The Best Takeaway in Melbourne for a Sofa-Fuelled Food Fest
Pick up a delicious meal to-go from these happening takeaway restaurants — this is the best takeaway Melbourne has to offer
Struggling to pick up groceries and can’t be bothered cooking what pantry staples you have? You’re in luck – Melbourne is a takeaway restaurant haven. With plenty of restaurants and cafés to choose from, you can take the night off and treat yourself to some of the best takeaway in Melbourne.
Oh, and as a bonus: most of them deliver straight to your door! Winning.
*With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, be sure to follow the Victorian Government website for the latest updates.
Best Takeaway in Melbourne
Baby Pizza is serving up their delicious Italian offering via pick up and delivery. Each day you can get your tastebuds around Baby's signature pizza, pasta, mains and cocktails for a delectable Italian feast at home.
631-633 Church Street, Richmond
One of Australia’s best contemporary restaurants have kept their sushi bar open for pickup, so you don't have to go without quality Japanese fare. We love their sushi feature boxes and, with each order, we always add their fried pork gyoza. Too good!
175 Flinders Lane, Melbourne599 Church Street, Richmond
Chapel Steet food and beer hall Hawker Hall are open for takeaway! With dumplings, rice and noodle dishes, signature Hawker Hall curries and more available for pick-up and delivery daily, what more can you ask for. Cocktails, beer and wine are also on the menu to spice up your takeaway order.
98 Chapel Street, Windsor
Melbourne's iconic Flinders Lane restaurant is making sure you can feast on their cult-favourite dishes from home. With delivery and pick up both available for their dumplings, curries, noodles and cocktails, Chin Chin's takeaway menu lends itself perfectly for the most romantic date night at home.
125 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
522 Church Street, Richmond
Considered one of the best takeaways in Melbourne, popular Mexican-inspired chain Fonda specialises in fast, fresh and flavour-driven takes on street food favourites. Tacos, burritos, bowls and salads are commonly packed with a rainbow assortment of veg, so you can indulge happily here on your next Taco Tuesday. To enjoy their yummy eats at home, you can order online directly from their website.
Seven locations across Melbourne
Setting up its own direct delivery service, Grill'd are ensuring fans can continue to satiate their burger cravings without having to leave the safety and comfort of their own home. Their wholesome and fresh burgers are all about variety, and every burger you order goes towards giving back to the community with their Local Matters initiative. So, there's even more reason to order that burger you've been craving.
40 locations across Melbourne
Good times are guaranteed at this bubbly café, that reimagines the beloved milk bars of yesteryear. Their full café menu is available online to order for pickup (within 10km radius), so you can enjoy Good Times while at home, in lockdown.
83 Tucker Road, Bentleigh
Gone are the days when vegans could only look wistfully at the cheesy pull of their neighbour’s pizza before ordering marinara once again. When you think of the best takeaway in Melbourne, vegan pizza might not spring to mind. But believe us when we say, Red Sparrow’s Michael Craig has mastered the art of non-dairy cheese. Their mozzarella features tapioca for stretchiness, while parmesan gets crumbliness from coconut and almond feta and is deliciously tangy. Whether you pick up or get it delivered to your door, your taste buds will be suitably satisfied.
406 Smith Street, Collingwood
260 Chapel Street, Prahran
Mr. Miyagi wants you to “Take Him Home” and have the cool restaurant experience from the comfort of your living room. Mr. Miyagi offers up a delectable takeaway menu, for pick up within 10km radius, Thursday to Saturday night each week. Expect their signature deliciousness and be prepared for an epic feast. Avoid disappointment by pre-ordering online.
99 Chapel Street, Windsor
A little more swish than the greasy neighbourhood joints of yesteryear, Tank is a modern fish and chippery adding some upscale zing to your lunch. Serving up some of the best takeaway in Melbourne, their potato cakes are organic and scattered with rosemary, grilled prawns are sourced from Mooloolaba in Queensland, and the fish in your burger is crumbed in panko. They don't mess with the classics though, battering and frying fresh seafood till each piece is winningly crispy, served simply with tartare and lemon. In serious demand, be sure to call ahead so you can pick up your order on the go.
149-151 Lygon Street, Carlton
Adapting to the current climate, everyone's favourite burger Mary's are expanding their food offering on Deliveroo. Burger-lovers in Melbourne will now be available to order the deliciously fat delights from the Franklin Street outpost straight to their door. The menu will include all the favourites including Mary’s Burger, Cheeseburger, Shroom Burger, Fried Chicken and of course Mash ’n’ Gravy, along with the entire vegan menu. Seriously one of the best takeaway joints in Melbourne.
167 Franklin Street, Melbourne
Known for their superfoods and wholesome eats, Green Cup can be enjoyed at their stylish premises or in the comfort of your own home. Pick up their signature eats through UberEats and Deliveroo, or head on in and get your delicious dish to go. For some cooking at home inspo, be sure to check out their immune system-boosting recipes they post on their social channels.
593 Chapel Street, South Yarra
1242 High Street, Armadale
763 Glenferrie Street, Hawthorn
This fast and friendly eatery does some of the best takeaway in Melbourne. With a bustling takeaway food trade every day of the week, devotees stream in for their dependable Thai classics. What sets these folks apart, however, is that they're one of the few places in Melbourne cooking Isaan cuisine from the country's northeast – characterised by sour and spicy stews, moreish grilled meats and fresh papaya salads.
16 Paisley Street, Footscray
Just read our list of the best takeaway in Melbourne? Want to know how you can recreate a foodie feast at home? Head over to our Entertaining section to check out our selection of delicious recipes from our favourite chefs.
A true Melbourne institution, pizza haven D.O.C. prides itself on its authenticity. The bases are thin and crispy just like a Neapolitan nonna would make, and ingredients are imported (complete with a menu map) to ensure the utmost quality. Flavour combinations are simple, yet-oh-so effective. And as if that wasn’t enough, there’s a mozzarella bar too…
295 Drummond St, Carlton
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