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
514 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Worth the Drive
It was great to be back at tinamba hotel. It has changed hands so menu different but still lovely food and wine great.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Gippsland
3 people mentioned the Affogato
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The Carlton Wine Room

$$$$·European·
Carlton
325 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Amazing staff and delicious food. The scallop tostadas are my absolute favourite!
98% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Melbourne / Victoria
4 people mentioned the Croquettes
Table for 2 today

Tokyo Tina

$$$$·Japanese·
Windsor
245 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Service was wonderful and the food was beautiful! Thanks for a great dinner!
92% recommended
Japanese in Melbourne / Victoria
1 people mentioned the Aperol Spritz

Brown Brothers Wine Bar

$$$$·Australian·
Milawa
327 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
As usual the food, wine and service was excellent! Always enjoy the experience, highly recommend!
91% recommended
2 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Park Street Pasta & Wine

$$$$·Italian·
South Melbourne
427 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
AMAZING SERVICE - food is top notch! The complimentary starter set the vibe and night off
84% recommended
Neighbourhood Gem in Inner City
2 people mentioned the Agnolotti

Noir Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Richmond
317 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
I’ve looked at dining here for a while, as recommended by friends, so it wasn’t a disappointment at all when I dined there for the first time, with my clients. Thank you
99% recommended
Best Overall in Inner City
2 people mentioned the Bread Roll

Captain Moonlite

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Anglesea
479 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Worth the Drive
Brilliant - great food, great location! Good wine choice and it’s got to be the best food on the coast!
95% recommended
8 people mentioned the Calamari
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Smith & Daughters

$$$$·Italian·
Fitzroy
1,117 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Besides Shannon being a dog damn food genius, the staff, venue, prices and drinks are A++++++++ I haven't missed a menu drop in 3 years, this one is my favourite so far. I cannot rRead more
91% 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
262 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
beautiful food ,lovely relaxed setting ,highly recommend.
93% recommended
Best Overall in Eastern Victoria
3 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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St Andrews Beach Brewery

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Fingal
590 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
We celebrated a 40th birthday in the stables. It was fabulous to have a separate space & the kids were well entertained!!
96% recommended
Group Bookings in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Calamari Salad
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Bluestone American BBQ

$$$$·Barbecue·
Coburg
210 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Comfort Food
  • Special Occasions
Outstanding 👍👍👍👍👍👍 Highly recommended food service and atmosphere overall 10/10 Delicious meal, excellent presentation, awesome atmosphere. Friendly staff. Highly recommendRead more
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in Inner City
2 people mentioned the Bbq Sauce

Epocha Restaurant

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

$$$$·Chinese·
South Yarra
318 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Group Bookings
Delicious, fun, friendly and easy. Perfect place for a Chapel Street lunch or dinner.
97% recommended
Good Vegetarian Options in Inner City
19 people mentioned the Dumplings
Table for 2 today

Top Paddock Cafe

$$$$·Café·
Richmond
165 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Casual
Amazing food, fantastic service and unbelievable coffee
96% 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
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Great service and the food is devine. Service is prompt. Restaurant was not too busy but does get a bit loud when full
94% recommended
2 people mentioned the Pepper Calamari
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Hanoi Hannah New Quarter

$$$$·Vietnamese·
Richmond
124 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
Could not fault it. Highly recommend the tasting menu.
94% recommended
1 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hell of the North

$$$$·French·
Fitzroy
333 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Great food; knowledgeable staff and great ambiance
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in Inner City
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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David's

$$$$·Chinese (Shanghai)·
Prahran
447 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Sunday Lunch
The food was delicious and the staff were wonderful. We had a few dietary restrictions and they were able to make it work for us flawlessly
91% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Inner City
26 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Bam Bam Italian

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Emerald
272 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Worth the Drive
Fabulous food, drinks and atmosphere. Favourite place to dine with or without the kids.
99% recommended
Child Friendly in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Garlic Pizza

