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Food Freaks

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1 Starboard Drive, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
(07) 4786 5133
Today
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Fri 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed - Sat 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
DELICIOUS FOOD; WONDERFUL SERVICE; EXCEPTIONAL ASPECT

This is a glorious physical position with 270 degrees of water views wrapping around the building. The personal touch and service by Tiff and her staff is supplemented with delicious food, beautifully presented, and add the extra service afforded by Zara from the Bar within this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Steve C
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

This is a glorious physical position with 270 degrees of water views wrapping around the building. The personal touch and service by Tiff and her staff is supplemented with delicious food, beautifully presented, and add the extra service afforded by Zara from the Bar within this treasure-of-a-location, and you have a good reason to visit this establishment each and every... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

I love coming here. The atmosphere is so relaxing, the food is delicious, and the staff can never do enough for you. Great work Craig, Tiff and staff.

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Bowen, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The best coffee in Bowen, the best views of any restaurant just about anywhere - overlooking the boat harbour - and the food is always fresh and light with plenty of options for different dietary needs. Lovely decor all round pleasant way to spend the morning having brunch with friends

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Bowen, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great food and atmosphere great value for money can't wait to get back there. Had such a great time, probably back there on the weekend

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Bundaberg, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

i've eaten here a few times now, the marinara is the best I've eaten, lovely sitting outside on the deck enjoying the breeze across the bay and watching the yatchs return from the afternoon regatta. Thorughly enjoyed the oysters with the freaks salsa tonight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Took my parents for lunch the other day and as usual the food was very nice staff are so friendly and gave never left this place hungry

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Decided to try this place for a Sunday lunch whilst passing through Bowen. Once found (it’s located at the Yacht Club) with a carpark full of cars was a good sign. The menu had an extensive range of options and I found the service was attentive and helpful. View over the marina and water are pretty and the tables around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My partner and I always come here and have always had great food for a good price, always friendly and great atmosphere. Child friendly, my little one is always treated with colouring in and the meals for children are generous followed by a ice cream sundae. Be sure to stop by and also try the Belgium waffles too :)

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Went to food freaks because it was listed in Google as having contemporary Lousiana cuisine. When we got there and it wasn't (the address was also wrong, had the old location which they moved from a year ago), we mentioned it to them and they weren't very helpful, said they had never heard of that, and I suggested they might... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

we had lunch during a whistle stop on our way to Townsville from Mackay. very nice views over the marina at Bowen and a nice relaxed atmosphere. very good service with the option to include drinks from the yacht club, which is in the same venue, with your food order. we had a seafood basket which, unfortunately, was way overpriced... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Starboard Drive, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Bowen
  • Phone Number: (07) 4786 5133

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?