50 Melbourne Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:Ishizuka, Tinamba Hotel, The Carlton Wine Room
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Japanese, Modern Australian, European
Neighborhoods:Melbourne CBD, Tinamba, Carlton

Ishizuka

$$$$·Japanese·
Melbourne CBD
41 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasions
  • Authentic
Fine dining atmosphere, detail on the presentation on the food, can't get any better Japanese food in Melbourne
97% recommended
3 people mentioned the Kaiseki
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Tinamba Hotel

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Tinamba
370 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
Great venue. Great staff.....very friendly without being annoying
98% recommended
Best Overall in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Affogato
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The Carlton Wine Room

$$$$·European·
Carlton
252 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Great wine,great food and amazing service. Staff overheard that it was someone’s birthday the next day so they bought out dessert with a candle.
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in Melbourne / Victoria
4 people mentioned the Croquettes
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Tokyo Tina

$$$$·Japanese·
Windsor
142 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Creative Cuisine
Tokyo Tina has to be one of my very favourite restaurants in the world....great food great service great ambience and great price.... The food is not your generic Japanese but amazRead more
86% recommended
Good Vegetarian Options in Melbourne / Victoria
1 people mentioned the Aperol Spritz
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Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyard

$$$$·Australian·
Milawa
325 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Worth the Drive
Went there for a lunch date with my partner on a Monday public holiday. Amazing food, incredible service, wine and paired food courses were exceptional. Can’t wait to come back!
94% recommended
Australian in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Park Street Pasta & Wine

$$$$·Italian·
South Melbourne
337 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
Delicious food, as always. One of my favourite places for pasta in Melbourne.
98% recommended
Italian in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Agnolotti

Noir Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Richmond
234 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent lunch - particularly the 3 course+glass of French wine on special. Even found 2 hour meter parking outside the restaurant at midday.
96% recommended
Romance in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Bread Roll
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Captain Moonlite

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Anglesea
479 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Worth the Drive
Brilliant - great food, great location! Good wine choice and it’s got to be the best food on the coast!
98% recommended
Modern Australian in Melbourne / Victoria
8 people mentioned the Calamari
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Smith & Daughters

$$$$·Italian·
Fitzroy
1,053 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Really, really excellent food. Creative, delicious menu. Thanks for putting a candle in the tiramisú for my girlfriend’s birthday :) definitely one of my favourite spots, maybe eveRead more
93% recommended
Gluten Free Options in Melbourne / Victoria
12 people mentioned the Ragu
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Terrace Restaurant at All Saints Estate

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Wahgunyah
187 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Good for Anniversaries
Beautiful food in a beautiful setting. Great service!
97% recommended
Lunch in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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St Andrews Beach Brewery

$$$$·Brewery·
Fingal
494 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
Great place. It was quiet for a Friday evening due to the Coronavirus. Staff were excellent and will definitely be returning when the pandemic is over.
97% recommended
Group Bookings in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Calamari Salad
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Bluestone American BBQ

$$$$·Barbecue·
Coburg
162 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Group Bookings
Best american BBQ in melbourne! Highly recommend, hoping to support you through COVID-19!
96% recommended
Best Service in Northern Suburbs
2 people mentioned the Bbq Sauce
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Epocha Restaurant

$$$$·European·
Melbourne CBD
390 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Insane food and quality for the Sunday roast. Pricier wine...watch out for that. So good - will be back lots!
93% recommended
3 people mentioned the Slow Roasted
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Oriental Tea House - Chapel St

$$$$·Chinese·
South Yarra
245 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
Always delicious food and great service love coming back here time and time again.
97% recommended
Good Vegetarian Options in Melbourne / Victoria
19 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Top Paddock Cafe

$$$$·Café·
Richmond
85 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Casual
  • Sunday Lunch
After completing a body building prep and 30 week strict diet, I was craving the ricotta hotcake. It was so delicious and the whole dining experience made it a very lovely brunch wRead more
89% recommended
Brunch in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Beef Brisket
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The Main Corner

