5 New Eateries in Parramatta Square You Won't Want to Miss
By Natalie Popow
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Parramatta Square is now home to five new restaurants, bringing to the table delicious burgers and shakes, traditional Italian cuisine, gelato, Asian contemporary, and Japanese sashimi.
Taiwan bubble tea
6 Taiwanese Eateries to Try in Parramatta
Taiwan's has a colourful, varied cuisine, influenced by tastes from mainland China, Japan and native Taiwanese. Here’s your guide to some of the best Taiwanese eats and drinks in Parramatta.
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Where to Get the Best Beer and Pizza in Parramatta
Beer and pizza. Was there ever a food and beverage pairing more meant to be together? We’ve selected some of the best places to satisfy your beer and pizza cravings in Parramatta. 
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La dolce vita: 3 Italian restaurants to try
As much a part of Australian food culture as meat pies and pavlova, Italian cuisine holds a very special place in the heart of Parramatta.
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5 Must-Try Coffee Stops in Parramatta
When hopping off the train or bus, commuters to the Parramatta CBD are spoiled for choice when it comes to their morning coffee.
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10 Places to Eat and Drink Before and After Game Days in Parramatta
Bankwest Stadium brings fans closer to the action in Parramatta and we’ve got you sorted for all your pre-post game drinks needs.
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Vegetarian and Vegan Food in Parramatta
Here’s your guide to six of the best vegetarian and vegan eateries in Parramatta.
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Where to find the 7 best South Indian dishes in Parramatta
Discover the best places to eat South Indian food in Parramatta. Piping hot dosas served with chutneys and lentil soups, deep-fried doughnuts infused with herbs and spices, fragrant curries made with fresh fish....
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Parramatta - We're Open- Pass It On
Our cafes and restaurants an iconic part of Parramatta. Where couples and families go to eat before the game, after the show, family night out, date night or first date. They have been a major feature of Parramatta for decades.

At the moment their business is being impacted from extremes that are beyond their control.

But they wanted you to know, they, and all of Parramatta, is still open for business.

So please, support Eat St, Phillip St, Macquarie St, George St and all the cafes and restaurants across our great city who are continuing to operate in an environment never before seen.
Caroline Chisholm Shops an outdoor dining destination
Caroline Chisholm Shops an outdoor dining destination
Just up the road from Lions Park in Winston Hills, Caroline Chisholm Centre is anchored by three fantastic cafés who between them can cater for a wide range of tastes for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
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5 Exciting Things About the ALEX&Co Re-Launch
Check out these 5 exciting things at the re-launch of Parramatta's much-loved ALEX&Co bar and restaurant.
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Easing Restrictions from Monday 1 June
The NSW Government announced further easing of restrictions for some sectors of the hospitality sector from 1 June 2020. From Monday, 1 June, pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants in NSW will be able to have up to 50 customers on the premises at once.
• Venues must follow the four square metre rule.
• All customers need to be seated.
• Maximum of 10 customers per booking.
• Encourage customers to book ahead to avoid queuing.

For further information, visit the NSW Government website.
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Five Wet Weekend Feel Good Dinners
While winter is officially another week away, this weekend has certainly given us a preview with blankets added to beds and heaters being cranked up.

