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USD 4 - USD 22
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 August 2021 via mobile

Excellent customer service, great coffee and food was delicious!! Nice and quick for lunch period too!! Will definitely be coming back!!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 28 February 2021

Tide has quickly become our favourite local cafe in Townsville! We are always so welcomed and they are so friendly !! Food is big and so delicious!! Good coffee which is a must!! And such good prices, 10/10

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 6 February 2021 via mobile

I grabbed the last table available at 10:20am which was proptly cleared by a younger male. I ordered Benedict Bacon, an Espresso and Latte served by another friendly male who made sure I was being helped, he could have been an owner or manager. Benedict...was lovely and came out literally less than 5 minutes even before my coffees. Coffees arrived 60 seconds later. Espresso was ok but a little bitter or too fine, could also be the type of beans, extraction got messy on edges of cup (photo). Latte was also ok, residual coffee grind at base of glass from not clearing previously extracted coffee or not cleaning the group handle before extraction; this causes a slight change in taste towards the end of the coffee, especially if we stir in a sugar. 5/5 for food, service and speed 3.5/5 for coffee Nice location even though it's by the street side.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 4 February 2021

Despite staff are never welcoming here, I have been here couple of times because I like the food here. However today, I went for brekky and the old lady with short hair in the counter was super rude. I was shocked by her behavior. how...can someone be so rude while working in a hospitality sector? I didnt expect anyone to be nice but didnt expect someone to be rude either. She just ruined my day. Never going back again.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 8 January 2021 via mobile

Wow what a amazing cafe with lovely milkshakes outstanding food lovely waffles with Nutella eggs Benedict, great homemade Hollandaise sauce! Best cafe in Townsville - Chris is very kind and helpful! Sebi (7yrs old ) 5⭐️

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 27 December 2020 via mobile

Excellent coffee, great omelette, and fantastic service! Not to mention the covered outdoor seating area

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 28 November 2020

Amazing place for breakfast. Food looks amazing and delicious. Worth the visit. Wish staff were more welcoming and friendly.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 23 November 2020 via mobile

We are travelling and our second visit in a week. Excellent coffee, as ordered, and our breakfasts were sumptuous. Great friendly service. Lots of locals dropping in for sit down and takeaway coffees - highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 22 November 2020

If you are looking for a relaxed friendly place for breakfast, this is the place. Had the eggs Benny which were to die for and great coffee and prices that won’t break the bank. Plus Friendly staff, def revisit next time I’m in Townsville

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 19 November 2020

Former owners have sold the name and new owners have left the old website and menu online which is very misleading. Everything has changed , menu is a shadow of what it used to be . Very disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Yes, Tide Cafe offers takeaway services.

Yes, Tide Cafe offers delivery services.

Tide Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5