Restaurants in Airlie Beach

There are many restaurants in Airlie Beach. Here are just a few:

Village Cafe Restaurant & Bar

Cuisine: Multi-Cuisine

Open: Daily from 7.30am to 9.30pm

Location: 366 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (opposite BWS & Woolworths)

Phone: 07 4946 5745

At village cafe they look after our Accom Whitsunday guests so just mention that you are staying in one of our properties and you will receive 10% off the total of your bill.

The Village Cafe Restaurant & Bar offers a unique all day dining experience consisting of an excellent selection of freshly prepared food, a wide variety of freshly made drinks and alcoholic beverages. The specialty dish is meat cooked on hot rocks at your table.

Open for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and in-betweens. Set back from the hustle and bustle of the main street.Dine with us inside or outside on our Al fresco deck. Sit, relax, taste and indulge yourself....

Serves: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks (Gluten Free Options)

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Capers on the Esplanade (Temporarily Closed)

Cuisine: Australian

Open: Daily from 7am to 9.30pm (bar open from 11am)

Location: 16 The Esplanade, Airlie Beach (part of Airlie Beach Hotel)

Phone: 07 4964 1777

Capers offers breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week in a relaxed beachfront setting. It is an ideal choice for breakfast, with all the popular breakfast and brunch offerings and Merlo coffee, typically enjoyed alfresco while looking out to sea.

The lunch and dinner menu offers a wide choice across steak, seafood, pasta and pizza options, with Specials that change depending on the available local produce. Sunday is particularly popular with a pig being cooked on a rotating spit providing tasty pork roll snacks from 2pm to accompany live afternoon entertainment and the full range of beers and wines on offer.

A particular feature of Capers is the offering of 18 beers and ciders on tap, including craft beers, which are also offered on a tasting paddle.

Serves: Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks (Gluten Free Options)

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Mangrove Jacks Cafe/Bar

Cuisine: Bistro, wood fired pizza

Lunch: 11.30am to 2.30pm (Bar open from 10am)

Dinner: 5.30pm to 9.30pm
Friday and Saturday 10pm

All day dining Sat and Sun from 11.30am

Location: Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (part of Airlie Beach Hotel)

Phone: 07 4964 1888

Mangrove Jacks offers a casual dining option. While serving a wide variety of traditional pub favourites, such as fish & chips and chicken parmigiano, the specialty is wood-fired pizzas. Watch as pizzas are prepared with a wide choice of ingredients for toppings and placed in the open oven. They are popular for sharing.

Major sporting events are played on a giant flat screen. A separate section of the bar is dedicated to further entertainment options, including PubTAB and Keno, with race meetings shown on Sky/Fox Sports. Another option is to access the adjoining gaming lounge with 35 gaming machines.

Serves: Brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks (Gluten Free Options)


La Tabella Trattoria

Cuisine: Italian

Open: Daily from 7.30am till late (last dinner orders at 9.30pm)

Location: 6 the Esplanade, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4948 1888

La Tabella is a fully licensed Restaurant, offering great wines and other drinks.

La Tabella serves authentic Italian Cuisine in a great atmosphere. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner opposite the beach, featuring 'The Table' for functions with tailored menus, outdoor dining, water views, friendly service & ambience, Italian cuisine and great coffee...

La Tabella offer full table service to Airlie Beach’s foodie street THE ESPLANADE, focusing on service and the freshest and finest quality ingredients and daily fresh house made pasta.

Serves: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks (Gluten Free Options)

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Fish D’vine

Fish Cafe & Rum Bar

Cuisine: Seafood

Open: Daily from 5pm till late

Location: 303 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (on the roundabout)

Phone: 07 4948 0088

(Provisioning Phone: 0457 422 013)

Fish D’vine are an award winning seafood restaurant and rum bar, famous for their relaxed atmosphere and simply d'vine food.

You certainly can't miss the Rum wall, but you definitely can't walk past the local seafood on display either. Often the bartenders are in the kitchen in search of cocktail inspiration. However from the “Retro banana fritters” drizzled in “house spiced Rum syrup” to “Rum and pepper painted fish”, it is impossible to keep the chefs away from the Rum! 

Rum Bar also boasts an admirable collection of over 450 Rums, including some very rare examples. So from the Rum rookie to the seasoned enthusiast they have a marvellous palette from which to paint your evening.

