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Mr McCracken Bar and Restaurant, Essendon Fields, AU-VIC

Mr McCracken Bar and Restaurant

4.4
4.4
91 Reviews
$40 and under
Modern Australian
Mr McCracken is a stylish and contemporary addition to Essendon Fields.

With great service, sensational food crafted from ethical, local, fresh produce, and a beautiful outdoor space complete a spectacular stone fireplace, Mr McCracken ticks all the boxes. Get ready to relax, refuel, and make the most of our chefs delicately curated menu with delicious options to cater to everyone!

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $40 and under
  • Cuisines
    Modern Australian, Pizzeria
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:30 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:30 am–11:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (03) 9379 1812
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Matthew Dawson
  • Catering
    We focus on Australian produce that is expertly managed from paddock to plate. With lunch specials, a weekly fare and happy hour, there is always something new at Mr McCracken. Our signature 72-hour pizza dough cooked in a Italian pizza oven creates fine crust pizza’s with authentic toppings. Mr McCracken's menu combines longed-for flavours that will delight you and your guests. The bar boasts a range of Victorian regional wines and signature cocktails which invite you to sit back and enjoy. Our dedicated event team is available to tailor a bespoke menu for your next event or special occasion.
  • Private party facilities
    Book Mr McCracken to make your next event unforgettable. Mr McCracken is the perfect Essendon event venue and we have a dedicated Events team that will take the hassle out of organising your next function in Essendon Fields.
  • Private party contact
    Private Event Coordinator : (03) 9379 1812
  • Neighborhood
    Essendon
  • Parking details
    Parking is available on Larkin Boulevard with the first 2 hours free. Parking is also available nearby in Essendon Fields and Australian Events Centre.
  • Public transit
    By Tram Essendon Airport is located a short stroll from Tram route 59 Ito Elizabeth Street, CBD). Stop 56 on Earl Street, Airport West. By Train Essendon Station is less than 10 minutes' drive from Essendon Fields or via Tram Service 59 (Airport West).
  • Entertainment
    Live music Friday from 5.30pm Saturday from 6pm Sunday from 2.30pm
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 91 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.4
4.4 based on all time ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

91 Reviews
  1. SusanO

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 20, 2019

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    Food good noise level extremely loud can’t have a conversation without yelling with the person next to you very disappointing

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  2. RachelV

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 13, 2019

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Delicious food so good to have some this so lovely locally

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  3. AnastasiaG

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 12, 2019

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Noise levels were too loud, food was good, service could be much improved on.

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  4. MeganB

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 8, 2019

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    A great venue that we don’t have to travel to the city for.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 7, 2019

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place, food was beautiful and service was fantastic. Definitely going again

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  6. AdamF

    Melbourne

    16 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on July 7, 2019

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Good food and service

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  7. Asterisk

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 6, 2019

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The wait staff were overworked but still very attentive. The food was very good and presented well. We had a very pleasant enjoyable evening and would recommend this venue to anyone after good food,

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  8. Cathy1969

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 5, 2019

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent service, food and value. The ambiance is lovely and the free 2 hour parking is appreciated

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  9. LisaV

    Melbourne

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 1, 2019

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    The place is lovely i have only been once but chicken mushroom could have been much better. Missing flavour. Maybe an addition of asparagus spears and cream far too runny. Pizza was good. Seafood pasta was full of grit from the clams.

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  10. LachlanM

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 28, 2019

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our usual business lunch meeting place. As always, the food was perfect and atmosphere perfect for table conversation.

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FAQs

Mr McCracken Bar and Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 9379 1812.

Mr McCracken Bar and Restaurant is rated 4.4 stars by 91 OpenTable diners.

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Unfortunately, this restaurant is not on the OpenTable reservation network.

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Google Map for Mr McCracken Bar and Restaurant

1 Larkin St, Essendon Fields, AU-VIC 3041

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Essendon
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:30 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:30 am–11:00 pm
  • Price
    $40 and under
  • Cuisines
    Modern Australian, Pizzeria
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Parking is available on Larkin Boulevard with the first 2 hours free. Parking is also available nearby in Essendon Fields and Australian Events Centre.
  • Public transit
    By Tram Essendon Airport is located a short stroll from Tram route 59 Ito Elizabeth Street, CBD). Stop 56 on Earl Street, Airport West. By Train Essendon Station is less than 10 minutes' drive from Essendon Fields or via Tram Service 59 (Airport West).
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Matthew Dawson
  • Entertainment
    Live music Friday from 5.30pm Saturday from 6pm Sunday from 2.30pm
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (03) 9379 1812
  • Catering
    We focus on Australian produce that is expertly managed from paddock to plate. With lunch specials, a weekly fare and happy hour, there is always something new at Mr McCracken. Our signature 72-hour pizza dough cooked in a Italian pizza oven creates fine crust pizza’s with authentic toppings. Mr McCracken's menu combines longed-for flavours that will delight you and your guests. The bar boasts a range of Victorian regional wines and signature cocktails which invite you to sit back and enjoy. Our dedicated event team is available to tailor a bespoke menu for your next event or special occasion.
  • Private party facilities
    Book Mr McCracken to make your next event unforgettable. Mr McCracken is the perfect Essendon event venue and we have a dedicated Events team that will take the hassle out of organising your next function in Essendon Fields.
  • Private party contact
    Private Event Coordinator : (03) 9379 1812
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