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“It’s not gonna blow ur guts out ”

Rice Paper Scissors
Ranked #13 of 4,622 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 0 - US$ 11
Cuisines: Asian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
Description: 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.
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Visited rice paper scissors on a Monday evening . No bookings so just rock up. As it had only just opened we were able to be seated immediately. From the start of the meal to the end, the service was outstanding . Not pushy in any way but alert and accomodating . They made an effort to tailor the food and drinks to our tastes and the waitress ( sorry don’t know name ) really knew the menu well. The food was first class . And portioning was appropriate .
If u r looking to blow ur guts out with a meal this is not the place to visit, but if u want great food at a very acceptable price ( 34.50 ) a head for 5 dishes u will not b disappointed ! Dessert however was pretty unassuming . One between two would b ample . Still definitely not enough to reduce the ⭐️ count. In short great service, great food, great price . ( sorry for absence of photos ‍♂️ )

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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Everything everyone raves about is true about eating at Rice Paper Scissors, from the warm welcome ,efficient and friendly service. The most difficult thing is deciding from the menu and what a culinary experience once the dishes start arriving, the cocktails served and then tackling the sweets menu. Will always put it on the list of places to eat when visiting Melbourne.

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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a Tuesday night, got there early and got a great spot up at the bar. We enjoyed a couple of lovely drinks and shared 5 amazing dishes between us. The food is awesome!! It was getting fairly busy when we left, so I would recommend getting in early otherwise you'll be waiting for a seat and it's a fairly small restaurant.

Thank Rihanalouise
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The food here is next level amazing. So many choices to cater for everyone. Super busy but well worth the wait. Could not fault the food, service or cocktails - WELL DONE to the chefs and staff that make this place so special

Thank Peta H
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

This place gets rave reviews and I was excited that they had a good vegan selection. We got a table straight away (rainy lunchtime) and the staff were friendly.
However, the portions were tiny and they came out really slowly. (the place was mostly full, but not as busy as it often is). We had finished one tiny dish and waited an age for the next - for all 4 dishes.
Calling them "mains" is a little over enthusiastic - small starters would be more appropriate. The tastes were OK but again, nothing special.
I think this place gets way more attention that it rightly deserves - go somewhere else unless you just want to take photos of small food.

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Thank Marion Q
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