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Viva

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Australian, Grill, Contemporary
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19 West Tce, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5438 5800
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Caloundra, Australia
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328 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for dinner on Tuesday 18th October. We had friends visiting and decided to bring them to the RSL for dinner. Our meals were great and the drinks icy cold at a reasonable price. Our friends were very impressed with the night out.

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Caloundra, Australia
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328 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Visited for dinner on Saturday 8th October with friends. We really enjoyed our meals this time, the service was quick and the meals as ordered. It was busy but they seemed to have enough staff to cater for this, well done RSL Caloundra.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great for a main meal or just a BBQ on Sundays, casual atmosphere good food and great staff and good prices

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Thank Rodney H
Maleny, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

we went there for the raffles, also had visitors. visitors had lunch from the self service hot box. both my husband and myself had the hot seafood platter. $30 each total $60. there were 2 prawn cutlets, 2 scallops, when broken open the prawn and scallops disappeared??? left only with breadcrumb. the ???? seafood looked like it had been thrown... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Our family took my father in law out for his birthday recently. We haven't been to the RSL for quite sometime and thought the renovations were lovely. The pull apart Cobb was tasty enough but cold in the middle. Kids meals were ok but it would have been nice to see some salad served with it, not just chips. We... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Surprised to see that this rated below the surf club as our meal here was quite a bit better. I enjoyed the garlic prawns in a creamy sauce with rice and wilted spinach. Quite creamy and plenty of garlic. Very slow service, a long wait for garlic bread starter and the dessert bar closed before we received our main course... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Food is over priced and lacks flavour. The kids club cosmic cave was the whole reason we came to visit but I was made to feel like a terrible parent for dropping my child off. If this is on your list of places to visit just cross it off your list and find somewhere else!

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Thank XRIH
Shane B, Manager at Viva, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have 4 dining areas with a range of pricing to suit a range of budgets. Please do not hesitate to return any meals which do not meet your expectations as we are more than happy to replace any meal that does not meet your expectations, so that you can leave happy. If you would... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Viva is the biggest eatery in the RSL and it produces good plain fare which Aussies would expect, something for everyone, vegetarian or meat eater. There is no table service, you order at a central point. The food comes out fairly quickly to the whole table at once usually. When you see the number of people served this is quite... More 

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Shane B, Manager at Viva, responded to this review

Thank you Anne for such a well explained review. Viva is our family bistro and as you said, the largest restaurant in the Club. We do provide a menu that caters to the majority and I appreciate your explanation and honest review. Thank you so much for your comments on the staff. They love positive feedback and we have passed... More 

Caloundra, Australia
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328 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Visited for dinner on Tuesday 29th March and again for lunch on Friday 1st April. Overall the meals are improving but the kitchen area needs to pay more attention to how the food is served up. Steaks ordered were over cooked and the pasta seemed watered down and lacking enough pasta. The open deck area is fantastic especially when the... More 

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1 Thank Michael-4551
Shane B, Manager at Viva, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Michael. We are continually working on the quality of the food served from Viva and we have made a few changes in the past couple few weeks to ensure that it is quality food that leaves the kitchen at all times, even when busy. It is a continual process and I appreciate your regular feedback as... More 

Caloundra, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Food took forever to come out to our table. Food was tasteless the chicken carbonara pasta was YUCK!!!!!!!! The chicken parmigiana was overcooked and was like eating cardboard!!!!!!!!!!!! Don't bother wasting your money here there is nicer tasting food elsewhere in Caloundra.

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Thank Peter H
Shane B, Manager at Viva, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Peter. I have passed on your comments to the chef’s regarding the Chicken Carbonara. It is a very popular dish cooked from scratch every time. Maybe there was not enough seasoning on the night, I am not sure, but our Sous Chef now checks every meal leaving the pass in the kitchen. We have now... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$25
Cuisine
Australian, Grill, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 03:00
Monday
09:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 03:00
Thursday
09:00 - 03:00
Friday
09:00 - 03:00
Saturday
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 West Tce, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5438 5800
Description
We provide members and guests with LIVE and FREE entertainment everyday - making for a vibrant social occasion. Our restaurants offer fresh and delicious cuisine every day of the week. Why not have a flutter in our GEMs Gaming Lounge while you are here? Couple these facilities with our bars and you are in for a treat! We also can play host for your special event or occasion! We have function facilities to cater to every taste and budget. The Sunshine Coast Function Centre is a state of the art auditorium that plays host to Wedding Receptions, Gala Dinners, Charity Breakfasts, Sporting Events and Live Entertainment Acts - the only limit is your imagination. And of course our biggest asset is our staff! All of our staff are trained in their department to make your day as memorable as possible. We are dedicated to making sure your every need is met!

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