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Cafe By The Beach

) #76 of 143 Restaurants in Caloundra ££ - £££ Cafe, ,
14 Seaview Tce, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5491 9505
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“nut pancakes” (3 reviews)
“polenta” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
14 Seaview Tce, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
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11 - 20 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 12 March 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 8 March 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

3  Thank Rob T
Reviewed 3 March 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 26 February 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 1 January 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 30 December 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 21 December 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
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Who is running this restaurant? If you are fully booked for dinner, then you should ensure that all Menu items are fully available, so you don't run out after the FIRST table orders their meals. Also, you should have adequate staff numbers out the front,...More

1  Thank sglawrence2000
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Ordered lunch special of seafood chowder for 2, well it was a very small bowl, mostly carrot, onion & other vegetable with 2 very oily fried prawns on the top, chilli oil & a piece of cold buttered toast. Hard to find any other seafood.Cost...More

Thank Julee H
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Checking out the surf at Moffat's, needed some lunch. Plenty of cafes to choose from but the salads in Cafe by the Beach's display window tempted us. We weren't disappointed. A lovely vegetarian muffin and choice of two salads for the two of us to...More

Thank Russ and Andrea... S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 03:00
07:30 - 03:00
07:30 - 03:00
07:30 - 03:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
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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