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Rice Paper Scissors

19 Liverpool Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 9890
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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19 Liverpool Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

On a work trip wanted a good, straightforward little dinner and this place certainly delivered. Packed and busy in the early evening but service still quick, no-fuss and to the point. My seat happened to be next to the kitchen and I could hear the...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely adored this place. It was extremely busy the night we visited. We had to wait quite some time to be seated but were able to have a drink whilst waiting. The service was brisk and the food magnificent especially the seafood choices. Will...More

Thank annoddnikrud
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a very special place with excellent fusion menu and nice cocktails. We loved the kingfish sashimi, duck toasts and balinese potato salad which they tailored for for our taste. The selection of cocktails was innovative and really cool. We loved our first visit and...More

Thank rybkaanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of the plates we had were very good. Some were just ok and only one was disappointing. The worst part of the meal was the service. Disengaged, inattentive, and disaffected. Definitely too cool to work as servers...hello, that is your job.

1  Thank WorldTravel310
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a different lunch experience on our recent trip to Melbourne. During the working week lunch break we were accommodated at the last seating for two. Squeezed across from each other and between two other couples on a bench table seated on high stools. The...More

Thank Saphire2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On recommendation visited this restaurant and we were certainly not disappointed. Varied menu, excellent/tasty food and great service. Could not fault this restaurant at all. The only possible downside for some might be sharing a long table with others - but it did not effect...More

Thank OOOAlliOOO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hairdresser in Brisbane recommended this eatery & we are really glad we followed her advice. At lunch time, as a couple, you can choose 5 dishes to share for $59 & the choices are really innovative. We loved all 5 of the dishes we...More

Thank DiE332
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we found this place! Walking up to the restaurant I wasn't to happy about being seated at a table with another group but after a few minutes the atmosphere takes over, you relax, service is fast and you end up checking out your...More

Thank Cardinal_Wolsey89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a great concept - a whole pile of small dishes to share for a very reasonable set price - $55. Sure it's small and crowded and very plain but the food is the winner here and that's what we come for. Every...More

Thank BeHappyM8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into here on a Saturday afternoon after a show. The lunch crowd had gone and dinner crowd hadn’t yet arrived. Great cocktails and an excellent tapas menu. We had 5 dishes for $59 which was more than enough food. The food itself was excellent...More

Thank Nial F
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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11 April 2018|
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure. Would be best to contact the restaurant direct. Sorry I couldn’t be of more help.
24 March 2018|
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Response from Chantelle_and_Owen | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see this when I was there a couple of weeks ago so I don’t think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 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 - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Liverpool Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: 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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