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US$7 - US$22
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Seafood, Australian
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Dinner, Lunch
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Reviewed 7 October 2019

We have been on the Sunshine Coast for a week. This is the only place where we were impressed by the food for the whole week - shame it was 40 minutes from where we were staying. It was like silver service without the price...tag. The staff couldnt have been more professional and friendly. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 15 September 2019

The restaurant is on the wharf and is fairly large. It was quite busy on the night we were there. The meal was good (John Dory for me) and it was well cooked and presented. Wine was well priced. Service was good.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 11 September 2019

We had only been here during the day to taste the takeaway chippery section of the venue. So we thought we would try an evening meal here. Well, we were very surprised. It wasn't very busy, so you could easily get a table with water...views and also chat with not too much noise that made conversation impossible. The standard of the food was very good. The service was terrific, fast, our waitress was very helpful, knowledgable and cheerful. The food was fresh and succulent. Being a vegan I still managed to have a lovely meal by combining an entree bruschetta with a side of the sticky eggplant zucchini salad. OMG. It was totally delicious. Others in our party tried the seafood risotto, and Mooloolaba king prawns, which were HUGE. No room for desserts unfortunately as the serving sizes were more than ample. We will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

Four of us have just walked out of this restaurant because of the very rude young women. Clearly this place needs some lessons in customer service!!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 27 August 2019

We arrived as a group of 4, felt very unwelcome. 4 of us put on a table for 2 - despite only other table in restaurant being occupied was a couple. We asked if we could move to a larger table of 5 as we...doubted the table would fit our water glasses, wine glasses, side and main plates. We were rudely told no that that was a table for 5 (laughable when it is hardly peak season or people arriving en mass). Some training in hospitality and a smile would go a long way.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 18 August 2019

Dined in. I thought the meals were over priced, expected a lot better value for a restaurant/cafe without table cloths. The snapper was over cooked and dry, and that was the consensus of the three who ordered it. Not sure who the old guy working...there is but he is arrogant, rude and pushy.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 15 July 2019

We went here last Sunday for our lunch. And it worst experienced. Their manners is really bad. The guy who seem to be like the boss or owner is really rude. I might say that he is a racis. We sat down and while waiting...for our order he came to us suddenly and took the towel from my plate and didn't even say anything or asked us and just put the towel on my lap and left a bread on my plate. Didn't even ask me or my brother if we want it or not. And the lady who took our order I guess she's not sure what she's doing while taling our order. It's horrible experienced to had our lunch there. I won't recommend it to anyone. Especially to asian. The guy is really a racis. I did not enjoyed my lunch there. They should learn about manners before they open that shop. Really won't recommend their cafe. Horrible ☹️😤😠More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 8 May 2019

If you are after something that is a bit more than just fish in chips wrapped in paper, this is the place. It is not cheap, but when was seafood ever cheap? Licensed too.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

Great service, generous proportions and very tasty. A very busy venue that coped well under the pressure. Best to book to avoid disappointment

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 19 April 2019

People love fats and sugar, so if that's your thing, you'll love this place. The eggplant salad tasted like oil. I drained off 50 mil of oil after the vegies had already absorbed most of it. The salmon pie was sweet. Good food spoiled by...bad cooking.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Yes, Saltwater Bistro offers takeaway services.

Saltwater Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4