18 of the best Vietnamese outlets in Melbourne

Vietnamese pho with spicy sriracha sauce. Photo: istock

Vietnamese pho with spicy sriracha sauce. Photo: istock

With Vietnamese food continuing to grow in popularity with Melbourne foodies, we’ve decided to share some of our favourites.

Check out the list below:


Good Days

  • 165 Sydney Road, Brunswick
  • 9041 2000


Exceptional pho (particularly if you’re a vegan) and a rotating menu of street-food specials.

Lam Lam

  • 209 High Street, Northcote
  • 9482 5258


A favourite of Northcote local Courtney Barnett, and with good reason. Cheap, cheerful and fast.

N. Lee Bakery Cafe

  • 220 Smith Street, Collingwood
  • 9419 9732


Join the queue for one of N. Lee’s famous filled Vietnamese bread rolls. They’re packed with pickled veg, fresh coriander, loads of chilli and meat of your choice.


St Cloud Eating House

  • 644 Burwood Road, Hawthorn East
  • 9882 0146


Boasting a hawker-style eatery on the ground level, a fancy dining room on the second level and a rooftop bar for taking in the view.


  • 276 Toorak Road, South Yarra
  • 9041 5848


A casual haunt where the rice paper rolls and pho are favourites. Top off your meal with a lychee martini.

Saigon Sally

  • 2 Duke Street, Windsor
  • 9533 2342


This modern Vietnamese eatery is sure to impress. Try the rice paper rolls with grilled barramundi or sticky lamb ribs with fennel and orange.

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  • 133 Ormond Road, Elwood
  • 9531 4900


Menu includes claypots and curries, dishes from the “coconut grill”, banquets and exquisite desserts.

Mopho Canteen

  • 197 Carlisle Street, Balaclava
  • 9531 7145


This casual, kitschy joint keeps things simple. Choose from three types of pho, including a vegetarian option.

Wat Da Pho

  • 212 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne
  • 9696 5605


Kim Tran and Danh Nguyen have travelled to Vietnam and back to bring you delicious, authentic pho, free from MSG and other nasties.


Three Red Stripes

  • Devon Plaza, 958 Doncaster Road, Doncaster East
  • 9841 8978


Cheap, cheerful and often packed with patrons, this simple but efficient spot serves up fresh salads, broken rice, pho and pork skewers.

Pho Minh Long

  • 475 Whitehorse Road, Mitcham.
  • 9872 4551


Plenty of regulars vouch for the pho here, while exotic fruit smoothies make for dessert options.

Tien Dat

  • 3 Carrington Road, Box Hill
  • 9890 9699


The specialty here is the wrap-your-own rice paper rolls, but there are plenty of stir fry, rice vermicelli and main meat dishes, too.

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Linh Linh 2

  • 32 Main Street, Greensborough
  • 9435 8088


Some of the nicest staff you will ever come across make Linh Linh 2 a great experience, and the food is great too.

Nha Trang

  • 4 Westley Avenue, Ivanhoe
  • 8528 0897


The Vietnamese food here is the talk of the town. Authentic and great-tasting pho, banh mi and the rest.

Aus Vi Bakery

  • 86 Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna
  • 9459 2379


A local institution, Aus Vi has helped put Rosanna on the map. Try the roast pork rolls for immediate satisfaction.


Hem 27

  • Shop 27, Showgrounds Village, 320-380 Epsom Road, Flemington
  • 9376 2961


Hem is Vietnamese for alleyway, where traditional food is found. This place specialises in hawker-style cuisine, including noodle soups.

Pho Phung Hung

  • 33 Puckle Street, Moonee Ponds
  • 9326 0420


The specialty is variations on pho or rice noodle soups with chicken, beef and tofu options, plus numerous main dishes.

ChiChi Vietnamese Restaurant 

  • 403 Keilor Road, Niddrie
  • 9374 4266


About 40 tasty entrees start an extensive menu created by owner/chef Nam Lai. His sizzling hotplates are a must.

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