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“Great duck.”

City BBQ Restaurant
Ranked #1,474 of 4,388 Restaurants in Melbourne
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Dining options: After-hours
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going here for years. Best BBQ duck. Had the Peking duck rolls but it was dry and not the best I've had.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My father used to rave about this place as it has been around for many years . However , judging by our experience , it will find the competition a lot tougher with so many new restaurants serving modern food . It was interesting to note that the place next door had a long queue of people waiting whilst this place was one quarter full.
The food here is basic Cantonese fare with the crispy pork , roast duck and soya chicken . The crispy pork we had was clearly a day old and although tasting okay , won’t be good enough to compete with the new wave of Chinese restaurants unless you like that old fashioned Cantonese fare . We had baby spinach which was cooked well , but the “ Peking Duck “ was basically just roast duck placed in the wrappers . Again fairly ordinary .
My father always raved about this place , but when our Hong Kong relatives came out , they laughed at him as they said the food was okay , but nothing special .
As I said before , it will either need to modernise or rely on those old fashioned customers with ordinary tastes.
I suspect it has seen better days .

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Best BBQ is town,small.cheap,well serviced.BBQ Duck with thin needles is great but there is a lot to choose from . Cooked at front of restaurant, you can see them cooking. Do not let the outside of the small restaurant put you off, great food.

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Thank Wayne W
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Chinese eat in or takeaway restaurant in Cbd. My review is based on the roast duck, starts at $11.80 with rice I went for dry noodles $1 dollar extra as well as crispy roast pork for additional $2, if you want any additional meats eg BBQ pork add $2 or egg add $3. Meal is served with bok choi you also receive a peppery clear chicken stock broth with your meal and tea . The broth is great to dunk your dry noodles in and slurp away like a ramen with a little chilli oil it goes down a treat , crispy roast pork is very tasty but the star is the succulent juicey tender crispy skin roast duck absolutely delicious and for the price it's easy another cheap eat delight in heart of Melbourne Cbd. They offer 2 menus available both lunch and dinner They accept card or cash open 7 days a week.

Thank FatboyChopper
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

This restaurant does not look nice from the outside and inside but the food is really good and cheap. We had there fried noodles and a battered pork sweet and sour. They serve you free hot tea to your dishes as well. We recommend this restaurant for a casual, cheap and tasty meal.

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