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USD 4 - USD 30
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Bar, Fusion
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came with reasonable hopes. We weren’t expecting haute cuisine, but this place disappointed nevertheless. The scallops were minuscule and swamped with oil. Arancini had no stretchy cheese ( Telegraph lines of stretchy cheese is the definition of Arancini) My wife ordered a steak sandwich...without cheese and it arrived in a swamp of Coon. Just ghastly. The prawns with pasta was bland and so boring I almost fell asleep eating it. Never again!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blown away by staff, food and atmosphere. I’ve been coming here for years and it keeps getting better

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An enjoyable meal but somewhat pricey for the serving size. My salt and pepper calamari was very tasty but it’s accompanying slaw was shredded cabbage. The normal chips are an added cost as they are a side. Certainly tasty meals and a nice view.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 11 April 2021

We had a nice sunday afternoon listening to live music and having a couple drinks but was let down with our snacks as we ordered samosas which then took an hour to be delivered to us (wasn’t because it was busy as no food was...coming out). Our samosas when they arrived were rock solid and not edible, so we then decided not to eat them and leave.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 12 March 2021 via mobile

We enjoyed a very yummy breakfast overlooking the Broadwater. Great Virgin Mary and Eggs Benny with Mushrooms. Well worth the prices

Date of visit: March 2021
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Cafe Catalina, General Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2021

Hi! Thank you for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your breakfast with us! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 27 February 2021

Beautiful venue. Lovely view and vibe. S&P calamari was melt in your mouth beautiful. A little on the expensive side and small serves but thoroughly enjoyed. Very friendly staff

Date of visit: February 2021
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Cafe Catalina, General Manager at Cafe Catalina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2021

Thank you for your review, Wendy! W hope to see you again for more delicious Salt and Pepper Calamari.

Reviewed 21 February 2021 via mobile

Over priced, very disappointing food, the burger steak was tough and the bun was dry, the meals very small and expensive. Our bottle of wine was not served with our meals and half way through our lunch, we requested the wine again. Great view, shame...about the food and service.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 20 January 2021 via mobile

We found this place very overpriced for what we ate ($20 for 5 TINY pieces of sushi is one example),and lots of deep fried foods. The dumplings were nothing like expected (again extremely deep fried), and only three in the serving. Service was ok although...the food did take a while to arrive..... perhaps because there was a water polo carnival at the pool right next door. Honestly this place is ok but nothing to rave about.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 13 January 2021 via mobile

I thoroughly recommend this place for a Sunday lunch or a Sunday session. Great menu, excellent atmosphere, live music – what more could you want. Friendly attentive staff top the experience off.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 13 January 2021

Attended with 3 others. This Cafe allows pets on a lead, and it is a very well set up area. Pets mainly in one area. Staff very polite and helpful, menu although very good, limited selection due to lunch period. Cafe on the beach front...with great views Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Ian W
6 January 2019|
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Response from CafeCatalina | Property representative |
Hi Ian, It might be a little too late but we are changing operating hours to extend into the evenings as well. At the moment we offer a bar snacks and tapas menu from 3-6 Tuesday to Sunday but we hope to open from February... More
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Cafe Catalina is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5