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DOC Pizza & Mozzarella Bar - Mornington, Mornington, AU-VIC

DOC Pizza & Mozzarella Bar - Mornington

4.5
4.5
710 Reviews
$40 and under
Italian
We are a true Italian pizzeria, mozzarella bar, fresh produce store & delicatessen all in one.

Our Name D.O.C. an Italian appellation abbreviated to mean "of controlled origin denomination" is core to our mission. To deliver you, the customer, the true Italian dining experience.

We offer a casual family style communal dining environment.

A private dining experience is available in our unique Produce Room for groups upto 20 to 30.

Let our team of enthusiastic Italians amaze you.

Welcome back to simple Italian food.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 33 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $40 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Pizzeria, Deli
  • Hours of Operation
    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–8:30 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 am–9:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Sat, Sun 11:30 am–4:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (03) 5977 0988
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Area
    Mornington
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Additional
    Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeaway, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • 2 Course tasting menu $60

    Multiple dates available
    Share style degustation, starting with mixes of salumi boards, Italian buffalo mozzarella and focaccia. Followed by a selection of mixed pizzas, chef's pasta and a duo of salads. ALL SERVED SHARE STYLE (children under 12 yo will share with the family and be charged $27).
  • 3 Course tasting menu $70 inc desserts

    Multiple dates available
    Share style degustation, starting with mixes of salumi boards, Italian buffalo mozzarella and focaccia. Followed by a selection of mixed pizzas, chef's pasta and a duo of salads. Then your guests will indulge in our famous DOC sweet pizza made with strawberries and white chocolate along with our Nutella calzoncino. ALL SERVED SHARE STYLE (children under 12 yo will share with the family and be charged $37).

What 710 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Victoria

    Hot spot

  • Victoria

    Italian

  • Victoria

    Most Booked

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Best Food

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Gluten-free-friendly

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Hot spot

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Lively

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Most Booked

710 Reviews
  1. Isss

    Gold Coast

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    The food need to improve. Staff need to stop standing around and talking to each other.

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  2. ElenaD

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely amazing ambiance and the best pizzas in the world.

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  3. lizT

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    love DOC Mornington full of life good food and interest love the deli too ! will be back keep up the good work ….. a tad noisy but u have to expect that ….

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  4. AilaC

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place with fast friendly service and delicious pizzas. A bit noisy inside, but we were lucky to sit outside, which on the summer evening was magnificent.

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  5. AshleyG

    Victoria

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Great staff and customer services. The food didn't have much flavour.

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  6. Robert

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    pizzas came out really quick and service was goo but pizzas were low in flavour.

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  7. MirjanaJ

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious pizza, fantastic Italian staff, always busy and buzzing, in beautiful Mornington. What’s not to love?

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  8. SophieW

    Victoria

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Casual style dining, really loud and close to other people. Loud music, staff hard to get attention of. Food was fast, but was very bland and boring, had no flavour. Bit of a let down.

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  9. Thomas

    Victoria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We booked for a family reunion and the experience was memorable. Sitting banquet style in the Deli we ate and drank and talked and talked and the afternoon was delightful as the food and piquant as the wine.

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  10. Georgia

    Victoria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was really good however I made a reservation and was waiting in the line for 5 minutes to be seated and once we got to the front I told the lady about my reservation and she rolled her eyes at me and signed, and then walked off, then waved us over and sat us without acknowledging us…it was really uncomfortable and started the experience on a bad note. Every time she walked past us she ignored us and once a server came to us 20minutes later the food was nice but I probably won’t be going there again as there are so many restaurants in the area that the atmosphere is nicer at.

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  11. DuppyC

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very good food, would love a simple fish dish or a main meal meat dish as well to choose from.

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  12. AndreaM

    Victoria

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 7 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Always a pleasure visiting Doc Mornington - staff are always friendly and helpful

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  13. JennyM

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was lovely food with a wonderful ambiance and atmosphere. Our friends had never been there before and were very impressed. They loved their pizzas but also their coffees. It was such a beautiful day that it added to the pleasure of eating at DOC's with the doors open

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  14. TB744

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 4 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Friendly professional staff and great food. Highly recommend.

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  15. TheodoreM

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was great, drinks came out lightning quick and food was delicious!

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  16. SharonD

    Victoria

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Whilst the food was amazing it took multiple attempts and about 30 minutes to flag down a waiter to order dessert. The noise levels were extreme making it impossible for conversation and I feel this contributed to the difficulty with calling a waiter. We were actually yelling out and wing but due to the loud music our calls went unheard.

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  17. DanielleT

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a great experience here - we’ve been coming for 14 years and still love it. Highly recommend.

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  18. Denny

    Victoria

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on 2 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Wonderful food and atmosphere outside. Inside a bit too noisy and tables too close together.

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 31 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Had a fabulous birthday meal here with husband and sons. Great food, good service and they went the extra mile with the secretly requested sparkler in dessert for the birthday boy. Only critique would be music a tad too loud to converse and hear comfortably (high ceilings add to this) and the AC a bit high on what was a cooler summer evening. They did respond to requests to both these to be altered on the night however. We’ve been a number of times and will go again.

