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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 yesterday

We've been often to the other RPS so decided to check out the original city one. Just a fab location and yummy food with unique flavour combos. Love eating here. We have a someone in the family who can't have gluten and we can rely...More

Thank 78traveller
Reviewed 4 days ago

Tasty food is very nice and quite yummy, I eat lots of good food here makes me very full and very tasty

Thank Jakethepackage
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Turn up early and get your name on the list go for a drink and they will text u when they are ready. They turnover tables quickly and are pure professionals at quick, efficient service with tasty food! We got the banquet so u choose...More

Thank KataMay2014
Reviewed 5 days ago

We called in here late on a busy Friday night without a booking and thankfully they accommodated us. And wow, our taste buds were happy when we left. Service was good and very quick. We enjoyed the betel leaf, thai fried chicken and the pork...More

Thank Tomoli16
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’m hooked and I’m going to be a regular after my first visit today. Everything, and I mean every single dish was absolutely extraordinary. So fresh and the price for two people for 5 shared plates was $59, I mean that is amazing. How the...More

Thank Davezu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there with a friend , good portion and variety - taste is also pretty authentic . Had an awesome meal at reasonable price and service is also good as well !

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a most enjoyable lunch before we went to a show. The meal was excellent and the service also.There was a great choice and the value was great.

Thank Cliff M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at 7pm and managed a seat at the bar straight away. Ordered the $65 five dish option for two. Great tasty spicy food with tonnes of flavour. Matched by friendly efficient staff. Cheers for an enjoyable meal!

Thank rmc885
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is super busy restaurant in the CBD, we went there around 7.30 and had to wait for about 45 mins even on Sunday night . It serves modern Asian food with a twist and we love what they are doing. It is very casual,...More

Thank MarkWong007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Casual decor... fabulous food. We shared a variety of dishes, all ultra fresh and flavoursome. Couldn't fault any of them limey, zingy a bit of chilli heat. Put it on your list, this place offers great service, exciting food and an energetic vibe.

Thank Lee M
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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20 September 2017|
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Response from AustraliaDebra | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I used to go to another "Asian fusion" restaurant in Melbourne, but when I quit sugar, I found their food to be REALLY sweet. In fact I felt quite ill after eating it, so haven't gone back. Rice Paper... More
20 August 2017|
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Response from Alison F | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure, but ring them to check is my best advise.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 12
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 - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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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 - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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
  • Neighbourhood: 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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