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Domanis

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Shop 4, 18 Tedder Ave, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5571 0091
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07:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 07:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for dinner while in Surfers for a holiday. The chicken penne was amazing, and the beef & lamb rump dishes were also great. We were accommodated without a booking, and received great service.

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Thank melljsmith
Tamworth, Australia
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've dined at Domanis in the past and always enjoyed the meals. Unfortunately this time I can't be too complimentary. Had the risotto and it was not cooked. Rice grains were hard. Send it back and it looks like it was just reheated as there were lamps of cheese throughout. The waitress was very apologetic and claimed chef was using... More 

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Thank James M
Gold Coast, Australia
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here on a number of occasions and never had anything that stands out, this time was no exceptio. We were invited with friends and this restaurant would have been Instead on my list to go to in Tedder Ave, Chill being at the top of the list. I am always wary when there are numerous signs outside advertising... More 

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Thank Malificent007
Sydney, Australia
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132 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well attended Italian restaurant on Tedder Ave. Staff are friendly and attentive if a little harassed when the restaurant is busy. Orders are taken quickly and both entrees and mains delivered without delay, although the mains arrived before the entree plates had been cleared. Perfectly cooked pasta all round. Reasonable wine list but no Italian wines! Certainly worth having... More 

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Thank Chappelli1954
Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a few days over Christmas and kept going back for lunch and dinner at Domani's. The food was fresh and delicious and we soon discovered it's popular place with the friendly locals. The service is warm and welcoming and we felt like locals towards the end of our stay. I can see why it is an award winning... More 

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Thank Nicole M
Douglas, Isle Of Man
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten three times here in December and it is a cut above most local restaurants, both in terms of the standard of cuisine and the enthusiasm and helpfulness of the staff. They do some v good deals too.

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Thank WelbeckWalker
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered Caesar salad which menu states has anchovies. Delivered to table - no anchovies !!! Asked staff member who advised anchovies are blitzed into the dressing.. but asked if I would like more. I replied yes I like whole anchovies on my Caesar. They were provided along with a lovely smile. Got the bill and we were charged extra for... More 

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Thank Tracy M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Italian on the coast for many years. many come and go,and in main beach they never last so many BAD restuarants have closed there doors here but domanis has remained due to consistency with fine food and service..

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Thank Angryanderson
Main Beach, Australia
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

The charming young woman showed us to our table and advised that ,since we were seated with menu in hand before 6 pm (just) , we could order from the half price menu .Great .Our affable major domo suggested the sausages ,made by a Scotsman named Angus , and mash .Perfect ,like Momma used to make . Perhaps some eschalot... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

a super position right in front of the stage for the xmas party for dinner which we had after having lunch at the same venue!! Risotto was perfect, Lamb rump was magic and the kids were extremely happy with their meals. Service was spot on :) A very good fine dining experience.

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Thank Tim S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 4, 18 Tedder Ave, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Main Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5571 0091
Description
Domani's Restaurant | Cafe | Bar | Tapas was established 1993. Domani's alfresco restaurant and bar is a centerpiece of the Gold Coast's premier dining strip.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?