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USD 6 - USD 32
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews laksa steak garlic prawns pork belly pasta motor inn cooked to perfection stay there again excellent meal friendly service small restaurant fish of the day across the road place to eat food was amazing the wait staff wendy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have eaten out on the deck a few times, the food is excellent, staff are very friendly and efficient.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have enjoyed a lovely dinner a couple of times over the last few weeks. The service is good but the food is really good. The Palms is in a motel but you would not know it once you are sitting on the outside deck...taking in the view of the port of airlie. As you walk in check the specials board, on our visits we have shared entrees, scallops, lovely house made dumplings and the squid, all were great. Main specials might be a lovely piece of swordfish, with Asian greens and a soy dressing. Prices are reasonable, a lovely place to dine and take in the views.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great find . Fabulous food. Great service. Just across the road from our appartment. The staff were run off their feet. But nothing was too much trouble. Keep up the great work.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here under the pump but produced an awesome meal the steak was one of the best I've had entree was scallops and dumplings absolutely delicious a hidden gem definitely go back. Thank you to the wait staff

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quiet rainy night in Airlie made more enjoyable by lovely food and such friendly service here. Lovely staff, and great food. Can recommend the prawn linguine!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 5 January 2022 via mobile

A small restaurant without the frills, but the food and service was just awesome! A big shout to Wendy for her attentiveness and service with a smile - just made the evening so much more enjoyable compared to our earlier experience at another restaurant (we...had a horrible experience the night before at The Pub - read my review). Now for the food - I ordered the half-shell scallops with garlic and chilli. They were absolutely heavenly and I licked the shells shamelessly to get the last drop of the garlicky goodness. Yummm! My mains was the linguine prawn - beautifully done - the pasta was al dented and the prawns big, plump and juicy. My husband has the bug ravioli for starters and the fish if the day coral trout for mains. He couldn't stop ooh-ing and aah-ing through every bite. He said the fish was moist and perfectly cooked, the seasoning just right. All this, and three margaritas and a glass of wine - The best $171 we have spent!! Thank you Colonial Palms Restaurant chef and Wendy for making thus one of our best experiences in Airlie Beach.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 30 December 2021 via mobile

We went here with 4 adults and 3 kids! The food was amazing beyond words! And the service perfecto!! Entree was outstanding especially the pork belly and the bug and scallop ravioli! Mains were all sensational! The fish of the day was done in a...ginger with vegetables and prawns - unreal!!!!! The gnocchi, best ever! Do not miss a chance to go here! Amazing beyond words!!!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 10 December 2021

The most incredible experience! Our waitress was wonderful, friendly, accommodating and OMG THE FOOD! The most incredible quality, ingredients in such gorgeous combinations! I was so blown away Had the best time trying and tasting different bits of dishes with my partner I have specialty...dietary requirements and they were met without making me feel difficult. I accidentally finished 2 whole dishes, and almost licked the plate. Our new favourite in Airlie for sure!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 22 September 2021 via mobile

Absolutely delicious every time we go! Best spot for great food and service in the entire Whitsundays area! The gnocchi is divine.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 28 August 2021

We stayed here for 5 nights and the food here was first class. We ate at a couple of other recommended spots but finished up here for the rest of our stay. Lamb,Fish,Chicken dishes as good as anywhere. Restaurant boss Wendy and hubby chef very...hands on,warm and obliging.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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The Colonial Palms Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5