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This Australian city boasts some unbelievable cafe culture! I ate my way through the lanes of the CBD (Central Business District), satisfied my sweet tooth on the beach of St. Kilda, nurtured my inner Italian in the DOC and sipped my way through cocktails in the “Bohemian Quarter” of Fitzroy.

I literally almost ate myself to death…

but at least I would have died happy!

Melbourne is an international playground with culture on every corner and delicious food is just as abundant and diverse! This guide on where to eat in Melbourne will having you “om nom nomming” all over the city.

Here’s a look at the best places to eat in Melbourne! Bon Appetit!

Retro-tastic!

Retro-tastic!

Apartment 29 for $2.50 coffees and breakfast til 4 pm!

Soy Flat White with honey… My favorite!

Soy Flat White with honey… My favorite!

Flat White’s are Australia’s light-milk latte

Serious Cafe Culture on Degraves St. (Seats fill up fast!)

Serious Cafe Culture on Degraves St. (Seats fill up fast!)

Snag a seat while you can on Degraves St.

A little hidden treasure among the graffiti - MoVida on Hosier Lane

A little hidden treasure among the graffiti – MoVida on Hosier Lane

Don’t miss Tapas and vino at the original MoVida on Hosier Lane

Café Vue Vegetarian Lunchbox for a picnic in the Royal Botanic Gardens

Café Vue Vegetarian Lunchbox for a picnic in the Royal Botanic Gardens

Take-out from Café Vue is perfect for a picnic (Veggie and Gluten-free friendly)

Grab a snack at Commercial Bakery in the CBD

Grab a snack at Commercial Bakery in the CBD

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Commercial Bakey

Iconic Italian still holding on to it's Retro Roots

Iconic Italian still holding on to it’s Retro Roots

For the original Melb’s Italian spot – Pellegrini’s

A late afternoon glass of wine from City Wine Shop

A late afternoon glass of wine from City Wine Shop

Grab some brekky or a light lunch at the City Wine Shop across from State Parliament House

Carlton Espresso in the DOC is a must for the freshest in Italian Café Cuisine

Carlton Espresso in the DOC is a must for the freshest in Italian Café Cuisine

Carlton Espresso might be the best Italian in the city!

I hope there's Millefoglie in heaven

I hope there’s Millefoglie in heaven

Another sweet spot (you may be sensing my weakness) – Brunetti

Alright, it's official, I have a serious sweet tooth!

Alright, it’s official, I have a serious sweet tooth!

Pop into Shocolate for award-winning macaroons

Centre Place is a lunch break hot spot!

Centre Place is a lunch break hot spot!

Window shop for lunch on Centre Place – be patient, it gets packed!

Grab a Pimm's Cocktail at the rooftop terrace of Madame Brussells

Grab a Pimm’s Cocktail at the rooftop terrace of Madame Brussells

Refreshing cocktails at Madame Brussels – Plus, a balcony with a view!

Gotta try a pie! Don't be shy!

Gotta try a pie! Don’t be shy!

A visit to any Australian city wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Pie Face

Cookie for tasty Thai and a cold beer

Cookie for tasty Thai and a cold beer

A hidden treasure – Cookie – for delicious Thai

Amazing Spanish cuisine at MoVida Aqui

Amazing Spanish cuisine at MoVida Aqui

Sister to MoVida on Hosier Lane, MoVida Aqui, offers delcious Spanish fare

Now go! Eat your heart out!

Enjoy all that Melbourne has to offer and remember, if you leave hungry, you didn’t do it right!

Where’s your favorite place to eat in Melbourne?

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Kiersten Rich is the bikini-obsessed author of award-winning solo female travel and lifestyle blog, The Blonde Abroad, featuring travel tips, fashion, food, festivals and photography from around the world.