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Cafe Catalina

Gold Coast Hwy | 10/11 Broadwater Parklands, Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
+61 7 5571 0390
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“cake” (4 reviews)
“calamari” (6 reviews)
“grassed area” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Gold Coast Hwy | 10/11 Broadwater Parklands, Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
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1 - 10 of 348 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had breakfast, one of the best dog friendly cafes I have ever been to. Parking out front and views over the Broadwater. This place does meals, live music 🎶 and has a full bar (from what I could see). I haven't been on the weekend...More

Thank Mez103
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been coming here for a long time and they never fail to please! Great food .... friendly staff ... and a fabulous view! I always feel welcome here.

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as I walked in I hoped it would be as good as it looked. It was! Dogs are made welcome and so are kids. All good so far.. coffee and drinks.. all good! The staff are friendly and flexible so what's not to...More

Thank Sootyjan
CafeCatalina, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for the wonderful, 5-star review! We are delighted to hear we exceeded your expectations. Catalina is a place to bring the entire family, even the fluffy members. We pride ourselves on offering something for everyone. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only live around the corner but had never actually managed to visit Cafe Catalina before (had planned it one but the family got sick so didn’t end up going). Had a friend’s birthday party their today and it was excellent. Such a great venue...More

Thank Bel I
CafeCatalina, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bel Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time spent at Catalina, especially seeing it was a rainy day. Our venue is completely undercover and weather-proof. We love having birthdays and celebrations at our venue, so...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a whistle stop to look at the Catalina memorabilia on the walls of the Cafe. Great coffee & delicious carrot cake. They are open from 6:45am for breakfast and change to a lunch menu at Noon.More

Thank Kiwidee
CafeCatalina, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review from your last visit of a quick coffee stop. Yes it is true our walls are filled with Gold Coast/Southport history as we are located where the sea planes used to land. We recognise the history of the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in for a lovely breakfast this morning at Cafe Catalina. The service was excellent, our breakfast delicious and good coffees too. Was very pleasantly surprised at this lovely Cafe over looking the Broadwater and backing onto the outstanding swimming aquatic centre. Highly recommend this...More

Thank KarenM9567
CafeCatalina, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Karen Great 5-star review! We are glad that you will revisit Catalina after your last wonderful experience. Breakfasts are lovely, sitting outside in our alfresco area, overlooking the beautiful Broadwater. It is agreed that we make excellent food and coffee. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cafe located behind the Southport Aquatic Centre is a hidden gem. the cafe offers great seating with views of the broadwater, and parklands. Breakfast can be very busy there and bookings are recommend. Breakfast is great and portions are sufficient to crunch the morning...More

Thank EW1962
CafeCatalina, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. Your review gave great insight to what a morning at Catalina would be like. We highly recommend all our guests to make a reservation so that you can enjoy a waterfront seat. There is nothing better than waking...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderfully located café, right on the Broadwater. It is dog friendly and the staff are super nice. Try the cakes.More

Thank carolyn650
CafeCatalina, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carolyn Thank you for your 5-star review! We are delighted that you were impressed by our coffee, staff and location. Training our staff in professionalism and technique to bring you a fantastic culinary experience is our goal. We look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here many times - first time though on a weekday morning - quiet and good food - pricing a little on the high side but worth it - well be back againMore

Thank longstorybuthumourme
CafeCatalina, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Thank you for your review. We are very luck to have such beautiful waterfront views. Whether it's on a weekday or weekend, dawn and dusk are just magical. Our value for money menu is well worth it and we are glad you think...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Gold Coast water views Great food and coffee Outside dog friendly area The girl Cassie who served me was very friendly and bought over water and dog treats for my princess I will be happy to return oftenMore

Thank Philip M
CafeCatalina, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Hi Philip Thank you for your great review! Cassie is such a great barista and even better staff member. We pride ourselves on having the best staff! So happy to hear that yourself and your four-legged friend had a great time on your last visit....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:45 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
6:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
6:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
6:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
6:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
6:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
6:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gold Coast Hwy | 10/11 Broadwater Parklands, Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5571 0390
  • E-mail
Description
Cafe Catalina is a full service restaurant, with our waterfront marquee bar embracing its fantastic position here on the Broadwater right next to the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Suitable for casual dining, relaxed Sunday sessions, weddings, groups and much more. Open 6:45 to 6:00pm on Friday, Saturday and late Sunday. 6:45 am to 5 pm Monday - Thursday.
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