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Upwey
60 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Creative Cuisine
Great service and the food is devine. Service is prompt. Restaurant was not too busy but does get a bit loud when full
96% recommended
2 people mentioned the Pepper Calamari
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Hanoi Hannah New Quarter

$$$$·Vietnamese·
Richmond
113 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Group Bookings
  • Casual
Terrific place really well cooked food so tasty and fresh great service too
95% recommended
Healthy in Melbourne / Victoria
1 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hell of the North

$$$$·French·
Fitzroy
304 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Great place to dine out. Wonderful food, wine and ambience.
90% recommended
Notable Wine List in Melbourne / Victoria
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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David's

$$$$·Chinese (Shanghai)·
Prahran
396 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Lunch
Yum Cha at David’s is fantastic. The food is generous and delicious and the staff are so helpful and accommodating. Could not rate this place more. The ambiance is all decadence wiRead more
90% recommended
Lunch in Inner East
26 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Bam Bam Italian

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Avonsleigh / Emerald
211 reviews
  • Child Friendly
  • Worth the Drive
  • Lunch
Superb food. As good as any Italian restaurant I have ever been too. Superb Camari & Soda.
97% recommended
Child Friendly in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Garlic Pizza

Assaggini

$$$$·Italian·
Mornington
371 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Wonderful service. Great atmosphere. Beautiful wine. Great vegan options.
93% recommended
Gluten Free Options in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hogget Kitchen

$$$$·Australian·
Warragul
262 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Local Ingredients
Lovely location, friendly service and delightful ambience. The food was superb - local, fresh produce prepared with care. Our wine choice, also a local drop, was delightful. StaffRead more
99% recommended
2 people mentioned the Artichoke Soup
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The Girl & Bull

$$$$·Australian·
Mount Eliza
218 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Always a great place to eat and Michaela always makes you feel comfortable.
94% recommended
Handcrafted Cocktails in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Calamari
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Graze Family Bistro

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sale
108 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Outdoor Eating
Friendly staff lovely food. Need to clarify on menu when kids eat free and include a schnitzel as option for kids.
91% recommended
2 people mentioned the Bread Roll
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Kisume

$$$$·Japanese·
Melbourne CBD
1,158 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food was amazing. The cod was soooo delicious, it’s a must have item!
84% recommended
Japanese in Melbourne / Victoria
24 people mentioned the Omakase
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Eleni's Kitchen + Bar

$$$$·Greek·
Yarraville
71 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasions
  • Comfort Food
Awesome Food, Good Value. This was is a return booking and we were not disapointed
91% recommended
2 people mentioned the Calamari
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Rumi Restaurant

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Brunswick / Brunswick East
482 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
  • Group Bookings
Lovely atmosphere, great helpful staff and delicious food
95% recommended
Best Overall in Northern Suburbs
16 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder
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Le Parisien

$$$$·French·
Geelong / Geelong West
141 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
Fantastic service, delicious food and wonderful ambience. Always feels like a special occasion when we go here
89% recommended
2 people mentioned the Chicken Roulade
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Waterfront Southgate

$$$$·Seafood·
Southbank
467 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Restaurant is in a great spot and the outdoor area is very nice. Not the cheapest place in the world but the quality of food is worth it
94% recommended
Outdoor Eating in Melbourne / Victoria
6 people mentioned the Paella
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Mercetta

$$$$·Breakfast·
Mornington
45 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Afternoon Coffee
  • Lunch
Great venue 👍 and amazing staff deft. Recommend to others
94% recommended
2 people mentioned the Smoked Salmon
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Rococo Acland Street

$$$$·Italian·
St Kilda
371 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
  • Casual
We always love coming here for a fantastic Italian dinner. This time we brought friends from out of town and they could not stop talking about how great the place and food was. TheRead more
94% recommended
Pre/post theatre in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Calamari Salad

Bhang

$$$$·Contemporary Indian·
Brunswick / Brunswick East
229 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
  • Spicy
Great food, great service & easy access. Will definitely visit again.
92% recommended
Handcrafted Cocktails in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Thali
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St Leonards Vineyard Café

$$$$·Café·
Wahgunyah
29 reviews
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Group Bookings
  • Outdoor Eating
The staff were sensational and we thoroughly enjoyed our Sunday Lunch. We will be back.
100% recommended
1 people mentioned the Cheese Platter
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Coombe The Melba Estate

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Yarra Valley
1,025 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Lunch
Although it was busy , it wasn't full , perhaps the guests could have been spread out more , across the restaurant ?
94% recommended
22 people mentioned the High Tea
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Levantine Hill – Dining

