Let’s go on a culinary adventure as we explore Melbourne’s vibrant Vietnamese scene!

Among the diverse cuisines that make up modern Melbourne, Vietnamese fare stands out for its aromatic herbs, bold spices, and harmonious balance. Whether you’re a seasoned pho enthusiast or never held a banh mi, Melbourne’s Vietnamese restaurants offer a tantalising journey through the streets of Hanoi and Saigon.

From bustling pho joints to elegant fusion eateries, we’ll guide you to the must-visit spots where flavours collide and traditions thrive. So grab your chopsticks and prepare for a flavour-packed adventure through this list of the best Vietnamese restaurants Melbourne has to offer.

<strong>Ca Com Banh Mi Bar</strong>
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Ca Com Banh Mi Bar

Richmond’s Ca Com Banh Mi Bar elevates the banh mi experience. Their fusion-inspired creations push the boundaries – think lemongrass beef, crispy fish, or even vegan options. The bread remains the star, providing the perfect vessel for bold flavours. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself returning for seconds at one of the best Melbourne banh mi eateries.

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336 Bridge Rd, Richmond, VIC 3121
<strong>Hanoi Hannah</strong>
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Hanoi Hannah

If you’re looking for a higher-end Vietnamese restaurant in Melbourne, look no further than Hanoi Hannah. Bringing you the succulent flavours of Northern Vietnam including vermicelli bowls, delicious rolls, and plenty of rich pho to satisfy any cravings. Where Hanoi Hannah excels is the atmospheric design, with a trendy and modern design that will make any night out with friends that much more vibrant. So, book a table at Hanoi Hannah as soon as you can for an incredible taste of Vietnam.

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<strong>Luke's Vietnamese</strong>
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Luke's Vietnamese

Luke’s Vietnamese is a must-visit spot for banh mi enthusiasts in Melbourne. This Moonee Ponds banh mi venue is renowned for its authentic and delicious Vietnamese flavours and quality. Serving up exceptional Banh mi utilising crusty baguette and flavourful ingredients, each roll is prepared using fresh ingredients and traditional recipes perfect for any lunch. But be warned: expect long queues every day, so make sure to get in early for one of the best banh mi in Melbourne!

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11 Puckle St, Moonee Ponds, VIC 3039

<strong>Pho Nom</strong>
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Pho Nom

Based on family recipes by chef Jerry Mai, Pho Nom is the perfect Vietnamese eatery for those after a quick bite. This exceptional Vietnamese restaurant in the heart of Melbourne CBD features a smorgasbord of delicious banh mi, rice paper rolls and vermicelli noodle salad. The signature dish, however, is their mouth-watering South-Vietnamese style pho, using a 24-hour broth that brings out all the flavours you’d expect from one of the best Vietnamese restaurants in Melbourne.

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T4/567 Collins St, Melbourne, VIC 3000

<strong>Pho Thin</strong>
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Pho Thin

After setting up shop in 1979 on the streets of Hanoi, Pho Thin has finally blessed Melbourne’s shores with this renowned Vietnamese eatery. With several locations across the city, there is no reason you can’t try the legendary Vietnamese noodle soups, using fresh ingredients and fragrant spices to serve up pho perfection. So, come on in and experience the taste that captures hearts worldwide at Pho Thin.

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Various Locations.

<strong>Rice Paper Scissors</strong>
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Rice Paper Scissors

Rice Paper Scissors doesn’t play games with a good meal. Across their venues in Fitzroy and Melbourne’s CBD, this delightful Asian eatery has every ingredient for a night out: a lively environment, Asian-style street food and an extensive drinks menu are perfect for creating a memorable experience. Just grab a table and enjoy one of the most sensational Vietnamese restaurants in Melbourne at Rice Paper Scissors.

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Various Locations.

<strong>Straight Outta Saigon</strong>
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Straight Outta Saigon

Straight Outta Saigon is serving up the bold flavours of Vietnam on the streets of Melbourne. As the name implies, this Vietnamese eatery features a unique hip-hop inspired aesthetic from the swinging 90s including great tunes and moody interior. And, of course, the highlight is the food: pork belly with apple slaw, Saigon shaking beef, and Hanoi-style fish are a few of the select dishes that show off the best of Vietnamese street food style cooking. Get straight to Saigon with this great Vietnamese restaurant!

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138 Russell St, Melbourne, VIC 3000

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