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Hochi Mama

11-15 Liverpool St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9078 2285
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried chicken” (34 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vietnamese, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11-15 Liverpool St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Hidden Laneway Gem
"good vietnameses/thai food in a buzzing restaurant then give it a go"
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2. Food Simply Astonishing
"Everything was fresh and tasty"
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" Icy cold Saigon Bia & delicious fresh Vietnamese inspired food"
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1 - 10 of 572 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Just so delicious. We had the banquet and it was unbelievably priced (so cheap for such a high standard in Australia’s food capital) Liv & Courtney looked after every detail, including my anaphylactic allergy to shrimp, ensuring all my food choices were appropriate. I was...More

Thank Maria M
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Outstanding feed hidden away in one of Melbourne's many little side streets. The give away was the constant crowd later in the evenings and loads of people coming away with smiles and rubbing their bellies. We finally swooped in and found out what all the...More

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HochiMamaPR, Owner at Hochi Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you so much for this amazing review!! we hope to see you back soon!!

Reviewed yesterday

One of the tastiest and value for money 'feed me' menus in Melbourne. The portions were perfect for me and 2 other friends and we got to try a great variety of food. Out host Cleo was fantastic in explaining the menu and very patient...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed yesterday

Awesome vibe, delicious food (I had a fab Thai curry, but there are great Vietnamese options too), my waiter Fraser was a gem xx

Thank Jen D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Monday night and you needed a booking to eat at 5.30pm. We had the Thai Fish Cakes, Hochi Pork Belly Bao, Scallops, Vegan Friendly Crispy Pork Belly, and the Fried Chicken was outstanding. We will be back to try the Flounder and the...More

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food at this little social hub is first class as is the quality of the service. See Mia for her first class insight on what to order, all that she recommended was amazing.

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you love modern Asian food then you will love this restaurant, the food is extremely fresh & SO tasty, we were served by Cleo who was so awesome. This restaurant does have strict 1.5 hour seatings so it is a quick meal & slightly...More

Thank Freez93
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After a trip to Vietnam earlier this year we fell in love with authentic Vietnamese food so when we heard about Hochi Mama I thought we would give it a go. We were not disappointed. Food was top notch authentic Vietnamese and service excellent. We...More

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had 17 for our group on a Friday night, and were fortunate to get a booking just two weeks prior so we could fit in. Great service led by 'front of house' (I think it was Chloe). The food was great, and bought out...More

Thank DJCJ74
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and my friend had the best experience here! Food is amazing. Staff are friendly and attentive. Our host Cleo has the best recommendations! Will definitely return.

Thank Ting Z
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-15 Liverpool St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9078 2285
Located in an iconic Melbourne laneway, Hochi Mama is a fun and relaxed restaurant/bar serving up modern Vietnamese-inspired street food. Expect interesting interpretations of traditional classics, as well as more contemporary Asian Fusion menu items. In the bar, highly-experienced mixologists offer an exciting cocktail menu designed especially to compliment the food. Located near ample parking, trains and trams.
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