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Cav's Steakhouse

30 Frank Street, Labrador, Queensland 4215, Australia
07-5532 2954
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Ranked #5 of 46 Restaurants in Labrador
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

If your coming to the Gold Coast, you're going to Cav's. The meat is cooked to perfection and all waitstaff were attentive and polite. The kids absolutely love it there and the restaurant is very family friendly. The cows are still out the front and have become an icon! You must must must go to Cav's!!!!

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Hope Island, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Perfect venue for Father's Day. Staff were on their toes and even though we had to queue to order our meal it arrived very quickly on such a busy day. You can't fault the meat.

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Donna G, Owner at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your father’s day at Cav's. Great to know you enjoyed your meat, and that the food was on time as we were very busy. Once again thank you for reviewing us, and hope to see you soon for lunch or dinner. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had lunch today for fathers day and it was excellent. The meals were delicious and the service was fantastic

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Donna G, Manager at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review us here at Cav's. We are so glad you enjoyed your father’s day lunch. We are also happy to hear your meals where delicious and you enjoyed the service. Thank you for visiting us on father’s day, hope to see you soon for lunch or dinner again. More

Southport, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The service upon being seated was quite slow. It took nearly 8 mins to be asked if we would like a drink. My steak was ordered medium rare. It was cooked rare. The music was strange. Perhaps some Blues would be more in keeping with the atmosphere. The coleslaw dressing was very sweet and lacked flavour. Sorry to be so... More

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Donna G, Owner at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Firstly thank you for taking the time to review us. Our drink service wholly relies on how the customers enter the restaurant and that night we did experience a busy period. We apologize for the 8 min wait. We accept your meal was undercooked, however if you addressed the issue the night to a staff or manager we could have... More

Gold Coast
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Forget about the rest of the steak houses on the Gold Coast this is by far the best quality and cooked steak I have had anywhere on the Gold Coast. To support the quality meat on offer they provide a boutique butcher's shop where you can purchase this succulent meat during normal trading hours.

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Donna G, Manager at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write this great review. We are happy that you think we are the best steakhouse on the Gold Coast, we are also glad you enjoy purchasing meat from our butcher next door. Once again thank you for taking your time to review us and we hope to see you soon for lunch or... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This was a real find when we were on Holiday in nearby Broadbeach - worth the 20 minute drive. The concept is very good as when you first enter it looks like a butchers meat counter. You choose which cut of steak or meat you might like, advise how you want it cooked and let them seat you in the... More

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Donna G, Owner at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback, and taking your time to let us know about your experience at Cav’s. We are glad you enjoyed the process of choosing your own steak, as it is one of our main trade marks here at Cav’s Steakhouse. We take pride in being a family friendly restaurant and making our guests feel at home,... More

Sydney
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We've been coming to the Gold Coast for 20 years and had never eaten at Cav's despite it's reputation as a great steakhouse. we had the calamari & ribs entree and the calamari was excellent. The steak was undercooked - requested medium rare and it was rare and lacked flavour despite being tender. The tomato in the salad had a... More

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Donna G, Manager at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us here at Cav's. We apologize about your tomato and your steak being under cooked, if you mentioned it the night we would happily fixed it for you. We are glad you enjoyed everything else especially our calamari and extensive wine list. Appreciate your feedback More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I've been periodically visiting Cav's over about 16 years, with my latest visit 5/8/14. Their meat quality, to my mind, has been consistently top quality, especially so for my selection of rare eye fillet medallions, cooked to perfection by Michael, who has been the "barbecue-chef-extrodinare" for over 35 years at Cav's. No, I don't go to Cav's for their salad... More

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Donna G, Human Resources at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Wow thank-you for the great feedback on our restaurant we appreciate you taking the time to let us know. We are so glad you enjoyed your steaks and the fact that you can choose one from our chilled display cabinet. We are also glad that you frequent the Butchery next door when you are having a bbq. Thank-you again for... More

Melbourne
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My wife and I recently had two fillet steak medallions, one medium to well, the other medium rare. The first was very tough and sinewy, the second not tender like good fillet; neither seemed to be competently grilled. This was very disappointing after several excellent experiences over a number of years.

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Donna G, Manager at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank-you for letting us know of your experience and we do hope that you accept our apologises in regards to your steaks. We do hope that you mentioned this to the wait staff or the management on the night as we would have cooked two new steaks for you to enjoy. We do hope that you come back and give... More

Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My husband and I first went to Cav's steakhouse five years ago when we were travelling then before we even got engaged. I fell in love the the Medallion of the Eye steak, and can never forget the flavor and texture of it since then. This year in July, we went back to the same place again but this time... More

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Donna G, Manager at Cav's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking the time to review us at Cav's Steakhouse and we are so glad it is still your favorite place. We are glad you still loved the steak and the breadrolls that we offer. We will let the waitress know how much you appreciated the gesture and we would love to see you back for lunch or dinner... More

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