eats in melbourne's north
If you are looking breakfast, lunch, ice-cream or you just love a good cuppa there are lots of fabulous places for you to choose from. Mamma's eats is a selection of favourite cafes and eateries handpicked to give you some inspiration, making it super easy to uncover something new for you and the crew to enjoy.
Browse though our collection or search below for your suburb or fave spot
Time to start your day with a coffee and a little joy, Jerry Joy to be precise.
Mamma got a good feeling as soon as we walked in the door to Station 93.
Hello Sycamore Meadows, you are exactly what Reservoir ordered -
Mamma loves a little cafe with a BIG heart and Aurora Cafe and General Store in Epping is that plus some.
ll food and produce in the cafe is locally sourced and the coffee has been selected by Commonfolk Coffee Company in Mornington who share Venita's and now Mamma's belief- that all folk deserve great coffee.
Looking for something different to get your tastebuds tingerling?
Clayton & Me is the new buzzing breakfast/brunch spot in Reservoir - Check them out
This place is every sweet tooth's haven!
Dinner just got a whole lot easier.
This cafe is a place to visit in the NORTH. With a name like Mamma Says, how could it not be?
Bean Counter has a laid back, unhurried, welcoming vibe, which is perfect for any Mamma and her long awaited coffee date.
Two chef's, some chooks and some damn good food - and there you have it, Brother Hen.
I scream, you scream, we ALL scream for ice cream!
Fawkner has a new resident and it's got everybody talking.
Middle St Food and Coffee is Hadfield's little hidden gem.
It's cool, hip and pushes every boundary when it comes to coffee, just how Mamma likes it!
Mamma and the crew love a food truck adventure, especially when they are sweet. Delish! Let me introduce to The Hungary Boy.
Follow Mamma down the rabbit hole for a delightful brunch with the ones you love!
This little place in located in the heart of Preston or should say this place 'IS' the heart of Preston.
Riddle Mamma this.... What is green and resides on the corner of Rose Street and Brunswick?
This place is a little drive in the other direction but Mamma couldn't help but share.
Northcote has a NEW 'go to, MUST visit' brunch spot - Tinker!
et in early, this place is buzzing!
This is not just your regular Fish n' Chip shop - It's more and some
This place not only got Mamma's tick of approval, it got Nonna's too.
It's the second largest beer garden and ONLY permanent bar and food truck stop in Melbourne. With a huge indoor and outdoor area, Welcome to Thornbury is perfect for the WHOLE family ALL year round!
Sometimes Mamma needs a night out and Chin Chin in Melbournes CBD is a dining experience you'll want to share.
This place is perfect for your next mothers group. Space + great facilities + highchairs + cute play area = Everyone's happy
Spinach and feta pastries, traditional zaatar, vegetarian pizza with spices.... Yum! Yum! Yum!
If you have wandered the streets of Reservoir in the evening you have probably already noticed the gorgeous bright neon ice cream in the front window of Gellibrand Cafe.
Lady Melvilles is a good value family friendly option for some more-ish food.
There is a great atmosphere here with lots of buzzing activity making it a great place for a family bite to eat.
It's probably the smallest, cosiest pizza restraurant you'll find in the north but boy, it's delicious!
Remember visiting Grandma on a Sunday arvo and the smell of freshly baked scones as you are walking towards the front door?
Beer, beer and more moreish BEER! This vast warehouse has been converted into a pretty cool beer hall and dining space and Mamma loves it!
This cafe is SUPER special - huge airy ceilings, roasting fire place with comfy couch and an outdoor courtyard that lends itself to sitting out with the family!
Quaint, colourful and absolutely delicious. Mexican food is a mamma fave and this place serves up traditional, authentic and flavoursome food.
Who doesn't enjoy a good food truck park? Right? And Preston, has the perfect one for all families.
Mamma loves Mama Bear. It is as simple as that. Mamma loves the service, Mamma loves the pictures on the cappuccinos, Mamma loves the food, Mamma loves the decor and art on the building. Mamma is in love.
It is said that during the 1840's, Pretty Sally lived in Wallan. But as is the case with most bush legends, details about her life are sketchy.
Currently closed for the cooler months. Mamma will let you know when they are back up and serving again.
Green Park really is the holy grail of family dining! It has everything you could need for a perfect eating out experience.
The place has a great friendly local vibe which reflects in the name, you will be making this YOUR local in no time.
When there is no rain, sit and relax at an outdoor table while the little one can play in the sandpit under the big tree.
Mamma has tried lots of yummy things here and a fave is the Beef and Honey Works Burger with Vegemite Mayo. This dish is sensational
The staff are friendly and accommodating for families and there are games, pencils and colouring books to entertain the little ones.
Well, this is a great little spot! This gorgeous old heritage building and stables has been transformed into a community hub and cafe for all of us to enjoy!
Straight up - Mamma says this is an incredible cafe.
The food is excellent, the vibe is cool and the coffee is superb.
Welcome to the hub of hubub! This place is like all class and quiet in the front with plenty of party going on in the back.
ackson Dodds Cafe is your easy vibe Preston brunch spot. Across from the local Maternal Health Centre, this cafe is often a mothers group coffee hub.
We LOVE Jack and Daisy’s
This is one of our most favourite places to eat. Its everything hipster, fresh and family friendly.