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Sandbar Yamba


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner

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From Tuesday the 18th our new Summer menu begins with our holiday trading hours. We will be open from Tuesday December 18th from 7am until 1pm for breakfast/ lunch and re open at 6pm for dinner. Newly renovated and better than ever! We're a third generation local fishing family that takes pride in offering you some of the freshest seafood in the country. Yambas pristine fishing waters have long been renowned for its flourishing fresh produce and we capture the very best it has to offer. Not only do we do great seafood but our breakfasts, coffee and cakes are a crowd pleaser too with healthy gluten free and vegetarian options available. Ocean views, indoor and outdoor dining, byo (wine only),
USD 11 - USD 14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Contemporary, Healthy
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews tapas mussels beer battered chips egg and bacon roll piri piri prawns bread pork belly local seafood salad cakes panna cotta main beach breakfast and dinner share plates new owners beautiful spot friendly service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here with our two young boys and didn't realise how popular it would be and didn't book. They managed to find a table for us outside, thankfully. We decided to get the kids shared meals - which were quite large. My husband and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anita B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My parents and I walked in to go to the cafe for a coffee and a snack, on arrival we were greeted which was great, but as I went to order I was asked what I was having I told him what I was having,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Karla3798
feicityp, Owner at Sandbar Yamba, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Karla, Im Felicity the owner, i read your review and im so sorry to hear that you were treated this way. It was my first day off out the cafe after the holidays and my partner was left in charge. Please don't let this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Keep it simple with fresh seafood, and that's what Sandbar does. Great seafood done well without trying to overdo it. Service is sound, prices are reasonable, you can get a cocktail and take a bottle of wine. Eat here each night you are in Yamba.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sha h
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Amazing little find right next door to our accommodation. The staff, and in particular the owner, were delightful, happy and friendly people. The food was amazing, every dish simply delicious. We were so happy we will be back again tomorrow night!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kate S
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Sit outside, look at the ocean and get a great sea breeze. Great for breakfast and very good if you want a wine and light lunch in summer At the end of the day worth dropping in for a drink and a snack. Enthusiastic staff...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank davida224
Reviewed 13 December 2018

We are staying at the Yamba Beach Motel and decided to eat at the Sandbar Cafe for dinner. This place operates like a Tapas bar where everything is designed to share and I will add that the place is great. It’s quaint, has lovely staff...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Happy_Trav_Eller
Reviewed 3 December 2018

@ Sandbar Yamba you will receive clean, fresh, delicious breakfast's along with terrific coffee. Great view while eating outside in a relaxing atmosphere with very attentive kind staff. Thanks for the beautiful breakfast which filled our tummies for our trip home to QLD!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jacqui-xox
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a light lunch before a swim. The owner was very friendly and helpful. We ordered some share plates and were impressed with quality of the food. We had the peri peri prawns, whiting, beer battered chips and rocket and Parmesan salad....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank K140GRmichelles
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Yeah first time here.Great little eatery neat and tidy good service.Food is basically plate food style so everyone picks one or two things and share.We had prawns,oysters,steak and other dishes very good.Recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stephencherie
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Menu is a bit limited but was an easy and tasty choice for the morning coffee, a breakfast and dinner. We stayed in the attached motel so we tried both breakfast and dinner and found it to offer good clean food though the menu was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nick P
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Response from jenrobin2017 | Reviewed this property |
You can BYO wine ( they charge corkage) or you can buy wine, beer and spirits there....
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