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One on LaBalsa

) #3 of 22 Restaurants in Buddina $$ - $$$ Cafe, , International
1 Harbour Pde, Buddina, Queensland 4575, Australia
+61 7 5444 6444
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“juice” (13 reviews)
“park” (18 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Harbour Pde, Buddina, Queensland 4575, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a nice breakfast. The home made baked beans were warm, could have been hotter. All the rest of food was good. Great spot, pity about someone's dog continually barking but that can't be helped. The fresh juices were yummy especially the Coogee Classic. Good...More

Thank Robw1
Lemarseny, Owner at One on LaBalsa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our cafe. I appreciate you letting us know about the beans not being hot enough, I will take that up with the chef. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is over the road from La Balsa beach where the raft landed. The views are great and the menu for breakfast and lunch diverse. Something for everyone. Breakfast for me was acorn fritter stack with bacon, avocado, cherry tomatoes and plum jam. My...More

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a wonderful breakfast, lovely food , great views, wonderful service, recommended to everyone, give it a go

Thank Warren S
Lemarseny, Owner at One on LaBalsa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful breakfast of corn fritters , smashed avocado, cherry tomatoes and poached eggs. My meal not only looked appetising, but was also delicious. I would highly recommend dining at One on La Balsa. The staff were very efficient and the service was excellent...More

Thank Debbie B
Lemarseny, Owner at One on LaBalsa, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our cafe. The famous Corn Fritters are always a hit. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise,no factory manufactured cakes here,all their cakes are baked daily,good old fashioned ones like grandmothers used to cook.The coffee was great,staff extra friendly & happy to have a quick chat,nothing was to much trouble,LaBalsa is definitely my favourite cafe on The Sunshine...More

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We've been wanting to dine at One on LaBalsa for ages but never took the opportunity. Finally we were able to attend this cute corner cafe. Breakfast of coffee and bruschetta with smashed avocado was beautiful! Great venue with lovely views across the marina. Great...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

After a walk around the Point, the cafe was a great spot for coffee and a pastry. Overlooking the river and boats the staff also accommodate dog owners by delivering coffee to the park across the road.

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent service. Great atmosphere and good coffee. The scrambled eggs were good. Enjoyed the evergreen juice. Surprisingly the 1 year old liked the green juice as well.

Thank Chriskilian
Lemarseny, Owner at One on LaBalsa, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit to our cafe. Love green juices.

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Found this hidden gem - great food and prices - service was awesome and there's seating inside and out - staff were friendly and efficient - we came for brekky which is served all day - would definitely recommend and will be back if ever...More

Thank theaussies2010
Lemarseny, Owner at One on LaBalsa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thank you for your review, would love to see you again in the future if you are in the area.

Reviewed 28 February 2017

Being both a local and a regular, but not having been for lunch since the change of menu (breakfast last week beautiful as usual!) we thought we would try it today. Previously my favourite lunchtime meal was the chicken and pumpkin salad, but disappointed to...More

Thank gkjac0b
Lemarseny, Owner at One on LaBalsa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thanks for your feedback. We are currently working on an updated menu which will have salads without coriander.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Harbour Pde, Buddina, Queensland 4575, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Buddina
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5444 6444
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