Master Dinner List

Wed 1 September

See what's hot on the takeaway menu in Melbourne

A few weeks ago we took recommendations for top local restaurants via our Instagram Stories. By popular demand, we've taken all your hot tips for Melbourne's best takeaway food and enshrined them here for posterity.

Scroll down to see what's on the lockdown menu in your 5km radius, and bookmark this page for the next time your stomach is a'rumbling.



  • Theodore's. "Delicious, unfussy seasonal food cooked with love"

  • Very Good Falafel

  • Tochi Deli. "Lovely people making delicious and affordable Japanese food"

  • Old Palm Liquor. "Great hot meals and wine selection, so good"

  • The B.east. "The burgers are filthy but always perfection"

  • Carolina Cafe. "Coffee! Brekkie burger, tofu sandwich and hash browns"

  • Bellboy. "Amazing bagels and staff, yummy coffee too"

  • Gelobar

  • All Day Donuts. "For a delish donut (Don Homer is a classic)"

  • Rin Sura. "A delicious Thai restaurant! They have limited takeaway slots though, so book early"

  • New Day Rising. "I love a takeaway bagel from the top of Nicholson Street, then go walk Merri Creek and get avocado all over yourself"



  • My Rice Story, Ivanhoe. "Amazing Korean food and super friendly owner and family"

  • Jinda Thai, Abbotsford

  • Kissaten, Alphington. "Their okonomiyaki is incredible. Oh, and the matcha brownies—yes please"

  • Ritas, Abbotsford. "The best pizza in Melbourne. Mushroom is my fav, but you can't go wrong with that dough"

  • Laserpig Pizza Parlour, Collingwood. "Dreamy caprese pizza"

  • Kantan, Collingwood. "The flavour and quality cannot be matched"

  • Green Burger, Collingwood. "Amazing vegan burgers and fried food"




  • Babu Ji, St Kilda. "Great value meal deals and delicious curries"

  • Pars Kitchen, St Kilda. "Amazing Iranian food"

  • OzzyThai, St Kilda

  • Cafe Southall, St Kilda. "Their nutfree butter chicken and Goan fish curry, and the take home simmer sauces"

  • Tavlin, Balaclava. "Fresh Israeli food. Vegan, veg or with meat—all options are delicious"

  • Mopho Canteen, Balaclava. "Super delicious, generous portions"

  • Figo, Elwood. "Best Italian in town"

  • Saigon Street Eats, Balaclava. "Lovely staff, well priced and great portions. Delicious"

  • Madam Mekong, Frankston. "Their food is so yummy, the staff is very nice and the restaurant is cool"


  • Mabu Mabu, Yarraville. "Torres Strait owned, celebrating Indigenous and native ingredients"

  • Thuan Phat, St Albans. "There's a reason it's so busy. XO Duck Fried Rice is my pick"

  • Fresh Chilli Deli, St Albans. "Best banh mi"

  • Laksa King, Flemington. "Fast service and delicious Malaysian chicken curry dish"

  • La Tortilleria, Kensington. "Mexican take home packs and the freshest tacos"

  • London K Burgers, Kensington. "Dirty burgers, giant poutine and such a nice team!"

  • Minh's, Moonee Ponds. "She makes this badass sauce for her banh mi"

  • Angie's Kitchen, Moonee Ponds. "Yummy for Chinese food. The Chicken & Prawn wontons are my favourite, and the people are really lovely!"

  • Hello Jose, West Melbourne. "Best tacos"

  • Advieh, Seddon


  • Up in Smoke. "The brisket melts in your mouth, and the staff are super friendly"

  • Thanh Vinh. "The cubed beef is the best I've ever had—tender and melting and balanced well"

  • Sapa Hills. "Every single thing on the menu (which is huge) is a flavour sensation"

  • Roti Road

  • Slice Girls West

  • Ras Dashen. "So delicious, a family restaurant and the ginger tea"

  • Harley and Rose. "Delish pizzas and the cod dip—mmmmm"


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