About Juanita's Kitchen

Winners of numerous awards, Juanita’s Kitchen on Preston’s High Street is famous throughout Melbourne for their delicious homemade sauces, dips, and salsas. Now, with the opening of the cafe, Juanita’s Kitchen can share their delicious Mexican and West African recipes with the hungry people of Preston. Known for offering up affordable specials and a rotating menu of options, this restaurant is perfect for those looking to change things up a bit.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 9:30 am
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm


Juanita's Kitchen
219 High Street, Preston
Melbourne 3072

Menu Highlights



Coconut Quinoa Breaky

Blueberries topped with a quinoa, coconut and date porridge sprinkled with crunchy toasted nuts

Breaky Bake

A corn tortilla base with 2 free range eggs, balsamic mushrooms, roasted capsicum, mozzarella cheese

Mexican Eggs with Tortillas & Salsa

Fresh hand pressed corn tortilla strips, onion, house made chorizo mixed through scrambled eggs

More about Juanita's Kitchen, Preston

With a menu that’s always changing, you can’t be sure exactly what food you’ll be served at Juanita’s Kitchen. One thing is for certain though – you’re going to be hooked. Thankfully, this comfortable cafe on the High Street in the Melbourne suburb of Preston is open every day of the week except for Sunday when you need to get your fix. Come by for Taco Night on Fridays and indulge in tacos with your choice of vegan or non-vegan ingredients, all at an affordable price.

Chances are, you’ve seen Juanita’s Kitchen setting up shop around Melbourne showcasing their products and tasty dishes. Now, with the opening of their cafe in Preston, you can sample delicious specials such as creamy broccoli and lemon soup, West African sweet potato and peanut soup, vegan cauliflower pie, or the torta made with slow-cooked free-range pork served inside of a pasta dura roll, six days a week. The menu changes constantly, so drop by to see what’s going on (after reserving ahead, of course!).

7 Juanita's Kitchen Reviews

7 Reviews
Noise levels:Very pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Value for money:Great value
Jennifer L.2 months ago · 1 review

Attended “Taco night” at Juanitas Kitchen and had a great experience! Great value for money as the food was plentiful, but most importantly it was delicious. My partner who says he doesn’t enjoy mexian food, thoroughly enjoyed it and said he’d even love to come back. Restuarant is very homey and cozy, a breath of fresh air as I am used to extremely busy and overcrowded restuarants. Highly recommend!

Matthew K.2 years ago · 1 review

Juanita's Kitchen is an island of delicious food in what is otherwise a fairly uninspiring intersection of Bell St and High St Preston. Recommend the taco night first Friday of every month. You can also buy her sauces in jars to use in your own cooking at home!

Sasha B.2 years ago · 1 review

Juanita's Kitchen has amazing home-cooked Mexican healthy food that we love. The vegan options are great and at a great price too. Our fav vegan spot in Preston. Staff are very lovely and good service. Always love having lunch or dinner there! Thank you :)