The Rocks Mornington

4.5
1105 Reviews
$41 to $100
Seafood
The Rocks Mornington, sitting on Mornington's waterfront, is a vibrant waterside eatery specializing in tantalizingly fresh seafood dishes with a slew of Asian-inspired plates, served in its relaxing and elegant restaurant. For starters, a mix of todays seafood from the raw bar and the tempura soft shell crab slider are excellent selections. Some of The Rocks Mornington's main dishes include the char grilled local calamari, romesco, chorizo, toasted rice, or tamarind glazed lamb shoulder for two, green mango & mint relish, tahini yoghurt, and the Gippsland grass fed beef rib cooked in master stock, cucumber mizuna salad all of which are brilliantly prepared. Always offering a daily selection of fresh market fish and specials.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 1105 people are saying
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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5based on recent ratings
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KellieF
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Celebrating

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JadeS
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Took 3 requests for drinks, food was quick but nothing to rave about.

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MMas
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seafood was outstanding, everything we ordered was fresh and very tasty. Accompanied by delicious cocktails and an energetic vibe inside, made for a perfect evening out. Can’t wait to go back for lunch and enjoy the view.

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JenniferC
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous food and brilliant service. Would definitely recommend for a date night.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A definite treat. The staff were wonderful and the menu quite unique. The Spritz cocktail was a great starter too.

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Happy
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Have been to The Rocks Approx 4 times and never disappoints. Service amazing, food great and they went out of their way to make me a Bloody Mary!

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LisaL
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Sold, tasty , consistent, reliable
You can’t go wrong

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pault
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and view. Staff were fantastic and attentive.

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SteveL
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, great ambience and amazing food! Nice way to spend our anniversary.

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HarryG
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

A Great venue and the food was good ,the staff excellent.
Would go again but not often due to the quite high prices.
Probably designed for the high end crowd from Melbourne or Mt Eliza.

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LYNDY
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place celebrate important events in your life

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ShannonM
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We tried 5 of their courses and were extremely impressed by the quality of food and service. If your looking for somewhere to try local fresh seaford produce then this is the place to visit.

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amandas
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We enjoyed our lunch - 6 people and 3 generations. We felt our waiter could have been a little more attentive but overall we have no complaints.
Good food, good atmosphere (especially when it warmed up a little)
Thank you!

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Nicky
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Nice, but not as good as it used to be. Food was ok but I wouldn’t rave about it. They tried; it just lacked polish. Great location and staff were friendly.

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PEARLR
London
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

No issue at all just not outstanding. Menu has too few fish options Thanks

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LouiseS
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

The entree wasn't what we were expecting but was still very good.
The lobster was amazing!
Desert was also excellent
Would definitely eat here again and recommend to others

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VanessaM
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Absolutely fabulous food - and a glorious outlook. Will be going back very soon!!

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AvisR
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful meal, friendly staff and glorious outlook.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Love the food
Rushed , we had a 2.30 booking & we no sooner settle in & get told the kitchen closes at 3 ??? So hurry & order
So we rush to order
Service slow , obviously short staffed
We poured our own wine after initial glass
Had to ask for water
No napkins for 3 of us , when I ask to be told we are running low so here is a paper napkin , we have to hold onto the proper napkins
Love the place have been here many times , but this did leave me somewhat disappointed!

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ChloeC
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Would recommend this restaurant.

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Bec97
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food and drinks. Would be nice if the marinara had a little bit more selection of seafood in it for the price but overall it was great.

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SarahG
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Lovely food and we had an amazing waitress that really made our experience great!

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NadjaW
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Found us a booking at very late notice. Service was polite, swift and very attentive

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RobynH
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Five of us had a fantastic meal last night to celebrate a birthday. The food was of it’s usually high standard, but it was the service that was exceptional. Our young waitress was charming, knowledgeable and the timing of our ordering, food and drinks arriving and cleaning away was handled perfectly.

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KatB
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Your staff were amazing and friendly, prompt and so very professional.
We will def be back and can’t wait to share our experience with others.

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Trace
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

5 stars in every way
Best restaurant on the Mornington peninsula
Love you guys and the food is divine

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IanW
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very interesting and delicious menu focusing on local seafood.

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Charlotte
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

I absolutely love this place!! Never disappoints and always recommending it to everyone!!
5 stars!

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LanceG
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience at the Rocks! Service was prompt and friendly, the food arrived quickly and was top notch. Highly recommended.

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Morgan
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fabulous seafood, the scallops & octopus were sensational!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Thailand
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Consistently great food and service with a view to die for

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Fifiboom
2 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant with outstanding views. Very attentive staff, lovely food.

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Tara
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first visit and it didn’t disappoint. Wait staff were great, nothing was a problem and the food was delicious. We will definitely eat there again.

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KimD
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We all had a fabulous time and the staff were friendly and helpful and the food was delicious!! Definitely recommend and I will be taking my family there and I will visit often now :)

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SallyT
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Totally recommend for the service staff alone. Everything else was amazing too but our waiter and the rest of the staff really made the night!
Thank you!

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HelenM
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We seines at the rocks
For our mother’s 84th birthday - it was a great day - could not fault the service or food - thank you

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PT1951
14 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

We often have coffee and lunch at The Rocks. It is one if our favourite restaurants in Mornington. The views are amazing and the staff friendly and helpful. However, on this visit the coffee was very bitter and the fish and chips not up to the usual high standard. We hope this was just a blip caused by the restrictions of the partial lockdown. We will be back.

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BrendaB
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, view and service. Highly recommend.

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SarahR
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely seafood looking out over the jetty tasty cocktails

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Regular customers at The Rocks but this time was our wedding anniversary. Food was excellent as was the quality of the service. Waiter was attentive and very helpful.

FAQs

The Rocks Mornington is rated 4.5 stars by 1105 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.