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Alfresco on Elston

3018 Surfers Paradise Boulevard | Shop 2/3, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
07 55389333.
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

My husband and I went just on the off chance of getting in without a booking and yes it was crazy busy but they still managed to fit us in. The wait staff were incredibly friendly and very attentive. We had a ciabatta bread for entree (beautiful and fresh) and then I had ravioli with spinach and feta covered in... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Great Italian restaurant and with good gluten free options. Friendly staff and quick service. Enjoyable evenings

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Sydney
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Good atmosphere, good food, nice slide show of someone's holiday that brought back some great memories. Pizza was a little soggy in the middle but nothing too bad. Would come back.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A refreshing change in the heart of the tourist strip in Surfers. Elston has it's own beat and does it very well. Great coffee, interesting and creative food combinations. Modern and inviting fit out. Very Melbournesque. Classy and a little upmarket for the strip I like it and actually venture back into the tourist mecca just for the Elston experience.... More

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melbourne
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

What a great find this place was. The service from all staff was amazing they really look after you! The food was fantastic and it was the best pizza I have ever had !! We just wish we had stayed longer in surfers as we would have returned We will be back !!!

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Golden, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We eat at this restaurant every time we visit Surfers Paradise. The food is always amazing, as is the service. We have a two and four year old so dining out is always challenging, however, the staff are always exceptionally accommodating and make our whole family welcome. The kids LOVE the pizza and pasta. Thanks to Raff and his family... More

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Hobart, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Had a great meal at this restaurant. The food and service were both fantastic. Would highly recommend.

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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We went here two nights and it was wonderful both nights. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. We took our two year old and had a wonderful experience both nights and the restaurant had a great atmosphere. The children's meals are wonderful, the garlic bread amazing and the pasta just great. We tried the carbonara, the ravioli napolitana and... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My family and I go to Alfresco's every single time we visit the Gold Coast, due to the fact that the food is consistently outstanding and authentic. We have had a variety of food from pizza, pasta to the seafood ragu (my favourite!) and everything has been so tasty every time. It's a fantastic causal and comfortable place to dine.... More

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Moranbah, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

We arrived somewhat tired (after a day at Whitewater World) and frustrated (battling traffic and finding parking). BTW when we were there we found out from staff that they have free parking somewhere nearby. My husband ordered the steak with mushroom gravy (with real mushrooms) - he said it was the best steak he had had in a long time... More

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