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
426 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Worth the Drive
Once again we enjoyed an excellent meal at Tinamba Hotel. The service is impeccable and the overall experience is second to none. Damien and Brad are always attentive, professionRead more
98% recommended
Best Food in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Affogato
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The Carlton Wine Room

$$$$·European·
Carlton
279 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Delicious food Great service Knowledgeable staff BYO Monday lunch A fabulous lunch in difficult times for restaurants .
97% recommended
Special Occasions in Melbourne / Victoria
4 people mentioned the Croquettes
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Tokyo Tina

$$$$·Japanese·
Windsor
170 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Fun
It was really quiet . We went for lunch and sat in the window it was really nice. Yummy plum wine, yummy cocktails. Loved the kingfish and the gyoza. Staff were nice and helpful.
87% recommended
1 people mentioned the Aperol Spritz
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Brown Brothers Restaurant

$$$$·Australian·
Milawa
327 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
As usual the food, wine and service was excellent! Always enjoy the experience, highly recommend!
94% recommended
2 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Park Street Pasta & Wine

$$$$·Italian·
South Melbourne
360 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
I would drive for miles for those Brussel sprouts. Dom looked after us perfectly. Thank-you. Great pasta. Great restaurant find. I’ll be back.
95% recommended
Neighbourhood Gem in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Agnolotti
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Noir Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Richmond
252 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
We have been to Noir several times and each time it seems to get better. We had the tasting menu. The combination of dishes and flavours was excellent. Good blends and contrasts. TRead more
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!
97% recommended
8 people mentioned the Calamari
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Smith & Daughters

$$$$·Italian·
Fitzroy
1,071 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
We absolutely loved the food here, it was extremely delicious and plenty of it, great value for money. The food came quickly and the wait staff were onto everything. We had both thRead more
94% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Melbourne / Victoria
12 people mentioned the Ragu
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Terrace Restaurant at All Saints Estate

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Wahgunyah
205 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Sunday Lunch
Amazing food, sadly current menu does not come matched with a wine but beautiful food
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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St Andrews Beach Brewery

$$$$·Brewery·
Fingal
514 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
Was absolutely amazing! Service was super quick and food was amazing
96% recommended
Outdoor Eating in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Calamari Salad
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Bluestone American BBQ

$$$$·Barbecue·
Coburg
178 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
An incredible experience similar to those of Texan bbq restaurants in the USA! Will defiantly come back !
96% recommended
Best Service in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Bbq Sauce

Epocha Restaurant

$$$$·European·
Melbourne CBD
390 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
Insane food and quality for the Sunday roast. Pricier wine...watch out for that. So good - will be back lots!
86% recommended
3 people mentioned the Slow Roasted
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Oriental Tea House - Chapel St

$$$$·Chinese·
South Yarra
268 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
Awesome place. Great friendly service and delicious food
98% recommended
Best Food in Melbourne / Victoria
19 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Top Paddock Cafe

$$$$·Café·
Richmond
113 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Casual
Everything was perfect and more. The food was amazing and coffee as well.
92% recommended
Afternoon Coffee in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Beef Brisket
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The Main Corner

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Upwey
60 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for Birthdays
Great service and the food is devine. Service is prompt. Restaurant was not too busy but does get a bit loud when full
90% recommended
2 people mentioned the Pepper Calamari
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Hanoi Hannah New Quarter

$$$$·Vietnamese·
Richmond
123 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Could not fault it. Highly recommend the tasting menu.
93% recommended
Best Service in Inner East
1 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hell of the North

$$$$·French·
Fitzroy
312 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
excellent four course menu with options to suit most tastes. the cheese souffle was particularly good; really nice atmosphere and pleasant professional service
91% recommended
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi

David's

$$$$·Chinese (Shanghai)·
Prahran
407 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Sunday Lunch
The classic yum cha experience was delicious, great selection of food. customer service was outstanding.
86% recommended
Special Occasions in Melbourne / Victoria
26 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Bam Bam Italian

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Avonsleigh / Emerald
232 reviews
  • Child Friendly
  • Worth the Drive
  • Fit for Foodies
Great service, and very good food! I would definitely recommend to friends and family
99% recommended
Child Friendly in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Garlic Pizza

