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Sidewalk Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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1A Airlie Esp, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 6425
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We sat down with our lovable puppy and he was very welcome they brought out a container of water for our fur baby. We than proceeded to order eggs benadict and the big breacky both were to die for mouth watering eggs and bacon yummm.

Thank Joshua W
Montejaque, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Sidewalk Cafe is located along the esplanade within easy walking from the lagoon car park or the markets car park. The setting is on a quiet street providing a view of the ocean across the road.The fish tank inside has some beautiful and interesting marine life. The coffee is consistently amazing no matter who makes it. The staff are... More 

Thank katoffler
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I walked past this restaurant on our first night the guy at the front got us thinking to eat there. Our last night number 5 we were wanting chicken and the restaurant had on the menu good tasting chicken parmy for my husband & I wanted the prosciutto wrapped chicken and it was awesome. My partners dinner... More 

Thank AmyJW33
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything was so fantastic I didn't only come the once...I came 5 times!!!!! Twice for breakfast, once for lunch and twice for dinner. Breakfast was amazing. The first day I had a fruit salad and a veggie breakfast. Both were great. The coffee was perfect and the girls serving us were helpful and a delight. Same day- dinner... had oysters... More 

Thank Shannon S
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

no one greeted us or told us to order at the bar, was sat waiting for ages for someone to serve us. The food arrived it was cheap and overpriced asking the waitress If we could return the "museli" (mixed cheap cereal) she was pretty rude, absolutely no customer service skills at all! Was told to speak to the man... More 

Thank stephy10081
Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was served quickly and was very tasty. Scrambled eggs infused with pesto and ham a definite winner as was the fruit salad and yoghurt.

Thank Jenstewart
Townsville, Australia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, lovely atmosphere, & nice food I was dining alone ( work trip) & was able to have a lovely little table in the corner. The young lady looking after me was so nice, checking if all ok etc

Thank michelle70_Borg
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After arriving in Airlie beach for the last 3 nights of a 2 week holiday in Nth Qld we thought we'd give this place a try. Close to the water which is what we wanted but made a big mistake. After ordering oysters for an entree then a seafood platter for a main it went from bad to worse. I... More 

Thank Kellie1273
Seattle, Washington, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was Ok but service was not that great comparing with other restaurants! We didn't get any greeting from any servers there. We standing around and decided to ask one of the bus boy if we could sit. We were not that impressed!

Thank Sue P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for lunch and it was delicious! We had the salmon, vegie burger and pancakes, all was very yummy and reasonably priced! Great service too!

Thank Yazparr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1A Airlie Esp, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4946 6425
When I think about Good Food, its about quality and value. After working in some of Australia best food establishments I have discovered making sure high quality standards are applied to the preparation, cooking and presentation of our menu is the key to its success.

SideWalk offers a cosmopolitan experience with its footpath dinning. Although this kind of dinning is not unique elsewhere in Australia, we offer a different experience in Airlie Beach, from the fantastic view, the food, wine and service we certainly stand out from the rest. Lovers of good food, coffee and wine love SideWalk.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?