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La Tabella Trattoria

The Esplanade | Next to Capers, Beach Plaza, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4948 1888
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (136 reviews)
“tiramisu” (28 reviews)
“veal scallopini” (13 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Esplanade | Next to Capers, Beach Plaza, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: La Tabella Trattoria
1. Homemade, fresh and authentic
"Wow. Delicious food. Homemade pasta was awesome"
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2. Location
"La Tabella is in a lovely quiet location at Airlie Beach."
Robyn W
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3. Service with a smile
"Always amazing food and coffee and friendly staff"
Sarah B
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Decided last minute to have a meal out and upon recommendation chose this restaurant Parking in the area can be tough. As we have not booked we had to sit inside. We decided upon a shared garlic bread, gnocchi with Gorgonzola and crab ravioli. The...More

Thank Davidb18
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Good food and great hospitality. We had diner for two days during our 3 days stay. The owner (?) of the place recognized us immediatly and stil knew which bottel of wine we ordered. Great piece of hospitality in a tourist environment

Thank Ognir S
Reviewed 27 July 2017

My wife and I had dinner here on a recent visit to the area. There were a couple of reviews I read about slow service, but that certainly wasn't our experience. The restaurant was well over half full (mid week) and the owner of the...More

Thank HarlequinsMask
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely view from outside. Food was amazing, however it took a very long time for them to bring out the bottle of bubbles we ordered, I did have to chase it up after 15mins and this led to us staying there longer than...More

Thank Nicki M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Patricia you brave Dutch girl working in Australia! Thanks for the good service! The wine was excellent, the food really good. However, my guess is that during the summer a table to close to the road can be bothersome due to the traffic. Nevertheless it's...More

Thank GlobalPreuver
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Beautiful fresh food, great selection. Wait staff were all very friendly. Courses were spaced apart nicely. Good atmosphere.

Thank LisaW2159
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Visited Tabella a couple of times during my stay. Food and service always good. Seafood fresh and meal sizes are good. Great staff. Just re opened!

Thank Frog3181
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Had lunch here last week & they even found a table for us that we could have our friends 2 small dogs with them .Food was great ,staff friendly ( even brought water for the dogs) will be back .

Thank Gloria M
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

First time to Airlie Beach and wanted good wholesome Italian food and boy did we find it! We ordered bruschetta and the Caprese salad with some Bloody Mary oyster shots - yum and not to be missed. The pasta is homemade so we really wanted...More

Thank MicRay2016
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I ordered the House Cured Salmon entree with a side of seasonal vegetables. Absolutely loved the salmon and the vegetables where sautéed just right (not cooked to death but still firm and crispy). I had dinner on a quiet night, after school holidays ended, so...More

Thank holly g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 31
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade | Next to Capers, Beach Plaza, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4948 1888
Open 7 days All day dining Full Table Service Outdoor seating Views Private air conditioned function room Cocktail Bar Homemade pastas Fresh locally caught seafood Morning and afternoon Tea
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