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Castro's Bar & Restaurant

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Cnr Beach Rd & Frank Streets, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
+61 7 5471 7555
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Mount Coolum, Australia
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Castro's is always on our list to go to when we don't feel like eating in. We have been going there for years now. The food is consistently good and the service is generally pretty good as well. They always seem great with children to which is a big plus. We often get food off the specials board and are... More 

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Perth
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Quick service and tasty pizza. We ordered the Castro pizza (no olives) and although the staff we run off the feet the pizza was ready in about 10 minutes!!! Well done

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Thank thereandbackagain094
Queensland, Australia
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We last visited Coolum Beach over two years ago and made sure this trip that we had dinner at Castro's again. It is very pleasing to find that nothing has changed here during that time - and I mean that in a very positive way. Restaurant was very busy (which is always an encouraging sign) but the service was great.... More 

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Thank Relal
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Have been to Castro's many times, and have recommended to other people. But dined there recently and had unfortunate dining experience. While all the meal where great size and good quality. We had found hair through our meals, my wife found 3 pieces of beard hair and I found several in mine. Looked to the kitchen and one of the... More 

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Thank Grant F
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Always satisfies - struggle to choose between the beef and lamb but the Don Carlos lamb won - lovely thick crust with a wonderful lamb base and cheese that melted in your mouth.

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Thank RonWamberal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Business dinner. Good quality food and accommodated our requests for changes to menu easily . Excellent meal

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Thank Bronwyn L
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Castro seems to have a theme for weeknights to bring in patrons. Tonight was steak night so, based on last night being booked out we booked a table to ensure we would get served. Now, please understand that I really do try to be positive about anywhere I visit or eat at. However, I find little to be positive about... More 

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Coolum Beach, Australia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Castro's never disappoints. They have a wide range of tasty food to suit all desires and it's always hard to choose which one of my favourites to have. The atmosphere is fun and the staff are friendly and you should definitely try one of the cocktails - especially the dessert Toblerone!!

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Thank Melinda K
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Castro's has a great menu for the entire family. I loved the cocktails and all out meals we had here

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Apollo Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Great meal with lovely wines, reasonably priced. A great casual dinner, and offers a smaller sized pizza and made a lactose free one up.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Beach Rd & Frank Streets, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5471 7555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?