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Castro's Bar & Restaurant

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Cnr Beach Rd & Frank Streets, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
(07) 5471 7555
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Enjoyed an excellent spaghetti marinara and bottle of nz wine. Service was excellent, toasty and warm on chilly July evening. Atmosphere was pleasant, Decore good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Hobart, Australia
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Coolum Beach, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We went to Castro's last Thursday for the 'Steak night'. Although I had not intending of ordering steak (as I am soooo fussy). In the end I decided it was great value and to give it a go. I have my steak 'blue' (yes... I know... many people get grossed out by this). So many times I am disappointed and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A very cold night in Coolum but Castro's warmed us to our tummies and toes with their warm service and plenty of gas heaters. The menu is amazing and the wine list features some classy drops. The entree we had with the herb bread with baked artichoke dip, dukkah spices and olive oil was excellent. Who would have thought artichoke... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Enjoyed an excellent spaghetti marinara and bottle of nz wine. Service was excellent, toasty and warm on chilly July evening. Atmosphere was pleasant, Decore good.

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Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I've been back several times to this restaurant based on its reputation but have to admit I'm not impressed. While the menu offers some fantastic options and the staff are friendly...and the potential is definitely there for a great night.... we always end up with stone cold meals. At best the meat that is placed onto a vege stack is... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Absolutely fabulous food - have been here a few times in the last two years and have never been disappointed. The Pork Belly I had was to die for and the Paella my husband had was delicious. Our other guest had the Spaghetti Bolognaise which was absolutely delightful.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We thought Castro's was going to be Cuban with the name and the pics of Fidel and cigars around the walls. But no - Italian, but quite good Italian. It is licensed with a bar. I had a very nice risotto with pickled artichokes, preserved lemon and calamari and Husband had the seafood linquini, which were both very good. Service... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Have been there several times over the past few years when staying at Peregian Beach & never been disappointed with the food. Hard to choose but a couple of weeks ago had a lovely pizza; Pepper Steak with Chilli Jam. Will keep going back for sure.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Some of the best pizzas you will get anywhere and a very relaxing atmosphere close to the beach and holiday accommodation. Prompt and friendly service.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Any gluten free diners visiting Coolum should drop in and give Castro's a go! Great menu, heaps of gluten free options, and reasonably priced. It was a nice surprise, and well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Nice friendly service . Food was divine . Husband loved the mussels for entre. Raved about the crispy pork for main & I had the salt n pepper calamari for entre & confi duck for main . Could not fault it . Shared the chocolate dish for desert absolutely divine. We r going back on our last night before we... More 

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Address: Cnr Beach Rd & Frank Streets, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 5471 7555
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
Cuisine: Pizza

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  • Address: Cnr Beach Rd & Frank Streets, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
  • Phone Number: (07) 5471 7555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?