Mr Tucci

House-made cakes are the specialty at this sibling-run south-side cafe.

10 High Street, Glen Iris

Napa

A Californian-inspired cafe, where you'll find dishes like rocky-road French toast, peanut-butter pretzel bars, and larger plates including jalapeno corn fritters and hot-smoked hickory salmon. Pop in on Friday night for tapas and a cocktail, beer or Napa Valley chardonnay.

451 Burke Road, Glen Iris

Baba Sus

Asian-style breakfast and lunch that cause a stir.

15-17 Bardolph Street, Glen Iris

Platform Espresso

Next stop, some serious suburban coffee.

1529 High St, Glen Iris

Golden Child

A friendly neighbourhood local in Glen Iris with a clean, modern design.

1-3 Bardolph Street, Glen Iris