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Yarra Valley
223 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Worth the Drive
  • Sunday Lunch
Greeted by lovely staff with exceptional professionalism. Great wine tasting experience with an array of options. We had the grazing menu which we couldn’t fault. Looking forward tRead more
86% recommended
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pita
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Stokehouse St Kilda Beach

$$$$·Australian·
St Kilda
981 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
Had our anniversary dinner there this week. It was a little strange given whats going on in the world and maybe not as busy or energetic as usual but the venue, food and service iRead more
84% recommended
Australian in Melbourne / Victoria
16 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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The Grand Hotel Warrandyte

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Warrandyte
500 reviews
  • Casual
  • Lunch
  • Group Bookings
Enjoyed the meal, great friendly service but need more variety in the menu. Menu hasn’t changed since I was last there a while ago.
92% recommended
Group Bookings in Inner East
5 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Greensborough RSL

$$$$·Bistro·
Melbourne CBD
215 reviews
  • Casual
  • Child Friendly
  • Good for Birthdays
We had a really beautiful senior steak. Fantastic meal with salad and chips. Just great looking forward to enjoying a meal soon against n.
97% recommended
Best Value in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Edge Geelong

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Geelong / Geelong West
124 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Casual
Birthday Dinner at the Edge Geelong was lovely, great value for money and the customer service was amazing. I had the salted caramel espresso martini and it was AMAZING!
90% recommended
Brunch in Melbourne / Victoria
1 people mentioned the Angus Beef
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The Rocks Mornington

$$$$·Seafood·
Mornington
654 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
My Wife and I had a great meal to celebrate our 30th Wedding Anniversary. All of the staff looked after us very well and the food tasted amassing.
88% recommended
Scenic View in Melbourne / Victoria
12 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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Wah Wah Gee

$$$$·Asian·
Geelong / Geelong West
558 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Had heard many great things so finally went - we will be back. The food was awesome, the service was A1 and sitting out on the pier is ambiance enough!!
86% recommended
Scenic View in Melbourne / Victoria
15 people mentioned the Dumplings

District North

$$$$·Breakfast·
Moonee Ponds
24 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Casual
Awesome once again. Apple crumble porridge was divine. Coffee is heaven, absolutely my favourite place in Melbourne for breakfast 😋❤️
83% recommended
1 people mentioned the Apple Crumble
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Healesville Hotel

$$$$·Australian·
Yarra Valley
191 reviews
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Worth the Drive
  • Lunch
Last day of restaurants open, only 8 people in the restaurant, meal was good but not to their usual high quality. Service was almost non existent. The server took forever to come fRead more
87% recommended
Australian in Melbourne / Victoria
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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radii restaurant & bar

$$$$·Australian·
East Melbourne
71 reviews
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
The radii restaurant & bar in the hotel offered a pleasant atmosphere and decor during our dinner reservations. The presentation and plating of our meal was well presented and the Read more
4 people mentioned the High Tea
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Builders Arms Hotel Bistro

$$$$·Australian·
Fitzroy
305 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
The Fish pie is to die for. Staff were really friendly and efficient.
89% recommended
Neighbourhood Gem in Northern Suburbs
10 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Dinner by Heston Blumenthal - Crown Melbourne - Permanently Closed

$$$$·British·
Southbank
2,518 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
It was an evening of experiencing great food- very different & we loved each dish- glad we could go. The night at Heston’s will be remembered & talked about for a very long time.
91% recommended
17 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Crofter Dining Room & Bar - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary British·
Brunswick / Brunswick East
2 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Child Friendly
Finally a place that does justice to the vegetables. This joint goes light on the meat while still giving you enough to satisfy any meat eater, but the real deal is the vegetablesRead more
100% recommended
15 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder
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Gazi - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Greek·
Melbourne CBD
1,690 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Great staff and very good food!!
89% recommended
56 people mentioned the Souvlaki
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Hotel Argentina - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Argentinean·
Williamstown
1 review
  • Quiet Conversation
100% recommended
21 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder
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Woolshed - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Docklands
130 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Business Meals
Our dining at the Woolshed was to celebrate my wife's birthday. Food was excellent, wine was OK but my first glass of red wine had a good amount of residue left in the bottom of thRead more
94% recommended
1 people mentioned the Burger Patty
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