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The Criterion

150 Quay Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
+61 7 4922 1225
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (64 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
“chilli beef” (2 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
150 Quay Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a historic pub near the river but the dining area is a big timber lined area with 80s decor at the back. Obviously popular as on a Tuesday night it was pretty full. The menu is basically steaks and sauces and chips or...More

Thank TilleDog
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sensational Steak! Our group of four adults and three kids were super happy. Great night in one of Rockhampton's oldest buildings.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on recommendation by friends who are from Rockhampton. We both had eye fillet which was nice but nothing great for the price. Sides were ordinary.

2  Thank Judy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Dinner with a big group about 20 of us. Service was sensational wait staff very attentive. Food out of this world, every meal came out together in a timely fashion and everyone's meal looked and tasted delicious. Very reasonably priced as well. Would...More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very large Bistro and it seats lots of patrons. Menu is quite expensive and all meals were delicious and plentiful. Service was quick. Kitchen seems very organised. Loved the dining area and although it seated many it was overly loud. Great place...More

Thank Grampam2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had over a 2hr wait from the time we lined up for our meals until the time it arrived (massive weekend for Rockhampton with visitors - Sunday 17/09/17). Not enough staff were on to cater for the bookings they received. My steak was great...More

2  Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trip advisor does it again!! Listed as one of the top steak eats in Rocky - soooo true. Had the steak and half ribs with pepper sauce. Really good. Worth a visit. FYI - Wednesday night is trivia night in the dining area

Thank Schoppy68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

30 minute line up and 40 minutes longer to get our meals. Many minor errors (no sauce for steak, well done steak medium rare at best, oysters not very fresh etc.) Meal sizes were large, but only average quality. IMO not woth the wait.

2  Thank Greg L
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We have eaten quite a few times when staying in Rockhampton. As usual, we both had steaks and they were delicious! Unfortunately my husband wanted dessert, but the queue to order meals was so long, that we would have been waiting over an hour. Might...More

Thank anniekeenan
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Caught up with some colleagues for drinks and diner Saturday night. Was very impressed with meals both size and price. Service was great and although I disappeared before the band fired up , I think it would have been a good night for those that...More

Thank Roger S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Quay Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Rockhampton
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4922 1225
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