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Cafe By The Beach

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
14 Seaview Tce, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5491 9505
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“pancakes” (18 reviews)
“polenta” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Seaview Tce, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
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11 - 20 of 121 reviews

Reviewed April 22, 2017

After checking out the adjacent establishment, we were pleasantly surprised at the reasonable prices and great service at this cafe. Good range of food and cakes - mainly pre-prepared, and great coffee made this an enjoyable lunch. Food was fresh and well presented.

Thank glaitken1
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Simple, tasty and good value. We went on a friday evening and had the steak special. The steak was cooked well. The polenta and veggies had an awesome flavour. Yes, I would do steak night again.

Thank AJG35
Reviewed April 11, 2017

We enjoyed Sunday breakfast here overlooking the beach on a lovely day. Staff were friendly and professional. Our breakfast service was prompt and the food was delicious

Thank colin i
Reviewed March 12, 2017

We enjoyed a quick breakfast here. The fruit loaf was amazing. Loaded with fruit and 2 very generous slices. Coffee was also great. Staff were friendly and helpful. Will definitely return for the fruit loaf.

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed March 8, 2017

We have been many, many times to CbtB, and many times we've thoroughly enjoyed our times and meals there, this last experience was well below par. First, and one of our favourite experiences was always trying to fit in Buttered Nut Pancakes, not this time....More

4  Thank Rob T
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

This place is in a great location which makes it even more dissapointing. The food is very overpriced, and the quality and freshness just isnt there. Paid more for avocado and bacon- very small portions. The fruit salad tasted like it came from a can....More

1  Thank sarahmE2402XR
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Invited a friend to the once iconic cafe to b disappointed by not only limited,unimaginative food choice, prices too high for the quality of food served. Water served to table was hot as was the wine. Never again.

1  Thank smithyinqld
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Very nice location, the breeze was just what we needed after a long hot day! Loved that they went out of their way to accommodate our two little toy poodles max and sam, food was delicious and well presented and overall the price was good...More

1  Thank Kellie C
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Came here for breakfast and had the Portobello Mushroom dish with an avo salsa.. it was really yummy, although for $18 I would have hoped for more avocado and more than 2 mushrooms! Apart from that, the meal was was absolutely delicious and the service...More

Thank Ash H
Reviewed December 21, 2016

I have dined here on a few occasions and always found the meal delicious and good value compared to some venues on the coast. Last night I chose the vegetarian option and my 2 friends had the barramundi. I have also tried the steak special...More

Thank sheenabribieisland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $27
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 AM
7:30 AM - 3:00 AM
7:30 AM - 3:00 AM
7:30 AM - 3:00 AM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Seaview Tce, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5491 9505
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Café by the beach is located in the heart of beautiful Moffat Beach and is open 7 days. The friendly wait staff provides excellent service in a relaxed beachside atmosphere. The restaurant seats 110 guests and is the ideal location for business functions and get-togethers with family and friends. Famous for their “all day” pancakes, the café serves gourmet style cafe food daily and delicious modern-style cuisine nightly including pizza, pasta and blackboard specials.
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