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Cafe By The Beach

14 Seaview Terrace, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
07 54 919 505
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Ranked #84 of 140 Restaurants in Caloundra
Price range: $11 - $30
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Italian, Contemporary
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had breakfast this morning and it was awful. When we arrived, the staff did not smile at us and were not particularly friendly. We ordered our meals and they took 50 minutes to arrive, despite the cafe being not overly busy. None of the staff came to apologise or let us know when our meals were coming, we had to... More

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Brisbane
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This cafe used to be 'the place to go' at Moffat Beach about 5 years ago. I visited again with a girlfriend on a Wednesday for lunch & immediately wondered why all the cafes beside it were packed out & this one nearly empty. I soon found out why... The meals were quite expensive & when ordering the waitress didn't... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

my wife and I and our 4 kids went for breakfast at moffat beach this morning and this place was the only place we could fit. well we know why now. the service was slow. and the classic breakfast was so bad if we weren't so hungry they all would have been sent back, the eggs were vinigary and Luke... More

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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Had several meals and all were good. Thursday and Friday night specials great value. Breakfast also great.

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Melbourne, Vic. Australia
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253 reviews 253 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

When at Moffat Beach, this is a place I have visited. On this occasion, the same cheerful helpful staff were present. We were a large table with similar requirements and the food ordered came out fairly quickly. However, contained in my food was a foreign object. Presently, this event has not yet put me off frequenting this place again, in... More

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Caloundra, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

On Friday night I went there for dinner with a friend at 6.40pm. We ordered from a very limited menu but the food was nice. We were not offered dessert or coffee or even warned that the coffee machine was going to be turned off. Another table of diners asked us if we had intended ordering dessert prior to having... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The staff were friendly, but service was woeful. It was impossible to catch their eye. I had to go over to where they were chatting to get service. My steak was medium/well done, although I ordered it rare. My wife's steak was overcooked, too. However, there were plenty of vegetables and a good variety of them. The desert portions were... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We love the location of this café; it overlooks the beach, which is exactly the way we want to dine when we're on holiday. The breakfasts were very impressive: large and filling; interesting; reasonably priced; and quick service. I had the gluten free polenta flatbread with spinach and grilled vegetables, which was a HUGE, creative, and very tasty meal. We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Food was great, service was quick and the wait staff very friendly and helpful. There was an issue with one of our meals and it was quickly replaced and apology offered. After reading recent reviews of this café I was concerned that the food and service had dropped from their usual high standard. We found that the food was up... More

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Buderim, Queensland, Australia
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46 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

I had lunch here today and ordered the special Thai Beef Salad along with my dinner companion. The service was poor, the beef in the Thai Beef Salad was raw and mostly fat. Really poor effort. However the most disappointing was the fact that even though we pointed out the problem, the staff were so disinterested, they did nothing and... More

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Additional Information about Cafe By The Beach

Address: 14 Seaview Terrace, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
Phone Number: 07 54 919 505
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
Average Prices: USD 11 - 30
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Italian, Contemporary

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