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3a Masthead Way | Sanctuary Cove, Hope Island, Queensland QLD 4212, Australia
07 5577 8800
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Birthday Lunch... big portions good food

We decided to eat here for my hubby's birthday lunch .. there were 3 of us all together, we each had 2 course and altogether 5 Asahi beers and it came in at around $200. Entree's we had the masala duck, the croquettes, and the fritto misto..each at around $20 or so each. The masala duck was very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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travellerm68
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We decided to eat here for my hubby's birthday lunch .. there were 3 of us all together, we each had 2 course and altogether 5 Asahi beers and it came in at around $200. Entree's we had the masala duck, the croquettes, and the fritto misto..each at around $20 or so each. The masala duck was very tasty and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have had the great pleasure of dining at Ioesco a number of times in the past few years, and as luck would have it, this year I have managed this to dine there four times. Recently, twice for business dinner and a conference dinner event, and once for a private lunch - all in one week. Ioesco has the... More 

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Hope Island, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We recently went here for my husbands birthday . We had a Three corse meal with garlic bread and Wine I bottle .and it cost $177.00. As it as a special lunch I thought that was pretty reasonable. Service was spot on,food ,out of this world and Wine as only $36.00 a bottle.Garlic bread was scrumptious.Gelato was the cheapest dessert... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I really enjoyed going out to dinner on a chilly, rainy winter's night. The restaurant was quite busy; however, the waiter who was in charge of the outside area where we were located was very proficient and made you feel like you were the people in the restaurant. My friend and I like to chat before making the decision about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Absolutely fantastic dinner last night. Great service. Excellent menu. Very good wine list. Superb food. An absolute standout restaraunt in every way. We had entree followed by 5 main dishes and 2 desserts and every single dish was fantastic. We were so impressed we have booked to come back for our last night at sanctuary cove. If you are after... More 

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melbourne australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Ioesco serves the best Italian on the coast. No tiny portions here. Very generous serves all delicious. Tendet veal and also calamari Great service from our waiter Nick and a lovely ambience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Ate at Ioesco Cafe this evening and was very impressed. The cafe (it feels more like a silver service restaurant - without the exorbitant pricing) is presented beautifully and the service was top shelf from the moment we arrived. The menu presents a good variety of Italian / Mediterranean fare. I tried the Griglia Mista - and what a plate... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We have been to Ioesco a few times, initially for a grand birthday celebration where we occupied half the restaurant and ate a banquet of delicious food. We didn't know exactly how much was coming and would have paced ourselves better if we had read earlier reviews about the good sized portions. The calamari was superb, risotto, steak, fish, all... More 

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Main Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favourite restaurants. The food and service is always exceptional. Great wine list. The staff are very well trained and professional. The location is fabulous. Great for families too.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Terrific food and great service from a well informed waiter. The food was amazing and certainly reasonably priced. I have never had such tender Calamari anywhere! 6 adults and a young child + 2 babies in prams and all were accommodated without any fuss. Some of us are pretty fussy, but we all loved the food and drink. I don’t... More 

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Additional Information about Ioesco Cafe

Address: 3a Masthead Way | Sanctuary Cove, Hope Island, Queensland QLD 4212, Australia
Phone Number: 07 5577 8800
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Hope Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 10:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3a Masthead Way | Sanctuary Cove, Hope Island, Queensland QLD 4212, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Hope Island
  • Phone Number: 07 5577 8800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am

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