These Are the Top 100 Restaurants in Australia

No matter where you are - this is what you should eat.

The time has come for the absolute list of the nation's best restaurants.

Not a list by critics with superior palates, but a list defined by the people. 

To create the Top 100 Places to Eat in Australia list, Yelp - a website to review, rate and rank restaurants - analysed the most popular and highly-rated restaurants since its launch in 2011.

Yelp's PR Manager, Nick Lembo, said while the list shows a wide variety of food favourites, there are some noticeable trends.

"The stand out trend from Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in Australia for 2016 is that Western Australia has quickly become one of Australia's best foodie destinations," Nick said. "WA had four of the top 10, and 38 of the top 100 places to eat.

"The list also shows that different types of Asian cuisines - whether Chinese, Malay, dumplings or noodles - remain as popular as ever. So do the wonderful cafes that serve up our weekend brekky and caffeine fix."

In terms of what you can expect to stay trendy in 2016, Nick says we're in for a calorific year.

"We've already seen lots of influences in food from Southern American classics like barbecue, burgers, and ribs and it looks like people will keep on clamoring for such food through 2016."

Browse through our gallery of the Top 10: 

Here is the full Top 100 list: 

1.    Chin Chin, Melbourne, VIC
2.    Din Tai Fung, Sydney, NSW
3.    Toastface Grillah, Perth, WA
4.    Bourke Street Bakery, Surry Hills, NSW
5.    Mamak, Haymarket, NSW
6.    Tuck Shop, Perth, WA
7.    Little Creatures Brewery, Fremantle, WA
8.    The Grounds of Alexandria, Alexandria, NSW
9.    The Hardware Societe, Melbourne, VIC
10.  The Old Crow, Perth, WA
11.  Mary Street Bakery, Highgate, WA
12.  E for Ethel, North Adelaide, SA
13.  The Vegie Bar, Fitzroy, VIC
14.  MoVida Bar de Tapas, Melbourne, VIC
15.  Lot Twenty, Perth, WA
16.  Circa Espresso, Parramatta, NSW
17.  The Standard, Northbridge, WA
18.  Mrs. S, Maylands, WA
19.  Bivouac, Northbridge, WA
20.  Bowery to Williamsburg, Melbourne, VIC
21.  St Ali, South Melbourne, VIC
22.  Cumulus, Melbourne, VIC
23.  Proud Mary, Collingwood, VIC
24.  Cantina 663, Mt Lawley, WA
25.  Mr Wong, Sydney, NSW
26.  Mary’s, Newtown, NSW
27.  Manchester Press, Melbourne, VIC
28.  Izakaya Den, Melbourne, VIC
29.  Single Origin Roasters, Surry Hills, NSW
30.  Seven Seeds, Carlton, VIC
31.  Top Paddock, Richmond, VIC
32.  Argo On The Parade, Norwood, SA
33.  Home Thai Restaurant, Sydney, NSW
34.  The Raw Kitchen, Fremantle, WA
35.  Nobu, Burswood, WA
36.  El Jannah, Granville, NSW
37.  Mamasita, Melbourne, VIC
38.  Etica Ethical Pizzeria & Mozzarella Bar, Adelaide, SA
39.  Burger Project, Sydney, NSW
40.  Harvest Espresso, Victoria Park, WA
41.  Le Bon Ton, Collingwood, VIC
42.  Varsity Bar, Crawley, WA
43.  Chez Dré, South Melbourne, VIC
44.  Verve Restaurant & Cider House, Brisbane, QLD
45.  Chat Thai, Sydney, NSW
46.  Via Napoli, Lane Cove, NSW
47.  Run Amuk Hotdogs Unleashed, South Fremantle, WA
48.  Piccolo's Corner, West Leederville, WA
49.  Kitsch Bar, Leederville, WA
50.  Aisuru Sushi, Perth, WA
51.  Auction Rooms, North Melbourne, VIC
52.  Three Bags Full, Abbotsford, VIC
53.  Huxtaburger, Collingwood, VIC
54.  Five Bar, Mt Lawley, WA
55.  Workshop Espresso, Sydney, NSW
56.  Low Key Chow House, Leederville, WA
57.  Bread In Common, Perth, WA
58.  The Meatball & Wine Bar, Melbourne, VIC
59.  Chinese Noodle Restaurant, Haymarket, NSW
60.  La Cholita, Northbridge, WA
61.  Chu Bakery, Highgate, WA
62.  Trunk, Melbourne, VIC
63.  Rockpool Bar And Grill, Burswood, WA
64.  Chur Burger, Surry Hills, NSW
65.  Chefs Gallery Townhall, Sydney, NSW
66.  Two Birds One Stone, South Yarra, VIC
67.  Saké, Brisbane, QLD
68.  Clarences, Mt Lawley, WA
69.  El Público, Highgate, WA
70.  Enrique's School For To Bullfighting, Perth, WA
71.  Brewtown Newtown, Newtown, NSW
72.  BREW, Brisbane, QLD
73.  Captain Melville, Melbourne, VIC
74.  Hutong Dumpling Bar, Melbourne, VIC
75.  Chinta, Doubleview, WA
76.  Frankie's Pizza, Sydney, NSW
77.  The Pantry on Egmont, Hawthorn, SA
78.  West End Deli, West Perth, WA
79.  Pleased to Meet You, Northbridge, WA
80.  Dead Man Espresso, South Melbourne, VIC
81.  Nordburger, Norwood, SA
82.  Tetsuya's Restaurant, Sydney, NSW
83.  Gordon St. Garage, West Perth, WA
84.  Ribs and Burgers, Perth, WA
85.  Sayers Sister, Northbridge, WA
86.  The Moon, Northbridge, WA
87.  Sherbet, Maylands, WA
88.  Bodhi Bar, Sydney, NSW
89.  Mr Crackles, Darlinghurst, NSW
90.  Monk Bodhi Dharma, Balaclava, VIC
91.  La Veen Coffee & Kitchen, Perth, WA
92.  Sayers, Leederville, WA
93.  8bit, Footscray, VIC
94.  The Coffee Barun, Sefton Park, SA
95.  Gumshara Ramen, Sydney, NSW
96.  400 Gradi, Brunswick, VIC
97.  Bread And Bone Wood Grill, Adelaide, SA
98.  Typika Cafe, Claremont, WA
99.  Borsch, Vodka & Tears, Windsor, VIC
100. Grind It, Glenelg, SA

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Posted by YS3Report
Probably not a lot of Yelp! users in Tassie or Canberra to beef up the number of reviews places there get. I'd ignore this list.
Posted by Jo329Report
Was Tasmania involved in the top 100 Restaurants? Looks like not. If you are going to do that please put your heading as Main Land Australia ONLY.

If you came down to Tassie you will find some amazing foods and wines.