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by Mon's Adventure (subscribe)
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Published September 20th 2014
Working towards the end of St Kilda Rd, food options start to look a bit limited. Of course, there are gems such as Wabi Sabi Garden, Green Eggs and Ham and Fitzrovia, but a rotation of three places becomes repetitive eventually.

Thus, my coworkers and I are always eager to find other interesting places to eat in St Kilda, which I've shared below:

1. The Banff: 29/145 Fitzroy St, St Kilda

Located on Fitzroy St and near the 96 tramline, the main attraction is their $6 individual pizzas during their peak hours.

Banff
$6 pizza special


The selection of pizzas is definitely not limited and they even have specials. They also have a few pasta options, but the pizza is good for value. It also has a pub feel, plastered with posters and programs, so good for a drink too!

Banff
Specials and menu


2. Mikoshi: 151-155 Fitzroy St, St Kilda

What my colleague revealed about this place is their sushi burgers. Now I've experienced a ramen burger and also a sushi burger in Melbourne, but this version sounded different.

Mikoshi
Teriyaki salmon burger


The ingredients and flattened, stuck-together rice were encased in two lettuce cups, held together by a toothpick. The menu outlined how to eat them but we all just did our own thing!

It's not too big though, and since lettuce is mainly water, it did not feel satisfying for $15. You will probably need to something else to fill you up.

3. Little Pho Cafe: 1/618 St Kilda Rd, St Kilda

Vietnamese is a popular cuisine, but limited on our end of town. Luckily we have the Little Pho Cafe, where you can dine in for a bowl of beef noodle soup or grab a Vietnamese baguette for takeaway.

Little Pho Cafe
Vietnamese pork roll


It's not authentic as Vietnamese restaurants in the suburbs and the servings are not as generous, but it provides an option on this end of St Kilda Rd.

4. Woodfrog Bakery: 108 Barkly St, St Kilda

This is one of the cutest bakeries I've ever spotted, with all types of bread on offer and old fashioned toasters on the table.

Woodfrog Bakery
Toasters on the table


They don't have an extensive menu but have specials such as soup and baked eggs, which is all you need when there is so much bread and plenty of tarts and pastries on display.

Woodfrog Bakery
Baked eggs


5. Miss Jackson: 2/19 Grey St, St Kilda

This cute little cafe is almost hidden from view, blending into the residential side street with its everyday exterior.

Miss Jackson
The house-like interior


The food is lovely, albeit not the biggest servings compared to other cafes, but the atmosphere and unique homely feel makes up for it.

Miss Jackson
Potted avocado


6. Food trucks
Food trucks stop quite regularly on Fitzroy St just near the St Kilda junction tram stop and across from the park.
Taco Truck margin=
Meal deal with tacos nachos

The Taco Truck and Beatbox Kitchen often stop by whilst the new Hammer and Tong truck even made an appearance with their soft shell crab burger.
Hammer and Tong Food truck
Soft shell crab burger

Having been in the area for over a year, it's been fun discovering all the local places. However, I'm aware there's plenty more to discover so feel free to comment below with any gems you know of in the area!
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Why? To find the hiddens gems for lunch in St Kilda
Where: St Kilda
Cost: $6-$15
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What's the 'paper pasta' at The Banff?
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