Assaggini

$$$$·Italian·
Mornington
410 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Warm greeting, friendly staff, delicious food, able to chat easily with each other
96% recommended
Italian in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Calamari
Table for 2 tomorrow

Hogget Kitchen

$$$$·Australian·
Warragul
262 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
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
98% recommended
2 people mentioned the Artichoke Soup
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The Girl & Bull

$$$$·Australian·
Mount Eliza
228 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Lunch
Awesome food and service 10/10 , incredible atmosphere, best restaurant in Mt Eliza by far 💯
92% recommended
2 people mentioned the Calamari
Table for 2 tomorrow

Graze Family Bistro

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sale
108 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
Friendly staff lovely food. Need to clarify on menu when kids eat free and include a schnitzel as option for kids.
88% recommended
2 people mentioned the Bread Roll
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Kisume

$$$$·Japanese·
Melbourne CBD
1,199 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fantastic way to celebrate a birthday, staff are great, food is exceptional, as it has been every time I visited.
83% recommended
Best Food in Inner City
24 people mentioned the Omakase

Eleni's Kitchen + Bar

$$$$·Greek·
Yarraville
71 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Comfort Food
  • Special Occasions
Awesome Food, Good Value. This was is a return booking and we were not disapointed
90% recommended
2 people mentioned the Calamari
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Rumi Restaurant

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Brunswick / Brunswick East
482 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Lovely atmosphere, great helpful staff and delicious food
94% recommended
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
475 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Meals were spectacular & Chef was charming. Can’t wait to go back!
95% recommended
6 people mentioned the Paella
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Mercetta

$$$$·Breakfast·
Mornington
70 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Group Bookings
Friendly service. Lovely food
95% recommended
Brunch in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Smoked Salmon
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Rococo Acland Street

$$$$·Italian·
St Kilda
424 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
  • Special Occasions
Food was great Great staff great service Really liked the venue
95% recommended
Italian in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Calamari Salad
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Bhang

$$$$·Contemporary Indian·
Brunswick / Brunswick East
241 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Amazing food and atmosphere, hidden gem in Melbourne.
93% recommended
Healthy in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Thali

St Leonards Vineyard Café

$$$$·Café·
Wahgunyah
29 reviews
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Casual
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
1,043 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Beautiful setting for a celebration lunch. Atmosphere was quiet due to COVID limitations on numbers but we could see how special a full dining room would be. Food was excellent, seRead more
94% recommended
22 people mentioned the High Tea
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Levantine Hill – Dining

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Yarra Valley
236 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Scenic View
Great food , great service , can’t wait to go back
85% recommended
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pita
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Stokehouse St Kilda Beach

$$$$·Australian·
St Kilda
981 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • 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
81% recommended
16 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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The Grand Hotel Warrandyte

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Warrandyte
500 reviews
  • Casual
  • Group Bookings
  • Lunch
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.
93% recommended
5 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Greensborough RSL

$$$$·Bistro·
Melbourne CBD
215 reviews
  • Casual
  • Child Friendly
  • Lunch
We had a really beautiful senior steak. Fantastic meal with salad and chips. Just great looking forward to enjoying a meal soon against n.
100% recommended
2 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Edge Geelong

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Geelong / Geelong West
157 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Group Bookings
I had the beef burger with a side salad, the meals are good value
95% recommended
Hot Spot in Melbourne / Victoria
1 people mentioned the Angus Beef
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The Rocks Mornington

$$$$·Seafood·
Mornington
690 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
Consistently good. Great location and staff are always friendly and helpful.
88% recommended
Scenic View in Melbourne / Victoria
12 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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Wah Wah Gee

$$$$·Asian·
Geelong / Geelong West
607 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Absolutely amazing service and food. The 'feed me' was a huge, delicious arrangement of food and was thoroughly enjoyed. Made for a beautiful night out.
88% recommended
Scenic View in Melbourne / Victoria
15 people mentioned the Dumplings
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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
199 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Worth the Drive
We had a wonderful lunch here over the weekend. The food was utterly delicious, had the 2-course lunch at $55 which felt like real value for money based on the quality of the ingrRead more
92% recommended
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi

radii restaurant & bar

$$$$·Australian·
East Melbourne
71 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
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
332 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
Amazing service, great ambiance. Steak night is amazing and great value for money
95% recommended
Australian in Melbourne / Victoria
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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