Restaurants in Cannonvale

There are a few cafes and restaurants in Cannonvale to choose from if you are staying just out of Airlie Beach, or want a break from the hustle and bustle of the main street. They are all very low key and casual, as life in Airlie Beach generally is.


Banjo’s Bar & Bistro

Cuisine: Pub food

Open: everyday 10am till late

Location: Cnr Shute Harbour Road & Island Drive (Whitsunday Shopping Centre), Cannonvale

Phone: 07 4946 7220

Popular with the Whitsunday locals, Banjo’s Bar and Bistro, or Banjo’s Bar and Grill as it's also known, is one of those places where you immediately feel at home.

Great cocktails, live music every Friday evening and a variety of Bistro specials every day.
You can dress casually, you can laugh and relax with friends, and one thing you’ll definitely be assured of, and that’s a superb meal and a great drink variety at very reasonable prices.

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

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Reef Gateway Hotel

Cuisine: Pub food

Open: open everyday 10am til late

Location: 38 Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale

Phone: 07 4946 2600

Within the hotel there is the RGH Bistro- perfect for families, singles and travellers. Woodfired pizzas, super cheap- but quality steaks and a HUGE selection of meals for the fussiest of diners! For the little ones- they have a indoor and outdoor kids area complete with games and a huge playground.

Serves: lunch, dinner and drinks


Fat Frog Beach Cafe

Cuisine: cafe

Open: Mon-Fri 7am - 2pm

Sat / Sun 8am - 2pm

Location: 44 Coral Esplanade, Cannonvale

Phone: 0417 979 960

Funky and friendly, unique and quirky, incredible coffee and lovingly house-made food … the Fat Frog has quickly become a local’s favourite. Located in one of Airlie’s most spectacular locations at Cannonvale Beach, you’ll always find a gorgeous gentle sea breeze that makes for the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the incredible views and laid-back atmosphere.

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


The Orange Quote

Cuisine: Mexican, cafe

Open: Mon-Fri 7am - 5pm

Sat / Sun 7am - 3pm

Location: 226 Shute Harbour Road (Whitsunday Shopping Centre, next to Coles), Cannonvale

Phone: 07 4946 7809

Fresh Mexican food & the biggest coffee in town! Eat in or Takeaway.

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


Golden Temple Chinese Restaurant

Tasty Chinese Restaurant

Cuisine: Chinese

Open: everyday, Lunch 12 - 2.30pm, Dinner 5pm – 9.30pm

Location: 252 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4946 5598

Serves: lunch, dinner


Yatai Sushi

Cuisine: sushi bar

Open: everyday, 10am – 9pm

Location: Shop 50, 226 Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale (Whitsunday Shopping Centre)

Phone: 07 4948 1375

Serving fresh sushi. Party catering available.

Serves: lunch, dinner and drinks


Zambrero - Mexican with a Mission

Cuisine: Mexican

Open: everyday from 10am – 9pm

Location: Reef Plaza, 16 Paluma Road, Cannonvale (Near McDonalds & BWS)

Phone: 07 4948 3586

Zambrero is Mexican with a mission: A healthy quick-service restaurant franchise and humanitarian enterprise committed to tackling world hunger through its Plate 4 Plate program. Zambrero's menu is healthy, modern Mexican with burritos, tacos, nachos and quesadillas all made with the freshest ingredients and fresh ideas.

Serves: Brunch, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks


The Betterbody Cafe

Cuisine: health cafe

Open: everyday from 6.30am – 4pm (until 1pm on Saturday, and until midday on Sunday)

Location: Reef Plaza, 14 Paluma Road, Cannonvale (Near McDonalds and BWS)

Phone: 07 4946 7756

The Betterbody Cafe want you to have fun being healthy with premium espresso coffee, healthy food & paleo deserts, plus incredible juices and smoothies.

Serves: breakfast, lunch, coffee and drinks