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Blu Grotto Cafe

6/20 Tedder Ave, Queensland 4217, Australia
(07) 5571 2255
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Ranked #534 of 1,641 restaurants in Gold Coast
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- May 12, 2013
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Murwillumbah, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Right from my phone call to make a reservation to the end of the evening, the service was very good. I booked this restaurant for a 30th birthday diner as another restaurant I wanted to try was booked out. We were greeted seated and water on the table with quite efficiency. Our entrees were lovely especially the calamari, cooked to... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

We went to Blu Grotto on Saturday night to celebrate our anniversary. We were booked in at one of our favourites but decided to try somewhere new at the last minute. When we arrived near 7pm the restaurant was empty which was a tad concerning... but we werent left disappointed!!! The service was attentive & remained fantastic even as more... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

We have been visiting Tedder Avenue for years but have not been to blue Grotto for a while. We noticed the sign that flagged the changes and thought that we might see the difference. The experience was very good and I will say that the Blue Grotto is a "must do" when staying in Main Beach. We had the pan... More

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Canberra Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Visited the restaurant on this trip to find the food and service still excellent. My partner ordered the barramundi rissotto and was very impressed with the quality and flavour of this dish. I ordered the snapper on an Asian salad and it too was excellent. We were booked into the Versace the following evening for a birthday diner, but cancelled... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We dropped in for late lunch on a Sunday. It wasn't crowded and we were seated quickly by a friendly waiter. I ordered the chicken caeser salad which comes with a nice soft poached egg and anchovies. The waiter even popped a couple of extra salty little fish on top for me after we had a discussion about anchovies. Mrs... More

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Mermaid Waters, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Trying to get into a restaurant without a booking at Marina Mirage on New Year's Day is a long shot. So after negotiating the underground car park for 15 minutes without finding a park, we decided to try Tedder Avenue Main Beach. The Blu Grotto Cafe (fully licenced) is under new management, but surprisingly wasn't crouded. I wouldn't call it... More

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

We had a wonderful dinner at the cafe in September. We just checked in to a hotel nearby and we were tired, so our receptionist recommended this cafe to us. We weren't expected much but we were definitely glad we chose to stick with her recommendation. The service was really good. Our waitress was very friendly and accommodating. The food... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012 via mobile

We have been to Blu Grotto three times this week! TBG is now our favorite all time restaurant with consistently great service, super delicious meals and a level of professionalism not seen for many years in Australia. the stuffed chicken and pork chops were fantastic and the sticky date pudding just superb. well done and keep up the great work.... More

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brisbane
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Our group went here for lunch today. I have to say it was fantastic!! The staff were so obliging and attentive as our group of 9 arrived in dribs and drabs. The menu was wonderful and gave a lovely selection for all budgets and tastes. The chef was ever so obliging with the dietary requirements of one of our diners.... More

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Gold Coast
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

my husband and I have been there a few times. have tried the lunch menus and dinner. pizza was quite delicious and the tapas were amazing!!! the staff was okay. had one bad experience once, the waiter asked what we wanted for drinks we just said water please. unfortunately we didn't specify TAP water so they brought us a bottled... More

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