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What you can expect during your visit
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Seafood, Healthy, Australian
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My father was celebrating his 75th birthday and decided to attend the Red Sea Restaurant after reading such good reviews. They were both treated so kindly and the team really made a special day even better. They both raved about the meals and how the...young lass made a real fuss over them both. Very special memories for them. Thank you so very much.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here and ordered a seafood platter on the recommendation of our B&B hosts. It was extremely good value with a great selection of cold and hot seafood. We weren’t particularly impressed by the oysters – they natural oysters were a little small and...the oysters Kilpatrick were smothered in a strange tasting sauce mixed with cheap commercial bacon cubes. The best things on the platter were the calamari and the prawns. Instead of ordering a platter we’d probably just order that next time. Our friend ordered the eye fillet medium rare – and it looked well done to me. Service was a little slow and slightly haphazard – we only received our meals one hour from the time that we arrived at the restaurant! But the staff were friendly and BYO is a plus!More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travellers from SA, stopped by for a seafood dinner. I felt like Lobster but was not on the menu. Great chef Neil said no problem and not only did we get an absolute amazing Lobster in a beautiful creamy sauce, he added a heap of...fresh prawns which were so tasty. Totally enjoyed our experience and we will be back before we leave the Sunshine Coast. I am a very hard critic when it comes to dining and food, but this place I couldn't fault...AMAZINGMore

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at Red Sea on a busy Friday night. The atmosphere was good and the singer was very entertaining. Prices are a little on the high side but we thought that the quality of the food justified it. We are fresh seafood snobs and...our chosen dishes didn't disappoint. Service was friendly and efficient. So why only 3 stars? At the time of our dinner the region was under a direction to wear masks indoors. Once seated masks could be removed. Two of the wait staff including the head waitress were not wearing masks but wore badges to say that they had exemptions. I trust them on this and don't question their honesty. The issue was that unlike in other restaurants in the area that we had dined at recently there was no attempt made to ask patrons to wear masks and very few did. The restaurant was doing a very good trade in takeaway meals and we had an endless stream of customers filing past us without masks. It was unprofessional and a very bad look.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unbelievable food, vibes and hospitality!! The oysters kilpatrick were to die for, the seafood was the best in town and the amazing staff and entertainment made an amazing night out even better!

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch a couple of times when on the Sunshine Coast. The staff were excellent and went out of their way to fit in with special dietary requirements for one of our group. The food was totally amazing, the servings are huge...and so fresh. On one visit my husband had steak. He is very fussy about steak and said it was excellent. The seafood and salad were a delight. We will be going back next time we are on the Coast.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today we ate at Red Sea for an exceptional breakfast! What a great place! Atmosphere amazing! Staff interactive and attentive! Meals first class! Love this place! Cant wait to go back! Thanks Neil and team Red Sea.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow this place never fails to impress after numerous visits over many years. The seafood is exceptional and superbly presented. The staff are all great but I love Oriel, she is a delight. Do yourself a favour and eat here.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not sure why so many glowing reviews for this cafe. I took my mum here for lunch for her birthday and was really embarrassed that I had. The food at best was average and the inside dining area was grubby and littered with...boxes of stock that hadn't been put away, dirty windows and the occasional waft of the rubbish bins coming from the back. What was most of putting was the scruffy and unkempt looking cook/owner loitering at the front counter before going out the front to smoke cigarettes. I did feel sorry for the floor staff who looked like they were under a lot of pressure.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly the welcome was wonderful. Bev and I shared the seafood platter which was delicious the best platter we have had in years at $80 it was really value for money and the mixture of hot and cold seafood with the accompanying salad and fruit...was divine. We finished with a sticky date dessert which again was top class. We highly recommend this restaurant and we will definitely be back when we venture to Maroochydore againMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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13 August 2019|
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Response from 594colleenp | Reviewed this property |
Yes byo wine only but they do have wine available as well, but their is a bws over the road to purchase your wine
Liz C
2 February 2018|
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Response from maggiej851 | Reviewed this property |
The best thing to do is to contact the owner who is on site. Neil is always helpful. Cross contamination, I doubt it. We never had any problems. Neil also has a comprehensive menu and will also assist with any changes you... More
kristy s
5 August 2015|
Response from 6jilld |
Yes it is Kirsty. I have just booked
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Frequently Asked Questions about Red Sea Restaurant

Yes, Red Sea Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Yes, Red Sea Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Red Sea Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4