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The Rocks

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Seafood, Australian
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1 Schnapper Point Dr, Mornington, Victoria 3931, Australia
6159735599
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08:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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McCrae, Australia
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We regularly meet for coffee and cake,and sometimes have breakfast or lunch dates here. The food is consistently of a good standard. Recently we had our regular get together for coffee and cake. You must place your order at the counter, pay and in due course you will receive your order. There were two other tables of two in the... More 

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Thank Joanne N
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

visited in early January for our wedding anniversary and it didn't disapoint-great food, lovely scenery and had fantastic service from the staff....will definitely visit again when we venture down tho the peninsula again

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Thank Renzo F
Melbourne, Australia
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a lovely meal surrounded by a truly beautiful view. This is our 4th visit. This time we came with two other couples and our kids. My 6 year old had the pork dumplings n loved them. My 19 year old had the burger and loved it. He couldn't even finish it! My husband and I gave the chefs tasting... More 

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Thank BekBishop
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a regular of mine. Its a little pricey for every day, but definitely worth a monthly treat. The fish and chips are the best on the Peninsula and the helping is so large, my wife and I usually share it, with a bowl of mussels on the side. All of the seafood is excellent - I'd highly recommend... More 

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Thank Greedy_reidy
London
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164 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely meal here in the Rocks with a beautiful view of the coast and sea. Had a mix seafood and salads, highlight the gluten free salt green tea crispy squid, so good we ordered a second plate. Also had choice of oysters and scallops in a gluten free soy sauce. All washed down with a local ale and... More 

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Thank jpmcg69
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is average we had 4 scallops on a plate not even full scallops no flavour $29.00 . The other 3 meals were very expensive nothing special. It maybe Mornington but we won't return .

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Thank Terry B
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located on the Mornington Pier this upmarket café has a wonderful upstairs, open air deck that looks over the marina and pier.. lovely. We have been here twice for breakfast/brunch, the first time was so good we decided to go back. The second time was a let down ( which is a shame). The breakfast menu is limited and what... More 

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Thank Janet E
Adelaide, Australia
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in at The Rocks on a trip to Mornington and had a delicious lunch in great surroundings. The restaurant caters for more formal inside dining or - our choice - casual dining/lunching on the enclosed deck which offers magnificent views of the harbour and jetty. The menu is extensive, offering a variety of different dishes - mainly seafood... More 

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Thank Liz N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for 3 ppl on their website using OpenTable. I was glad I had made booking as when I arrived it was really busy. We ordered raw seafood platter and Tas Oysters for our entry. BBQ prawns and baked mussels with mariniere sauce for main dishes. All very fresh and nice, especially the BBQ prawns has became... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there after a long day trip so we were all so hungry. The view is good and the seatings are not too crowded. At first we were all impressed. When I looked at the menu , I found the chef try to put some Asian elements in the cooking method, like steam seafood with soya sauce, vinegar, steam... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Schnapper Point Dr, Mornington, Victoria 3931, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Mornington
  • Phone Number: 6159735599
Description
The Rocks offers the mornington peninsula a unique fresh air dining experience with an absolute waterfront setting.Two separate dining environments, the dining room and the covered deck, provide the perfect location to celebrate life. Our seafood focussed menu offers flavours from across the world and whereever possible our seafood is selected following the principles behind sustainability. Put simply, the fish on your plate, be it farmed or wild caught, has had researched minimal impact upon fish populations or our wider marine environment. A move we hope you support. The Rocks is fully licensed and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days per week throughout the year.Reservations can be made for the dining room (for any time of the day) or for the deck (for dinner only), and are advised.

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