Rice Paper Scissors CBD

4.6
469 reviews
$41 to $100
Asian
BORN OF A DREAM FROM TWO BEST MATES SITTING CURB-SIDE ON THE STREETS OF BANGKOK, SAIGON AND SINGAPORE – STUFFING THEIR FACES AND EMBELLISHING MANY A STORY WITH AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE OR (TWO TOO MANY!)
A dream to open a place that embraces the well-loved style of Asian street food. A place with no rules but to have fun with a beer in hand… a place that weary travellers to South East Asia know and love.

Way back in 2013, the boys fulfilled that crazy idea of opening a restaurant where you only used your hands to eat. The food was great, the cocktails… even greater, but best of all were the amazing experiences shared. Food tastes better this way.

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Experiences

  • 5 Dishes Banquet for 5+!

    A$45.00 per person

    Multiple dates available

    To our guests joining us for a booking of 5+, we can't wait! Please note you will have to dine from our 5 dishes banquet menu ($45 per person): you will be able to pick 5 dishes from the entire a la carte menu and it includes rice. As always, we are able to cater for dietary requirements so let us know in the notes at booking time and your waiter prior to ordering so we can tailor the experience accordingly for your group and take you through the options. You will have 2 hours to enjoy our delish food and cocktails!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 469 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
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Food
4.6
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.4
Value
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VikasJ
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome food and service. Will surely be back again.

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WarrenB
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was our 4 or 5 visit .. and brought family members for the first time.... Menu was explained to the newbies and clarifications to a question or 2 from us. We had one vegan / coeliac in our party and that was no problem at all. The 5 courses were amazing and a couple of cold beers and a tempranillo on a hot Sunday lunch were just perfect. Great Service - not in your face and not too distant, but were there when needed. Food as always was plentiful and so delicious. highly recommend spending so time here.

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LauraC
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Definitely stands up to its name. Superb service and incredible food. Staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. Recommend 100%

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Gemma
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience3

The food was tasteless. The waitstaff were kind and friendly.

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NathanL
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Phenomenal service; the waiter explained the menu, made helpful recommendations, and even recommended bars in the area. Food was great too!

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laurenF
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2022
Overall3Food5Service3Ambience3

My first cocktail was amazing, then ordered a second of the same & it was warm & average, one of the braless waitresses was quite a snob , the guy who was looking after us was super friendly but had no idea what he was talking about...but the food was amazing

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EmilyC
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing experience, food was wonderful and staff were very knowledgeable and eager to assist. We had an amazing time and will definitely go back!

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OpenTable Diner
3 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Been here a few times now and the food and service is always spectacular! 10/10 will always recommend!

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JulieC
1 review
Dined on 16 January 2022
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

The menu was a bit limited for me as I have an intolerance intolerance seafood and shell fish. We thought Joss was lovely but when we went last time we were advised of the items on the menu. We ended up with way to much meat dishes and didn't realise the curry was so sweet. The roti was lovely but turned hard quickly.

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Lydia
1 review
Dined on 16 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Friendly staff, great service and Nice ambience! Highly recommended!

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vipOpenTable Diner
3 reviews
Dined on 15 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Ticks all the boxes. Great food, friendly knowledgeable staff and lovely setting. Centrally located with parking close by.

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JoanneT
2 reviews
Dined on 14 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Recommend the selection of 5 dishes for $45pp, great for sharing. Fabulous food, every dish was fragrant and tasty! We will be back!
Our waiter Josh was extremely friendly, was most helpful with recommendations and his knowledge of the dishes was accurate.

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KieranH
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely delicious. Five dishes plus dessert and each were amazing. So flavourful and everything was cooked perfectly. Staff were lovely and seemed to genuinely care about us and the food. My partner and I are from Sydney and we would probably travel back to Melbourne to eat here as this was one of the best meals we have had. The "Dad, I dropped my ice cream" dessert was mindblowing. Messina can suck it. Everything was amazing. Forgot to take a photo of the grilled kangaroo salad which was delicious and cooked perfectly.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service & food was outstanding, highly recommend!

