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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful dinner. 3 Entrees - prawns and scallops, squid rings and salad, garlic bread. Followed by Creme Brulee - delicious, didn't eat the ice cream or biscott. Wine selection good at a reasonable price. Staff very helpful.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to eat. I visited on two occasions when I was in the area fir work. The food was excellent on both occasions. The first night was salmon and the second pork belly Both were generous portions and well cooked. The staff were...very friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The venue has a pleasant homely ambiance, the food and drinks menus offered a good selection. The food and service was great. Indoor and outdoor seating available, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Don’t miss the deserts.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Alfresco this morning for brunch after my husband ran past it a couple of mornings ago and said it looked busy. First impressions were that it was rustic but cute. Sadly the brunch didn’t really meet our expectations. Firstly we ordered coffees...to then be told they’d run out of trim milk, I mean come on guys go to the dairy and get some!!! They said we have oat, almond, coconut or normal blue top milk. We then ordered oat milk, no wait they’re out of that as well. Sigh. No water was offered so we got up and got our own jug. The food was just ok and when it was all brought out we had no cutlery so while we waited for that our eggs were going cold!! All in all not great, service average, food average. Would return for a 5 o’clock beer but that’s all, hopefully they could get that right. Definitely other brunch places you can try before here.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 5 April 2021 via mobile

The service was average! The calamari was not fresh and the kids fish meal smelled like it was off! Staff just made excuses........with no apology

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 15 March 2021 via mobile

It was a bit busy but we were not told there would be a wait. I do not have an issue with waiting especially if told. However, we did not receive our drinks or food. After 30 minutes three tables that arrive after us received...their drinks so I asked the waitress how are drinks going? She said she would make them immediately. After another 10 minutes still no drinks (let alone our food). 40 minutes after we arrived all we had was room temp water (which I had to ask for). The table that arrived and ordered well after us now received their breakfast. I could see one of those meals was exactly the same as what I had ordered. By now my daughter and I decided to leave. This was extremely disappointing. We were there to celebrate. Good news is we found another place, Pizza Shack that had drinks to us in 5 minutes and the same meal to us in 15 minutes despite also having several people in their restaurant.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 8 March 2021

Visited there today for the first time and was impressed. I ordered the creamed paua, my son and my partner both ordered burger and chips. I'm a huge seafood fan so my meal was really yummy, the other 2 couldn't finish their meals which were...probably larger than their stomachs - lol. But all in all loved the experience and friendly staff, the chef obviously cares about his job because everything tasted good and looked great. Will be going back there again for sure!More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 26 February 2021 via mobile

My 3rd time to Alfrescos ... I always have the market fish and it’s always so good ! I really like the portion size here ... quality food - room for main and dessert for a treat ! Ive also heard great things about the...brunch from multiple sources so I’ll be checking that out next time! Staff are super friendly too :)More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 22 February 2021 via mobile

We had dinner and lunch here on two separate occasions and both times the food was yummy and the staff friendly. Great location and yummy cocktails at happy hour

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 21 February 2021

Nice setting. We arrived at the latter end of their breakfast serving I had to ask for water which arrived straight from the tap not chilled. 45min wait for a pretty average meal of "bulk buy" type of food. Not somewhere I'd go back to...particularly.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Lee A
17 November 2020|
Response from tandmar | Reviewed this property |
There is currently a crayfish risotto on the menu (entree). Unsure if there is a crayfish main though.
25 October 2017|
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Response from ToddEvers | Property representative |
hi sorry for the late reply but we are not open on Christmas day.. but while you are here in the bay you must try our new summer menu .. hope to serve you soon
17 December 2016|
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Response from SunshineCoastView | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do so go and enjoy
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  • Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4