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La Tabella Trattoria

The Esplanade | Next to Capers, Beach Plaza, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4948 1888
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (145 reviews)
“tiramisu” (27 reviews)
“veal scallopini” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Esplanade | Next to Capers, Beach Plaza, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: La Tabella Trattoria
1. Homemade, fresh and authentic
"Wow. Delicious food. Homemade pasta was awesome"
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2. Location
"La Tabella is in a lovely quiet location at Airlie Beach."
Robyn W
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3. Service with a smile
"Always amazing food and coffee and friendly staff"
Sarah B
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Reviewed yesterday

Return visit but this time had to sit outside rather than in the restaurant. Call me picky but this changed my appreciation of the dining experience somewhat. Bottom line it still serves good food but I rate the inside experience higher & better matched to...More

Thank Ken C
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Menu, food, drinks, service, location all fabulous. Cannot fault this place! Loved it. Lots of regulars there enjoying good banter with the staff, such a nice atmosphere.

Thank minivettie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a duck and eye fillet for dinner there. The food was outstanding. Very good service. Delicious dessert too. Highly recommend!

Thank kasia P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great friendly service at reasonable prices, wouldn’t hesitate to return again for some more great food and service

Thank IBart2013
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Make sure you make a booking if you want to sit out the front, lots of space inside for walk ups. Had the ragu gnocchi and it outstanding. Probably the best gnocchi I’ve had.

Thank WaltSMASH
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our favorite in Airlie, but tonight just not up to their usual standard. Both mains were sent back to the kitchen cold, then they forgot about us around desert time. We wanted desert but got sick of waiting, so paid up and left.

Thank David K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great menu choices, staff very friendly, awesome cocktails, wonderful atmosphere, smiling happy people.

Thank laurenp659
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good coffee, freshly squeezed juice and light to hearty breakfast served. Dinner was classic Italian bistro style with a good menu and wine list. Service was good. Recommend

Thank Travers F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice chat with the waiter while ordering our food and once the food arrived it was well presented and tasted great!

Thank chandie932
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We pulled in here this morning for coffees and milkshakes. The staff were attentive and helpful and the coffees/milkshakes were great. Will definitely visit again for a meal as the menu looked great for dinner

Thank Kasey G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade | Next to Capers, Beach Plaza, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4948 1888
Open 7 days All day dining Full Table Service Outdoor seating Views Private air conditioned function room Cocktail Bar Homemade pastas Fresh locally caught seafood Morning and afternoon Tea
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