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Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Salty Squid is a Licensed Seafood Bistro in Toogoom, just 20 minutes from Hervey Bay. Specialising in Home made Cakes, Desserts Muffins & Pastries, Unbelievably generous & delicious Breakfast and lunches, Tuesday to Sunday, We also do Dinner on a Friday night, bookings essential. We have a Foodies philosophy, We only work with the freshest produce when it is in season, we use only local product. Some times there is a little disappointment when some thing is out of season or the weather has interrupted the supply chain, but we work with what we can get. Makes life interesting as well as challenging! We do encourage feed back and we constantly try and improve on what we are doing!
US$9 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Seafood, Australian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had lunch at the restaurant as two couples. The location is great, the food very good and the owners were friendly and welcoming. We had seafood platters; really enjoyed the homemade sauces that came with them but everything was good. Well worth staying for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Matthew B
Stephen P, Owner at Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the great review Matthew. We are so wrapped your table all enjoyed our beautiful slice of heaven at Toogoom Beach. Hope to see you again soon. Steve & Karen at Salty Squid

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in to try this friendly little cafe on a very hot day. We found a nice shady spot on the verandah with a cooling breeze. There was plenty of choice on the menu and also some blackboard specials. I went for the Whiting with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank penhen33
Stephen P, Owner at Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback .we are glad you both enjoyed our beautiful little piece of Heaven & our food. Looking forward to hosting you again :) Steve & Karen

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited twice in the last few weeks. As cyclists we like good coffee and enjoy a few snacks. Steve at Salty Squid is a friendly guy and caters to our needs. Food is excellent and home made by his wife. Thoroughly recommend her muffins!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bossyonbike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time I have bought chips from this restaurant expecting them to be CRUNCHY like I asked and had to actually repeat myself 6 times!!! Some would ask “Why go back” well the first time I let it go. The second time,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paroxsym
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Salty Squid was recommended for its great coffee - and great it was! Served with a delicious cake straight out of the oven - yum.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Best flat white coffee I’ve had on the coast by far. Shared the Sicilian apple cake - delicious. Service was very friendly. Lovely cool breeze off the water - lovely setting. Will go there again next time we are up.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JoanneW199
Stephen P, Owner at Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2018

Thanks for the positive review & feedback Joanne. Look forward to seeing you next time. Please tell all your friends about our beautiful little spot at Toogoom:)

Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

The service and luncheon could not be faulted. We had the seafood platter it was absolutely delicious. Deffinity come back to this little gem.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michelle W
Stephen P, Owner at Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2018

Thanks for your feedback Michelle. Glad you enjoyed our food & service. Please tell all your friends about us

Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Salty Squid Cafe in Toogoom and was pleasantly surprised by their delicious menu. We received a very friendly greeting on arrival and entertaining music. The place was humming and we managed to get a table outside under the umbrella. The food was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank teresapeterson60
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

There is no comparison, the salty squid has the best food in toogoom, fresh food and great service, these guys get it. This is the only place in toogoom you need to spend your money when it comes to fantastic food! You won’t be disappointed

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mattwJ6960TE
Stephen P, Owner at Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thanks Matt. We appreciate your feedback. Hope to see you back here soon.

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We’ve visited Toogoom before but never managed to get around to eating at the Salty Squid. We were keen to on this trip and we weren’t disappointed. We were two couples and after seeing another couple receiving the Seafood Basket we were definitely following their...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rhian P
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