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Dune Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian
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945 Gold Coast Hwy | Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4221, Australia
+61 7 5521 0951
06:30 - 15:30
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Broadbeach, Australia
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As a healthy fussy eater I was impressed with the small selection available on the breakfast menu. Orders are taken at the counter, which worked well in our large group as we could pay seperate with no confusion. The cafe has an open feel, seating in an out door area (overlooking the park and water) but sheltered from the weather.... More 

Thank Tennille E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cafe in the beach park. Had an iced coffee and cake and both were superb. Highly recommended based on location and other TA reviews.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite being the middle of peak holiday season, the food was outstanding, served fast, and by friendly staff. The fruit crushies were delicious and refreshing. The bruschetta was outstanding. The fries were too salty, but everything else was great. Amazing view just a stone's throw from park and beach.

Thank Michael_S255060
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two fruit crushes, $8.50 each and very tasty they were. Fresh ingredients and made quite quickly even though they seem to be always busy. Seemed to have quite a few healthy meal options as well. Worth a look when you are in the area.

Thank ChasMe
Brisbane, Australia
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, coffee, friendly vibe and park side location make this an ideal meeting place to relax and comfortably send sound time catching up. Not cheap, but nothing is these days.

Thank Lawrie C
St Louis, MO
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

It's got a lot of amenities when you come from the beach or swimming in the local creek, and the view is splendid. You simply give your order at the counter, get a number, and hope for the best - which generally arrives as promptly as it can, given how deservedly popular the place is. It's all very informal. The... More 

Thank Longwill
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great location and coffee - service is very slow. This is a very popular location close to beach and walking tracks.

Thank Anthony B
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Love eating here, it's always amazing. Their fries are delicious, highly recommend the burgers and try the chocolate thick shake, it's so good!

Thank PanteraGirl
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This was next to our accommodation so we could go for a swim the stop here for a coffee and cake. The view is great with indoor and outdoor seating. Lovely park and right on the estuary. Coffee was great with a nice range of cakes and slices. Went here four or five times on our stay. So relaxing

Thank AlanHou
Melbourne, Australia
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111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Is in a perfect location but very well decked out. Menu is great and for either breakfast, brunch or lunch. Ideal even for a quick coffee. Very kids friendly and food staff

Thank John H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 945 Gold Coast Hwy | Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4221, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Palm Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5521 0951
Situated at the Palm Beach parklands overlooking the Currumbin Cove, Dune Cafe is what the Gold Coast is all about. Offering friendly professional service, top quality local produce, relaxed atmosphere and breathtaking views. Family friendly with a large pirate ship playground on the parklands and a calm water for swimmers.

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