Serves: Lunch, dinner and drinks (Gluten Free Options)


The Deck

Cuisine: Modern, seafood, pizza, pasta

Open: Daily from 8am – 11.30pm

Location: 277 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach (middle of the main street)

Phone: 07 4948 2721

The Deck is located in the middle of the main street opposite Magnums Bar. They have a beautiful menu and have a great reputation for consistently delicious food. With an extensive cocktail list and wine on tap they are a great restaurant at any time of the day.

Serves: Breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks


Anchor Bar

Cuisine: Modern, seafood

Open: Daily from midday till late

Wed-Sun - Breakfast from 8am

Location: 5 Golden Orchid Drive, Airlie Beach (Whitsunday Terraces Resort)

Phone: 07 4946 6678

Anchor Bar is located high above Airlie Beach overlooking the Coral Sea. Beautiful fresh modern food, amazing views, live music and a great laid back vibe. A friendly poolside rooftop bar with sunset views over the Whitsundays.

The restaurant at The Anchor is reknowned for providing high calibre delicious local fare, in a relaxed an unpretentious setting.

Fresh Local ingredients, spanking fresh seafood, Live oyster shucking, whether it's a light bite or a deluxe seafood platter for 10. Coral Trout, Oysters, Mussels, Steaks, Ribs, Wings, Salads and much more!

Serves: Breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks


Clippers Restaurant and Lounge

Cuisine: Multi-Cuisine

Open: Daily from 6.30am - 9.30pm

Location: 25 Oceanview Avenue, Airlie Beach (part of the Coral Sea Resort)

Phone: 07 4964 1310

Coral Sea Resort has one of the best Airlie Beach restaurants, "The Clipper Restaurant and Lounge" and is winner of the Whitsunday Salon Culinary Competition, Restaurant of Champions, Chef of the Year and Apprentice of the Year. The Clipper Restaurant and Lounge offers al fresco dining all day, from breakfast through to dinner. Specialising in fresh local seafood, and steak, the poolside location offers unrestricted views of the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands, making it the most spectacular of all Airlie Beach restaurants. 

Intimate dining for up to 6 guests in the privacy of the resort’s oceanfront Gazebo. Enjoy a candlelit dinner whilst you gaze across moonlight pioneer bay, whilst the gentle waves caress your oceanfront location at the waters edge. A private butler is available to ensure your every delight is attended to. Enquire for Hire Costs & inclusions.

Serves: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks (Gluten Free Options)

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Tides Restaurant & Bar

Cuisine: Asian fusion, seafood

Open: Daily from 6.30am - 9pm

Location: Peppers Airlie Beach Resort, Mount Whitsunday Drive, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4962 5100

Take full advantage of the setting at Tides Restaurant & Bar at Peppers Airlie Beach. Pull up a bar stool or be seated at a table overlooking the stunning Whitsunday Passage. Admire the Coral Sea dotted with islands. The menu is based on local organic fruit and vegetables, fish and prawns fresh from nearby reefs, Queensland scallops, crabs and bugs expertly combined with the passion for food that Chef Gregory Devine is renowned for. The wine list will likewise be excellent. Chef Gregory Devine successfully infuses modern Australian cuisine with Asian overtones. Sourcing regionally, the menu is full of seasonal freshness and features signature dishes like Black Angus beef fillet with exotic mushroom crust and a delicious Valrhona chocolate dessert plate. Tides Restaurant & Bar is open daily from 6.30am to 9pm. Eat in the restaurant or have some tasty dishes delivered to your room.

Serves: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks (Gluten Free Options)


Denman Cellars

Cuisine: Tapas and craft beers

Open: Wednesday to Monday, 12 - 8.30pm

Location: G15 The Boathouse (33 Port Drive, Airlie Beach)

Phone: 07 4948 1333

Opened in 2012, the Denman Cellars Beer Café in the Port of Airlie waterfront precinct offers a wide range of (800) beers and ciders from around the world. This is paired with an alfresco dining experience that showcases an excellent tapas menu.

Our café is known for its uniqueness, being the first of its kind in Australia to offer such a wide variety of choice and also the opportunity to purchase any of the beverages as a take away item. We pride ourselves on providing a unique dining experience with exceptional customer service.

A chef is not simply a cook, but a culinary expert, and this title is very deserving of Zibby Deca, Head Chef at Denman Cellars, whose love of cooking and his success in producing remarkable food coupled with his passion for creating something special makes him very deserving of being known as one of the best chefs in the Whitsundays area.