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  20. LynV

    Victoria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very busy on a Tuesday night, nice clean fitout, friendly & efficient staff, good food ... but very noisy at times. Have been many times, especially for the lasagne!

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  21. Oana

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything is amaizing..from food to atmosphere…is our favorite place and we came every time we have the opportunity.

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  22. WendyE

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A little bit noisy. Music could be l as ‘head banging’. How about some Italian music… soft and gentle.

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  23. PandaD

    Victoria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    A great experience as always DOC is a 3 times a month night out with tasty food and good service always looking to cater for all.

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  24. DENISEM

    Victoria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved loved loved. Food excellent, staff friendly and attentive. Had a bit of a wait for our food to arrive but was worth waiting for! Will definitely be back!!!

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  25. SusanH

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous always is never disappointed Highly recommend

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  26. DonnaM

    Hawaii

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The DOC restaurants have been long favourites of my husband and I. We used to go to the Mornington restaurant when we lived down that way but now frequent their smaller Carlton restaurant. It was a welcome return visit with our daughter and husband from Toronto yesterday. Perfect weather had the place humming but staff managed excellent service. Their menu gives you comfortable confidence that no matter what you order it’s always the epitome of Italian quality. We had our two large dogs with us and there was no question we couldn’t have them with us at a table out front - they’re familia after all! I wish more restaurants and wineries provided the same environment where you can feel relaxed with boisterous children and fur kids. Benissimo che bello!

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  27. MishNic

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Welcomed with a smile, staff very friendly and attentive. We arrived 1130am n it got very busy soon after. Food arrived promptly. Drinks were a good size. Food was delicious, good portion, fresh and tasty. Would recommend to anyone. Lovely Italian look/feel to the place and a nice little Deli adjoining the restaurant to purchase yummy goods.

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  28. SusanF

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 25 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The food is usually good at both Carlton and Mornington, but the pasta dishes were a left a little wanting in terms of quantity and flavour this time

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  29. JimQ

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Highly recommend. Great food and wonderful happy staff!!

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 22 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is always spot on and the service accomodating! We had a beautiful lunch and will be returning hopefully soon.

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  31. RichardD

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 21 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and service and recommended for that reason - we had table for 4 at 1pm - however the noise levels from the restaurant (concrete floors- lots of people) coupled with overly loud music, made conversation almost impossible Even saw other guest requesting turning music down so not just us - and I not a whiny old man haha Suggest eating outside if nice to avoid going deaf haha

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  32. JackK

    Victoria

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    Visited here roughly 5-6 years ago and had a very positive view on my experience, the atmosphere was excellent as well as the food. It was a very traditional Italian restaurant that created a very pleasant dinner experience. However, visiting again after all this time in the hopes of taking my girlfriend to a "fancy" restaurant I was met with a noisy, obnoxious atmosphere. The music resembled something you would find in a nightclub and I could barely hold a conversation as it was cranked up so loud. I already thought our night wasn't off to the best start but I was let down even further once our food had finally come out and the quality control had dropped significantly. I ate my food and enjoyed it but it was clear there was no where near as much care and attention to quality to the food that I had been accustomed to. During our dinner we also noticed a man wearing a blue pinstriped shirt who I assumed to the owner as I recognised him from when I was here last. he honestly appeared to be "chemically altered" as there were many moments throughout the night he displayed bizarre behaviour such as banging his arms a bit too enthusiasticly to the music and shining heat lamps in the other staffs face. Overall it was an unpleasant look at a restaurant I used to have fond memories of and I will not be visiting again.

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  33. OlenaK

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 16 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A piece of real Italy in our area:))We have enjoyed our meal, but especially a great ,friendly and quick service.

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  34. EvdoxiaA

    Victoria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The most pleasurable dining venue for a family where you can be assured the food will be devoured by all always fresh and tasty

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was elite Service was great Good scenery Food was quick to come out

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  36. NavB

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of the best pizza i have had. Little pricey but worth it. Excellent staff, service and presentation

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  37. NatashaE

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of the best Italian restaurants in Mornington and surrounds. Friendly, easy, tasty and a lot of fun. We are regulars for many years and have never been disappointed. Absolutely recommended. 5 star

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  38. HelenN

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We always go to DOC Mornington, they never disappoint

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  39. KarenL

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and quite festive - Friday night dinner. Music nice and vibey but just a bit too loud we had to shout to talk at dinner. Amazing pizza as always :)

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  40. IanR

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food fantastic service what more could you ask for

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

DOC Pizza & Mozzarella Bar - Mornington offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 5977 0988.

DOC Pizza & Mozzarella Bar - Mornington is rated 4.5 stars by 710 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 33 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for DOC Pizza & Mozzarella Bar - Mornington

2/22 Main St, Mornington, AU-VIC 3931

Additional information

  • Area
    Mornington
  • Hours of Operation
    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–8:30 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 am–9:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Sat, Sun 11:30 am–4:00 pm
  • Price
    $40 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Pizzeria, Deli
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeaway, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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