Freo may be better known for its coffee than its restaurants. But if you look beyond the draw of South Terrace and its Cappuccino Strip, you’ll find a range of eateries as eclectic as the city itself.

The best restaurants in Fremantle include everything from well-loved establishments such as Bread in Common and Manuka Woodfired Kitchen, to more casual bars and burger spots.

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La Cabana


This casual, dog-friendly taqueria in South Freo is landing bold blows for Aus-Mexican cooking. Maybe you'll find a pork and pineapple taco dressed with a native strawberry and saltbush sauce. Or try the spiced broccoli enlivened with a mole, a traditional Mexican marinade, made here with wattleseed. From the bar: wine, local beers, tequila and mezcal.

400 South Terrace, South Fremantle

Bread in Common


An expansive bakery and all-day eatery from the team behind Little Creatures.

43 Pakenham Street, Fremantle



A beachside wine bar modelled on a neighbourhood boteco, serving up small plates from the freshest local seafood.

406 South Terrace, South Fremantle

Manuka Woodfire Kitchen


A world-class chef cooking with fire.

134 High Street, Fremantle



The Mediterranean-influenced restaurant that wants to become your regular haunt.

1 Harvest Road, North Fremantle



Inventive Mediterranean and Middle Eastern fare from the same duo behind Flipside Burgers, Dominion League and The Mechanics' Institute Bar.

222 Queen Victoria Street, North Fremantle

Big Rigz Burger Co


A serious contender from a former Amuse chef and an ex-Australian-one-day cricketer.

1/231 South Terrace, South Fremantle

The Fluffy Lamb


One of Australia’s top Indonesian eateries is in WA, specializing in just two street-food dishes, done to perfection.

Shop Y122 Corner of Parry Street and William Street, Fremantle

Short Order Burger Co Fremantle


This Perth burger favourite has put down permanent roots in the port city and added lunch service and booze, including a stiff maple-pecan-bourbon milkshake, and a house brew with Rocky Ridge Brewing Co.

3 William Street, Fremantle



This buzzy Freo joint makes a compelling argument that plant-based dining doesn’t just have to be virtuous, it can also be fun. The satisfying eats in the vein of oyster and chestnut mushroom tartare, and 'squid ink' risotto help, and the great natural wine list, of course.

181A High Street, Fremantle

Old Faithful Bar and BBQ Fremantle


Perth’s popular low-and-slow barbeque joint has opened a basement bar and restaurant in the port city with 32 beer taps, rare whiskies, an expanded menu of hits from the American south, and the promise of late-night breakfast.

1 Pakenham Street, Fremantle