Score a killer feed and save your coin with these epic meal deals in Geelong

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Score a killer feed and save your coin with these epic meal deals in Geelong

Words by Mackenzie Pennycook

Whether its $10 banh mi’s, burgers, dumplings or anything in between, Geelong has you covered with some of the best feeds for cheap.

Whether you’re trying to save your coin or you’re just looking for a killer feed that won’t break the bank, we have you covered with some of the best deals in the region. No need for meal plans this week, we’ve compiled enough for everyday of the week (plus extras).

Pholklore – under $10 Banh Mi

Sitting pretty on Pakington street is cult favourite Vietnamese restaurant, Pholklore. A newcomer to the street, the venue has already positioned itself as a fan favourite place for all things pho, but Pholklore Pakington street is encouraging everyone to up their lunch game. Slinging banh mi’s for lunch 12-3 all week you can snatch up a killer banh mi for less than what you’ll pay for parking. You can score pork meatball, chargrilled chicken or katsu for just nine bucks, with vego options, fried egg and tofu for a measly $8 and a plain salad banh mi for just $7.

Pholklore is located at 238 Pakington Street, Geelong West


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Wah Bah – $3 bao buns and $5 for 5 dumplings

Wah Bah is getting you through those midweek blues with two of the sweetest deals in town. Every Wednesday at Wah Bah you can score individual bao buns for just 3 bucks each, and if that deal isn’t sweet enough as is mixing and matching the buns is encouraged! Meaning you’ll never have to make the always difficult choice between a Parmi bao or a crispy chicken one again!

If Wednesdays aren’t your vibe, Wah Bah has you covered with another super sweet deal on Thursdays, 5 for $5 dumplings! With five different dumpling varieties available this incredible deal will have you stuffing your face with delicious dumplings every Thursday from 5pm.

You can find Wah Bah at Level 1, Cunningham Pier 10 Western Beach, Foreshore Rd, Geelong


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Emerge – 3 course lunch for $38

Emerge Steakhouse has made a name for itself in Geelong. Serving up some of the highest quality, locally sourced food in the region and every Sunday you can sample three courses of the very best that Emerge has to offer for just $38.

With a menu that changes weekly, and three options for entrée, main and desert every week there’s truly something for everyone (even vego options!).
Think Ket Baker bread to start, sticky pork belly for an entrée, 14-hour slow cooked beef short rib for mains and then a sticky date pudding for dessert, how could anybody say no!
Be sure to book for this one and have a suss online for this week’s menu.

Emerge is located at 12 Ryrie St, Geelong


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Boss Burger – 2 for $20 Mondays

If you’re finding it hard to drag yourself out of bed on a Monday, or perhaps you’re in need of some recovery after the weekend, fear not!
Boss Burger, a cult favourite for serving up juicy burgers and to die for loaded fries has you and your Monday blues covered. Every Monday you can score 2 burgers for just 20 bucks, one for you and one for your bestie (or both for you if it’s been a particularly rough weekend!).

Never have to choose between chicken and beef again with this super sweet deal.

There’s a whole slew of other offerings at Boss Burger, including $10 Tommy the Chook Tuesdays, suss their socials to catch more of the cheap eats they offer weekly.

You can find boss burger in one of their locations around Geelong, Leopold, Waurn Ponds or Ballarat.


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Cuciana One12 – 3 courses for $32

If its Italian food you’re craving, look no further than Cuciana One12. For a measly 32 bucks you can score a delicious three course Italian feast. There’s a heap of menu options, giving you the freedom to pick one entrée, amin and desert off their menu, you’ll be spoilt for choice at Cuciana One12.

This deal is a no brainer, the hardest decision you’ll have to make will be between oven roasted pork belly or parmigiana, or if you’ll grab the sticky date or the crème brulee for dessert.
If three courses aren’t your thing, you can score two courses for just $27!

Find Cuciana One12 at 112 High St, Belmont

Barking Dog – $15 Parmi’s and $3 pizzas

Another gem on Pakington street is Barking Dog, long one of Geelong’s favourite venues and they are serving up some exceptionally sweet deals.

You can score a $15 Parmi on Wednesdays at the barking dog (yes, only $15) but if Parmi’s aren’t your thing there $3 pizzas sure would be.

Available from 2.30-5pm every Tuesday to Sunday you can grab a pizza for just three bucks with any drink purchase. Whether it’s a pint or a soft drink, it doesn’t get much better than paired with a $3 pizza.

Find the barking dog at 126 Pakington St, Geelong West


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Okami – All you can eat

For just $34.80pp you can dive into over 30 traditional Japanese dishes at Okami. The venue boasts an all you can eat menu, meaning you never have to choose between a few dishes you’ve been eyeing off.

Never have to choose between vegetable or prawn gyoza again at Okami, with unlimited entrees, mains and deserts your $34.80 ensures you won’t ever leave hungry.

Okami fills up fast so head online to secure your spot, it’s also a minimum of two people to score the sweet all you can eat deal.

Okami is located at 214 Pakington Street, Geelong West

Bobby Dre’s – High Tea

Bobby Dre’s has been gracing Geelong with tacos and burgers to die for and they’ve just introduced a high tea option on weekends.

There are two options for the high tea, a burger option, fitted out with regular and sweet potato chips, six mini burgers, coleslaw and churros to finish. Or if you’re feeling more of a Mexican fiesta for your high tea the taco option boasts, nachos, six tacos and churros for two.

The high teas are both $32pp without drinks, $38pp with a beer or a wine or $43pp paired with a cocktail. Vego options are also available for both high teas.
Available 11.30am-5.30pm high tea at Bobby Dre’s is one not to be missed.

They require minimum 24 hours’ notice for high tea bookings so be sure to book.

Find Bobby Dre’s at 359 Pakington St, Newtown


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