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City BBQ Restaurant

178 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 2311
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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“rice” (20 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
178 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We were looking for a quick, simple, authentic Cantonese food after our very late arrival in Melbourne and this is the perfect place for it. All dishes are as what's expected from Hong Kong street food; quick and basic even the service.

Thank Roberto N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on Saturday night and they were busy but service was fast and efficient. Complimentary tea on arrival. Had fried rice, BBQ pork, combination chow mein, seafood hot pot and squid wih hot rock salt. All dishes excellent as well as reasonably priced and...More

Thank Julius L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for lunch and were seated at a table immediately. Chinese tea was brought straight away. Had the roast meat platter which was excellent. However went back a couple of days later for dinner and noticed that the meat on the platter was dry,...More

Thank RuprasinOz
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Forget the long lines of the fancy Chinese restaurants of China town, this simple humble restaurant beats them all! Upon arrival you are served a glass of hot tea. The food is prepared fresh and my husband loves the the BBQ duck here! And you...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We have been going here for years. Best BBQ duck. Had the Peking duck rolls but it was dry and not the best I've had.

Thank Vburela
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

My father used to rave about this place as it has been around for many years . However , judging by our experience , it will find the competition a lot tougher with so many new restaurants serving modern food . It was interesting to...More

Thank johnthomasl2017
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Best BBQ is town,small.cheap,well serviced.BBQ Duck with thin needles is great but there is a lot to choose from . Cooked at front of restaurant, you can see them cooking. Do not let the outside of the small restaurant put you off, great food.

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Chinese eat in or takeaway restaurant in Cbd. My review is based on the roast duck, starts at $11.80 with rice I went for dry noodles $1 dollar extra as well as crispy roast pork for additional $2, if you want any additional meats...More

Thank FatboyChopper
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This restaurant does not look nice from the outside and inside but the food is really good and cheap. We had there fried noodles and a battered pork sweet and sour. They serve you free hot tea to your dishes as well. We recommend this...More

Thank 1001_Tastes
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Missus & I went here for dinner last night.... Whilst the initial waitress was probably a bit tired & stressed towards the probable end of her shift the young lady who delivered our food & looked after us from then on was lovely..... We were...More

Thank Dale P
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 2311
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