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“New Management has made a huge difference to this restaurant” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hog's Breath Cafe

Hog's Breath Cafe
261 Shute Harbour Rd., Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 7894
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Ranked #54 of 78 Restaurants in Airlie Beach
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Brisbane, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“New Management has made a huge difference to this restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

Have to say Hogs Breath is now worth eating at since the change of management. The bar is now inside the door and the layout great. We had a large birthday party groun and "Random" (don't you hate those names they get) really looked after us and managed to get all the orders right! The food was hot when it arrived and the salad not swimming in dressing making the curly fries soggy - yeah! Dessert was of course orgasmic but it took four of us to eat it. The drinks were reasonably priced and the cocktails pretty good. All in all this gets an 8 out of 10 rather than the 2 I would have given it previously. Great job guys.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Adventureville
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Fine - you know what you're getting and the food's not too bad”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2010

We've dined at Hog's Breath cafes all over QLD and in Byron Bay, NSW. They are great for a quick meal when you don't want to have to think about it too much - that's if you're just after a burger or steak and fries. I had the new quesadilla and it was quite good for $10. It's sort of like going to the upmarket McDonalds - you know what to expect, it comes out quick and hot, and you know what you're going to pay. No complaints. Last visit in Airlie Beach and Cairns we took some Canadian family there and they really liked it.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Good portions, quite cheap, average quality”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2010

A typical casual diner, which doesn't pretend to be much else, its cheap and the food is average, the steak really wasn't mouth watering as they advertise and the folks on the table near us all left their food, not sure why, but our wasn't too bad

Eat here if you are on a budget or if there's nowhere else open!

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“We would eat here everyday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2010

This Hoggies is gorgeous. It has the same menu as every other hoggies, which might i add is great. Huge selection. If you are lucky enough to get a table on the balcony you get to overlook the lagoon. Not to mention if you love bird life nothing beats eating you lunch with the friendly kookaburra sitting less than a metre sometimes nearly on your shoulder.

The service here is great. A chick called Bones was our waitress and she deserves an award for the service that she gave us.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Portrush, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“not worth writing home about”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2010

went to hogs breath for a signature steak, guess what all signature steaks of the menu, sold out apparently! Im sure it wsa nothing to do with the fact it was really quiet and practically empty! I had a chicken burger which the waitress assured me was an excellent choice as thats what she always orders herself, it was at best average, a greasy soaked bap on the bottom and some kids type curly fries, not what I had in mind at all.
certainly wouldnt recommend this place, on the plus my daughter enjoyed her kids steak.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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