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    by balhannah Written Jun 18, 2014

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    My Oliver's Kitchen is the name of the Café/Restaurant at the SURFERS PARADISE SURF LIFE-SAVING CLUB

    On a lovely sunny winters day in June, we came here with family for lunch. Olivers Kitchen is located across the road from the beach and has a wide variety of meals on the menu, all under $10 and for children under $7.50. There were a few more expensive meals priced around $13.50. We all chose a $9.90 meal. I had battered Flathead, chips and salad, my husband, schnitzel, chips and salad.

    Once ordered, we made our way upstairs to find a table. It wasn't long and our meal arrived, a very good size and very nice, no complaints here, nor from anybody else, everybody was happy and surprised at the size meal we all got for $9.90. Even the children received quite big meals.
    After lunch, we made our way to the comfortable seats on the balcony, where we talked, enjoyed a drink and the beach and ocean views.

    All was very nice, and we will be returning here again!
    Dress is clean and casual
    Just turn up, they don't take bookings.

    The menu is listed on the website.

    OPEN Monday-Sunday 6.30am - 11.30pm

    Breakfast 7am - 12 noon
    Lunch 11am - 4pm
    Dinner 5pm - 8.30pm

    View from upstairs balcony
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    REVOLUCION DE CUBA.: Tapas delights

    by iandsmith Written Nov 25, 2013

    Loved the atmosphere, comfortable seating and the service.
    Then the food came and I enjoyed the place even more, so much so that we booked in the following night.

    Favorite Dish: Probably our favourite tapas dish was the orange lamb; I only wish I'd had more of it.
    The squid we had was cooked to perfection and the pork got the thumbs up. Mushrooms were also a delight.

    Enjoying Cuban
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    Yellowfin Seafood Restaurant: Great Seafood

    by salisbury3933 Written Aug 21, 2012

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    This is a very popular seafood eatery in Broadbeach. We were lucky to get in before 6pm as there is a 40% discount on food ordered between 5 and 6.

    The food was excellent, and the service was pretty good as well.

    Favorite Dish: The seafood platter was great, with oysters, scallop, prawns, squid, crab amongst others.

    Seafood Platter

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    Ribs & Rumps: Big Juicy Ribs Mmmmmmmmm!!!

    by hayley_69 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Now when my friend said to me lets go to Ribs & Rumps, i umed about it as i never really eat rips or rumps, as i dont buy much meat outside of home, just not much of a meat eater really.
    But when i finally decided to say yes to my friend to go, i tell you i cant believe the food there, it was AMAZING.

    The food is a little pricey but the serving sizes are amazing. The ambiance and surroundings are hip and new and very modern. A very popular restaurant.

    Ribs and Rumps are located not only in Qld but all around Australia and even overseas they are located.

    Opening Hours are:
    Monday - Sunday 12:00pm till 10:00pm.

    Favorite Dish: I have only been 2 times to the restaurant, but the food is outstanding.
    Both times i had the the 1/2 chicken and ribs, for the ribs you can choose from either pork, beef or lamb ribs.
    Its all about the secret sauce they cover all the food in, its like a having the KFC chicken coating secret recipe, but this sauce is like a BBQ sauce, but its better then normal BBQ sauce.

    Ribs & Rumps Marina Mirage Ribs & Chips This is what i have when i go, the best chicken
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    Cafemio: Uncoventionally & Innovatively Irresistable!

    by MissBianca Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    I know you are thinking it, so don't even ask.. no! This place is not a cafe! It is sooo much more.

    Looks are deceiving when it comes to this quiet little restaurant neatly placed along the old Nerang Street Mall. But as we all know one should never judge a book by its cover. With only two or three other restaurants around, the location of Cafemio is relaxingly peaceful and calm and is away from all the hustle and bustle of the main Gold Coast areas.

    Cafemio was only established in the late of 2006 and may this place stay forever. I cannot even begin to describe to just how amazing this place is. There aren't many really fantastic restaurants on the Gold Coast, however Cafemio is certainly at the top of my list. And best of all not many people know about it (well, until now).

    If you really want to make the most of this restaurant, I recommend coming here on a warm day or night as most of the seating is located undercover outside (however a few tables are available inside).

    General prices are as follows:
    Entree: $8-18AUD
    Main: $23-30AUD
    Dessert: $11AUD

    Cafemio is open as follows:
    Monday to Saturday: Breakfast and Lunch
    Thursday to Saturday: Dinner
    Sunday: Closed

    Please note that all major credit cards are accepted.

    Favorite Dish: Cafemio's menu is everchanging from week to week depending on what the freshest produce is available. This also applies to the cuisine. You can expect everything from seafood dishes to modern asian to european and it is certain that you will most always find a decent steak on the menu.

    With only a handful of entrees, mains and desserts to choose from, you can rest assured that whatever you order will be the best of quality and, oh, so mouth watering.

