Craving something unforgettable? Downtown Melbourne has high-quality ingredients for a casual lunch with family or a classy dinner with a date. With a diverse variety of delicious culinary options, spanning 40 unique restaurants and bars, Downtown Melbourne has a flavor that just doesn’t exist anywhere else.

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Downtown Melbourne offers a multitude of menus that pleases a wide spectrum of tastes, from sweet to savory. Take your pick from Italian, Cuban, and French cuisine to pizza, ice cream, crepes and crabcakes…and that’s only a small appetizer. A diverse array of dining options currently fill Downtown Melbourne’s footprint, and every day its menu continues to evolve.


Do you like eating at local establishments that primarily don’t exist anywhere else? Then you will adore dining in Downtown Melbourne. Downtown Melbourne contains an extraordinary array of artisanal restaurants, most of which exist only here. When you eat or drink in Downtown Melbourne, you can feel proud to know that you’re supporting business owners that care about this community.

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With so many pleasant weather days, it’s no wonder Downtown Melbourne is lined with numerous full-service open-aired dining options. Grab a table at one of many covered patios, order an appetizer, and let the people-watching begin. Ascend to a rooftop deck, enjoy a pint, and marvel at the aerial view. In Downtown Melbourne, you’ll have a tough time narrowing it down to one.


Foodies unite! In Downtown Melbourne, take your pick from extraordinary establishments with creative kitchens. Here, food is much more than fuel. Passionate chefs take extreme care in crafting the fine details, and presenting as a mouth-watering work of art. Additionally, many restaurants choose locally-sourced produce, fish and other ingredients to further strengthen the sustainable food circuit.

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Fine Italian Dining in Downtown Melbourne


Whether you just got off work or just got off the water, Downtown Melbourne offers an array of dining venues to match your attire. Choose from fine dining with white table linens to entertain your business partners, or pick a casual eatery with picnic tables to take the family. Dressed up or dressed down, you’ll discover plenty of options to suit your comfort level in Downtown Melbourne.

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Downtown Melbourne is home to a wide variety of vibrant and delicious dining options, including waterfront restaurants, casual outdoor eateries, craft cocktail bars and breweries, breakfast cafes, bakeries, coffee shops, local seafood restaurants, and many more (…it can be hard, however, to narrow them down). Where to dine in Downtown Melbourne? We’ve got you covered!

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