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Rice paper

245 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 3088
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pho” (29 reviews)
“spring rolls” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
245 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

1  Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank A.K. W
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

1  Thank Cil83
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.

1  Thank JrodNos
Reviewed 10 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!

1  Thank DanielPozzan
Reviewed 7 July 2017

One of my regular lunchtime haunts when in Melbourne. Great value, huge portions and tasty vegetarian options, my favourites are the rice paper rolls and satay! Also great coffee!

1  Thank Sophia H
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Tasty and large portions makes it ideal for lunch or dinner. Service was quick and the food was really fresh. A++

1  Thank Brad C
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The vegetarian Pho is excellent. There is a great atmosphere without it being pretentious. Get there early for lunch!

Thank Graham W
Rice P, Public Relations Manager at Rice paper, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thanks Graham for your kind review! We agree, the vegetarian pho certainly is delicious! We hope to serve you again very soon! Natasha @ Rice Paper

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Like the food there, good location. Quick service and very attentive. I've dinner there on first night then back to have lunch again. Recommended.

1  Thank Molly P
Rice P, Public Relations Manager at Rice paper, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thanks Molly for dining with us twice in such a short time! We're so happy you enjoyed the food and service we provided. Looking forward to serving you again- Natasha @ Rice Paper

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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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