Flavours of the world

From the fiery woks of Chinese cuisine to the aromatic spices of Indian curries, the comforting pasta dishes of Italy and the delicate sushi of Japan, the zesty flavours of Thai and the fragrant herbs of Vietnamese pho, the hearty fare of Albanian and Portugal, the succulent kebabs of Turkey, the Middle Eastern allure of Syrian and Arabian, and the smoky charm of American BBQ. Take your tastebuds on a tour of the world in Shepparton and Goulburn Valley.

Shepparton and Goulburn Valley is a region made up of a diverse range of cultures from around the world. Celebrating and sharing stories over a plate of lovingly cooked meals is a tradition, no matter what culture you come from. Come taste for yourself, some of the diverse and flavourful cuisines on offer in Shepparton and Goulburn Valley.

This guide isn't a complete list, we are regularly updating and adding more local restaurants and cafes. Come back often, and share with us your experiences by tagging @SheppandGV on your socials. 

Chinese

Canton Chinese

42 Vaughan Street, Shepparton 

A small Chinese restaurant that packs a punch. Open every day for lunch and dinner, head to Canton Chinese when you’re craving a classic Chinese dish. Eat in or take away and if you’re feeding a family, make sure to check out their banquet menu.

King City

167 Corio Street, Shepparton

This all you can eat Chinese Restaurant has been a staple in Shepparton’s multicultural landscape for longer than most locals can remember. If you’re looking for good value and good Chinese food, King City Chinese is a sure bet.

Indian

Shepparton Curry Hut

188 Corio Street, Shepparton

After a successful five years serving Indian food to the people of Seymour, chef Amritpal Singh Arwal expanded his business to open a second location in Shepparton. Curry is in their names because their menu is full of rich and flavourful curries, there’s something for everyone. Visit their website here.

Tatura Curry Junction

209A Hogan Street, Tatura

20 minutes outside of Shepparton in the town of Tatura you will find Tatura Curry Junction. Great for an authentic Indian curry and naan. Head to Tatura Curry Junction for one of their Meal Deals that will feed the whole family. Visit their website here.

Italian

Belcibo + Co.

129 Fryers Street, Shepparton

Nestled in Fryers Street, Shepparton’s food precinct, is Belcibo + Co, a family-run, Italian style cafe with a modern atmosphere and traditional Italian menu. Their woodfire pizzas are a favourite among locals and their coffees are something to write home to Italy about. Italian for ‘beautiful food’, Belcibo is just that. To go to their website, click here.

Bicaro’s Ristorante, Bar and Forno

30 North Street, Shepparton

Just a stone’s throw to the east of Shepparton’s CBD is Bicaro’s Ristorante, Bar and Forno. With woodfire pizza, authentic pasta dishes and locally made wine on the menu, they provide a bona-fide Italian experience. 

Cellar 47

170 High Street, Shepparton

If you are looking for fine dining in Shepparton, Cellar 47 is one to try. Opening in 1977 by Angelo Grasso, Cellar 47 has been a classic in Shepparton’s cultural landscape for over 40 years. Today Cellar 47 is still run by Angelo’s children Bianca and John and continues to be a go to for locals looking for a quality Italian meal.

Europa Deli Cafe

37 Vaughan Street, Shepparton

Open Monday to Saturday from 7.30am, Europa Deli Cafe is your one stop for breakfast or lunch as well as your delicatessen needs and locally produced and sourced grocery items like sauces, dressings, pastas and more.

Fiore’s Bakery Cafe

34 Vaughan Street, Shepparton

A Shepparton institution, Fiore’s is known to have unforgettable Italian Cannoli. You’ll find a range of other cakes, slices and sweet treats, warm savories and beautiful Italian coffees at Fiore’s.

Little Lipari

143 Maude Street, Shepparton

Just up from the Maude Street Mall on the corner of Maude and Edward Street you can find Little Lipari, an Italian style cafe. Open for breakfast and lunch, they are known for their superb pasta and gnocchi dishes as well as having some of the best coffees in Shepparton.

Pizza Nostra

185 Hogan Street, Tatura

Open for dinner Tuesday until Sunday, Pizza Nostra in the main street of Tatura, is consistently rated five stars by locals and visitors alike. If you’re in the area and looking for quality pizza, give Pizza Nostra a try.

Mooroopna Pizzeria & Wine Bar

86/88 McLennan Street, Mooroopna

Mooroopna Pizzeria & Wine Bar is located on the main street in Mooroopna. Open Monday to Saturday for breakfast, lunch and dinner, come to enjoy a gourmet pizza, pasta dish or one of their weekly specials with one of their extensive wine selections.

