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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
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan 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 299 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a few drinks and a lovely meal before going to a local show. I didn't know that Cafe Cantalina existed, a friend booked for us, what a cracking cafe, and a fantastic view. Staff very attentive, special thanks to Anna. Good selection from the...More

Thank Sutkel
CafeCatalina, Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sutkel, Thanks for such a remarkable review and we trust you enjoyed the local show! We're delighted to read you have been introduced to Catalina and that the wonderful Anna made your experience all the better. Our spaghettini with prawns is a hit among...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with a large group of friends. I loved the food. I had scallops for an entree and they were ok, not my favourite but pork belly for the main and my partner had the barramundi. Both those meals were beautiful. We thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Rebecca F
CafeCatalina, Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rebecca F, We're overjoyed to hear that your pork belly and barramundi meals were cooked to perfection. A round of cocktails, an array of hearty meals, waterfront views and a bunch of good friends; it sounds like a lovely evening to us! See you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Food, Broadwater Views, good service, nice atmosphere, conveniently located in a quiet area behind Southport Pool

Thank jlparer
CafeCatalina, Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi jlparer, Thanks for the five-star review! We hope to see you back soon. Regards, Management and the team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fabulous, the staff attentive and the view is fantastic from this cafe. The weather was shocking with a thunderstorm and lightning overhead but it was spectacular to watch. Cafe was empty due to the storm. Highly recommend it.

Thank Angie J
CafeCatalina, Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Angie J, Thanks for dropping by! We really appreciate your kind words. We do have a pretty spectacular view - rain, hail or shine! Regards, Management and the team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here twice: for a lazy Sunday brunch and also for a mid-afternoon coffee. Both times the staff were supremely friendly and helpful, and the menu was excellent. Some in our group were vegetarian and there were plenty of good options for them. The...More

Thank duonp
CafeCatalina, Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi duonp, We are thrilled to hear you and your group enjoyed not only one but two visits to Catalina! We like to keep our menu as diverse as possible so there is something on there that everyone can enjoy. It's unfortunate to hear that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely relaxing lunch at the Cafe whilst enjoying both the views of the Broadwater and the refreshing sea breeze. We both had fish, which was fresh and very well prepared. The staff were very friendly and helpful, which is something I always...More

Thank Rebecca F
CafeCatalina, Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rebecca F, It sounds like your dining experience was a breath of fresh air! We pride ourselves on our fresh and delicious seafood, so we’re delighted to hear your fish was of a high standard. We look forward to seeing you the next time...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great cafe with lovely views over the broadwater. Excellent service, friendly and engaging. Coffee is good, a good range of yummy juice options. Like the menu, something for everyone, reasonably priced and filling. Just a lovely location to sit back and chill

Thank JudyGraham
CafeCatalina, Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi JudyGraham, Thanks for a fantastic review; you’ve really covered all bases here! Delicious coffee, fresh juices and scrumptious food are our specialty, we’re glad you agree. Catch you next time! Regards, Management and the team

Reviewed 10 September 2017

First time dining at Cafe Catalina. Had a great steak sandwich and the staff were very friendly and accommodating, especially Rupert. Great views, great food. Will come again in the future.

Thank MFingers
CafeCatalina, Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi MFingers, Thanks for your kind words! Our steak sandwich is a classic, but we’re positive you’ll find something just as tasty your second time round! Regards, Rupert and the team.

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Cafe Catalina is located adjacent to the aquatic centre, with views direct across the Southport Broadwater, which is quite stunning on a bright and sunny autumn day. I visited with a friend on a busy Saturday morning to discuss some business. We were seated quickly....More

Thank Peter L
CafeCatalina, Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi Peter L, Thanks for such an astounding and descriptive review! We’re delighted our team of friendly staff and their exceptional service were able to charm you over. We can’t take credit for the beautiful Gold Coast weather though! Our warm beverages are very popular...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Great food & service. Reasonable prices for breakfast & large meals. Child & dog friendly & if you eat to much you can go for a walk afterwards. The scenery is magnificent

Thank Tanya H
CafeCatalina, Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi Tanya H, Thanks for your review. A hearty breakfast and a walk along the Broadwater afterwards – we like the way you think! Regards, Rupert and the team.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 22
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
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 9:00 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 outdoor 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 late on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 6:45 am to 5 pm Monday - Thursday.
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