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“Nice place to enjoy the river view”
Review of iS Tapas Bar

iS Tapas Bar
Ranked #27 of 110 Restaurants in Noosaville
Price range: $6 - $15
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: iS tapas bar is a favorite with local residents and holiday makers for our unique tapas and and delicious sangria. We are open from noon until late everyday. Lunch served all day. Live music on weekends, call for details.
Sunrise Beach, Australia
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255 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Nice place to enjoy the river view”
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Interesting little place on Gympie Terrace - found it by looking for the horse in the front at the top of the steps.

We went after a busy day and arrived about 3 - they have an afternoon menu which was quite nice.

The food was tasty, the view was great and the drinks were cold.

Service was friendly.

Bit expensive for what it is but worth it to just sit and watch the rivr traffic go past.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Orient18
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Noosaville
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Enjoyed the evening”
Reviewed October 19, 2013

Had a lovely night here with four of us dining. My wife has coeliac disease and they were able to supply her with a 'gluten free menu'. Unfortunately, one of their gluten free dishes had a sauce accompaniment that turned out to be NOT gluten free, luckily we picked it up and brought it to their attention. Restaurants are now becoming more aware of people requiring gluten free but they must realise that it is not only the produce that has to contain no gluten but also the sauces.
The four of us had a wonderful night and we really enjoyed the food. We all (4 of us) shard the seafood Paella which was plentiful and tasted wonderful. We also shared the salt and pepper squid that although was prepared and presented wonderfully it just seemed to lack a bit in flavour. Very tender though.
Overall a wonderful night and quite prepared to make another visit here at sometime in the future.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank markrus
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Brisbane
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Manager was terrible and rude”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

We booked a table for 8 people (4 adults 4 kids for a bday celebration) and was placed on a table half in and half out of the doorway. The manager was rude and abrupt the entire evening, yet the wait staff compensated for his behaviour and were very friendly.
Tapas was nice but expensive with SMALL SMALL serves. Not good when you have to fight over food.
We chose the restaurant as it was in the entertainment book 2013-2014 gold card fine dining section for 25% off upto $40. The rules of use DO NOT specify that you need to mention the discount card when booking.
When we asked for the bill and presented the card it was bluntly refused by the manager who stated despite being listed in the current book, they weren't accepting the card and would not honour the $40 discount we were entitled to. Despite trying to explain to the manager that he was obliged to honour the discount as per the card entitled he still refused to accept it.
We paid the total $240 bill and gave him some feedback regarding his very unpleasant demeanor and poor customer service. Hopefully the owner will respond and the manager will learn a valuable lesson, as we will not be returning.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank W B
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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Best churros”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

Great seafood paella, tapas that kids loved and the best desserts. We have the chocolate pudding that opened to lots of melting chocolate!! Yum. And the churros were the best ever in Aus! So light and fluffy but crunch on the outside.
Plus a great view over the water and a sunset. We'll be back!

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank RosGary
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“over,over,under”
Reviewed October 4, 2013

Disappointing booked early and ended up sitting at top of wheel chair ramp (actually had first booking for the night). Food was over seasoned with salt, over priced and underwhelming. I away eat at a tapas bar if available this was not one of the best. Ended up going somewhere else to finish our meal. Such a shame.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Peter T
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