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Sandbar Cafe & Kiosk

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Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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26 Esplanade Bulcock Beach | Bulcock Beach, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5491 0800
07:30 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 07:30 - 20:00
Mon - Tue 07:30 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Miranda, Australia
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115 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, great drinks and great staff. Cannot fault it and would thoroughly recommend it. It was great for me as I was in dire need of something that didn't have chips with everything. Very good salads and juices.

Thank Jill A
Hervey Bay, Australia
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super friendly staff. We ordered beer battered fish and chips and a side salad. We wanted a different salad with our meal and they were very obliging. The meals weren't cheap but they were delicious. The kids ate free as it was the special on a Sunday night- winning! Their meals were yum, but small. Thanks, will definitely be back👌🏻

Thank CCattell
Gold Coast
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed having breakfast and dinner here good food and good service in ideal location . Capable and friendly staff make the experience a must if you are staying nearby .

Thank Thelma A
Caloundra, Australia
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Just a quick comment on Bulcock Beach Fish and Chips. It’s been a little while since I was at Sandbar Fish and Chips (the takeaway section) and it was nice to be back last week. It’s a tradition in Caloundra. Get your fish and chips, cross the road to the tables beside the beach that are under the huge pine... More 

Thank Aussiewoz
Redland City, Australia
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is the recipe for a great afternoon on a lovely holiday in beautiful Caloundra. Start with outstanding fish and chips freshly cooked, tender and very tasty. Think of the absolutely ideal setting for fish and chips - perfect October weather with stunning views of Bribie Island across Pumicestone Passage and of ocean. Beautiful white sands of Bulcock Beach are... More 

2 Thank WarrenAus
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304 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The day was so nice and the cafe is located directly across the road from the sea - two good reasons to buy takeaway fish and chips and eat at one of the picnic tables overlooking Bribie Passage. Didn't take too long to be cooked and the servings were reasonable value for their price and were tasty. Had whiting fillets... More 

Thank Boyd J
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Having visited sandbar twice in a week I would not go anywhere else in caloundra. The service was way above excellence, food was tasty and top notch, chips are to die for never tried anything like it they were insanely delish!!. Would have no problem reccommending this cafe to anyone! A must visit for all ages. Caters to all needs!... More 

Thank Shaz K
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

First experience at the Sandbar was for a birthday party with a very mixed age group of family and everyone loved the food plus the position across from the beach. Went there again last night with friends and had amazing Seafood Chowder and Surf and Turf with the sweetest prawns and great steak and a creamy sauce. Want some more... More 

Thank Lynn C
Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

visited for breakfast while staying locally. Both of us had the breakfast special which was offered despite us arriving outside of the designated breakfast cutoff time. We both found the breakfast excellent as was the service.

Thank fatpieater
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We appreciate good take-away fish and chips. We live in Brisbane, and, for a little extra, we can buy fresh Australian fish. We do so regularly and are rarely disappointed. When visiting Caloundra we decided to buy from Sandbar Cafe. The prices were more than 50% higher than we pay in Brisbane, but we were in holiday mood. What a... More 

Thank B7486WXjohn
SandbarCafe, Owner at Sandbar Cafe & Kiosk, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. Apologies that you were disappointed with the quality of your meals. We would have loved the opportunity to have been able to remedy the issue for you on the night in question. As a team we pride ourselves on providing the best quality to our many customers. We do buy the best and freshest produce... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 24
Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Esplanade Bulcock Beach | Bulcock Beach, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5491 0800

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