Serves: Lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks (Gluten Free Options)

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The Coffee Club

Cuisine: Modern Australian

Open: Daily from 7am - 4pm

Location: F9 The Boathouse (33 Port Drive, Airlie Beach)

Phone: 07 4948 2501

All day breakfast, fresh, simple well-done cafe breakfast and lunches.

Serves: Breakfast and long lunch


Shuckz Oyster & Champagne Bar

Cuisine: Seafood & Champagne

Open: Wednesday to Sunday, 1pm - 11pm

Location: Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (main street)

Phone: 07 4948 0599

As the name suggests, this trendy little bar specialises in fresh Oysters and a range of Champagne.

Serves: Afternoon and evening dining


Walter’s Lounge

Cuisine: Multi-cuisine, fine dining

Open: Wednesday to Sunday, 12 - 11pm

Location: F8 The Boathouse (33 Port Drive, Airlie Beach)

Phone: 07 4948 2537

Delicious, freshly prepared food, outstanding cocktails and a hand picked boutique wine list can all be enjoyed whilst overlooking the beautiful Port of Airlie Marina.

Walter’s is the only restaurant in Airlie Beach to currently hold a chef’s hat award.

Indoor and outdoor seating is available from which you are invited to explore our unique daily cocktail list and food specials. If the decisions are all too much, then go for our tasting menu or just ask the team to look after you!

So step into Walter's Lounge for a taste of something amazing...

Serves: Lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks (Gluten Free Options)

Sidewalk Cafe Restaurant & Bar

Cuisine: Cafe

Open: Daily from 6.30am - 9.30pm

Location: 1A Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4946 6425

Sidewalk Cafe offers a cosmopolitan experience with its footpath dining experience. Although this kind of dining experience is not unique elsewhere in Australia, however they offer a different dining experience in Airlie Beach, from the food, wine and service, they certainly stand out from the rest. Lovers of good food and wine love SideWalk Cafe Restaurant and Bar.

Serves: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks (Gluten Free Options)

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Hogs Breath Cafe

Australia’s Steakhouse

Cuisine: Steakhouse

Open: Daily from 11.30am - 9.30pm (until 11pm on Sat/Sun)

Location: 261 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4946 7894

From day one, Hog's Breath Cafe set out to be unlike any other restaurant. In a nutshell, it is about providing quality food and beverage in a casual environment with an over-riding friendly, party atmosphere. The diverse menu is centered around Prime Rib, an unbelievably tender steak that just melts in your mouth. Specialising in 18 hr slow cooked Prime Rib Steaks. The best a steak can get! And also not to be missed is their famous, Hog Tail Fries!

Serves: Lunch, dinner and drinks (Gluten Free Options)

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KC’s Grill & Bar

Cuisine: Bar style

Open: Daily from 11am - 11pm

Location: 382 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4946 6320

Airlie’s Original Steakhouse & Live Music Venue

KC's Grill & Bar offers chargrilled premium steak and seafood, whilst showcasing live music from homegrown local and visiting artists.

Drop-in for a cold drink or refreshing cocktail from our cosy bar and sample uniquely Australian dishes such as the Roo and Croc Medley cooked on our famous chargrill, or try a local favourite the Reef & Beef.

Serves: Lunch, dinner and drinks


Breeze Bar

Cuisine: Tapas bar

Open: Daily from 3.30pm – midnight

Location: 1c/293 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

Phone:  0405 539 893

Breeze Bar is the place to socialise, to meet new and old friends in the first and best Brassarie - showcasing Meat, Fish, Pasta & Antipasto Bar in Airlie Beach.

Serves: Dinner and drinks (small plates)


La Marina Trattoria

Cuisine: Italian

Open: Mon 5pm – 10pm, Tues – Thurs 11.30am – 10pm, Fri – Sun 9am – 10pm

Location: 1/33 Port Drive, Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie)

Phone:  07 4948 0052

La Marina is an exquisite Italian restaurants that the locals have only good things to say about. An extensive range of traditional Italian dishes and some with an Aussie twist.

Serves: Breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks

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Little Vegas

Burger & Bar

Cuisine: American street food

Open: Wed - Mon from 12-10pm (lunch and dinner)

Location: 3/259 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4948 1089

Little Vegas Burger & Bar brings a new and refreshing dining experience to Airlie Beach. As well as serving a huge selection of gourmet Burgers, we also have a range of Street Eats to excite your tastebuds, from Spicy Coral Trout Tacos to BBQ Pulled Beef Brisket.

