Can You Guess Australia’s Favourite Dishes?

Can You Guess Australia’s Favourite Dishes?

Curious if you’re go-to takeaway dishes cracked the top 10 list of Australia’s most ordered cuisines? Ever passed off a takeout meal as a product of your hard kitchen labour? Well, depending on which state you call home, you might be in good company.

Check out which foods dominate Aussies’ takeout preferences, and which states are most likely to order in on specific occasions. Bet’s on you’ll be surprised which state most loves to pair their takeaway meal with game night…

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See what all the fuss is about and order Australia’s favourite food on Menulog today!

Pad Thai

The undisputed winner, the one, the only…Pad Thai. Last year, nearly half a million orders included Pad Thai. With the mouthwatering combination of noodles and fresh veggies bathed in a unique sweet and tangy sauce, this dish is the closest you can come to a no-brainer order. So next time you are searching for a flavoursome dish, order a tasty chicken Pad Thai or a healthy vegetarian Pad Thai. 

Order pad thai from Thai Zapp, Essendon West, VIC & Sohe Thai Fusion, East Fremantle, WA  

Butter Chicken

Succulent chicken pieces cooked in a creamy, buttery sauce with aromatic spices, Aussies can’t get enough of this hearty and delicious dish. Indian cuisine has a variety of delectable chicken dishes, from Chicken Korma to Chicken Tikka Masala, but the ultimate crowd favourite is the velvety Butter Chicken. So next time you want to spice up your meal, order some authentic Butter Chicken.  

Order Butter Chicken from Indian Hut, Burleigh Waters, QLD & The Mustard Seed Restaurant, Hahndorf, SA

Curry (Green Curry, Red Curry, Panang Curry)

It seems like everyone loves a bit of spice with 3 different types of curries making the top 10! Fancy a delicious Green Curry? Or perhaps a creamy Red Curry tingles your taste buds?  Maybe you are in the mood for a flavoursome Panang curry? Either way, there are plenty of different curries with exciting combinations — no wonder it’s a favourite!

Order curries from Absolute Thai At The Inn, Hornsby, NSW & IM EM Thai Restaurant, Bentleigh, VIC

Pizza (Margherita, Meat lovers, Hawaiian, Supreme, Vegetarian)

Did you know that a crazy 3.8 MILLION pizzas are delivered a year by Menulog restaurant partners? That’s a lot of doughy goodness! So it is no surprise that pizzas dominate Australia’s 10 most ordered dishes. Stay simple with the beloved Margherita or Supreme. Ignite some lively debate with the controversial Hawaiian pizza. Maybe you’re craving a mouthwatering Meatlovers? Or perhaps a tasty Vegetarian pizza is more to your liking? One of the best things about pizza is that there’s one for every palette and preference! 

Order pizza from Kilkenny Pizza Bar, SA, Lush Pizza, Cairns City, QLD & Mills and Gills Pizzas, Florey, ACT

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