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Ioesco Cafe

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3a Masthead Way | Sanctuary Cove, Hope Island, Queensland QLD 4212, Australia
07 5577 8800
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
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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/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    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
Most recent review
I Like Max

The one consistent point that can be relied upon whenever we have eaten at any of Max's restaurants: You get EXACTLY what you want, you get it EXACTLY the way you want it, and you get enough of it to ensure satisfaction. Ioesco is no exception to his recipe. Easy free parking, beautiful decor... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
SandyBunker
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Gold Coast QLD
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Gold Coast QLD
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The one consistent point that can be relied upon whenever we have eaten at any of Max's restaurants: You get EXACTLY what you want, you get it EXACTLY the way you want it, and you get enough of it to ensure satisfaction. Ioesco is no exception to his recipe. Easy free parking, beautiful decor, superb service. 'Nuff said.

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Get in here, sit back and just simply enjoy what can only be described as a wonderful evening. Have been here on several occasions can't beat the veal scolopin Service is second to none and I have never heard anyone who we have taken synthetic they wouldn't be back.... Keep up the great work.

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Hope Island, Australia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We went there without booking on a Tuesday night to celebrate and what a delight it was. Starting with the service ,which was first class the Menu was very impressive too.The place had lots of noisy talk,all good plenty of "feeling"we will certainly go there again but will book for sure. Seafood dish was superb and very large meals overall.... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Absolutely love dining here.... The dessert pizza is to die for. Steaks are great but so is the pasta, love it all. Only downfall is you have to book ahead to get a table, always booked out!!

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Hope Island, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We use this restaurant for special occasions and find the service and the food consistently good. The menu offers a good variety with out being too extensive and their daily specials never disappoint us.

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Hope Island, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Food service and ambiance at Ioesco is something all foodies should experience the menu is extensive with a excellent wine list the staff are extremely knowledgeable and always attentive never had to ask for anytfing

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I looked on trip advisor for somewhere different to go and found this place. We didn't book so couldn't get an inside table but got one outside which was lovely. We had a great lady looking after us and she was really friendly. The food was some of the best we have had in a long time. The bread with... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This is now my favorite restaurant. The food is wonderful and the service is welcoming. Let me tell you about there deserts Leave Room For Them. as they are delicious. Price was not over the top. Great place to take your friends and be able to talk without yelling at each other.

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Coomera, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

One of my favourite restaurants, we have never had a bad meal here and been several times. All there dishes are great and the staff are really knowledgable as well. This place has a great atmosphere and is actually very reasonably priced for its location.

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Gold Coast
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is a fantastic Italian restaurant. The service is outstanding and food is sensational. Just go..m

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