Best tapas in Melbourne

Check out the top tapas in Melbourne, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Izakaya Den

1. Izakaya Den

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20 local reviews
114 Russell Street, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9654 2977
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
William
Hip basement venue for Japanese tapas and drinks. You really need to be looking for this place to find it, hi…
Michelle & Mark
Japanese Izakaya tapas restaurant and bar hidden in the basement floor just around the corner. Great for a lat…
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Hip basement venue for Japanese izakaya-style tapas and drinks, plus classic mains and group tables
1. Izakaya Den

1. Izakaya Den

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20 local reviews
114 Russell Street, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9654 2977
William
William
Hip basement venue for Japanese tapas and drinks. You really need to be looking for this place to find it, hidden from the street.
Michelle & Mark
Michelle & Mark
Japanese Izakaya tapas restaurant and bar hidden in the basement floor just around the corner. Great for a late night drink and meal.
SHORT STAY PLUS
SHORT STAY PLUS
Hip basement venue for Japanese izakaya-style tapas and drinks, plus classic mains and group tables
2. Anada

2. Anada

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13 local reviews
197 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
Open now
(03) 9415 6101
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Sofia
A taste of Andalucia and Southern Spain on Gertrude Street. Sit at the bar and share tapas, wine and cocktails…
Steve
Andalusian inspired bar and restaurant serving tapas and refined, flavoursome meals made to share with a globa…
Blake(Mybnb)
Some of the best Tapas that Melbourne has to offer and it's only about a 5 minute walk away on Gertrude Street…
2. Anada

2. Anada

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13 local reviews
197 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
Open now
(03) 9415 6101
Sofia
Sofia
A taste of Andalucia and Southern Spain on Gertrude Street. Sit at the bar and share tapas, wine and cocktails. Tip: the arroz negro paella …
Steve
Steve
Andalusian inspired bar and restaurant serving tapas and refined, flavoursome meals made to share with a global wine and cocktail list. A ta…
Blake(Mybnb)
Blake(Mybnb)
Some of the best Tapas that Melbourne has to offer and it's only about a 5 minute walk away on Gertrude Street. Great spot for a wine at nig…
3. Naked For Satan

3. Naked For Satan

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99 local reviews
285 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
Open now
(03) 9416 2238
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Anj
Trendy Spanish style bar offering an extensive drinks menu and tapas or 'pintxos'. This is a Melbourne favouri…
hamesh
Fitzory tourist must-see. This bar has the best view of the city from outside of the city on its rooftop. NfS …
Wendy
Trendy Spanish style bar offering an extensive drinks menu and tapas or 'pintxos'. This is a Melbourne favouri…
3. Naked For Satan

3. Naked For Satan

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99 local reviews
285 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
Open now
(03) 9416 2238
Anj
Anj
Trendy Spanish style bar offering an extensive drinks menu and tapas or 'pintxos'. This is a Melbourne favourite! Hold on to your tapas toot…
hamesh
hamesh
Fitzory tourist must-see. This bar has the best view of the city from outside of the city on its rooftop. NfS specialises in crafted vodka a…
Wendy
Wendy
Trendy Spanish style bar offering an extensive drinks menu and tapas or 'pintxos'. This is a Melbourne favourite! Hold on to your tapas toot…
4. Bar Lourinha

4. Bar Lourinha

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10 local reviews
37 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9663 7890
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Fiona
Modern tapas in an intimate surrounding, great wine and staff who know their stuff! A truly Melbourne experie…
T & J
Excellent tapas blending classic Spanish far with a modern setting. Get in early to get a seat, otherwise be p…
Greg
Great cocktails with fabulous tapas
4. Bar Lourinha

