Huevos Rancheros – Top 8 Cafes in Melbourne that Serve Them


Mexico. You bloody beauty. Stop producing culinary sensory explosions, which is exactly what Huevos Rancheros, aka Dirty Eggs, are. It’s one of those breakfast dishes that enjoy popularity all around the globe. What’s in it? Only a series of rich ingredients including; eggs, tortillas, refried beans, tomato-chili sauce, avocado/guacamole, rice, among others.

It’s a great kick-start to the day with the literal kick from the chillies or the healthy not-too-carby fuel ingestion. We’ve gone out and found the cafes that serve the tastiest versions of this dish. Enjoy:


Blencowes Milk Bar (St Kilda East)

Visiting this café is a must after spending some exciting time at the Letitia Morris Gallery and witnessing the original vintage posters exhibited there. Other than serving awesome tea and amazing coffee, the place offers delicious Huevos Rancheros.



El Atino (Richmond)

Visiting this Melbourne cafe is a must for you if you are a fan of Huevos Rancheros. Besides this immensely delectable Mexican dish, the cafe is also known for serving excellent lamb and pork dishes. You can also visit the place for having some amazing beer, fine wine, and tasty sangria.



Hot Poppy (North Melbourne)

Although Hot Poppy is known to offer authentic Australian dishes, the Huevos Rancheros served here is the most famous item of the café. You will also love the pulled pork, French toast, vegan burger, and zucchini fritters they prepare. Don’t forget to order apple juice; the freshly squeezed apple juice served at Hot Poppy is truly invigorating.


Cafe Azul (Richmond)

Some of the items you must order when at Café Azul are corn fritters, their special cakes, café latte, etc. However, the Huevos Rancheros they serve is surely the best of the lot. The friendly staff will make you come back to visit again and again.



North Cafeteria (Carlton North)

Visit this Melbourne café for some of the best coffee, but don’t forget to order Huevos Rancheros. We promise that you will not be disappointed. Ideally, you should visit North Cafeteria for a quick brunch.



Brother Alec (Thornbury)

Other than serving amazingly tasty Huevos Rancheros, they also offer flavoursome cookies. The tea and coffee served here are also worth trying again and again.



Trunk Diner (CBD)

If you love having spicy Mexican style breakfast, Trunk Diner is the place to visit. They make amazing Huevos Rancheros. Their beverage menu is also quite splendid.



Small Block (Brunswick)

Specialities of this joint include pancakes, corn fritters, Huevos Rancheros, Eggs Benedict, hot chocolate, and coffee. This place serves tasty and quality food at good prices.



Some other cafes we recommend

On our wild hunt for Huevos Rancheros we came across some other amazing place. While the following eateries don’t serve the dish, we highly recommend them; each of them serves dishes to die for.


Three One 2 One (Richmond)

If you love burgers, onion rings, and mac and cheese you should not bring an end to your trip to Melbourne without visiting the Three One 2 One. They also serve highly delectable fresh orange juice. Most customers feel that the prices offered by them are fantastic.


Seven Seeds (Carlton)

If you love eggs, make it a point to pay a visit to this Melbourne café at least once during your stay in the city. Here, you will get to eat the most sumptuous Eggs Benedict ever.


Sister of Soul (St Kilda)

This Melbourne café offer vegetarian cuisine. When at Sister of Soul, don’t forget to order their yummy papaya salad and lip smacking veggie burrito. The cheesecake is also pretty sumptuous.


Auction Rooms (North Melbourne)

It’s particularly famous for its banana bread and iced coffee. Great quality, decent prices, even better decor.


The Train Yard (Heidelberg )

They also prepare a special egg-on-toast.  Enough said.

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