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Sidewalk Cafe Restaurant & Bar

1A Airlie Esp | The Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 6425
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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6:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Cafe, International, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1A Airlie Esp | The Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for dinner on a busy night (reef festival). Food was delicious, though mains portion was tiny, it was almost as if the kitchen was stretching their supplies because they'd understocked for the nights trade. SW cafe claim to be affordable, though $25 for...More

1  Thank Shark_Luva
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place for casual dinner. Burgers were huge and the seafood platter was good value for money. Wines were different but good. The Yarra Valley Chardonnay especially.

Thank Rodney S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

It was hard to find a decent place to eat last night. We'd arrived late on a Tuesday ; many restaurants were closed. Embarrassing for me us, we'd invited friends to dinner. Sidewalk Cafe came to the rescue. We were invited in without a booking....More

Thank Mapread
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We went for breakfast and it was nothing special. Weak coffee but still quite good. Acai cup with fruit was like cold soup, very liquid without much diced fruit. Dirty walk out to the toilets was off putting. Alirlie Beach seems to run on backpacker...More

Thank CliffordVictoria
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We had a quick breaky before we headed home. The coffee was nice & strong, the breakfast was huge & easily did me until dinner that night. Found a nice spot to sit outside facing the water. Very busy little cafe & the menu had...More

Thank Jodie C
Reviewed 28 July 2017

My wife and I had dinner here on a recent vist. The service was spot on and attentive, and the food hot, tasty, and with generous servings. I'd be happy to recommend this place to anyone visiting the town for good food in a casual...More

Thank HarlequinsMask
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We went to this cafe for drinks after dinner one night. We ordered our drinks and we were nearly 45 minutes waiting for our drinks. We were on the verge of walking out when our drinks came. The waitress didn't even apologise for the wait....More

Thank Eimear R
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had breakfast here. First we got our drinks, my husbands drink order was wrong, he didn't say anything as it was so busy. It took them over half an hour to bring the food out. When they did my husbands eggs...More

Thank lawrence89
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Nice staff but they got my order wrong and brought our meals out so far apart my friends was nearly finished her's by the time my order arrived. The food was less than mediocre. I ate at a couple of the venues on the esplanade...More

Thank Nicki M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Called into this busy cafe for a Sunday morning breakfast with lots of locals in the know. Heaps of options from acai bowls, fruits, eggs, omelettes and everything in between. Great place to chill and watch the passing Airlie foot and vehicle traffic and overlook...More

Thank yorkygirlCentralQld
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1A Airlie Esp | The Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4946 6425
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When I think about Good Food, its about quality and value. After working in some of Australia best food establishments I have discovered making sure high quality standards are applied to the preparation, cooking and presentation of our menu is the key to its success. SideWalk offers a cosmopolitan experience with its footpath dinning. Although this kind of dinning is not unique elsewhere in Australia, we offer a different experience in Airlie Beach, from the fantastic view, the food, wine and service we certainly stand out from the rest. Lovers of good food, coffee and wine love SideWalk.
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