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Rice paper

245 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 3088
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pho” (30 reviews)
“spring rolls” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
245 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On busy Swanston Street, the usual large selection of Vietnamese dishes is very busy and table sharing is common here. We both had noodles with (mine) seafood and egg noodles and fish on rice noodles. both were large portions and tasty, came out quickly. Complimentary...More

Thank Han_yinu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm sure I must have reviewed this place before but you can't go past it for fresh, tasty and quick Vietnamese. Had the vermicelli and chicken spring rolls. Crisp and delicious with ample vermicelli and salad all washed down with freshly made iced lemon tea.

Thank Natasha09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu offers different kind of dishes. I went there twice and first took a stay chicken with egg noddles, the second time I ran for a noddle soup with beef and chicken. The dishes come rapidly on your table and are large portions. The...More

Thank Yves D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place if you want delicious food at reasonable prices. Always busy and the service is excellent.

Thank CamTT
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We got tofu and prawn rice paper rolls and vegetarian pho and all were mediocre. The rolls were dry and the pho wasn't as flavorful as other phos that we've had.

Thank Jasmin B
Rice P, Public Relations Manager at Rice paper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jasmin, Sorry to hear that you found the flavour lacking - we pride ourselves on offering great tasting meals. Hopefully the next time you are in we will hit the mark! Thanks Jackie @ Rice Paper

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Good prices, good selection, good service but noisy and very squeeze making it a bit uncomfortable for a relaxed dinner. However, still enjoyed the food and the green tea on tap!

Thank Nunngo
Rice P, Public Relations Manager at Rice paper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Nunngo! Glad you had a great time

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Rice paper is an absolutely lovely place with very tasty food and a cosy casual ambience. As it was a freezing July-day it was lovely to be able to pour ourselves free hot tea upon arrival from the thermo on our table. We were two...More

Thank A.K. W
Rice P, Public Relations Manager at Rice paper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks A.K - we can't wait to welcome you back :)

Reviewed 12 July 2017

wandered in and was pleasantly surprised by how tasty and generous the serving of the chicken and beef pho was. Ordered an iced vietnamese drop coffee, the taste was not something i was accustomed to but i did enjoy the beverage. servers were friendly and...More

Thank Cil83
Rice P, Public Relations Manager at Rice paper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your time Cil83, thanks for stopping by!

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant a few times and it is great value for money. The Pho is generous and the service is quick. The only thing is the tables are squeezed in and because it is popular fills up very quickly.

Thank JrodNos
Rice P, Public Relations Manager at Rice paper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi JrodNos, so good to hear you've been in a few times and glad you liked the pho :)

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The prices of this restaurant are pretty reasonable for what you get; we ordered the chicken and beef pho, and it was well seasoned and big in size, really worth the price!

Thank DanielPozzan
Rice P, Public Relations Manager at Rice paper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Daniel, Thanks for your review and thanks for the great pic!

Central Business District
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tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
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city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 3088
Vietnamese Street Food in the heart of Melbourne.
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