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Canteen Coffee

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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free
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23 Park Avenue, Gold Coast, Queensland 4220, Australia
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Gold Coast
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tucked away with a quirky atmosphere in the mall, Canteen offers great coffee and an interesting selection of breakfast items with a Mediterranean twist. Always has a a vast selection of regular clientele.

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Thank Baliroz
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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340 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is without doubt one of the coast's great cafes. A superb menu with items such as labneh and baba ganoush plus all the usual items. The coffee is always superb and the service is always friendly and fast. I've been coming here for years. The outstanding service by Jordan and his team is really impressive! 5+ stars. Plus always... More 

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Thank UselessJRPass
Gold Coast, Australia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great cafe with good menu and and great service. Unfortunately for me I had already eaten prior to a business meeting I had here. My guest had a sensational breakfast that I would have loved to have eaten. Just a great place, with easy parking out the front

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Thank davidjohnstone
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was all good but, unfortunately, it has a small kitchen and getting our food was very slow. This doesn't work with children, or tired adults .

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Thank Claire O
Gold Coast, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I am ever in burleigh and have a chance I always grab a coffee from Canteen it is simply the best!!! Always consistent and never disappointing. The only thing that is frustrating is no matter the time of day you will wait at least 10-15 minutes for your coffee!!! Sometimes more like 20... This is the price you pay... More 

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Thank MDennis21
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Canteen is a great place for a morning coffee. The coffee is excellent. Preparation very good . Service takes a while but is expected where the coffee is so good. I enjoyed the alleyway street vibe. High recommended.

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Thank Gerry J
Broadbeach, Australia
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Obsessed with delicious canteen breakfast, love the middle eastern flavours, super friendly staff, it's our local brekkie

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Thank Chantelle O
Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Consistently great coffee. Funky layout with old theatre chairs and benches scattered through the laneway. Cool breeze, chilled people and sweet treats to enjoy. We shared a peanut butter and chocolate Oreo/ cookie thingy. I want more!

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Thank richard g
Gold Coast, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We chose this cafe as we had a 3 yr old with us and thought that sitting in the adjoining "courtyard thoroughfare" would make life easier for everyone, but "oh no, we HAD to sit inside as that area designated for "CANTEEN coffee drinkers ONLY" - hello guys, have you heard of flexibility and customer service? So, I admit they... More 

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Thank Carolonthego1
Brisbane, Australia
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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Canteen Coffee has indoor and outdoor seating, is spacious so is suitable for a business catch-up. Service is excellent. The coffee is good, but the light brunch meal I had tried hard to be trendy and consequently wasn't particularly tasty. However, I'll certainly go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Park Avenue, Gold Coast, Queensland 4220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Burleigh Heads

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