Assaggini

$$$$·Italian·
Mornington
498 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Excellent service and food . Staff were very friendly and helpful. Definitely will recommend to family and friends.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Mornington Peninsula
5 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hogget Kitchen

$$$$·Australian·
Warragul
262 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Local Ingredients
  • 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
96% recommended
2 people mentioned the Artichoke Soup
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The Girl & Bull

$$$$·Australian·
Mount Eliza
269 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Fabulous food, service & the hostess with the mostess, Mickaila!❤️
94% recommended
Australian in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Calamari
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Graze Family Bistro

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sale
111 reviews
  • Casual
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Child Friendly
Food was delicious, came out really quickly too which was a pleasant surprise
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
  • Romance
Fantastic way to celebrate a birthday, staff are great, food is exceptional, as it has been every time I visited.
85% recommended
24 people mentioned the Omakase
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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
482 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Lovely atmosphere, great helpful staff and delicious food
97% recommended
16 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder
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Le Parisien

$$$$·French·
Geelong City Centre
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
579 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
I’ve eaten out a lot but keep finding myself back at Waterfront for an overall great experience and meal every time, keep up great work!
93% recommended
Best Ambience in Inner City
6 people mentioned the Paella
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Mercetta

$$$$·Breakfast·
Mornington
120 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
amazing customer service and fantastic atmosphere.
95% recommended
Best Ambience in Mornington Peninsula
2 people mentioned the Smoked Salmon
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Rococo Acland Street

$$$$·Italian·
St Kilda
536 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
Delicious food!
96% recommended
Most Booked in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Calamari Salad

Bhang

$$$$·Contemporary Indian·
Brunswick
278 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Wonderful people, food, ambience etc. Would definitely go back!
89% recommended
Handcrafted Cocktails in Inner City
5 people mentioned the Thali
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St Leonards Vineyard Café

$$$$·Café·
Wahgunyah
44 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
  • Casual
Lovely lazy Sunday lunch. We were a party 6 and everyone enjoyed their meals. We had the steak, the chicken and the pasta with pumpkin. All delicious.
100% recommended
1 people mentioned the Cheese Platter
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Coombe The Melba Estate

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Yarra Valley
1,120 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Scenic View
An exceptional place to visit.. We Did the garden tour with a very informative and experienced guide before our meal in the restaurant.. The service was great and the food very tRead more
92% recommended
Most Booked in Yarra Ranges Shire
22 people mentioned the High Tea
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Levantine Hill – Dining

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Yarra Valley
304 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Scenic View
We absolutely adored our dining experience at Leventine Hill, as a treat for our wedding anniversary. The staff were welcoming, extraordinarily knowledgeable and very willing to asRead more
Most Booked in Yarra Ranges Shire
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pita
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Stokehouse St Kilda Beach

$$$$·Australian·
St Kilda
1,109 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Waterfront
absolutely amazing
89% recommended
Scenic View in Melbourne / Victoria
16 people mentioned the Fish Chip
Table for 2 today

The Grand Hotel Warrandyte

$$$$·Pub·
Warrandyte
639 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
Yummy food. Good service. Friendly staff. Only negative was the coffee machine was broken
93% recommended
Group Bookings in Eastern Suburbs
5 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Greensborough RSL

$$$$·Bistro·
Greensborough
223 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Child Friendly
  • Lunch
My lunch was very good but my husbands lunch was good in part he had roast of the day which was chicken he said the chicken and cabbage was good but the potatoe,carrot and the pumpRead more
97% recommended
2 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Edge Geelong

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Geelong City Centre
342 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
Great location. Easy to make a booking and table was ready when we arrived. Menu will priced and items suitable for young children available.
93% recommended
Hot Spot in Lara
1 people mentioned the Angus Beef

The Rocks Mornington

$$$$·Seafood·
Mornington
854 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
Wonderful food lovely staff. The wagyu beef was amazing .
91% recommended
Healthy in Mornington Peninsula
12 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Wah Wah Gee

$$$$·Asian·
Geelong City Centre
677 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
Great food, service and atmosphere. Will definitely be back
84% 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
206 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
We have eaten here before so it was lovely to get back. Shame it was so quiet as it did not make for an interesting ambience. The set lunch menu was okay but would prefer the optioRead more
94% recommended
Most Booked in Yarra Ranges Shire
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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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·
Australia
333 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Amazing service, great ambiance. Steak night is amazing and great value for money
94% recommended
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
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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