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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Eat in the bay serves exceptional coffee, they have strong attention to detail. They also offer a variety of items in a display cabinet, which do accomodate for dietary requirements. The food menu offers fantastic options and overall this is a very comfortable space to...dine in. It is also located in a beautiful space on the esplanade that is not quite as busy or congested, compared to other areas of Hervey Bay.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 6 March 2024

I can't comment on the food as we didn't eat there but the Tim Adams coffee here is excellent and the girl who served us was friendly & helpful.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 31 August 2023

Sadly we went on our last day in Hervey Bay - if we’d gone earlier, we would have had numerous visits. French toast for me - delicious!! And my husband had the Danny’s Benny - he said it was probably the best breakfast he’s had!...Turkish Delight hot choc yummy as well, and amazing coffee. The chef who cooked has just bought the business - all the best, your food is wonderful. Friendly and very prompt service as well. Hopefully we’ll be backMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 27 August 2023 via mobile

We watched these guys on MKR and they were by far our favourite team. Very humble and appeared to cook amazing food. So, today we got to experience that magic and ate at their cafe. Let me tell you what a gastronomic delight it was....My husband had the bangers and mash and I had the beauty bowl and ordered a sausage. I actually hate sausages but decided to give Dans a go. Let me tell you it did not disappoint. Absolutely amazing. Juicy. Did not require a gravy or sauce. We were so impressed we are returning tomorrow before we make our journey back home to Melbourne. Hat off to the waitresses as well for their prompt and professional service. One request more sausage choices and please sell sausages to take away.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 19 August 2023

Tried to have a late breakfast here… not full but told there would be a half hour wait on beverages… ok so ordered …beverages arrived 15 minutes waited for food.. less and less people in cafe .. waited 50 minutes for food nothing still …went...to counter and they said they’ve made it and given it to someone else 😂 exact same order unlikely.. more like lost the order… had the nerve to charge us for our drinks still! We paid and left unfed!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 7 August 2023 via mobile

Solo dinner , l ordered 4 tapas dishes and a bottle of wine,requested that each plate would arrive one at a time . Was told I’ll see what the kitchen can do.I was brought 3 dishes together! The other 5 minutes later.left most of it...as it was going cold. and my wine food was ordinary anyway.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 4 June 2023

Brunch to die for! The smiling staff offered to sort a table for us outside. You can’t start drinking until 11am FYI but coffee was phenomenal. Our meals came out swiftly and were everything we expected. Thank you so much 😊

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 3 June 2023 via mobile

We ate here and had the most amazing breakfast. So tasty. So fresh and superb service. I will definitely be back there again.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 16 May 2023 via mobile

We had dined here a few years ago & couldn't wait to return. We went for brunch on a Sunday, had booked which was great as busy. We ordered the French toast & Danny's benny. Flavours were amazing. Cabinet food also looked good, so stopped...in on Monday for a sausage roll & chocolate brownie. Visit here you won't be disappointed.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 15 May 2023

We came across the restaurant while driving down the Esplanade looking for a breakfast spot. Glad we stopped here as the food was great. Danny's twist on eggs benedict was fantastic, the sausage was a hit. We ordered this and asked for it to be...split across two plates, which they did. Cost a bit more but worth it.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 11 February 2023 via mobile

The Restaurant is on the Esplanade in Hervey Bay, so close to hotels and Caravan Parks. The place is small but comfortable. i found the menu somewhat limited but the food was impeccable. I had the Pulled pork and pineapple tacos. Excellent! I’m not sure...if they specialize in s Bespoke food but it works.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 4 January 2023

Enjoyed our breakfast here, a little different to the norm. Tables could do with being larger, as we were a group of 10, but to be fair we hadnt booked, just dropped in. Don't watch TV so wasn't aware that they were "celebrities" from Masterchef.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 1 January 2023 via mobile

We visited this place for breakfast. I didn’t realise until I got there who owned the place (as I don’t watch TV). Winners of My Kitchen Rules and locals to the area. However, check their website to see when they are opened, as we went...back again only to find it was closed.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 1 January 2023 via mobile

We found this to be the worst breakfast, the coffee was sour as if the milk was off. The food portions were small and the only thing filling the plate was rocket The childrens meals were tasteless as was the Birchers breakfast. The banana smoothie...had no taste as advised by the 4 kids Suggest to stay clear of this for breakfast, and it’s expensiveMore

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 29 October 2022 via mobile

Tried this restaurant for brunch as it was just up the road from our accommodation and the food was great. A bit pricey, but I suppose your paying higher prices as they are MasterChef winners. No complaints though as the food was worth it.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Eat at Dan & Stephs is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5