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Castro's Bar & Restaurant

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Cnr Beach Rd & Frank Streets, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
(07) 5471 7555
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Trentham
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I both ordered pasta she the bolognaise which was less than OK (but she doesn`t like to complain) and mine the carbonara which was absolutely disgraceful . No taste thin as water fettucine under cooked and couldn`t find the egg on top for the lack of trying. Service OK entre was not bad!!.

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Thank 428warrenw
Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have used this restaurant on many occasions when visiting Coolum and each time I am impressed. Staff are very attentive, food always good quality, interesting variety and certainly very affordable. Good wine list and also affordable. Restaurant is consistently full and booking is essential. What better can be said about how customers feel

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Thank DavidT283
Strathgordon, Australia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service. Food. Service. Drinks. Service. Everything was great. Chief behind the bar made the night before we even sat down to eat. Keep doing exactly what your doing. Staff were all amazing and attentive, chefs outdid themselves. Thanks to the whole team Chief if I opened a restaurant / bar my first move would be hiring you..

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Thank Simon S
Pottsville, Australia
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Pizza's and salads, very busy restaurant on the week-end but things seem to run smoothly. Would not recommend as a destination for a romantic dinner but food was great and had a buzzing atmosphere.

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Thank Sharon C
Longford, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entrée was very average. Pizza for main meal was nice but friends main meals were not up to scratch.

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Thank Ezza1960
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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133 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived not long before they closed, around 8pm, as we hadn't been warned that everywhere closes early midweek. They served up a great meal, well cooked and presented and were very pleasant. It was great value too. I'd definitely go again.

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Thank daydreamer49
Melbourne, Australia
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We headed down to Coolum to help a friend celebrate her birthday. There were seven of us to help celebrate. I shared the salt and pepper calamari and had the spaghetti marinara with local seafood and a delicious tomato sauce. The pizzas looked pretty delicious as well, and those who had pizza felt very satisfied. There were local oysters to... More 

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Thank 1Joybelle
Coolum Beach, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is a particular favourite of my relatives, as each time dining here with a different set of people, I'm yet to hear a complaint about the food. It is always quite busy regardless of the night, providing a nice atmosphere with the hum of chatter. The pizzas especially are the best in town and I would definitely recommend... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Ordered 2 pizzas and 2 pastas for takeaway. Will not be back ever again. In the past we have dined in on main meals on the menu. The pizzas were made by the pizza chef and left to go cold on an unheated counter top while the pasta chef chatted with a female customer in the bar area- our pasta... More 

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Thank Mtcoolum
Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We have been staying in Coolum for weekends away for about 20 years (we're from Brisbane) and a visit to Castro's is always on the cards. The food has always been delicious and consistent with great, friendly service. I also really like the vibe of the place. A really relaxed, easy place to share a bottle of wine and yummy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Beach Rd & Frank Streets, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
  • Phone Number: (07) 5471 7555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?