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Sidewalk Cafe Restaurant & Bar

1A Airlie Esp | The Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 6425
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“eggs benedict” (16 reviews)
“pork belly” (15 reviews)
“salmon” (8 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, International, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1A Airlie Esp | The Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Do you want to get treated poorly & made to feel like an inconvenience? Then look no further than the Sidewalk Cafe. Maybe they think they can get away with it with international visitors, maybe they rely on the beauty of the area & the...More

Thank Casey P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

waited 35mins for 2 breakfast, cafe was only 1/3 full. when we pointed out one of the orders was not ours this new zealand native waitress said ‘ i don’t think so.’ with an attitude and walked away. she didn’t bother to say let me...More

Thank hyeyoung l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waited half an hour for a cocktail with flat soda and very little alcohol. Had risotto and portobello muchroom main. Soup mix for risotto tasted like tinned spagetti and mushroom dish very small. Not recommended at all!

2  Thank Anastasia H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to sidewalk with some friends for my birthday . Wanted pancakes but they didn’t have any as usual.. so we waited over forty minutes for food (it was a quiet day) , when our food was ready we saw it sitting up at the...More

1  Thank Jordan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I understand the weekends and school holidays are a busy time for Cafe’s. But 55 minutes for 4 breakfasts??? When questioned the Male waiter gave a feeble excuse about a 40 minute wait for orders. Would’ve been nice to know WHEN we ordered. To be...More

1  Thank hpx3
Reviewed 1 week ago

New Years Eve, Airlie Beach was pretty busy. Sidewalk dinner was outstanding. Fabulous menu to choose from, and the service was great as well. Cocktails kept flowing, overall an outstanding meal.

Thank Sandy N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pork belly is awful. Couldn't cut it with a knife. Eventually got a mouthful. Tasted like it was frozen in cardboard for 6 months. When I told the waitress, she didn't say anything. Came back with the bill and we were charged for the...More

1  Thank Leah K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just happened to run into this little gem and persuaded by the happy on on cocktails! Yum yum yum! Fantastic food and drinks with excellent service. Also has one of the locals drop in with his rainbow lorikeet on his shoulder to give us...More

Thank kathyar0berts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good cappuccino is the essential component to a great breaky, to which we were afforded neither at the Sidewalk Cafe at Airlie. We chose to forgo our already paid breakfast at Peppers Resort to eat somewhere different. Everyone told to come here. "Its the...More

1  Thank Scubababenq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I searched Allie beach for a 'good coffee and great breakfast'. Many of the locals suggested the Side Walk Cafe. I don't know why, because our breakfast was below average. Soggy, undercooked bacon and eggs and hard stale like pancakes. Coffee and...More

1  Thank toyahguardione09
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1A Airlie Esp | The Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4946 6425
  • E-mail
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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