    Do not dare to even dine at this little gem if you aren't going to even try at least one of the desserts..they are so so delicous.

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    Mountain Cafe and Gifts: Fabulous views over the valley

    by robertgaz Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    High up in Lamington National Park at O'Reilly's Guesthouse you can enjoy a meal with drinks with fabulous views over the valley at the Mountain Cafe and Gifts.

    So after exploring the forest paths around the Tree Top Walk come and refresh yourself here.

    They offer a delicious menu of homestyle meals with drinks and there is also a takeaway section for quick snacks.

    Once you order your meal at the counter you are given a pager which sends you an alert when your order is ready to be collected.

    Favorite Dish: I enjoyed turkey and bacon on toasted focaccia (AU$7.50) with a long strong black coffee (AU$3.00).

    At least take a chair on the big outside balcony with a hot coffee or glass of wine and gaze at the magnificent views!

    Long black coffee Toasted focaccia Pager View from balcony View from balcony
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    Cafe Arts: Casual dining at a great price

    by Tina-Perth Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The Arts Cafe is located at the Gold Coast Arts Centre which is one of Australia's largest regional arts and entertainment complexes with a gallery, theatre, cinema, restaurant, cafe, function and community rooms, so there are plenty of reasons to visit. Either before or after your show/visit to the complex, you can have a bite to eat at the Arts Cafe.

    The ambience is casual, with a nice alfresco dining area. The food is very well priced and we all enjoyed our lunch there.

    The menu choices are mostly light, lunch type food, with quite a good choice. Some examples of the menu are;
    Satay Chicken Pizza topped with onion, capsicum, cheese & sour cream ($12.50)
    Baked Ricotta & Roast Pumpkin Salad - snow peas, rocket, red bell peppers, bean sprouts, sliced scallions & chopped peanuts in a sesame garlic dressing ($12.50)
    Oven Baked Snapper Fillet topped with olive & parsley tapenade on samfaina vegetables ($19.50)

    A 15% surcharge applies on Sundays and Public Holidays. Open from 9.30am.

    Favorite Dish: I had the oven baked snapper which I enjoyed.

    The alfresco dining area
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  • Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon: Best Ribs You Will Ever Taste !!

    by grantravel Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    A Texan style steakhouse with a wonderful country atmosphere. This is one of our favourite places to go out for dinner and for special occasions. We get the ribs almost every time, but the steaks are also very appetizing. You can't book ahead at this restaurant, just show up and wait for a table (which usually doesn't take too long).

    Favorite Dish: My favorite dish is the Baby Back Ribs. A full rack of Lone Star’s tender ribs basted with BBQ sauce, my mouths watering thinking about it!

    Lone Star Steakhouse
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    Main Beach Bakery: Fresh cakes and bread

    by robertgaz Updated Apr 2, 2011

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    The Main Beach Bakery is right on the waterfront across the road from the beach in Coolangatta. Here you can buy freshly made cakes with a hot perculated coffee.

    They also make fresh lunches to order with a good choice of breads or rolls with crisp salads and various cold meats.

    Main Beach Bakery Main Beach Bakery
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    Cold Rock Ice Cream: All done on a cold rock

    by hayley_69 Updated Jan 4, 2011

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    MMMMmmmmmm Cold Rock Ice Cream is the place you CAN NOT miss. The beautiful flavours and mixtures are soooooooooooo good.

    Cold Rock Ice Cream has an huge amount of all different flavour ice creams to choose from, see down below for some flavours.

    But see the thing about Cold Rock that makes it so good is the fact is that you have mix in's. Now your more then likely thinking what is mix in's, well what you do is you choose you ice cream flavour, once you have chosen your flavour they bring it over to a bench which is kept cold and you choose stuff to mix into the ice cream, like maybe some nuts, cookie dough, smarties, nerds etc etc and it gets all mixed together.

    Sometimes you can make a strawberry cheesecake flavour by getting cheesecake flavoured ice cream then adding real strawberries to the ice cream.
    You can make all different flavours.

    Here are some of the ice cream flavours they have:
    Apple Pie
    Cookies & Cream
    Double Chocolate
    Ferraro Roche'
    Irish Cream
    Passion Fruit
    Rum & Raisin
    White Cookies &Cream

    Here are some of the Sorbets they have:

    Here are some of the mix in's you can have:
    Caramel Fudge
    Cherry Ripe
    Cookie Dough
    Crushed Nuts
    Freddo Frogs
    Milo Bar

    They also sell drinks, make cakes and desserts.
    Please remember that some of the stuff may not be available in all stores.

    Favorite Dish: I love coconut ice cream with a bounty chocolate bar and also nuts and cookie dough. Yummy!!!!!!!!!!