4. Bar Lourinha

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10 local reviews
37 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9663 7890
Fiona
Fiona
Modern tapas in an intimate surrounding, great wine and staff who know their stuff! A truly Melbourne experience and one of my all time fav…
T & J
T & J
Excellent tapas blending classic Spanish far with a modern setting. Get in early to get a seat, otherwise be prepared to wait at the bar.
Greg
Greg
Great cocktails with fabulous tapas
5. St Kilda Pelican Restaurant

5. St Kilda Pelican Restaurant

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10 local reviews
16 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda
Open now
(03) 9525 5847
Establishment
Michelle
Informal, warmly lit spot with timber decor, producing nice brekky, global tapas and brunch, plus cocktails...
Saras
This is my local. Great for a coffee during the day or drinks and tapas in the evening
Natalie
Yummy Tapas menu - only a short walk or tram trip to the end of Park St.
5. St Kilda Pelican Restaurant

5. St Kilda Pelican Restaurant

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10 local reviews
16 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda
Open now
(03) 9525 5847
Michelle
Michelle
Informal, warmly lit spot with timber decor, producing nice brekky, global tapas and brunch, plus cocktails...
Saras
Saras
This is my local. Great for a coffee during the day or drinks and tapas in the evening
Natalie
Natalie
Yummy Tapas menu - only a short walk or tram trip to the end of Park St.
6. Newmarket Hotel

6. Newmarket Hotel

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17 local reviews
34 Inkerman Street, St Kilda
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(03) 9537 1777
LodgingEstablishment
Evelyn
Delicious tapas, beautiful interior, great atmosphere, always busy. Need to book. Great place for drinks, dinn…
Frank and Vince
This is a vast and very popular space. Designer interiors behind a vintage facade. Tapas never looked so good!
Rachel & Glenn
Interesting building with outdoor drinks area. Great south american styled tapas
6. Newmarket Hotel

6. Newmarket Hotel

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17 local reviews
34 Inkerman Street, St Kilda
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(03) 9537 1777
Evelyn
Evelyn
Delicious tapas, beautiful interior, great atmosphere, always busy. Need to book. Great place for drinks, dinner.
Frank and Vince
Frank and Vince
This is a vast and very popular space. Designer interiors behind a vintage facade. Tapas never looked so good!
Rachel & Glenn
Rachel & Glenn
Interesting building with outdoor drinks area. Great south american styled tapas
7. MoVida

7. MoVida

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42 local reviews
1 Hosier Lane, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9663 3038
BarRestaurantFood
Wei Na
Frank Camorra’s MoVida is the restaurant responsible for setting off Melbourne’s ongoing fixation with modern …
Vincent
MoVida introduced the Spanish tapas scene to Melbourne and is still at the top of their game. My partner and I…
Amanda
This is the best Spanish Tapas in Melbourne. I love this place -besides the fact you can visit Hosier Lane, ho…
7. MoVida

7. MoVida

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42 local reviews
1 Hosier Lane, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9663 3038
Wei Na
Wei Na
Frank Camorra’s MoVida is the restaurant responsible for setting off Melbourne’s ongoing fixation with modern Spanish tapas. What started as…
Vincent
Vincent
MoVida introduced the Spanish tapas scene to Melbourne and is still at the top of their game. My partner and I come here every anniversary b…
Amanda
Amanda
This is the best Spanish Tapas in Melbourne. I love this place -besides the fact you can visit Hosier Lane, home of Melbourne's Street Art, …
8. Gas Eatery & Supplies

8. Gas Eatery & Supplies

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10 local reviews
253 Coventry Street, South Melbourne
Closed now
(03) 9690 0217
CafeFoodEstablishment
Terry
253 Coventry Street, South Melbourne. Great coffee, imaginative breakfasts & an exciting array of tapas & sala…
Andi
Great coffee with middle eastern tapas
Marcus
Great cafe, relaxed atmosphere and yummy breakfast. Try the coffee and the Middle-Eastern Eggs. Also has tasty…
8. Gas Eatery & Supplies

