7 Crazy Foods to Eat at the Richmond Night Market


The Richmond Night Market is a food lover’s paradise, which makes it the perfect spot for an epic date night! With over 100 food stalls, it offers a diverse range of cuisine from all over Asia. However, the real appeal of the market lies in its unique and eccentric food offerings. The Night Market begins on April 28th and runs every weekend until October 9th, so you’ll want to get excited about some of the most wild treats to try in 2023! Admission is only $7 per person so the whole squad can go and have an amazing time. Here are some of the craziest foods you can find at the Richmond Night Market.

Flying Noodles

You might just think it’s magic… and it kind of is! These flying noodles take instant ramen up a notch! Dressed with all your favourite ramen fixings, this meal is just as good to eat as it is to look at. It can be a little tricky to eat on the go, so pro tip: find a picnic table for this one!

Baby Milk Bottle Tea

Maybe the cutest way to drink your favourite tea has arrived! These baby milk bottle teas will have you channeling your inner child in the best way possible. Milk Cha has a variety of delicious flavours for everyone to love, plus it’s served in the most aesthetic bottle.

Giant Fried Chicken Steaks

A fried chicken steak the size of your face? Yes please! If you’re a big fried chicken fan, then this is a must-try for you! The sheer size of these is absolutely wild, and the flavour still holds up! Perfectly crisp and juicy, these giant fried chicken steaks are totally epic.

The Rotato

We’ve seen the great success of spiralized fried potatoes at all your favourite open-air festivals and the Rotato is a tried and true favourite. The Rotato comes in a variety of flavours to add to an already good thing, making these a great sharable treat at the Night Market.

Sushi Tacos

The best collab to date is the blend of sushi and tacos! The perfect way to enjoy some of your favourite sushi rolls on the go is in taco form! This fun way of eating sushi is equally as Instagramable and adorable!


There’s nothing as tasty as crispy karaage bites loaded with epic toppings! These Karaage bites from Karaage King are totally drool-worthy! The fried chicken lover in your life will need to taste these.

Mochi Donuts

If you’ve got eyes for delicious desserts, then this one’s for you! Mochi donuts are another food mashup that we are obsessed with. There are a bunch of different flavours to choose from and they are the perfect treat to enjoy on the go – which is perfect decorum for a bustling Night Market!

The Richmond Night Market is a food lover’s paradise, offering a wide range of unique and eccentric foods that you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you’re in the mood for something savory or sweet, there’s sure to be something at the market that will tantalize your taste buds. So, head to the Richmond Night Market and try out these crazy foods for yourself!

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Written by – Jenna Kaplan

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