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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 good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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“roast duck” (11 reviews)
“rice” (20 reviews)
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178 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 31 December 2017

This is my go-to restaurant on Chinatown Melbourne for Cantonese style food when I visit. I ordered the Wonton noodles & roast meats & an extra dish of deep fried fish with sweet corn sauce & rice. Did not disappoint & will be back on...More

Thank skc97
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

If you ever need a dose of Chinese whilst in Melbourne this is an option. Along the main Chinatown street this place serves almost everything you can ask for and has the yummiest roast duck. Reasonably priced and prompt service with good food of every...More

Thank 639abbie
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Been a number of times, best duck in Chinatown. Old decor but quick service and nice food. Very reasonable prices as well

Thank Sharport67
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I have eaten here for many years when in the city. It has changed little over the years. Beautiful roast duck . . . best in the CBD. Food simple but always good at a reasonable price. Decor dated. Service varies between visits . ....More

Thank nedman2017
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I ordered the roast duck and BBQ Pork. The duck was moist and tasty and looks be the pork as well. Paid $13.80. Big portion and definitely value for money. Would have loved it more if they had the chicken rice chilli sauce. Least you...More

Thank Naiker
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Ordered the beef brisket with rice. Mostly, I received fatty tissue with a lot of sauce on a bed of rice. The rice was plentiful but I stopped eating after a while as there is only so much greasy fat that one can tolerate. Minimal...More

Thank mlj90
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
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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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