Master Dinner List
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.
Warung Agus, North Melbourne
The Brandon Hotel, Carlton North. "The beef burger is always cooked to perfection"
Epocha, Carlton. "Friendly staff and amazing roast packs that come with the BEST duck fat potatoes"
Heartattack and Vine, Carlton. "Veggie schnitzel and slaw ciabatta. Amazing"
D'Penyetz & D'Cendol, Carlton. "Ox tail soup has so much flavour"
Takeaway Pizza, Preston. "Pastrami and bone parrow pizza is incredible"
The Golden Peanut, Reservoir. "Next level Thai flavours"
Lagoon Dining, Carlton. "They retain Chinese culinary traditions yet modernise in an extraordinary flavour bomb"
Curry Cafe, Northcote
Ying Thai 2, Carlton
1800Lasagne, Thornbury. "So delicious, would highly recommend"
Casa Nata, Thornbury. "For the Portugese tart dreams are made of"
Mesob, Northcote. "Ethiopian buzz, injera for days"
NORTHERN SUBURB SPOTLIGHT—BRUNSWICK
Theodore's. "Delicious, unfussy seasonal food cooked with love"
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"
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"
NORTHERN SUBURB SPOTLIGHT—FITZROY
ASRC Catering. "Delicious takeaway meals, providing jobs for asylum seekers"
Neighbourhood Wine. "Hampers are delicious, easy and good fun to put together"
Viet Rose. "Their laksa makes everything better"
Citrus. "Everything is just so incredibly flavoursome. The devilled fish, the pickles, the kothu"
Tamura Sake Bar. "Great ramen, bentos and katsu sandos plus jazz while you wait"
Malaymas. "Rich flavoured Malaysian food"
Tora Dumplings. "Wontons in chilli, peanut and sesame sauce"
Smith & Deli. "For all the vegan takeaway and grocery goodness"
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"
The Joy Parade, Blackburn. "Family run business with a smile in a beautiful local community location"
Red Sparrow Pizza, Prahran. "It's all vegan and has so many interesting flavours"
Camberwell Curry House, Camberwell. "Best Indian food"
Malay Kitchen, Camberwell
Dale La Pau, Camberwell. "Spicy, rich Indonesian food like you've never tasted before"
EASTERN SUBURB SPOTLIGHT—RICHMOND
Tran Tran. "Family owned, inexpensive and fresh Vietnamese food. Great noodle soups"
Hectors Deli. "Unbelievably good sangas"
Pho Chu The. "The best pho on Victoria Street"
Fourteen Bridge. "Great specials" $29 for two plates, dessert, drinks"
Chef Lagenda. "Veg laksa is outta control"
Lene Restaurant. "The bread, oooh the bread"
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"
WESTERN SUBURB SPOTLIGHT—FOOTSCRAY
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"
Ras Dashen. "So delicious, a family restaurant and the ginger tea"
Harley and Rose. "Delish pizzas and the cod dip—mmmmm"
Soi 38. "Authentic Thai food with amazing flavours"
Big Esso. "Torres Strair owned, celebrating Indigenous and native ingredients"
Tian38. "The best Hainanese chicken rice"
Rose Garden BBQ. "They sell out by 7pm, and the omelette on rice"
Spring Street Grocer. "No brainer cheese selection, accompaniments and wine"
Embla. "Fancy enough for occasions, but also just because"
Gai Wong. "My favourite is the Hainanese chicken"
Delhi Streets. "Indian street food to take you on a holiday when you can't go anywhere"