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Elk Espresso

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16 Chelsea Ave, | Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 5592 2888
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having just had one of the largest breakfasts - green veggie and pulled pork. Excellent meal and coffee . A great place to visit. Need to get there early as a very popular place come morning tea time

Thank Sam S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Coffee is spot on, juices are fresh and satisfying and the Breakfast Burger makes me want to come back again! The atmosphere and the beach just down the ride, you can plan a splendid morning on the beautiful GC with ease.

Thank Kieran F
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Gee whiz. Don't miss out on the incredible food and coffee at Elk! We had a long list of cafes and coffees to try on our first visit and for some reason we chose not to visit Elk on that occasion. This time, it was vital for us. The coffee was smooth and had a great balance, the service was... More 

Thank klouf87
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Honestly the best coffee I have ever had on the Gold Coast. It is a small little place that you probably wouldn't be able to get to without a car. The place can be too crowdy - well, they do their coffee too good!

Thank Abel K
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The last time I visited here it was a fish & chip shop (many years ago) so I was pleasantly surprised to find such a fantastic café serving great coffee and my two boys loved the milkshakes - will be back the next time visiting the Gold Coast - highly recommend.

Thank C560LFlisaw
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for breakfast this morning, the place was quite busy. Had chili and goat cheese scrambled eggs with toast, which was nice but not spectacular. Iced coffee was good.

Thank Andrey T
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I love coming here when we visit the gold coast, always friendly staff and the food is delicous and well presented, coffee and milkshakes are also very yummy. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a nice and relaxed breakfast :)

Thank ryan m
Sydney, Australia
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For some time, this café has been serving the best coffee on the Gold Coast. The café is very unassuming, so much so you might go past it without giving a second look. The coffee here is very consistent and the service is very friendly and efficient. The café is popular for breakfast and lunch. It is popular and get... More 

Thank Tor P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading good review about milkshakes, went to give it a try. I ordered salted caramel and pretzel milkshake and that's exactly what I got. Some sort of store bought salted caramel ice cream, with packet pretzels thrown in whole. I would have thought they'd at least blitz or chop them up for flavor or texture. No artistry at all,... More 

Thank AG P
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast here 3 times the week we stayed at the coast. It's quirky, busy, the food, coffee and thick shakes are amazing. Service is great, friendly even when busy. We are slowly eating our way through the menu. The Passionfruit Panna Cotta is out of this world, and the Kickarse & Creme Brulee Thickshakes are to-die-for. Also loved the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Chelsea Ave, | Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5592 2888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?