Brisbane's 20 Most-Viewed Restaurants of 2023 So Far

These are the celebrity chef-led eateries, Japanese joints, riverside spots and trattorias you've been scoping out across 2023's first half.
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Published on June 27, 2023
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    Settimo by Guy Grossi

    111 Mary Street, Brisbane City

    This Amalfi Coast-inspired newcomer is star chef Guy Grossi's first Brisbane restaurant.

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    Ippin Japanese Dining

    97 Boundary Street, West End

    This new 140-seat Japanese restaurant pairs popcorn lobster, 24-piece sashimi sets and yuzu panna cotta with sake and Matcha-gronis.

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    Da Biuso

    Various Locations , Brisbane

    Brisbane's first fine-diner on a bus seats 12 and serves up Mediterranean-inspired six-course degustations.

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    46 James Street, Fortitude Valley

    The Same Same crew has opened a neighbouring trattoria in Ada Lane, serving up Italian dishes with an Aussie twist.

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    Babylon Brisbane

    145 Eagle Street, Brisbane City

    Sydney's Babylon has launched a 120-seat Brisbane restaurant by the river on Eagle Street.

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    480 Queen Street, Brisbane City

    Chef Adrian Richardson has opened a new meat-heavy Brisbane restaurant on Queen Street with riverside views.

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    La Boca Bar and Grill Brisbane

    Margaret Street, Brisbane City

    Stamford Plaza Brisbane is now home to an Argentinian bar and grill by the river.

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    21 Longland Street, Newstead

    This 90-seater laneway restaurant with a burrata bar hails from the Nota crew.

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    Los Felix

    148 Logan Road, Woolloongabba

    Woolloongabba's new hole-in-the-wall taqueria serves up Southern California-style Mexican bites over mezcal, tequila and margaritas.

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    Howard Smith Wharves, 5 Boundary Street, Brisbane

    A Greek taverna from restaurateur Jonathan Barthelmess at Brisbane's Howard Smith Wharves precinct.

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    Same Same

    46 James Street, Fortitude Valley

    A two-storey Thai eatery in Ada Lane from the Longtime crew.

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    Kickin'Inn Spring Hill

    477 Boundary Street, Spring Hill

    Saucy seafood by the bag has landed in Spring Hill thanks to this Cajun-inspired eatery — and cutlery is very much optional.

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    39 Hercules Street, Hamilton

    Japanese fine dining on the Brisbane River.

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    224 Given Terrace, Paddington

    A fancy, yet affordable eatery in the former Montrachet site serving snacks from $5.

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    Yamas Greek & Drink

    45 Mollison Street, West End

    Oysters with ouzo, lobster from the tank and cotton candy-topped spritzes are all on the menu at this new West End eatery.

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    E'cco Bistro

    63 Skyring Terrace, Newstead

    After 22 years on Boundary Street, this Brisbane dining institution has a new home in Newstead.

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    Mei Wei

    Treasury Casino, Corner Of George And Queen Streets, Brisbane

    Brisbane's underground dumpling bar is serving up potstickers, dim sum and barbecued meats.

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    Casa Chow

    148 Logan Road, Woolloongabba

    This new pastel-hued Woolloongabba eatery serves up Chinese Peruvian dishes, and hails from the Sasso Italiano crew.

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    Ramona Trattoria

    131 Leicester Street, Coorparoo

    Coorparoo's new casual Italian eatery features a menu that changes monthly.

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    Yoko Dining

    5 Boundary Street, Brisbane City

    A sprawling riverside restaurant with Japanese food and cocktails.

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