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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Market
“Queen Victoria Market is the icon of Melbourne you cannot miss. Make sure you take a stroll through its alleys and stalls. Sample the cheese, snacks or even wine. Or simply grab some local produce to munch. Don't forget to get in line for the legendary hot jam donuts at the American Doughnut Kitchen. Seasonally, visit its Wednesday night market. Check its website for detail.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Food
“A world class under cover open air market. A MUST visit. Tram ride or a 15 minute walk through Melbourne”
  • 4 locals recommend
Malay Restaurant
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“Authentic Malaysian and Singaporean dishes that are yummy and value-for-money. The kolo mee special and Penang fried kway teow are personal favourites!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Turkish Restaurant
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“Anyone who are visiting Queen Victoria Market have to try the warm, crispy and juicy borek. The bonus is one borek only cost you $3.5. There are two favourite fillings : spicy lamb and spinach & cheese. Try their smooth & juicy gozleme as well. The size is just right, so you will still have vacant spot in your tummy to sample other delicacies in QVM.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Market
“The number 58 Tram at the end of road will take you straight to QueenVic Market: a Melbourne institution. An open-air Market packed with stallholders who are passionate about fresh produce. It's popular with locals as their go-to for fresh fruit, veggies, meat and an outstanding variety of dairy and small goods, and has also become something of a 'must visit' for tourists. With a huge number of stalls selling clothes, accessories and other bric-a-brac the market has evolved into more than just the place to get your weekly shop. In summer and winter, be sure to visit the Night Markets, held every Wednesday.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
“Hidden away American style burger joint. Good for a cheap greasy feed. Great hangover cure.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“An excellent Spanish restaurant. Sample the paellas of Valencia and sip a glass of Sangria after shopping at Queen Victoria Market.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Perfect for a quick trip into the CBD or a cycle around Melbourne. Just drop the bike off at any other Bike Share location! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“So very few original Melbourne pubs are still going strong, so this may be your last chance to soak in the vibe at The Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar. Decent grub, great beer, lots of live music.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Egg Waffles, Churros and Desserts...literally a few doors down...gets busy so allow time!”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Our favourite local. It's basic, cheap and great for a quick and easy breakfast. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Noodle House
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“Most delicious and FRESH restaurant on Elizabeth Street- everything under $15. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Street Address
“Cheap food and veggies. Fresh fish and meats... Only 10 min from home in a tram ride.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Malay Restaurant
“Authentic Malaysian and Singaporean dishes that are yummy and value-for-money. The kolo mee special and Penang fried kway teow are personal favourites!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“An excellent Spanish restaurant. Sample the paellas of Valencia and sip a glass of Sangria after shopping at Queen Victoria Market.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Noodle House
“Most delicious and FRESH restaurant on Elizabeth Street- everything under $15. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Egg Waffles, Churros and Desserts...literally a few doors down...gets busy so allow time!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“The borek is delicious and cheap. Good place to stop by when visiting Queen Victoria Market (Loïc and Clotilde)”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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