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ElizabethB
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food and cocktails. Reasonably priced and friendly efficient service

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Brandon
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a great date night with my partner.Not only was the food fantastic so was the service. A big shout out to our waitress Rosie , Thank you for making our experience more enjoyable.

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Bela
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2022
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Pork belly and barramundi lacked salt. Vegetarian dishes were served quickly. The meat dishes were served very late. I had to take home the pork belly. It was not a good dinning experience.

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OpenTable Diner
2 reviews
Dined on 1 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

All the dishes packed a punch & super flavourful, will definitely be back to try again

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Gmak
1 review
Dined on 1 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Shared a delicious asian fusion tapas style dinner with 3 others

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on 1 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We loved the friendly and helpful service as well as the totally delicious food. Great flavours and delicious cocktails.

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StephanieA
3 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and great value. Would highly recommend!

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ChloeH
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Amazing place to eat! All the dishes we had were so full of flavour, nothing felt to heavy either though, delicious fresh flavours and tender beef!
Service was fantastic too, very friendly and attentive wait staff.
Will 100% dine here again!

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AnnaN
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and service!! Will be definitely coming back😁

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Caitie
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2021
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience3

Great service and a wonderful vegan menu. Thank you.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing flavours and service. Will be back. There is a reason for all those stars!

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sash
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

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JulieH
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Fragrant food thai vietnamese good size serves and very yummy

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matilda72
2 reviews
Dined on 23 December 2021
Overall3Food4Service1Ambience3

Overall the food was good- although the duck banh mi was pretty flavourless, everything else was very tasty and had lovely flavours. But the experience was let down by the super slow services- it took over 30 minutes for someone to come and take our order, and then each dish came out separately but with a delay before the next one came out. The staff even forgot to bring the glass of wine that I ordered. After reminding them (towards the end of the meal), they brought it out and were gracious enough not to charge me for it.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Staff were awesome, food was good
Love it

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ChristineM
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Waitress was amazing food was exceptionally good and tasty
We will be back

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KayDee
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2021
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

Rice, Paper, Scissors is good value for money and the food is delicious. Excellent vegan menu and the banquet option makes it a good place to go for groups.

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VickyD
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food is unbelievable for a chain. The variety is brilliant and the options for vegans are out of this world

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VictorJ
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our favourite restaurant in Melbourne. The combination of flavours is like nothing I’ve ever tasted. Fresh produce cooked perfectly. Cocktails are also amazing. Love their Bloody Mary with a thai twist. Will always be visiting RPS on every Melbourne visit! Highly recommended, you will definitely not be disappointed.

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TayH
1 review
Dined on 17 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was amazing And the staff were lovely. Thank you for an such an awesome birthday dinner.

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DonnaM
1 review
Dined on 17 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

The food was great, we had the 5 dishes for 45pp, a little pricey for what you get but definitely delicious. Our waitress was awesome, she made great recommendations but the music was pretty loud (we were sitting under a speaker) so it was hard to have a conversation. But everyone enjoyed the evening, we would go again.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was absolutely exquisite! Kudos to the Chef.

And the staff, exceptional service. This is the standard other restaurants need to be held to.

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SiobhanM
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, the flavours were amazing. Good value for money with the 5 dishes option available. The service was excellent and we tried different menu choices on the recommendation of our waiter.

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EliseG
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing service! Great atmosphere and delicious food! x

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food

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SueB
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good place to catch up with good friends. High energy, great tasty food, great service. 👍

FAQs

Rice Paper Scissors CBD does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.

Rice Paper Scissors CBD is rated 4.6 stars by 469 OpenTable diners.

Rice Paper Scissors CBD does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://giftcards.nowbookit.com/cards/card-selection?accountid=ddabfa01-5408-46ff-a5f9-a6580e2f774b&venueid=2442&theme=dark&accent=118,106,75.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.