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KC's Grill & Bar

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Steakhouse, Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
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382 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 6320
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sydney, Australia
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2016

KC's is part of Airlie's establishment.providing mainly steak oriented meals, drinks and live entertainment. Be warned, KC's gets very loud and is not the place to take your partner for a romantic candle lit dinner. The quality of the food is average for the price paid although I had a superb salad accompanying my rather disappointing "wild caught" barramundi fish.... More 

Thank Phillip K
Dan1_Kate, Front Office Manager at KC's Grill & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Phillip K Thank you for your feedback. We have taken on board what you have mentioned above and we will endeavour to explore starting our musicians a little later so early diners can enjoy their meal and conversation. Music is a part of who we are at KC's and sometimes we do get a little loud (not too loud)... More 

Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was quite full when we arrived but soon after we settled at a table a singer/guitarist commence entertaining. Nice voice and good choice of songs but FAR TOO NOISY. The menu was on the expensive side for a place that has no visible pretentious at grandeur and far more than you would expect for the presentation and quality... More 

Thank SandraK49
Southport, Australia
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We were excited to try this place after passing it the night before. However after we arrived and looked at the menu we were very disappointed of the range. There were certain meals we really wanted to try but after asking the waitress if we could have certain ingredients taken out of the meal her response was NO. It seems... More 

Thank X2312NU
Dan1_Kate, Front Office Manager at KC's Grill & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Roger D Thank you for your feedback and we are sorry that your night at KC's Grill & Bar was not as you expected. We do have our menus displayed outside of the premises for your consideration before you are seated. As our restaurant is Australian cuisine the meal you mention is our Australian Lasagne which is a house-made... More 

Ermatingen, Switzerland
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is small but very charming, they had live music i the evening. A great place. For airlie beach is the place a bit more expensive, but you get high qualitiy meat. The personal is really friendly and recommend you if you want the local beers.

Thank raphi-9
Dan1_Kate, Front Office Manager at KC's Grill & Bar, responded to this review

Hi rahi-9 Thank you for your great review. We do our best to give our customers an experience when they dine with us. Quality meat and live music are our trademark so it's pleasing to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. More 

Curtin, Australia
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a good steak place to eat at. So we decided we would go to KC's grill. The food was fabulous, the cocktails were delicious and the live music was very pleasant to listen to.

Thank 20holidays20
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Steak was well cooked but drowned in seasoning (a lot of pepper) burnt our mouths and I felt the prices were a little steep for what you got.

Thank Robbie P
Shepparton, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

during our stay at Airlie we have eaten twice at kcs and we enjoyed it both times. we love that you have music every night and it has a great atmosphere. the staff were friendly and the meals were quick & yummy.

Thank chupa55
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Good and handy location. Ate here a number of times. Love the almost English pub atmosphere. Staff very friendly. Food very good value and remarkably good food. We had the $10 steak meal a couple of times with no complaints from anybody.

Thank Scorpio38
Dan1_Kate, Front Office Manager at KC's Grill & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Scorpio38 We do our best to tick all of the boxes, so thank you for your review. We agree our staff are very friendly, and they do appreciate hearing positive feedback from our customers. KC's offers a value for money, authentic Aussie meal, Airlie Beach style. Hope we see you again soon. More 

Perth, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 22, 2016

We went here for dinner and decided to share the Tomahawk steak. It was delicious! No complaints, pretty straight forward dinner. Menu had a number of choices. This place was recommended to us from the airport shuttle driver. We'd go again.

Thank Kim S
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Great service with good menu choice. I ordered the Chicken Princess which was delicious and quite a substantial meal. I enjoyed some cocktails while listening to a solo guitarist who played a great selection of songs for anyone to dance to . He also graced us with some original pieces which were very easy to like. Overall , I really... More 

Thank Dianne B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $45
Steakhouse, Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 382 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4946 6320
KC's Grill & Bar is an iconic restaurant situated in the Heart of Airlie Beach's Main Street. Locally owned and managed for over 30yrs. Relaxed atmosphere, friendly service staff and great music every night of the week. Catering to the local trade and travelling tourist. All ages are welcome! No cover charge ever.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?