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Cav's Steakhouse

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Steakhouse, Australian
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30 Frank Street, Labrador, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
+61 7 5532 2954
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Cav's Steakhouse has established itself as one of the Gold Coast's most...
Cav's Steakhouse has established itself as one of the Gold Coast's most popular restaurants.

This award winning hacienda-style restaurant at Labrador is a Gold Coast icon, serving superb meals in a welcoming and relaxed setting.

Its premium aged steaks, fresh seafood and other specialty dishes have made it a favourite with discerning overseas and interstate visitors, Gold Coast business people and local families for 30 years. Fully licensed and with ample off-street parking, Cav's is perfect all year round.

Located right next door to the restaurant, Cav's Butchery supplies a wide range of premium quality cuts. Customers can take home just about anything that appears on Cav's extensive restaurant menu, including a wide selection of pre-prepared salads and sauces to accompany the chunky fillet steak pies, eye fillets, t-bones, veal cutlets and many other succulent cuts.
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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 83
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 7
    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
Great quality steak at very reasonable prices

Very impressed with the quality of the steak served at Cav's. Both the T-bone, as well as the Rump that was ordered, was cooked to the correct doneness. The service staff were also attentive to the needs of the customers. As compared to the other few "rated" steakhouses that I had found in Gold... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
LoneTraveller33
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Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very impressed with the quality of the steak served at Cav's. Both the T-bone, as well as the Rump that was ordered, was cooked to the correct doneness. The service staff were also attentive to the needs of the customers. As compared to the other few "rated" steakhouses that I had found in Gold Coast, steaks served at Cav's were... More 

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Thank LoneTraveller33
Gold Coast, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Steak was very lovely and cooked perfectly. Partner loved his T-bone. Sides were a bit odd, potato, cloeslaw and two tomatoes, would of preferred big side of veggies and mash or something, specially for the price.

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Thank Jo P
Red Rock, Australia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having dined here on a regular basis about twenty years ago I was excited about going back now that I haved moved back to the Gold Coast. I booked for lunch with some friends. I was keen to show them the best steakhouse i know. I booked because I expected it to be packed on Sunday. It was not and... More 

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Thank Mark S
CavsSteakhouse, Owner at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback and it is a real shame that you can’t let us know in person on the day rather than hiding behind a review. It is our policy to ensure customers are happy and if they are not we do our utmost to ensure that any problems are fixed. I can assure you that our salad was... More 

Toowoomba, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to eat out at the last minute and Cavs were very accommodating. The meal and service was great. Will definitely return.

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Thank Wayne P
CavsSteakhouse, Manager at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank-you for choosing to dine with us last minute and we are glad you found us to be very accommodating. It is great to hear that the meal and service were great and we look forward to seeing you when you return. Thank-you for taking the time to let us know of your experience. More 

Templestowe Lower, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch (had been here several times over the past decade), and were rather disappointed. The quality of the meat was still very good, but preparation wasn't up to standard. All our steaks were over-cooked (a well-done one was positively burnt). The sides were very nice. The service was very friendly. We won't be back - there... More 

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Thank callmelara
CavsSteakhouse, Manager at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank-you for your review and we are very sorry to hear that you were disappointed. We are glad however that your sides were very nice and that the service was very friendly and we are sorry that your steak was overcooked. We are also sorry to hear that you wont be back and if you would like to contact the... More 

Brisbane
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161 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I visited Cav's for lunch on a recent Saturday. We hadn't been for a while because it's a bit out of the way for us, but we made a special effort due to the fact that this iconic dining venue, a part of the Gold Coast's history, will soon be ripped down and replaced by an 18-storey... More 

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Thank LynnieofCapri1
CavsSteakhouse, Manager at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank-you for your wonderfully detailed review and we are impressed with your knowledge of the history of our steakhouse. Just to let you know we traditionally provide the bacon sauce on the potato but we are more then happy to add sour cream at your request many customers have both. We are sorry that this was not communicated to you.... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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158 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It may look like an old roadside hacienda from the outside, but inside, this place is a culinary delight. Friendly service, great food, and an attitude that I haven't experienced on the Gold Coast since the 1980s. This place is a gem. We were welcomed, fed, kids entertained and we left happy. I can't believe they are knocking the place... More 

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Thank TrySmiling
CavsSteakhouse, Manager at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank-you very much for your detailed review. We are thrilled that you found us to be a culinary delight and you had such a great dining experience with us. The Butchery will remain onsite long-term and will we keep you updated with the progress in regards to the restaurant. Thank-you again for taking the time to let us know of... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to visit for a fine piece of rib eye ! I would visit every time I am at the Gold Coast as this restaurant has it all. Fresh meat, clean, prompt service and the staff are always cheerful. Kick back and enjoy a great steak, pick up that bone dig in and just enjoy it !!... More 

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Thank BlueAegean
CavsSteakhouse, Manager at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank-you for your kind and detailed review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your food and service. It is so great that you found the best part being able to come up and choose your own steak from the display cabinet. We have shown this review to the whole team here at Cav's Steakhouse and everyone appreciates it. We... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cav's. We always have at least one meal when on the G.C. and this visit was as good as all our previous visits. The steaks were cooked as requested and the service as good as ever. The only SAD point 😑 of this visit was when we read that our favourite resturant is closing. Making wa for progress. If you... More 

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Thank BUGSYS13
CavsSteakhouse, Front Office Manager at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank-you for your review and we appreciate you coming to visit us when you are on the G.C and to hear that your visit was good as all the previous visits really pleases us. We appreciate your kind words in regards to your great times. We hope to see you again on your next trip. Thank-you again More 

Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great steak & seafood place. As you walk in you pass the glass encased selection of all the meat on the menu. It doesn't get any better than picking your own steak. The ambiance & service was most welcoming & prices are reasonable.

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Thank Stephen C
CavsSteakhouse, Front Office Manager at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

We are so thrilled to hear that you are definitely be back to dine with us again. We are so glad that you enjoyed our concept of being able to pick out your own meat from the display cabinet. To also read that you found our ambiance and service was welcoming was really nice and has been passed on to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 Frank Street, Labrador, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Labrador
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5532 2954

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Cav's Steakhouse has established itself as one of the Gold Coast's most popular restaurants.

This award winning hacienda-style restaurant at Labrador is a Gold Coast icon, serving superb meals in a welcoming and relaxed setting.

Its premium aged steaks, fresh seafood and other specialty dishes have made it a favourite with discerning overseas and interstate visitors, Gold Coast business people and local families for 30 years. Fully licensed and with ample off-street parking, Cav's is perfect all year round.

Located right next door to the restaurant, Cav's Butchery supplies a wide range of premium quality cuts. Customers can take home just about anything that appears on Cav's extensive restaurant menu, including a wide selection of pre-prepared salads and sauces to accompany the chunky fillet steak pies, eye fillets, t-bones, veal cutlets and many other succulent cuts.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?