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Ioesco Cafe

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3a Masthead Way | Sanctuary Cove, Hope Island, Gold Coast, Queensland QLD 4212, Australia
07 5577 8800
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
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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: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 119
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely food and good service

This restaurant combined Lovely food and good service. We had an Italian banquet menu which was fresh and well presented.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Robyn C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant combined Lovely food and good service. We had an Italian banquet menu which was fresh and well presented.

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Thank Robyn C
Hope Island, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was excellent but then it wasn't exactly inexpensive for an Italian Cafe/restaurant. The tables were close together and chairs quite uncomfortable. I doubt we will go again.

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Thank MandyHopeIsland
Gold Coast, Australia
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was part of a group of friends who dined at Ioesco and was very pleased with the quality of the food, service and value for money. The Italian menu offers fundamentally unexciting standard fare but presented and prepared well and at reasonable casual cafe prices.

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Thank ijballo
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Come here without a booking at your risk - this place is popular and there is a good reason for that popularity!! Great wine menu, great food and exceptional service. We were very lucky to be accommodated without a reservation [2nd time lucky - when you are on holiday you don't really want to stick to time, do you?] My... More 

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Thank Matt G
Noosa, Australia
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Max always surprises and the food is always fantastic. Try the Risotto or whatever steaks they are offering on the day. A great wine list is on offer and the service is always great. Kids are welcome so get in and enjoy this great restaurant.

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Thank Dectgepro
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my family visited here looking forward to a lovely Italian. What they served blew our expectations away - everything was simply stunning. The food was fantastic, the service was spot on and the prices were very reasonable. As the title of this review says, five star - I do believe the only reason this is rated the second... More 

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Thank drumnut6p
Hope Island, Australia
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped in by chance to try it, and the service was outstanding. The atmosphere was great and the food was excellent. Hard to find fault.

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Thank Nigel57_11
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Have been a few times. Food has always been great, service is attentive, nice wine selection. nb; leave room for dessert :)

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Thank Justin F
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Large variety of both traditional and modern Italian food with both friendly and excellent service. Good wine selection

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Thank B1355PYianm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We recently dined here and had a great night. The staff were very good at their job. They were attentive, friendly, knowledgeable, professional. They really helped make our night great. Then there was the food, kt was so delicious! Only gripe we had was the servings were too big for us! Would definitely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

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