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Cafe By The Beach

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Italian, Coffee Shop, Contemporary
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14 Seaview Terrace, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
07 54 919 505
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7:30 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 3:00 am
Fri - Sun 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Café by the beach is located in the heart of beautiful Moffat Beach and is...
Café by the beach is located in the heart of beautiful Moffat Beach and is open 7 days. The friendly wait staff provides excellent service in a relaxed beachside atmosphere. The restaurant seats 110 guests and is the ideal location for business functions and get-togethers with family and friends. Famous for their “all day” pancakes, the café serves gourmet style cafe food daily and delicious modern-style cuisine nightly including pizza, pasta and blackboard specials.
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Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great potential, good specials

Our family of four had dinner here last night. It is a lovely setting. The dinner specials were a drawcard for us-$15 steak, salad and chips. Our waiter was efficient, friendly and helpful. We were a bit puzzled as to why a neighbouring cafe didn't allow dogs in the outdoor area due to council... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Tim Y
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Brisbane
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  • Scenic view
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Brisbane
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Our family of four had dinner here last night. It is a lovely setting. The dinner specials were a drawcard for us-$15 steak, salad and chips. Our waiter was efficient, friendly and helpful. We were a bit puzzled as to why a neighbouring cafe didn't allow dogs in the outdoor area due to council regulations yet this one did. The... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

We went here just because we went looking for a nice breakfast with a good eggs benedict. Phenomenal is what i would say about the Eggs Benedict! Lovely waitress, served quickly, meal came out in very reasonable time, and well.....yummmmm. Fantastic spot also, great parkland across the road at the beach. So great views also. Price $17.50 but would pay... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We visited this cafe for breakfast. Best Eggs Benedict both of us have ever had. Yummy sour dough, beautiful poached eggs with the most divine citrus hollandaise sauce. Lots of yummy ham also.

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Peregian Beach, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We were shown our seats (outside), given menus and then water. So far so good. Then the manager comes out and tells us no dogs are allowed and we had to leave. Although they are not obliged to have signs to say 'No Dogs', they are obliged to tell the truth on their web site where it clearly states "child... More 

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Morayfield, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Four of us had dinner at this restaurant recently and found it to be very disappointing. My friend's curry dish was hot in some places and cold in others, my 'salad' was about 98% cabbage and 2% carrot, and my husband's Barramundi was dry and tasteless. Our waitress had some trouble taking our orders (she forgot to take my husband's... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had a late lunch with the kids here last week when we were on holidays and loved it. Had a great little Indian curry and the tandoori wrap my hubby head was great too, food was lovingly presented. Kids meals were great too. The service was quick and really friendly. Such a great little spot Moffat Beach. Really impressed... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We visited Cafe By The Beach last Saturday for lunch and had the most lovely meal. It was wonderful to walk in and see a beautiful array of prepared food in the cabinet - it was very well presented and not often seen in other cafes we have visited in the area. We chose from the lunch menu, and service... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Try breakfast here...staff great, food delicious and always helpful. Great steak nights too. Seafood always looks fresh.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a great place for Lunch or Breakfast. The view out across Moffat Beach is lovely, and so is the food, especially their wonderful breakfasts. Lunch also is great.

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Geelong, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

we liked the food and service here, and on some nights they have special deals which was great value for a family meal

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Seaview Terrace, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: 07 54 919 505

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 27
  • Cuisine: Italian, Coffee Shop, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

Café by the beach is located in the heart of beautiful Moffat Beach and is open 7 days. The friendly wait staff provides excellent service in a relaxed beachside atmosphere. The restaurant seats 110 guests and is the ideal location for business functions and get-togethers with family and friends. Famous for their “all day” pancakes, the café serves gourmet style cafe food daily and delicious modern-style cuisine nightly including pizza, pasta and blackboard specials.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
7:30 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
7:30 am - 3:00 am
Friday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?