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“Great food, service lacking” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Moda

Moda
12 Edward Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
(07) 3221 7655
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Ranked #21 of 3,101 Restaurants in Brisbane
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great food, service lacking”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Dined here recently and the food was very good. The entrees and desserts were yummy but the mains were the standout. They had a special of beef cheek which was incredibly delicious! We also had the duck leg which was just falling off the bone - yummo! The croquettes for entrée were also really tasty. Pleasant atmosphere however as the seating was outside it was very cold. The waiters never offered to bring over a heater and this was a disappointment. The service wasn't bad but it could have been better. Overall the food was really good and if you get good wait staff on the night I'm sure it would be perfect.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“fresh food with a twist of French, Italian, Spanish flavours”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

we have been to Moda several times and always find the food wonderfully fresh, delightfully tasty, light and full of flavour. Seasonal menu, lovely produce. Great restaurant, wonderful service and always a pleasure to dine there.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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131 reviews 131 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
“Good food, great ambience, excellent service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The title depicts a perfect restaurant.
Javier's table experience consist of a chefs selection of entres, mains and desserts.
The entres are really something, light and really tasty, I wanted more!!
Mains were well cooked and season, not overly amazing.
The desserts were really good as well. In house made chocolate mousse, I'm not a big fan of mousse, but it just melts in your mouth with the right amount of sweet.
Just amazing really.
The waitstaff are very attentive but only just sufficient and not suffocating.
If you are visiting Brisbane or live in Brisbane. You have to make a trip into town and eat here in the evenings.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Fabulous Surprise for a Vegetarian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Our first time at Moda but not our last !!! Oh my goodness one of the best restaurants i have been to in all my travels. I cannot rave enough about the food and the staff. What a fantastic place. Being a vegetarian can be difficult when wanting something new to try but the chef at Moda pulled out all the stops and the meal was excellent. Will be going back to try Javier`s Table Experience and cannot wait. If i lived in Brisbane it would be my local.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cleveland, Australia
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“Fantastic evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

It was our first time at Moda last night and what a great night it was. The food, service and ambience were all wonderful. We had Javier's table and it was exceptional.
We can't wait to return to sample the rest of the menu.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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