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Alfresco Italian Restaurant

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3018 Surfers Paradise Boulevard | Corner Hamilton Ave & Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5538 9333
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Myself and my family went for dinner tonight and was very impressed with the whole night. The food was beautiful the ambience was so authentic and the service was first rate. I don't know the name of our host but she was delightful and proficient. Will not hesitate to go there again and will not hesitate to recommend to family... More 

Thank Anthem1967
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food is always excellent, device is very good and the owner Raph always ready force chat and smile no matter how busy they are. Book as always busy. Bit noisy at times but so many people it is unavoidable. Great place to dine and we are locals so eat there often.

Thank Kezzatap
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The perfect Italian dinner!! Thanks for a great evening. Pastas and risotto are perfect. Staff and owner work very hard to keep all patrons happy, even serenaded my daughters.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been recommended, my food a total disappointment! Ordered fettuccine marinara, pasta ok but the marinara served with empty mussel shells, thick and extremely salty without any finesse and bits and pieces of scraps of so called fish and prawns. "Rehashed from a week ago. Could not finish and left more half! Not so Italian!

Thank Barry T
raff747, Manager at Alfresco Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Barry, Thanks for the review. So sorry you were disappointed in your meal. Would love to have known on the night so we could've had a chance to prove the recommendation was worthwhile. As much as possible, our meals are made fresh. We don't buy-in pre-made Lasagna, Schnitzels or seafood mixes. Even our kids meals are real chicken and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Italian restaurant. We didn't make a booking before we went there but didn't really wait long for a table for two. The steak medium was proper cooked and really thick, which gave the steak different layers. I like the seafood set the most (even though I don't remember the name), side with bread. It's really convenient cause it's right... More 

Thank asyoudontfake
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal and great pasta, pizza and garlic bread! Kids love their spaghetti bolognese . One of the kids ate a lot, garlic bread especially! Will be back!

Thank SCHUNG2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On holiday with family members and decided on Italian dinner. Made reservation for restaurant for 7 pax which was just as well as the place was crowded and busy. Delicious calamari, great pastas with well cooked sauces. Mussels in wine was good but the Moreton bugs was just satisfactory. Wine was enjoyable - good table wine. Food service was quick... More 

Thank Binnie23
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

More than obliging when we turned up without a reservation, for a table of four. Our food was perfect, and the service was exceptional. Will defiantly go there again when up this way. 😊

Thank Michelle C
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to dinner here without a reservation and they were quite busy but they fit us in anyway and didn't make us feel rushed in anyway. We shared a pizza for our meal and then a nutella pizza that had banana added for dessert. It was so good!! If you get the chance you should try... More 

Thank Fendaz
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my friend just after Christmas this year to dine in my local restaurant. It was packed. The service and the food was fantastic. We ordered pizza and garlic bread, the garlic bread was so delicious and tasty the best I have had so far and same with the pizza. Service was quick and professional. The only thing is... More 

Thank Ahlam N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$37
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3018 Surfers Paradise Boulevard | Corner Hamilton Ave & Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5538 9333

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