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Sandbar Cafe & Kiosk

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Fish & Chips, Café, Seafood, Contemporary
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26 The Esplanade | Bulcock Beach, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
0754910800
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Today
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Tue 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Scenic view

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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Scenic Sandbar

Caloundra’s Sandbar Café and Kiosk is in a wonderful corner position that overlooks Bulcock Beach, the Pumistone Passage and you can see right across the water to the northern tip of Bribie Island. It’s a great view any day but on a sunny day it is simply stunning... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Aussiewoz
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Caloundra, Australia
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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221 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I just wanted a nice place to sit with my son and enjoy fish and chips. After crossing the road we entered through the entry with the sign saying best Fish and chips, ordered our food then took it to a table and started eating only to be told we can't bring take away food in that section. Very disappointed.... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Caloundra’s Sandbar Café and Kiosk is in a wonderful corner position that overlooks Bulcock Beach, the Pumistone Passage and you can see right across the water to the northern tip of Bribie Island. It’s a great view any day but on a sunny day it is simply stunning. The Café is a generous size and there are outdoor tables at... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Ordered a takeout to eat in our apartment. Very friendly staff. Efficient service. Great salt and pepper calamari and prawn pack. Yum.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very average, forgot half my order and sauce when asked they made out they didn't. Only went there cause of comments. Very overpriced for what you get.

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Popped in for early evening for a drink and tapas and we were very glad we chose this little gem of a spot. Very relaxing to sit back on a lovely warm evening, watching the world go by and looking out over the water while enjoying yummy coconut tempura prawns and pork sliders. We tried to get a meal later... More 

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armidale
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

The sandwich board at the front advertises the "best fish and chips on the coast". Don't be fooled. If you like your fish made out of rubber this is the place for you. If you don't like rubber fish give this place a miss. Very pricy for rubber rubbish.

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Caloundra, Australia
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25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My husband and I had a buy one breakfast get one breakfast free voucher for Hogs Breathe Caloundra, We walked in, and had to stand there for ages before a staff member acknowledged us, we had to seat ourselves and no one came over to serve us so after 10 minutes we walked out and found ourselves at Sandbar. We... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Sitting at an outdoor table with a glass of crisp Aussie Sav Blanc and plates of delicios tapas served by very friendly wait staff, was just perfect for people watching and relaxing at the end of a lovely Caloundra day. The only disappointment was tbey were shut after we had seen a movie (9pm). A bit surprising as it was... More 

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Port Pirie, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had great fish and chips, good proportion sizes. Does have a holiday surcharge. Also sells ice creams

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We really enjoy the coffee here. We've stopped by every morning for our coffee since being here on holidays. We came back with friends for breakfast & it was fantastic; Eggs Beni, Salmon & Ham & Cheese toastie were all delicious. The service here is second to none, keep it up guys we don't see service like this anymore!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 The Esplanade | Bulcock Beach, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: 0754910800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
  • Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Café, Seafood, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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