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Soul Boardwalk, Cavill Mall, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5538 8967
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11:00 - 23:00
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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144 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every time we come to surfers we have lunch or dinner in this great place,,,,,best pasta dishes and always consistent over the years,,,,,the restaurants sits over cavill ave so you can people watch while having lunch, always a laugh....the food is cooked in front of you and they use fresh pasta and fresh herbs that grow on the restaurant...the atmosphere... More 

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Thank JondebemPort
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you don't want to wait long to eat I suggest you get there early as it gets very busy and you need to line up to get your food. The food is quite good we had the pasta, I think coming from Melbourne we are spoilt as it was not like you would get in Lygon St. It was... More 

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Thank Karen W
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano, responded to this review

Hello Karen, thank you for your review and feedback, we really do appreciate it! We are glad you enjoyed our homemade Italian food. However, we are very sorry about the lack of table service. We have taken your feedback on board and are currently testing alternative table service model at our Garden City restaurant that will minimise waiting in line... More 

Bourke, Australia
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times when visiting GC and this time food was very average! My daughters spaghetti was under cooked and all stuck together. Maybe it was an off night??

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Thank Anniemaykay
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback Anniemaykay. We are disappointed to hear of the under cooked pasta you described. Our all fresh pasta is cooked for 90 seconds which is aligned to Vapiano international. The next time you visit please ask your friendly chef to cook double of the time. We are looking forward to see you again. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fantastic and the concept of the restaurant to me personally is quite intriguing. Although the atmosphere and the food is to die for the portion size for the gnocchi was very small. If you're hungry, I suggest pizza or spaghetti!

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Thank Anna B
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano, responded to this review

Thank you Anna B for your honest review and feedback - we appreciate it! We are pleased to hear you loved our casual dining atmosphere ; however, we are disappointed to hear of the portion of gnocchi. Your observation will be passed to management to avoid this problem in the future! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at Vapiano in a few different countries, always a nice atmosphere and good quality food. We had a nice simple diavolo pizza, and the pasta we had was a little flavourless but other than that it's always a good meal. Good selection of drinks as well.

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Thank Ronthomes
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano, responded to this review

Thank you Ronthomes for your honest review and feedback - we appreciate it! We are pleased to hear you loved our casual dining atmosphere. We are sorry to hear about your disappointing pasta. The quality of meal you've described is definitely not up to our high standards. I will pass on your feedback to the management team to ensure your... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely fabulous food in relaxed setting. This is a great place to eat in centre of Surfers Paradise. Excellent selection of freshly made Italian food...scrumptious.

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Thank 2014peg2014
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review 2014peg2014 -- we also think Vapiano is a must visit restaurant on the Gold Coast as well! We pride ourselves on delicious home-made Italian food, outstanding customer service, and a unique restaurant experience! We are pleased to hear you had a great night. More 

Sydney, Australia
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you come to vapiano’s the pizza is a must. Pastas are ok but not as good, although it’s good to see the fresh pasta being made on site. They also make a delicious home made lemonade which is the perfect balance of not too sweet and not too sour.

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Thank Louise G
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Louise G, we appreciate it! We are pleased you enjoyed your meal, particularly our delicious pizzas. One of the many benefits of an open kitchen is the opportunity to customise and add as many extra ingredients as you please. Next time you visit ask your chef for recommended add-ins! We look forward to seeing you... More 

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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the food at Vapianos. It's always so fresh and the atmosphere is lovely. We often dine at the Garden City restaurant so when we came to stay in the gold coast for a weekend we were surprised that the waiter service is a bit bare. Usually, we order at the service desk and then take a seat at... More 

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Thank Wanderlust_Sheena
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano, responded to this review

Thank you Wanderlust_Sheena for your detailed review, we appreciate your time! We are pleased you decided to pop by for dinner once again! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our home-made Italian cuisine and relaxed dining atmosphere! As you said we are trailing an alternative table service model at our Garden City restaurant , if successful, we will implement... More 

delhi , india
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361 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great taste ! good food ! great ambience , you get the dish made as per your individual taste ! the taste and ingredients are authentic ! enjoy live cooking ! at one of the best locations in the middle of surfers !

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1 Thank suneetkamra
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano, responded to this review

Thank you for your review suneetkamra, we appreciate your time. We are pleased you enjoyed our home-made Italian cuisine and relaxed dining atmosphere! We pride ourselves on serving the most delicious Italian inspired food on the Gold Coast. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Gold Coast
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122 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Vapiano's is on my regular dining lists. I can't resist the usually good standard of their pasta dishes. I used to like the concept of watching your dish being made in front of you. Sadly, the system is just becoming irritating. What used to be a novelty factor is now just a nuisance. Queuing at stations while the rest of... More 

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Thank GiniGoldCoast
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano, responded to this review

Hi GiniGoldCoast, thanks for taking the time to write to us. We appreciate your feedback and apologise that you did not enjoy visiting Vapiano on this occasion. We are disappointed the bacon was overcooked in the Carbonara, we will pass on your feedback to the management team for further training! We have taken your feedback on board and are currently... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 16
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Soul Boardwalk, Cavill Mall, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5538 8967
Description
Homemade delicious Italian dishes of pasta, pizza and salads freshly cooked in front of you. Head up to the counter and order, watch the chef cook, and pay on the way out whenever you're ready to leave.

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