The secret is out about Glen Waverley! Whether you want to explore fresh seasonal produce, or stick with a hearty steak, it has you covered.
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Glen Waverley is packed with every type of cuisine you can imagine. We’ve talked to the locals and visitors to come up with the top 10 restaurants and cafés to try in 2020.

1: Mocha Jo’s

Eat here any time of day, but famous for breakfast or a relaxed brunch. Enjoy breakfast staples like poached eggs or acai bowls with great coffee, a rocky road super shake or a cheeky Bloody Mary.


YO My Goodness! American-style burgers, wings, fries and shakes with 100% Aussie ingredients. Try the mac & cheese bites and pop down the back for a coconut frozen yoghurt.

 3: The Black Toro

Modern South American and Mexican fare famous for generous share plates and a huge cocktail list. Those in the know recommend the slow cooked lamb and the dessert tasting plate.

4: Sette Bello

Settle in to the atmospheric dining room to enjoy East Melbourne’s best Italian food. With a focus on seasonal produce, rumour has it trying the quail with caper and raisin dressing is a must.

5: Muddings Cakery

A classic, old-fashioned bakery that’s a local icon. Pop in for a fresh sandwich made to order, a hot pie, or petit fours and coffee. Famous for celebration
cakes that keep you coming back.

6: Elephant Corridor

Sri Lankan and North Indian menu for those who love spice and chilli. Choose from beef, lamb, pork, chicken… but regulars rave about the chilli
mud crab and seafood dishes like Sri Lankan style salt and pepper calamari.

7: Rose of Thailand

Get in early to get a seat in this quirky little restaurant that’ll make you feel like you’re in bustling Thailand. Expect wonderful service and delish
Thailand dishes at reasonable prices.

8: Shira Nui

A Glen Waverley institution, Shira Nui has been serving up authentic Japanese for over 10 years. Insider tip: Book early and try the oyster sushi.

9: Kimchi Hut

Korean BBQ restaurant known as fast, friendly, flavorsome and fresh. Regulars recommend the hot pots, and staff will talk you through the dishes and how
to order if you’re new to Korean food.

10: Steak Ministry Bar & Grill

One for the carnivores ready to splurge. This New York style steakhouse has a huge menu with a fine dining twist. Try the melt-in-your-mouth sticky lamb ribs with tequila glaze, and steak choice is the eye fillet with roasted garlic sauce.


Plan your foodie tour

Stay in the centre of it all on Kingsway in Glen Waverley and plan your food lovers journey. For a short stay for a foodie weekend, to long term accommodation with the convenience of fully furnished apartments, we’ve got you covered.

Browse for your choice of accommodation or call 1 800 727 528 to book your Studio, 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartment or townhouse in Glen Waverley.

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