Their Latest venture is the Bar LV, a 60 seat bar that features boutique Beers and quirky Cocktails, available to the public and perfect for functions or events.

Serves: Lunch, dinner and drinks

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Beaches Bar & Grill

Cuisine: Pub, American

Open: Daily from midday till midnight

Location: 356 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4946 6244

Beaches’ a la carte kitchen serves up a delicious menu of tender steaks, curries, chicken parmas, fresh fish and chips, salads, vegetarian dishes and more. With Live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Serves: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, after-hours and drinks

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Whitsunday Sailing Club

Cuisine: Pub

Open: Daily from 10am – 10.30pm

Location: Airlie Point, Airlie Beach (up from the Saturday markets)

Phone: 07 4946 6138

The club boasts a bar and bistro and holds a weekly mixed buffet.
The club also has tropical cocktails, coffee and cake, and the best balcony waterview in Airlie Beach.
Members receive great benefits so please ask how to join.

Serves: Lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks (Gluten Free Options)


Jubilee Tavern

Cuisine: Pub

Open: Daily from 10am – 10.00pm

Location: Loop Road, off Shute Harbour Road, Jubilee Pocket, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4948 1481

Pub Food and Quality.

Serves: Lunch, dinner and drinks


Airlie Beach Treehouse

Cuisine: Multi-Cuisine

Open: Sun – Thur 8.30am - 6pm

Fri – Sat 8.30am – 9pm

Location: Lagoon Plaza, 263 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4946 5550

Dedicated to bringing great food, wine and craft beers to The Whitsundays.

Serves: Breakfast and lunch, drinks and coffee (Gluten Free Options)

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Garuma Airlie Beach

Cuisine: Cafe

Open: Daily from 7am – 3pm

Location: 346 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4946 5005

For those seeking an indulgent food experience whilst in the Whitsundays, come & get comfortable at Garuma Airlie Beach. Offering boutique accommodation, delicious cocktails and wholesome food. Garuma Airlie Beach has been designed to infuse hanging plants, terracotta pots and timber beams with brass, brick and iron, providing a place to plant yourself down to enjoy a great meal, a comfy bed and some good company. Our menu is filled with deliciously different dishes that are seasonally inspired and locally sourced. We love food, lots of different food, just like you.

Serves: Breakfast, brunch, lunch, coffee and drinks


Cafe One 3

Cuisine: Multi-Cuisine

Open: Mon to Sat 6.30am - 3pm

Location: 13 Waterson Way, Airlie Beach (under the Gym)

Phone: 0419 783 313

Healthy, wholesome and quirky are the perfect words to describe what’s on offer at Cafe One 3. The lovely owners of this cafe use organic and local products to create their yummy homemade dishes and make a special effort to cater to all dietary requirements.

Even if you’re not vegan or vegetarian, if you love trying new and exciting dishes, then this is definitely one cafe you shouldn’t be miss. So grab the little ones (fur babies included) and make yourself at home listening to chilled tunes and lapping up tasty treats.

Serves: Breakfast, lunch and coffee (Gluten Free Options)


Cool LaLa

Modern Chinese & Asian Cuisine and Bubble Tea

Cuisine: Asian fusion

Open: Tue to Sat from 12 - 3pm (lunch) and 5pm – 9pm (dinner)

Sunday 5.30pm - 8.30pm

Closed Monday

Location: 7/265 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4948 2405

A little restaurant highly concentrated on our food and quality. Only use fresh local produce and cook with our hearts, no M.S.G added is our philosophy, we just cook our food fresh to order. Cool Lala offres the coolest drink Bubble Tea, house made Dim sum, authentic Chinese/ Asian dish and street eat!! We are located at the courtyard right next to the Airlie Lagoon, on street parking or council parking on either side of the Airlie Beach lagoon, then a short stroll under the canopy of giant Mortern Bay trees.

Serves: Lunch, dinner and drinks (Gluten Free Options)


Lovely India

Cuisine: Indian

Location: Shop 3, 350 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4948 2486

Serves: Lunch, dinner, after-hours (Gluten Free Options)

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Bar LV

Cuisine: Bar

Open: Wed - Sun 6pm till late

Location: 3/259 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4948 1089

Serves: Light meals