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Five dishes to eat at Night Noodle Markets

We've made things easy for you, make a beeline for these delicious market eats
Gelato messina matcha ice cream cone

If you've ever been to Night Noodle Markets before, you'll know how hectic lines to the stalls can be. And for good reason. Melbourne's most hyped about eateries and street food businesses flock to the market each year and it's a great opportunity to tick them off your Melbourne foodie bucket list in one fell swoop. 

This year, marketgoers can expect Wonderbao, Hoy Pinoy, Mr Miyagi, Sake and Gelato Messina, and we've picked out the best of the bunch so you can head straight for the most delicious dishes at Night Noodle Markets.

Five things to eat at Night Noodle Markets

Messina Turron Not ice cream

Gelato Messina: Fitzroy

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Gelato Messina will be bringing their Very Very Good Lucky Fortune Bar to the Night Noodle Markets with four special edition flavours. The Turron Not (pictured) is a deep fried banana and brown sugar gelato wrapped in filo pastry, with ube cream, kalamansi puree and coconut crunch. Double up and order the Matcha Ado About Nothing number in a cone while you're there (lead image).

Black Star Pastry strawberry melon cake

Black Star Pastry & N2 Gelato

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Hold on to your hats, Sydney patisserie Black Star Pastry are teaming up at Night Noodle Markets to create the tastiest of food marriages. Black Star Pastry will be serving their famous strawberry watermelon layer cake, and N2 Gelato will be scooping up gelato made with the famous strawberry and watermelon cakes by the Sydney cake shop.

Wonderbao at Night Noodle Markets
Photograph: Karon Photography


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Wonderbao is a charming little eatery in the centre of Melbourne serving up delicious traditional Chinese bao with a modern twist. Expect to eat their delicious deep fried chicken and vegetarian eggplant baos, and look out for their dessert bao with green tea ice cream.

Hoy Pinoy at Night Noodle Markets
Photograph: Karon Photography

Hoy Pinoy BBQ

Street food regulars Hoy Pinoy BBQ will be back at this year's Night Noodle Markets with their famous smoky barbecued satay sticks and whole roasted pig. Definitely order the Liempo: a 12-hour smoked pork dish with adobo sauce, served on steamed rice.

Nem n Nem Vietnamese food truck

Nem N’ Nem

Warm nights call for Nem N’ Nem’s fresh Vietnamese dishes. Their mini banh mi baguettes are stuffed with delicious crispy-skin braised pork belly, and the vermicelli rice noodle salads are a favourite of summertime lunch crowds. Go for the Nem’s Platter if you want a bit of everything.

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