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City BBQ Restaurant

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178 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 2311
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
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“roast duck” (11 reviews)
“rice” (17 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
178 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Got hungry and need some rice or Asian fish. We decided to walk down to China town and find our foods. Saw this place was busy and packed with Asian. The service was quick. Service was attentive. Ordered chili beef noodle and roasted duck with...More

1  Thank Suwannapat K
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The food is not ok. The restaurant opened in Chinatown supposed to bring really original Chinese food. But it's just below standard! And we were dining at off peak time, the waitress keep coming to clean up out table, even I still had my chopstick...More

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We decided to have dinner here as it was free byo. We bought some drinks at the local vintage cellars across the road. No additional charge, so great. We had a great meal and very cheap. 2 of us had bbq pork & rice and...More

1  Thank Chizzel
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I visited with my partner today we thoroughly enjoyed our meals dumplings were delicious and the pork was simply divine would definitely revisit and recommend to people

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

City BBQ in Chinatown offers fresh, authentic, delicious Chinese, with generous serves & cups of refreshing tea. The service is exceptionally quick & friendly. The restaurant is no frills, fast in & out service, perfect for a quick bite before hitting the city.

Thank Ky Y
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with some friends. Pretty much was shown to a table and then no waitress service. We had to get the attention of the waitress for ordering and later on for drinks (as we had not been asked). Food was ok, I was...More

Thank Camj_13
Reviewed 13 December 2016

My wife and I both ordered satay prawns and special fried rice, The 10 very large prawns in each dish were fantastic and the rice was high quality too. The byo licence via a nearby bottle shop meant that the meal was wonderful value for...More

Thank Trevor D
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Had been going here for years and it was great but this time, the prices had skyrocketed and the food was bland. REALLY over priced and not great- give it a miss...

Thank Craig Y
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Don't let the POOR street appeal prevent you from eating here. It looked like the locals knew where the good food at reasonable prices could be found. The service was even more impressive. 5 people Ordered, feed & paid for in 40 minutes. Decor has...More

Thank ceowarren
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

First time in Melbourne did not realise most restaurants close at 3pm and was Super hungry. Saw this and went in. Overall Food was not bad, ordered a noodle and soup, both were quite tasty. Order a 3 roast but came 3 roast rice. Duck...More

Thank Seah J
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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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 2311
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