    Different flavours Different flavours Mixing in Mixing in Mixing in Mixing in Mixing in Mixing in The different mix in's The different mix in's
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    Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant: The Haunted Restaurant

    by hayley_69 Updated Jan 4, 2011

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    The most favourite restaurant would have to be 'Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant.' A Theatre Restaurant.

    Over a million victims have been horrified, mortified, terrified, exited and entertained, Dracula's is the world's first Gothic horror themed restaurant!...
    The world's only ghost train ride into a theatre auditorium!.
    The longest running and most visited dinner theatre in Australia.

    Prices are as followed:
    Tuesday - Friday seats are $54.00 per person Group Discount - for bookings of 20 people or more, on Tuesday to Friday evenings only $49.00 per person. Saturday $59.00 per person.

    The ticket price includes ghost train ride, three course dinner, all pre show entertainment and two hour live horror comedy show. Drinks and souvenirs are not included in the ticket price, but can be purchased on the night.

    Favorite Dish: Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant offers a quality 3 course meal, with a choice of 5 main courses ( Vegetarians are fully catered for ). Dracula's is fully licensed ( NO BYO - bring your own ) at lounge bar prices and our graveyard cocktail lounge offers an extensive range of exotic cocktails.

    Cajun chicken ceaser salad
    Chicken tenderloins lightly dusted with Cajun spices 'resting in peace' on cos lettuce, buried in a tortilla basket with a drizzling of ceaser dressing.

    Succulent prime eye fillet topped with an Italian duxelle wrapped in puff pastry finished with a thyme jus.
    A succulent large shank of lamb slowly braised in bloodcurdling Cabernet served on a kumera mash.
    A Tender plump Kiev cut chicken breast stuffed with mango and macadamia nuts resting on a potato fritata.
    Mouth watering fresh fillet baked in hell fires furnace soothed with a lemon and caper hollandaise.
    Chickpea & pumpkin curry infused with coriander, served in a capsicum cup with rice & pappadums.

    Death by Chocolate
    Sinfully decadent dark chocolate coffin filled with a devilish white chocolate and passion fruit mousse.
    Coffee, tea, mint chocolates & checked shortbread biscuits.

    Inside Draculas Ouside Draculas Where to go.
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    Moo Moos: Only Master Kobe in Area

    by yobei Written Jul 3, 2010

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    Moo Moos specialty is steaks. It is located in town without much of a view. The outdoor bar opens well before the restaurant.

    Favorite Dish: We booked this restaurant a year in advance for the sole reason of eating a Master Kobe steak. Service was slow, but the food was good. The steak was the best I’ve ever eaten. It was perfectly marbled. I approved the steak before it was cooked to medium. The outside was a little charred. The inside was completely tender and fell apart in the mouth . . . succulent and juicy. However, it was only worth the $120 price tag as a once in a lifetime experience.

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    Yellowfin Seafood: One of our favourite restaurants on the Gold Coast

    by JillandStacey Written Jun 18, 2010

    One of the best places for seafood on the Gold Coast! They have the freshest tasting fish which is then used in so many creative ways! One of my favourite entrees is the Salt & Pepper Calamari and my favourite main meal is the Snapper!! It's so good!

    Other then the food, they have a good wine selection and all the staff are super friendly!

    Favorite Dish: Top 2 favourite dishes are the Salt & Pepper Calamari and the Snapper! They are both made and presented in creative ways which makes them both pretty to look at and mouth wateringly delicious!

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    YATALA PIE SHOP: Halfway between Gold coast & Brisbane

    by balhannah Updated Apr 29, 2010

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    The Yatala Pie shop is a very popular, well known Bakery, thats sell great Pies and Pastries.
    It has been a stopping point for traveller's heading to and from the Gold coast for years, and probably has become a family tradition.

    The Bakery has a fairly large selection of both savoury and sweet pies, the prices are reasonable, and the pies an extra good size.
    It has a nice Balcony where you can sit and eat, plastic knives & forks, serviettes, and all types of sauces are supplied.

    This is probably the only pie shop that you will find has a "drive through" just like "Macca's" so you don't have to get out of your air conditioned car if you so wish!

    It is very popular at any time, but on weekends, expect queues!

    Located about halfway between Brisbane & the Gold Coast.
    Take Exit 38 on the Pacific Motorway. [M1]

    Open seven days from 7.30am to 8.30pm.

    Yatala pie shop
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    Northcliffe Surf Club: Million Dollar view

    by jamiesamui Updated Mar 1, 2009

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    Northcliffe Surf Club is an above average licenced club bistro.

    The menu has a very wide choice of meals to suit most at a reasonable price.

    The restaurant is very spacious but it is advisable to book as it gets quite busy especially weekends.

    Copy & paste this link for the bistro menu

    Favorite Dish: I really liked the Deane Parmagiana & my wife liked the Seafood Marinara.

    The Restaurant The Bar area

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