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QLD's largest and most unique craft beer selection. Delectable Cocktails. Unique artisan wines. Keeping in line with the tastes of today, SANDBAR will deliver you menus from sun up to sun down with the introduction of innovative and internationally inspired easy to share, easy to order, and even easier to enjoy breakfast, burgers, salads, share plates, craft beers and cocktail wizardry. You can sit there for weeks and still find something new to try in depths of their extensive and oh so carefully sought out craft beer selection, yep 120 brews - one of the largest selections in Aus. They’ve brought in the best from across the globe to bring you what Surfers has always been asking for; good,
USD 11 - USD 28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Australian
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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All reviews poke bowl baked beans burger fish and chips calamari salad opposite the beach lunch menu quick service on tap great coffee gold coast surfers buffet beers brekkie feed
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Reviewed today via mobile

During our stay at Surfers Paradise we visited here for dinner. There were 6 of us and we all had a lovely meal, my order was messed up but it tasted delicious, in fact one of the best steaks I’ve ever tasted and their chips...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rachelinpembs
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Friendly staff Nice interior and terrace decoration The menu: Food - vegetarian and a vegan option (very tasty) Drinks - loads of craft beers and spirits from all over the world Prices are acceptable for the location just across the road from from the beach.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank David S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sandbar is in a great location directly opposite the beach. We picked it because it had lots of people eating in there and lots to choose from on the menu. Service was good and friendly, got given a great table at the front of the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DASLady
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had breakfast here one day. The food was ok, but not great. The "freshly squeezed" juice was pre-prepared and quite watery. We tried visiting for lunch another day and were offered a high table which wasn't suitable for my companion. We asked whether we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TeeboneAustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice bar right across from the beach. Stopped to by to have a few cocktails.Came here in the morning with my wife for some cocktails.Good service but never tried the food. Excellent beach view.Will go again. Safe travels my friends!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank primohikino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful lunch and enjoyed people watching at the Sandbar. Our server Lucy was great, nice young lady. My wife had the Fisherman and I had the Gringo. Prime people watching location, casual beach atmosphere.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service!! Thanks Jonay!! Food was great. Calamari was wonderful. Salad really fresh and sooo not boring!!! Loved the Smoothie Bowl!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KarenMcCauley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We often go here for a nice lunch. Nice position opposite the beach. Excellent food and good wine. Prices are reasonable. Service varies—- could be excellent or terrible depending on who you get, but the food is usually excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GlobetrotterJSH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I recieved great service from our waitress. She was very upbeat and seemed genuinely happy. Food was very nice at a good price and service was fast. Nice atmosphere and enjoyable place to eat.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Corndogga
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good healthy breakfast options on offer here. Great location for the sunrise too. Açai bowls are their specialty by the looks of it. Their smashed avocado is a goodie as well. Kids loved their fluffy pancakes. Eggs Benedict I had was good quality but could...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Jaron2101
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2 July 2018|
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Response from Greg-Director | Property representative |
We open at 7am during the winter months, we have no signs that say 6am? I am sorry but you are the only request that we have had for earlier opening. We are a big venue and the staff cost just to open earlier is prohibitive.
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