Japanese & Sushi

Okami Japanese

111 Fryers Street, Shepparton

Can you never decide what to order? If this is you, Okami Japanese Restaurant is the place to go. They offer an all-you-can-eat menu so you can try over 30 dishes, all at a fixed price, which is a good thing, because these authentic Japanese dishes will leave you wanting more.

Wasai Sushi

Kiosk 2, Riverside Plaza, Shepparton & U 8/120-122 Fryers Street, Shepparton

You’ll find more than just sushi at Wasai Sushi. Come in for a bowl of ramen or a katsu curry as well as a sushi platter. You can find Wasai Sushi in two locations in Shepparton, one at Riverside Plaza and the second in the Fryers Street Food Precinct.

KYO Sushi

38A/110 Benalla Road, Shepparton

You’ll find KYO Sushi at the Shepparton Marketplace on Benalla Road. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. They have more than just sushi, you’ll find Japanese curries, BBQ, donburi, ramen, noodles and more.

Middle Eastern & European

Stanley’s Cafe and Restaurant

48 High Street, Shepparton

Located on High Street, Stanley’s Café and Restaurant brings authentic Albanian food to Shepparton, with recipes passed down through generations. This family owned café is a warm and inviting environment, filled with the sounds of music of all genres played on vinyl, Stanley's is the perfect place to catch up with friends while enjoying a meal out.

Beneditos

94-96 High Street, Shepparton

Located on High Street is Portuguese restaurant, Beneditos. Come in for one of their platters to share or try a burger or wrap to yourself. They also serve pizza, salads, fish and chips and kids meals.

Syrians Brothers

310 High Street, Shepparton

Head to Syrian Brothers on High Street to taste the traditional foods from the Middle East. From Lebanese bread, the freshest falafel served with hummus to chicken served over Kabsa rice, come in to try some of their simple dishes that are full of flavour. If you’re in need of a sweet treat, try a slice of their traditional Syrian dessert, Kunafa, perfect for with a cup of their Syrian coffee.

The Arabian Plate

100 St Georges Road, Shepparton

A little bit off the beaten path, The Arabian Plate is located on St Georges Road, a 20 minute walk from Shepparton’s CBD.

Southeast Asian

Thai Coconut Restaurant

66 High Street, Shepparton

For quality and authentic Thai salads, noodle dishes and curries, look no further than Thai Coconut Restaurant on High Street. Notably their menu features Khao Soy, a traditional dish from the northern regions of Thailand, which is slowly becoming available in Thai restaurants in Australia.

Krua Thai

144 High Street, Shepparton

New on the scene in Shepparton at the time of writing, Krua Thai is a welcome addition to Shepparton’s Thai food landscape. Open for lunch and dinner sittings six days a week (closed on Wednesdays), they are already winning over locals and visitors alike with their authentic Thai flavours and wide range of dishes.

The Last Straw

24-26 Keppel Street, Shepparton

The Last Straw is a Shepparton staple when it comes to Thai cuisine. Located on Keppel Street, they are a bit off the beaten track, but it’s worth the detour to get a taste of this local favourite. Make sure to get there during the week, because they’re closed on weekends. While you're at The Last Straw, make sure to have a coffee, they roast the beans on site.

Nanna Marce

Location: Check their social media to find out where they are parked

Family owned and run, this Filipino food truck serves tacos, loaded fries and their beloved chicken and waffle. If you’re vegetarian, try one of their cauliflower or jackfruit dishes. Nanna Marce can usually be found parked by the lake on a Saturday evening, if they’re not busy serving their delicious food at an event or a private function. Make sure to check their Facebook and Instagram to see where their green caravan will be parked during your visit in Shepparton and Goulburn Valley.

Pho Viet

247-249 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Fast-growing in popularity with locals, Pho Viet provides a variety of Vietnamese dishes, pho, rice, noodle, dumplings, spring rolls and more. They are open for lunch and dinner sittings from Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday (just for dinner on Wednesdays). They can get busy in the evenings, so be sure to make a booking to avoid missing out. 

VietNamese Street Foods 888

139 High Street

It’s all in the name at VietNamese Street Foods 888, drop in to their High Street store for Banh Mi, Rice Paper Rolls and a creamy Vietnamese coffee. Everything is cooked fresh everyday, and they have a weekly special so come in to try something new. They’re open 11am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday, perfect for lunch.

 

Come feast for yourself.