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“Delicious food right on the beach.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Karma Waters

Karma Waters
Ranked #5 of 168 Restaurants in Mooloolaba
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $33
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Portuguese, Australian
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Experience dining out at one of the best restaurants in Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast. Karma waters Restaurant imaginative style showcases Mooloolaba at its very best. A rich diversity of local produce has allowed our Chefs to prepare mouth-watering menus that capture the robust & distinct flavours that Portuguese cuisine is known for.At Karma waters, herbs & spices common to Portuguese cuisine has given our unique menu character and freshness. Many of our dishes are gluten free and there are vegetarian alternatives as well. The infusion of wine and garlic flavours allows our Signature Dish the Espatada the comforting taste that is unmistakably Portuguese.Karma waters restaurant is unpretentious, diverse, has a relaxed atmosphere and a superb ocean front location. Our dedication to service excellence and superior quality food reflects on Portuguese values, ensuring your visit to Karma waters is memorable.
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
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“Delicious food right on the beach.”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

My partner and I first tried karma waters in December 2012 after coming up to Mooloolaba for the night. The food and service was excellent. Returning in February our expectations were high after our previous visit . The friendly staff meet and even exceeded our expectations. They were friendly and helpful. Our plates were cleared in a timely manner. The signature dish is amazing and my partner spoke very highly of the salmon. Will definitely return and highly recommend it others.

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Thank Adam_Stott
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karmawaters, Owner at Karma Waters, responded to this review, February 17, 2013
Adam

Firstly we would like to thank you for your continued support. It is wonderful to hear of customers who return time and time again. We are truly grateful for you to specifically book in at Karma whilst visiting the Sunshine Coast on your 2nd visit from Brisbane.

Our Signature dish is definitely an eye catching meal but sure to please the palate. And the maple orange flavors of the salmon are refreshing.

We're pleased you enjoyed your dining experience with us again and look forward to seeing you on your 3rd visit.
Regards
Kellie & Tex
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“Very tasty fish”
Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

Went with a group of 4. Food excellent and good value. Between us had Salmon and Snapper. My wife has a lot of foods she can't eat and I was impressed that they have her just what she wanted. Place us clearly popular as packed even on a Monday night in February. Service was good, but not exceptional and wine list could be a bit better, but overall a very good experience.

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karmawaters, Owner at Karma Waters, responded to this review, February 17, 2013
Thank you very much for your honest review which once again reminded us the importance of consistency. We are dedicated to our service excellence however we want reviews that state our service was superb, not ok. So rest assured we will be working on this for the future.

We are pleased you thoroughly enjoyed the food and believed it was good value. More so, we're pleased we were able to accommodate your wife's food intolerance. Karma waters has a diverse range of cuisine suitable to those who do have food requirements and we're happy to catering to specific requests when need be.

We look forward to seeing you again some time in the future.

Regards
Kellie & Tex
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“Nice breakfast!”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

Lovely breakfast. Got quite a nice selection in this Portuguese themed restaurant. We also had dinner on another night and it was pretty good value. Not excellent food but pretty good value and tasty.

Visited February 2013
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karmawaters, Owner at Karma Waters, responded to this review, February 17, 2013
Hello Lisa

We are so happy to be able to provide a lovely breakfast on your visit to Karma waters on the Sunshine Coast. It's great to hear your happy with our variety and value.

We do pride ourselves on our full-flavored meals and our delicious menu options. I hope that next time you visit Mooloolaba you will come again to Karma and be able to leave stating that food was excellent!
Regards
Kellie & Tex
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“Awesome”
Reviewed February 5, 2013

We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary 6 feb 2013 and could not have picked a better restaurant to celebrate at. Service was excellent food was awesome and great value for money. Thanks Tex and staff for making our night memorable. Would recommend to everybody to go to karma waters when in mooloolaba

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karmawaters, Owner at Karma Waters, responded to this review, February 17, 2013
Thank you for choosing Karma waters as the place to celebrate your wedding anniversary. We are so pleased to have been able to provide a lovely memory of your special day. We do strive to be as good as we can on a daily basis.

Once again, thank you for your support.

Regards
Kellie & Tex
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“Great food and service”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

If you're in Mooloolaba do yourself a favour and dine at Karma Waters. They're open for brekky, lunch and dinner and the food is superb. The owner is Portugese/South African mix - have a chat to him - I forget the exact details but there's a generous splash of Portugese flavours in the food - but don't panic - not all meals have the Portugese influence. There's spinach and ricotta gnocchi, gourmet beef burgers; Australian Blue Mussels; grilled snapper fillet or barra; lemon prawn cutlets and avo salad; and my brother's fave Peri-Peri Beef Ribs served in a most magnificent way! You'll have to order it to see it. Be impressed and be impressed with the great food. Service was perfect - not too much in our faces but attentive.

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karmawaters, Owner at Karma Waters, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
Thank you for such a straight forward, positive review. Your to the point and describe us to a tee! Tex is a Portuguese/South African mix - and due to his influence and the knowledge of our Head Chef, we've really managed to embrace the Portuguese flavors in many of the dishes. As the other owner, I am not Portuguese and have pushed to keep part of the menu free from Portuguese and the combination really works for Karma!

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to hear so many customers are enjoying the mix on our menu and the service standards. We hope to see you again soon.
Regards
Kellie
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