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Sidewalk Cafe

2, 293 Shute Harbour and Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #9 of 69 Restaurants in Airlie Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: http://maps.google.com.au/maps/place?hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=sidewalk+cafe+airlie+beach&fb=1&gl=au&hq=sidewalk+cafe&hnear=Airlie+Beach+QLD&cid=8483388471290845747
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: http://maps.google.com.au/maps/place?hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=sidewalk+cafe+airlie+beach&fb=1&gl=au&hq=sidewalk+cafe&hnear=Airlie+Beach+QLD&cid=8483388471290845747
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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

After arriving mid afternoon in airlie and not wanting a pub meal, and after walking past a few places that chefs hadn't started or food had finished. I was.welcomed by a bubbly young man Sat down and got served and food came out in a flash Squid pesto salad - not bad and just what I needed Lovely feel atmosphere... More

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Cannonvale, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Go here if you want a laid back feeling cafe and a good sandwich or coffee.. Brilliant on a 10/10 day when you can sit outside and watch the world go by

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Food wasn't terrible just not great but the service was shocking! I went there with a group of 4 I ordered blueberry pancakes and my friend ordered mixed fruit pancakes. Long after the other 2 friend's breakfasts came we got our pancakes which were both mixed fruit. When I told the French waiter that I ordered blueberry pancakes he was... More

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Port Douglas, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My partner and I were recommended sidewalk as they had the "best coffee in Airlie Beach". We had breakfast here and the food (a serving of eggs benny each) was very nice. The hollandaise sauce was fantastic and the bacon was nice and crispy. Wouldn't say the coffee was great, but it wasn't by any means bad. Great location and... More

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Brisbane
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Rocked up to lovely bubbly staff, ordered the smoked salmon salad. So fresh and tasty!!! Great location and lovely to sit inside or outside. Definitely recommend for any meal of the day.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

There are not many places in Airlie Beach where you can get good coffee (that actually tastes like coffee instead of just milk). The Sidewalk Cafe is one of those places where they do serve a decent brew! So, nicely caffeinated, we progressed to trialling their food menu. And were very nicely surprised about the tasty, yummy-looking food. Highly recommended.... More

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Queensland, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had breakfast here on my first day at Airlie Beach...a perfect omelette, soon yummy and a cappuccino to die for! Had to take half the omelette back to my hotel, the servings are really generous! Collected the memory stick from my unforgettable Ocean Rafting trip (thanks again guys, it was amazing!) and succumbed to the temptation of eggs benedict, which... More

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Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Waitresses are good, food comes quick and is tasty. If anything it is expensive especially the Egg Benedict with salmon....bit stingy on the salmon even though it all costs $26 (includes fruit juice).

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Perth, Australia
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Stopped for lunch as it looked a fun place to sit and people watch. Being a holiday town we did not expect to much but boy we were wrong. Yes it was quite as lunch was just finished so the service was prompt. The sandwiches were one of the best we have tasted plenty of filling on beaut bread.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Good menu choice with superb coffee & very friendly efficient staff. Fun place to watch the world go by if you can find a table.

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