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Spicy Fish Restaurant

209 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 1885
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“chilli” (34 reviews)
“dumplings” (23 reviews)
“dry chicken” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
209 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

Ok - it is Chinese in Chinatown but it is good Sichuan food spicy and tasty not too much and with a great wine list and attentive team it makes for a great solo dinner

Thank shaunvk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We choose this restaurant as it seemed to be busier than the 100 others on the same strip. It didn’t disappoint. The food was yum. Dumplings were good. The beans with meat were delicious. Some of the meals we were going to order the waiter...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fast service and beautiful food. Everything was truly delicious! Highly recommend and will be back!

Thank kfoura
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's getting harder to find a good lunch in the Melbourne CBD for under $10. Spicy Fish in Little Bourke St is very reasonably priced and still offers a number of lunch specials for around $9 to $10. As the name of the restaurant suggests,...More

Thank dgladman888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for lunch and I am sure dinner .I love their dishes and they are not very expensive. The service is quick, attentive and the food is wonderful; one of the best in Melbourne.

Thank sumantbarooah
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The food here was excellent. The portions were so large I worried they had thought we all wanted each dish rather than just ordering for ourselves. The "spicy fish" signature dish, which is a soupy thing about 50% fish and 50% chillies, was huge and...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not from Melbourne, but whenever I visit, Spicy Fish is a must. My order is always the same and it's always delicious, dumplings in chilli broth and the eggplant hot pot. Took some friends and they said it's the best dish they've ever had...More

Thank ann_james99
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Now we havent been to this place for ages till today. The quality of the food still hasnt changed and the service was as usual fast and perfect. The meal was amazing and we thought we would try a new item, the string bean and...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Absolutely beautiful Sichuan meal! Very prompt and attentive service. Be warned though, the dish sizes are extremely generous! So be prepared for taking home leftovers if there are dining for two. Highly recommend for a good Chinatown experience! Only downfall was there was a smell...More

Thank Rona S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

If you like spices, and chilli, then this is one restaurant worth visiting. The food was delicious, perhaps too oily for my taste, but very enjoyable, nonetheless. We didn't have a booking and were lead to a table a little out of the way. But...More

Thank Anne W
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
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 1885
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