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UNLIKE MOST PLACES WE NEVER CHARGE HOLIDAY SURCHARGE Live Music Every Sunday Afternoon 3pm - 6pm. Happy Hour Everyday 3pm - 6pm Alfresco's is a family run business that is open everyday from 8.00am serving freshly produced food and excellent coffee. We strive to give great service anytime of the day.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Seafood, New Zealand, Contemporary
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner in a large group. The wait for meals was reasonable considering the place was almost full. Delicious food. Bit pricey compared to other venues but the quality of the service and food made it worthwhile. Limited parking which is across the road....Walk there if you can. I’d go back again.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 12 April 2022

The cofee was fantastic and when saw plates coming out from the kitchen we decided to have brunch. Husband orders Scrambled eggs everywhere he goes and rates them out of ten, he loved his while I was overwhelmed by the Keto breakfast, poached eggs, homemade...hollandaise, half avocado, tomatoes, spinach and bacon, it was huge and very very nice!More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 8 March 2022

We went for breakfast and it was very nice. A fabulous location and very cool decor. The coffee was very nice and I was grateful the large, was a bowl. Very friendly customer service.

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 6 March 2022

Four meals ordered, two nice, especially lamb cutlets but two not so good. Rubbery seafood in the bouillabaisse and didn’t taste fresh. Burger was soggy and dripping with too much dressing on the coleslaw. Lovely waitress, very obliging.

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 16 February 2022 via mobile

Beautiful food - we had the seafood bouillabaisse. Friendly service, chilled atmosphere, enjoyed the waterside views. Can’t fault this place.

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 14 February 2022

Decided to eat here after parents had been the night before and also had a great meal so they were happy to go back again. All four of us were extremely happy with our meals, the fresh snapper was cooked perfectly and the pork loin...was delicious too. A slight alteration request to one of the meals was absolutely no drama at all which always impresses. The cheesecake of the day was all out but the cookies and cream one was very good also. All meals were a great portion size none of this "more plate than there is food!" Our lovely waitress Eva was so awesome, very friendly and relaxed, she made us feel very welcomed and right at home. As locals we have not been here for a while but will definitely be returning again soon and would highly recommend. Thanks for a lovey meal out.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 9 February 2022

I came here with my partner for breakfast, Next level food and service, Beach veiws, I recommend you stop in try some breakfast, Loved the food, Chef to chef

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 8 February 2022

Delicious food, generous portions, good coffee, good value, and friendly and efficient service. We’ll be back!

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 2 February 2022

We should have turned and left when we arrived as no one wanted to check our vaccine pass. Secondly the menu was completely different than the one in the compendium in our motel. And then we were served to room temp bottles of beer. We...really should have left then and there. My seafood chowder was insipid but I got through half of it. My partner ate perhaps 2 or 3 of her scallops that were completely overdone. We returned her meal and at least they deducted it from the bill. I can't complain about the lovely waitress who also dealt with our complaint in an efficient manner. I would never recommend this place.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 1 February 2022

It was exceptional from the start. Great service, great food & great spot! Must go if you come to Paiha! Will be coming back again!

Date of visit: January 2022
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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