What are the best foods to eat in Sydney? This is a question that many locals and tourists ask themselves when they visit. In this blog post, I will share with you my favorite foodie experiences in Sydney so that you can be sure not to miss out on any of the deliciousness!
Explore the markets and pick up some fresh produce
When you walk around the markets, be sure to look for delicious produce like peaches, plums, apples, apricots, and figs. You can also find some exotic fruits like cherimoyas and guavas. The markets also have some vegetables like avocados (perfect for guacamole) and some potatoes. There are a lot of different flavors to experiment with!
The markets also have meat vendors that sell their fresh meat like kangaroo or lamb. You will also find chicken on a spit being turned by hand as well as pungent fish like anchovies.
Try a traditional Australian dish like Vegemite toast or a meat pie
In Sydney, Australia there are many places you can go to find delicious Australian dishes like Vegemite toast or meat pies. For instance, you can head over the Darling Harbour district to grab coffee or breakfast at Fuel Espresso Bar or Baker’s Loft Bakery, get lunch at The Coke Storehouse Sydney, explore the Royal Botanic Gardens for free on Sundays from 8 am – 12 pm then grab dinner at Cockle Bay Wharf inside the Royal Botanic Garden Marine Centre.
There’s an eclectic mix of cuisine available to satisfy any craving with food stands representing some of Australia’s favorite cuisines like Asian fusion or Thai street food on offer at many different locations throughout the city center as well as Chinatown located just outside the CBD in Darlinghurst. Local cafes will often have their own take on international dishes such as Turkish breads or pastries served alongside a latte instead of drip coffee .
Sample some of Sydney’s best coffee, including Lavazza and Toby’s Estate
It’s easy to find a good coffee in Sydney. There are many independent cafes that will serve up espresso, macchiatos, and iced drinks with unique names like flat white or long black. The best coffee bars also offer the option of cold brew on tap as well as more adventurous options such as nitro cold brew. Be sure to try these local favorites when you’re feeling peckish!
Lavazza is one of the best coffee houses in Sydney. They offer made to order espresso and have a selection of different drinks such as macchiatos and lattes. If you are looking for something more adventurous, they also have cold brew on tap and nitro cold brew on tap. They also serve cinnamon buns and cake pops for snacks with your drink.
Toby’s Estate is the last coffee stop on this list but by no means least. They offer a variety of different coffees as well as iced drinks like frappes, smoothies, or milkshakes made with Toby’s cold brew concentrate. They also have sandwiches for you to enjoy that are perfect for quick breakfasts or lunches–especially if your hungover from partying all night!
Enjoy a classic Aussie breakfast at The Grounds of Alexandria with eggs benedict or bacon and egg roll
The Grounds of Alexandria offers a classic Australian breakfast that is worth trying. They serve eggs benedict with hollandaise sauce or bacon and egg roll. You can also get smashed avocado toast for breakfast or sausage rolls. If you are not sure what to order, head over to the restaurant for a hearty breakfast fix.
Visit one of Sydney’s many food trucks to try something new – we recommend Coppa Club for their tacos!
Sydney has a wide variety of food trucks that offer dishes from different countries. One example is Coppa Club. They have delicious tacos and are perfect for any appetite. The best part about the tacos is that they are all made with fresh ingredients! Another great dish to try in Sydney is Japanese-style Ramen at Kingyo Ramen Truck aka “Kingyo”. They serve bowls of tasty ramen noodles in a rich pork broth that you won’t want to miss!
Check out our list of must-try restaurants in Sydney for more ideas on where to eat!
Noma Australia – They serve a tasty Australian menu at high prices.
CBD Co-op – This is the place to go for globally inspired dishes like lentil dal and orange miso glazed salmon with broccolini or fish tacos.
Cockle Bay Wharf Restaurant – You’ll find a menu of seafood favorites like calamari salad, grilled scallops with sesame soy dressing, or grilled barramundi.
Corner House – Enjoy Western style dishes like quinoa risotto with pork belly and cauliflower puree, or Korean chicken wings with fermented red cabbage and sesame seeds.
Teranga – This restaurant serves Senegalese cuisine and has a menu that includes dishes like thiebou djeun with grilled fish.
Mansour’s Lebanese Barbecue & Restaurant – Get your shawarma fix here! They serve lamb, chicken, or beef served on fresh pita bread with garlic sauce and pickles.