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Melbourne's 20 Most Clicked-On Restaurants of 2022 So Far

These are the spots you went looking for so far this year, from stunning beachside restaurants to hidden Inner West eateries — and lots of omakase, of course.
By Concrete Playground
July 04, 2022
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July 04, 2022
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  • Food & Drink

    The Commons at Ormond Collective

    This four-in-one St Kilda Road venue has a huge beer garden.

  • Food & Drink

    Yakimono

    This colourful Chris Lucas venture features a futuristic aesthetic and a menu filled with Japanese street food that's cooked over flames.

  • Food & Drink

    Sebastian Beach Grill & Bar

    This Basque-inspired waterfront bistro grills seafood and pours sangria on a sprawling shaded deck right on the sand.

  • Food & Drink

    Vesper

    You'll find a secret bar, a courtyard and an ex-Vue de Monde chef at this Mediterranean bistro.

  • Food & Drink

    Panda Hot Pot

    The former Dracula's site is now home to an international sichuan hot pot chain.

  • Food & Drink

    Three Blue Ducks Melbourne

    Eat vibrant farm-to-table dishes and sip sustainably focused drinks overlooking a two-hectare surf lagoon.

  • Food & Drink

    Nomad Melbourne

    Sydney's much-loved Mediterranean restaurant Nomad has landed on Flinders Lane with its first Melbourne outpost, celebrating local produce and wine.

  • Food & Drink

    Higher Ground

    The Kettle Black team have opened a mammoth new CBD cafe — and it's a beauty.

  • Food & Drink

    The Grain Store

    A little slice of comfort with damn fine food on Flinders Lane.

  • Food & Drink

    Maverick

    A contemporary CBD pit stop serving Axil coffee and a menu of updated brekkie classics.

  • The Old Garage

    A supremely dog-friendly cafe, with puppychinos aplenty and a vegan alternative for every dish on the menu.

  • Food & Drink

    La Fantaisie

    A café, patisserie, florist and event venue, all rolled into one drop-dead-gorgeous package.

  • Food & Drink

    Mr Brownie

    A multi-level pub, Punjabi-style deli and rooftop bar run by chef-restaurateur Jessi Singh.

  • Food & Drink

    Pope Joan

    This familiar favourite has a new head chef and a revamped menu, running from breakfast to after-work snacks.

  • Food & Drink

    The Journal Cafe

    A reliable Flinders Lane cafe that's open late each night.

  • Food & Drink

    Hardware Societe

    A sprawling new cafe that marks the second CBD venue for the Melbourne institution.

  • Damiao Panda Fan

    Score all-you-can-eat hot pot from $35 per person.

  • Food & Drink

    Pelikan Societe

    One of the best spots on the Mornington Peninsula for brunch or lunch with a view.

  • Food & Drink

    Jiyu Thai Hotpot

    A lush two-storey hot pot joint serving up Thai-style soups.

  • Food & Drink

    Gimlet at Cavendish House

    Andrew McConnell's elegant new cocktail bar and European bistro serves up caviar, champagne and truffles aplenty.

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