8. Gas Eatery & Supplies

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10 local reviews
253 Coventry Street, South Melbourne
Closed now
(03) 9690 0217
Terry
Terry
253 Coventry Street, South Melbourne. Great coffee, imaginative breakfasts & an exciting array of tapas & salads influenced by the exotic ta…
Andi
Andi
Great coffee with middle eastern tapas
Marcus
Marcus
Great cafe, relaxed atmosphere and yummy breakfast. Try the coffee and the Middle-Eastern Eggs. Also has tasty oven-ready takeaway meals.
9. MoVida Next Door

9. MoVida Next Door

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7 local reviews
164 Flinders Street, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9663 3038
BarRestaurantFood
Adji
Some serious tapas at one of Melbourne's best lane ways.
Rebecca
Spanish tapas plates, sangria and wines served in a bustling bar with a graffiti wall art exterior.
Chloe
The little sister of Frank Camora's wildly popular MoVida, Movida Next Door is more traditional in its Spanish…
9. MoVida Next Door

9. MoVida Next Door

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7 local reviews
164 Flinders Street, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9663 3038
Adji
Adji
Some serious tapas at one of Melbourne's best lane ways.
Rebecca
Rebecca
Spanish tapas plates, sangria and wines served in a bustling bar with a graffiti wall art exterior.
Chloe
Chloe
The little sister of Frank Camora's wildly popular MoVida, Movida Next Door is more traditional in its Spanish offering: Here, the tapas acc…
10. Robert Burns Hotel

10. Robert Burns Hotel

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3 local reviews
376 Smith Street, Collingwood
Open now
(03) 9417 2233
BarRestaurantFood
Karen
Given its name, you might not expect to get good tapas at this refurbished local with a sunny courtyard. All t…
James
Good pub - Spanish/tapas style food. Nice little beer garden.
Mary
"Spanish cuisine served in a dining room with tartan carpet, plus a bar with exposed-brick walls." Happy Hour…
10. Robert Burns Hotel

10. Robert Burns Hotel

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3 local reviews
376 Smith Street, Collingwood
Open now
(03) 9417 2233
Karen
Karen
Given its name, you might not expect to get good tapas at this refurbished local with a sunny courtyard. All the traditional favourites are …
James
James
Good pub - Spanish/tapas style food. Nice little beer garden.
Mary
Mary
"Spanish cuisine served in a dining room with tartan carpet, plus a bar with exposed-brick walls." Happy Hour 5-7pm
11. MoVida Aqui

11. MoVida Aqui

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9 local reviews
MoVida Aqui, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9663 3038
BarEstablishment
UrbanMinder
Great for tapas and drink specials
Henny
When I feel like sharing my food ^;^ Great Spanish tapas
Jack
Spanish tapas and paella with a casual casual vibe. Larger sibling of the original MoVida in Hosier Lane (whic…
11. MoVida Aqui

11. MoVida Aqui

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9 local reviews
MoVida Aqui, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9663 3038
UrbanMinder
UrbanMinder
Great for tapas and drink specials
Henny
Henny
When I feel like sharing my food ^;^ Great Spanish tapas
Jack
Jack
Spanish tapas and paella with a casual casual vibe. Larger sibling of the original MoVida in Hosier Lane (which is also great).
12. Portello Rosso

12. Portello Rosso

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3 local reviews
15 Warburton Lane, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9602 2273
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Lenny
Great atmosphere, beautiful tapas and drinks in hideaway lane.
William
Cosy laneway restaurant plating speciality tapas at romantic balcony tables and a shared long bar.
Jack
Intimate little Spanish tapas bar.
12. Portello Rosso

12. Portello Rosso

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3 local reviews
15 Warburton Lane, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9602 2273
Lenny
Lenny
Great atmosphere, beautiful tapas and drinks in hideaway lane.
William
William
Cosy laneway restaurant plating speciality tapas at romantic balcony tables and a shared long bar.
Jack
Jack
Intimate little Spanish tapas bar.