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Discovering Melbourne's Restaurant Cuisines: Italian, Dessert, Burger, Indian, Thai, and More

Melbourne, the gastronomic capital of Australia, is a melting pot of cuisines from all over the world. Whether you're craving authentic Italian pasta or spicy Indian curry, Melbourne's food scene has got you covered.

Italian Cuisine

The best areas for Italian cuisine in Melbourne are Carlton and Lygon Street. The Pancake Parlour has been serving up Italian-style pancakes since 1969 and is a must-visit for any foodie in the city.

Dessert Cuisine

Mörk ChocolateFor those with a sweet tooth, Melbourne boasts some of the best dessert places in the country. Mörk Chocolate in North Melbourne specializes in artisanal hot chocolate, while LuxBite in South Yarra serves up beautiful macarons and cakes.

Burger Cuisine

Easey'sEasey's is famous for its burgers served on top of a train carriage rooftop in Collingwood. Cookie in the CBD also has a fantastic burger menu.

Indian Cuisine

Melbourne's Little India in Footscray is where you can find some of the best Indian restaurants in the city. Aangan Indian Restaurant is a local favorite for its authentic curries and biryanis.

Thai Cuisine

The Wanderer - Thai Kitchen and Bar in Fitzroy serves up delicious street food-inspired dishes from Thailand.

Australian Cuisine

Fish & Chips Shops can be found all over Melbourne, but one of the best is Innicka Dee in Albert Park. Vue de monde in the CBD offers modern Australian cuisine with stunning views of the city skyline.

Japanese Cuisine

DemazziDemazzi in Richmond offers a unique twist on Japanese cuisine, with dishes like sushi burgers and poke bowls.

Chicken Cuisine

The Pancake Parlour might be known for its pancakes, but it also has some of the best chicken dishes in Melbourne.

With so many different cuisines to try, Melbourne's food scene is a foodie's paradise. Whether you're in the mood for Italian, Thai, or Australian cuisine, make sure to check out some of these restaurants on your next visit to the city.

Top 10 cuisines

The most popular cuisines are:

Indian Italian Burger Thai Japanese Mexican Vietnamese Fish & Chips Sushi Chinese

Full list of cuisines

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