccable, the meals not only delight the taste buds but are very aesthetically pleasing too! Served in unique and cute little dishes, this is a restaurant with character and flavours that just pop we will definitely return!

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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Exotic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Check this guys out it's a must... I had a Great Experience from food style and service was the awesome...

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“It's overrated!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Why diners in Melbourne always rush to try new places??? This place is overrated and I don't think it's worth queuing for - 20 minutes!!!!! They open at 6pm but if you happen to be there earlier, they will ask you to come in, order your drink and... they will tell you that the kitchen only opens at 6pm - this is so bad!!! Tried to get in a few times but to no avail so got in tonight and seated away from other noisy diners. The only dish that is worth ordering is the lamb ribs. Had five other dishes but they were only so so. The beef wasn't well seasoned and the fried chicken wasn't marinated long enough. The roast duck betel leaf taste quite bad Definitely, not a place we will rush back

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Au
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Brilliant Tappas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Had read about this restaurant on Trip Advisor and was very keen to try. Waited till about 9pm before we arrived and was seated outside immediately. Met a local couple who guided us through the best items to order. Go for the 5 selection at a cost of $49 and you can pick from quite a few dishes. Best were 'Son in law eggs' bettle leaf, ribs are to die and 'crying tiger' as well as pork buns. Flavours and combinations were fantastic. Go there for sure if you are in Melbourne . Will definitely return

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Amazing service amazing food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Amazing food and amazing service,this is my favourite vietnamise restaurant......it is a cool place...friendly staff...love the lamb,and the chicken...perfect atmosphere

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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