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Ioesco Cafe

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3a Masthead Way | Sanctuary Cove, Hope Island, Gold Coast, Queensland QLD 4212, Australia
07 5577 8800
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 am
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great wait staff, fresh and modern menu with dishes suitable for everyone. Lovely ambience. Was a lovely night so we sat outside ( was busy and full inside) with the heater and thoroughly loved every moment. The fish dishes are seriously good with a decent amount of fish as well. Go there, you won't be disappointed!!!!!

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Thank Marjorie R
Australia
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You don't really expect to find quality restaurants in small gated communities.Ioesco is an exception. Good service,great quality genuine Italian dishes and interesting and delicious deserts. Sorry to see veal on offer here given the extreme cruelty involved in producing this meat. It has influenced my decision not to eat there again.

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Thank Porepunkah
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the staff to the menu wow. Great restaurant with plenty of wholesome food with a great wine list. Have been a few times now never disappoints, will return!

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Thank judy699
Gold Coast
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant with real service and food to match. Cannot fault this Italian restaurant and we have been many time now. Best eats in Sanctuary Cove by far and we have tried them all.

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Thank MickClarke66
Gold Coast, Australia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to this place a couple of times now and impressed on both occasions. Good atmosphere and staff are really good. The food is delicious and are very generous servings. The Cotoletta Milanese is outstanding and good for those who are very hungry. But the rest of the food is good also. Will continue to go here.

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Thank RMandJS
Brisbane
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place never fails, we were 8 people for lunch and everyone was more than happy with the standard of their meals. Perfect pastas, bolognaise, pizza etc. Staff are excellent and always welcoming and helpful. Great restaurant and always top class food. Worth the little extra for excellent food.

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Thank Angela T
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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125 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a absolute Gem! Wonderful menu, one of those ones you look through thinking you could eat anything off it. I had the angus steak diane which was legendary! Service is brilliant , calm, friendly and very efficient. Cant wait to go back.

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Thank Simon W
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

Love the food, love the local vibe, love the awesome extensive wine list!!!! Food always spot on and consistent, owners and staff always super friendly which we love

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Thank Chantelle O
Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to IOESCO twice now when travelling for business, one lunch and one dinner, and on both occasions I was impressed. Having tried both a pasta (matriciana) and a Barossa chicken breast with a mushroom and gorgonzola sauce, I can vouch for both the quality and taste of what is delivered by this Village gem. They make a... More 

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Thank Peta B
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant, attentive service and sensational food. We'd heard this is a great restaurant from friends, so went ourselves and were not disappointed. From Entree to Dessert all four of us thoroughly enjoyed everything. We'll certainly be back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3a Masthead Way | Sanctuary Cove, Hope Island, Gold Coast, Queensland QLD 4212, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Hope Island
  • Phone Number: 07 5577 8800

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