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Castro's Bar & Restaurant

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Cnr Beach Rd & Frank Streets, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
+61 7 5471 7555
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Dalby, Australia
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

had a family meal on our last night of our holidays - food was good, service was a little slow but didn't bother us we were on Holiday - no rush.

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Brisbane, Australia
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is located one street back from the esplanade. A bar area along with inside and outside dining. The menu was set for New Years Eve with a choice of entrees, mains and desserts. Pork ribs were an entree selection and were delicious. The steak was served with green beans, potato croquettes accompanied with jus sauce and decorative sweet... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had take out pizza from here, it was fresh and flavorsome. Interesting topping combinations but it worked really well.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall a problematic experience. 1. The place got smoked out from their cooking. 2. The air conditioner was not set right on a hot and humid day. 3. My sister ordered a pumpkin salad without tomato and 45 minutes after she placed the order the waitress informed her they had run out of pumpkin. She changed her order to a... More 

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Brisbane Queensland
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141 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Coolum over the long New Year weekend. Wonderful experience at this restaurant. Service is excellent and food superb. Worth a visit. PJS Brisbane.

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Hong Kong
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here twice now. Last night was a disappointment compared with the last time. We waited 15 mins for a table and there were plenty available????? The staff were helpful and great but for NYE not enough of them. My entree of spanner crab was one of the best crab dishes I've ever had however the Barramundi paled... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A relaxing restaurant a couple of blocks from the beach and surf club, close to most tourist accommodation, it's a great spot for casual dining for a tourist. A good range of pizzas and pastas although I prefer a pizza to take home to enjoy - several good options to choose from.

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Thank RonWamberal
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at 6pm on a Friday night with no booking, but were able to get a table in a side section straight away. Unfortunately the waitress forgot us and we had to go remind them we were ready to order after about 15 minutes. It got better and better from there! The food was amazing! We were offered a... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was a nice casual place to eat, probably too casual for my liking. The staff were friendly and polite. We were seated straight away and at the start quite. As the night went on it was extremely loud with everyone talking at each table. So I think the seating arrangement could have been improved. The food was enjoyable... More 

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chinchilla australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We really enjoyed eating here. The casual, but busy ambience, and the great food. We couldn't get a table straight up, but enjoying a drink at the bar was an entertaining short wait. The barman was a master at serving the cocktail crowd, and the wait staff kept us informed about table readiness. We ordered the Paella, and Spaghetti Marinara,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Beach Rd & Frank Streets, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5471 7555

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