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Salty Squid Cafe

67 Moreton St, Toogoom, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4128 0184
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pies” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
67 Moreton St, Toogoom, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food!! However I find they are always, always running out of steak pies. In business when you constantly run low on the same item it means 1 thing. MAKE MORE!!!!!!! The demand is greater than your supply.More

Thank Teresa D
Ian L, Owner at Salty Squid Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Teresa, you are so right, we do always run out of steak pies, you need to get in early! we don't put too many out since we are now a licensed seafood bistro and not a cafe, we do the pies manly for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thankful for the lovely meal , professional service . Great to see every thing fresh , we will be back . Toogum great spot

Thank Russell_Czinege
Ian L, Owner at Salty Squid Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Russell, really appreciate the review, looking forward to seeing you again, Ian, Toni & Staff

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been meaning to come here for time and were not disappointed. We just wish we came here sooner. Being very health concious, we were pleasantly surprised to find that all the food is made from scratch. The breakfast menu was fantastic and diverse. I...More

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went there for Fathers Day lunch, was friendly , service was great , food was tasty . Everything was freshly made with their on dressing. Great to see young people given a chance to learn the industry. was clean and tidy.We sat outside

Thank cathy3575
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to get in the previous afternoon but were too late. So we went the next morning and we're glad we did. I had a perfect spanner crab omelette and he had poached egg. Service was wonderful and cheerful. We will be back.

Thank Jennie M
Ian L, Owner at Salty Squid Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jennie, so glad you came back, and so glad you have a great time with us, looking forward to seeing you again Ian,Toni and staff

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are only two restaurants at Toogoom. The Salty Squid does the most amazing breakfasts and coffee is excellent. They also do Lunch and are open till 3pm except Monday. The staff are lovely, the chef does great food and they cook all their own...More

Thank Raymond R
Ian L, Owner at Salty Squid Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Raymond for this great review, we are so happy you enjoyed Salty Squid, and we hope to see you back here some time, Ian, Toni & Staff

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I quickly fell in love with this establishment. Experienced friendly staff. Spotlessly clean inside and outside. Inside and outside dining. Simply the very best food ever. Menu is refreshed and changed roughly every couple weeks to add variety. The one meal you must try if...More

Thank Cel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this little gem driving in to Toogoom. I had seen it on some sites while looking for houses. I am so glad that I got the chance to try it. I went in thinking that it couldn't be as good as all the pics...More

Thank Milton O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst visiting my daughter in HB last weekend, we decided on a day trip to Toogum, starting with brunch at Salty Squid. I was made keen to try the spanner crab 🦀 omelet and I was suitably impressed. It was delicious 😋with plenty of fresh,...More

Thank JanelleMountCoolum
Ian L, Owner at Salty Squid Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Janelle, We are so happy that you enjoyed our signature dish, the Spanner Crab omelet, hope to see you again some time

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

You don't normally expect to find great food in the "out of the way, end of the road, can't go anywhere else, not much happening here" sort of place. But at the Salty Squid you certainly will find great food and the "remote" location just...More

Thank Andrew L
Ian L, Owner at Salty Squid Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thanks Andrew, we are so glad you finally found us! at the end of the road! Thanks for the review, hope to see you again some time soon, Ian, Toni and staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Moreton St, Toogoom, Queensland 4655, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Toogoom
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4128 0184
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Salty Squid is a Licensed Seafood Bistro in Toogoom, just 20 minutes from Hervey Bay. Specialising in Home made Sour dough bread, french breakfast pasties,Breakfast and lunches, Tuesday to Sunday, We also do Dinner once a month on a Friday night,(First Friday of the month) bookings only. We have a Foodies philosophy, We only work with the freshest produce when it is in season, we use only local product. Some times there is a little disappointment when some thing is out of season or the weather has interrupted the supply chain, but we work with what we can get. Makes life interesting as well as challenging! We do encourage feed back and we constantly try and improve on what we are doing!
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