Around Parramatta, we have a huge range of restaurants and cafés that offer us delicious winter warming foods from many different cuisines.
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Make This Mother’s Day Sweet As
Nothing will say ‘I love you, Mum’ more than delivering her one of these sweet treats this Mother’s Day. Take inspiration from the diversity of foods in the greater Parramatta region and choose something unusually delicious – because you can’t eat a bunch of flowers or a jar of bath salts - and if you give your mum a new iron you deserve everything you get.
Bowl of Butter's fried chicken ramen
8 Takeaway Dishes You Need To Get You Through Isolation
While in isolation, we may not be able to eat in at our favourite restaurants, however, many are offering takeaway and delivery services. Here are eight dishes to try.
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Local Businesses Rally Behind Community
Community spirit has rallied in Parramatta as a range of businesses, despite struggling themselves, have initiated supports for those doing it tough: from those who have lost their livelihoods to those working in frontline services keeping our community safe.
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Go LOCAL - Support Small Business
Residents can, and are encouraged to, support local restaurants, cafes and other small businesses by referring to the list below for pick-up or take-away.
Delivering the Farmers' Markets to You
While the beloved Farmers’ Markets in Parramatta have had to go on hold, these businesses from the markets are delivering now.
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Locally Delivered Groceries
To keep you covered during this time, we’ve compiled a list of some great home delivery options, which will all deliver right to your door in the Parramatta LGA.
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Virtual Friday Night Drinks
Being in lockdown means that we need to hold virtual drinks on Fridays: here's a guide.
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Cheap Lunches Under $10
Looking for a decent lunch without splitting a pineapple? A little can go a long way if you know where to head. We’ve got you covered with the best lunches under ten dollars Parramatta has to offer.
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Kid-Friendly Places to Eat in Parramatta
Looking for somewhere kid-friendly this winter? Check out our top picks for reasonably priced, child-friendly eats.
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ALEX&Co.
For the best in elegant and cheerful dining, stellar entertainment and killer cocktails you can’t go past Alex & Co Parramatta.
2-4/330 Church Street Parramatta 2150
(02) 9194 4499
Come and enjoy the delicious food from Chophouse.
Bites On Any Budget
Whoever said eating well comes with a big price tag hasn’t visited the eateries in Parramatta.
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Phonomenal Vietnamese Eats
We’ve done the hard yards to bring you four local favourite Vietnamese restaurants the City has to offer. Happy eating!
The Bells Road Social in Oatlands
Cafes - Neighbourhood Edition
Beyond the Parramatta CBD, the City’s myriad of neighbourhoods is peppered with independent cafes, run by expert baristas and passionate chefs. Discover neighbourhood cafes making a name for themselves.
Korean BBQ Buffet in Parramatta
Buffets in Parramatta
From seafood and Korean BBQ to Bollywood and buffet combo deals, here are some all you can eat buffets in Parramatta. Hop to it!
Nick & Nora's Bar
Nick & Nora's
With 270 degrees of uninterrupted skyline views, a 11-metre long back bar boasting more than 900 spirits- Nick and Nora’s offers an unprecedented rooftop bar experience.
Level 26, 45 Macquarie Street Parramatta 2150
(02) 8646 4930
Responsible Cafes in and around Parramatta
Responsible Cafes in and around Parramatta
Reduce your waste and get a discount on your coffee!
Uncle Kurts
Uncle Kurt's: Parramatta's first small bar
Take a Brooklyn aesthetic, top-shelf creative cocktails and one of the most moreish Reuben sandwiches in Sydney, and you've got Uncle Kurt's.
Horwood Place Parramatta 2150
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Cheap Eats and Sweet Treats at Bourke Street Bakery
Decadent and delicious treats don’t have to come with an expensive price tag
186-190/1 Church St Parramatta 2150
(02) 9893 9075
Sushi and Tea
Five delightful Japanese dining experiences
From sushi to yakiniku, here are five Japanese restaurants to try.
Roll'd Vietnamese
A Guide to Vietnamese Dining in Parramatta
Whether you're a fan of pho or ravenous for a rice-paper roll, here are five diverse eateries to get your fix of Vietnamese food.
Best of Happy Hour in Parramatta
Best of Happy Hour in Parramatta
Seven places to satisfy your curry cravings
Thanks to its vibrant multicultural community, Parramatta offers a cornucopia of curries from all over the world. Here are seven options for your tastebuds.
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Butter
Where good food and the freshest kicks hang out. Find out why everybody loves ramen at Butter.
Alex and Co
Parramatta's Finest Dining
Fresh produce from local farmers, unusual dishes for adventurous diners and degustations that can be lingered over for hours, Parramatta's fine dining scene is creative and fun, yet down-to-earth. These restaurants are the cream of the crop.
Albion Hotel
Pubs in the Parramatta
Quench your thirst at these five pubs in Parramatta.
Where to go before your show
Heading to the Riverside Theatres? Eat Street and beyond offer a culinary adventure that crosses continents.
Riverside Brewing Company
Riverside Brewing Company
Meet the legendary faces behind Parramatta’s first craft brewing company.
Brewery Cellar Door Hours: Friday & Saturday 2:00pm to 6:00pm
(02) 9890 7007
Port Wine Bar
Wine and dine in Parramatta
Whatever your drink of choice, you’ll find it - and a bite to pair it with - in Parramatta.
Circa Espresso
Best of Brunch in Parramatta
Get your brunch on at these six hot spots in Parramatta...
Chai Spy: testing the best chai tea
Hold the cappuccino or flat white! Sip on one of Parramatta’s famous and award winning chai teas or lattes instead.
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Chinese Restaurants
Forget the cold, lose yourself in these five must-try Chinese restaurants. From yum-cha to sizzling Szechwan, dim-sum to delicious duck pancakes and everything in between.
High Tea Gatehouse
Tea time! Where to find the best high tea in Parramatta
Poise those pinkies and get ready to high-tea it to one of the best high tea spots in Parramatta.
Soul Burger
Vegan and vegetarian Parramatta
Six local meat-free options that even meat eaters won’t hate
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The working lunch
Don't eat your lunch al-desko, pop out of the office and into one of these eateries for a feed
Ginger Tiger
Thai delights: Six thai-riffic restaurants
When something spicy is on the agenda, Parramatta has the goods.
Papparich Malaysian Supplied
Malay and Singaporean
Discover Parramatta's Malay and Singaporean superstar eateries
Banh Mi
For Six Dollars: Destination Roll
Discover the ultimate workday Cheap Eat.
260 Church Street Parramatta 2150
Korean Bibimbap
Five Must-Try Korean Restaurants
Whatever your flavour, here are five eateries that showcase some of Parramatta's best Korean cooking.
SaCrepe Bleu
A dessert crawl of Parramatta
With sweet treats scattered throughout Parramatta, you’ll be like a kid in a candy store with these seven must-try decadent eat-in dessert options, from day to (late) night
Six Indian Eateries
Whether you're craving flaky naan bread straight from the tandoor or indulging in a classic curry, we've picked six Indian eateries your taste buds will be thankful for.
Burgers and Milkshakes at Milky Lane Parramatta
Six Places Where Food Coma is on the Menu
This guide is dedicated to the hungriest, most passionate diners in Parramatta and surrounds.