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Sandbar Cafe & Kiosk

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Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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26 Esplanade Bulcock Beach | Bulcock Beach, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
07:30 - 15:00
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Sun 07:30 - 20:00
Mon - Tue 07:30 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Gold Coast
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great menu with lovely fresh ingredients. Coffee here is fantastic. Plenty of seating indoors and outdoors. Most tables look out to the esplanade and water. Very convenient to the Rumba Beach Resort. Try the pancakes - absolutely delicious!

Thank lhalve10
Dorset England
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86 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had two poached eggs on Turkish toast and a bottle of XXXX gold. For some reason ordering the eggs and toast seperately worked cheaper than ordering the dish off the menu. Even the waitress couldn't figure out why.

Thank Grumpygitt2
Level Contributor
181 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been recently, they had run out of Oysters natural, but had Kilpatrick. Quite good, but this was 6 pm. Grilled fish looked great, but was muddy Barramundi. Waitress should have advised us, as this is a fish a lot of people dislike. Staff were pleasant. Will try again, as is nice location.

Thank Trishc22
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122 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

50 Police Bowlers from SA booked in for dinner on a Monday night. They don't normally open on Mondays but did so specially for our group. The food was absolutely fantastic and the location is prime. The staff made our night a memorable one and I can honestly say that it is the best Team Dinner we have had as... More 

1 Thank Andrew H
Caloundra, Australia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and a nice atmosphere. Service a little slow but the food was good and drinks were reasonably priced.

Thank Chilli62
Brookfield, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a busy Sunday night and when we noticed the place was packed we wondered how the service would be. Fortunately the service was very quick which shows that staff are able to cope well in peak times. Being gluten intolerant I was pleasantly surprised to find gluten free calamari, and gluten free ciabatta and I have... More 

Thank Justin S
Wellington, New Zealand
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for a late light lunch. Nicely presented toasted sammy and the husb liked his falafels. The waitress was really helpful and helped us to pick a cool and breezy seat because we were dying in the 30 degree heat. Cold beers, nice food, and it was pretty reasonable priced for the prime location.

Thank Leanneasaurus
Gold Coast, Australia
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here several times over the weekend with family and each time did not disappoint. Friendly staff, food was great and well priced. Highly recommend it to couples and families as the food is on par and affordable. The Friday evening special of mooloolaba prawns was amazing!

Thank Jennifer W
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Barramundi, very oily breadcrumbs, left unpleasant palate. Calamari, no colour on crumbs, pale looking and extremely greasy, and floury. Could not eat calamari. Has this place been taken over? Last time we ate here food was really good . Doubtful that we will visit again, Poor value and taste

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

Hello Henk, We appreciate all feedback; would have loved the opportunity to correct the issues you had at the point in time. Our Chefs' take great pride in presenting quality meals for our customers and we are disappointed that your experience wasn't up to standard. Please email us: info@sandbarcafekiosk.com.au - we'd love the opportunity see you again and provide you... More 

Boonah, Australia
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162 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday night. Only a few tables were taken. Service was quick. Thai beef salad and chicken parmigiano were both well presented and tasty. Casual restaurant with good food.

Thank KCV60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 24
Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
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: 0448870244

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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?