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The Pocket Espresso

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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8 Seaview Tce, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
476 793 800
06:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Wed 06:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sun 06:00 - 21:30
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently fantastic coffee. Beautiful smooth and strong blend. Almond milk always texturised to the right consistency. Amazing view and great customer service from all staff.

Thank Lcutt1
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This place opens early 600am. Yoga, surf ,walk the dog or every water sport possible its all here. great coffee and food to satisfy this bohemian pocket and interesting friendly staff do it all from a shop smaller than Dr who's TARDIS. I love the bowl of warm olives and a local beer here. If your costophobic or don't like... More 

Thank David L
Gold Coast Australia
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This place is tiny but fits in plenty of diners with seating offering a lovely view of Moffat Beach and the ocean. For breakfast we had the Turkish bread which comes filled with bacon, eggs, tomato relish and more. Beautifully fresh, hot and crunchy along with a big cup of coffee and how could you start your day better. Come... More 

Thank Roger S
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Coffee not as good as when first opened. Check barrister before ordering. Only 1 or 2 make great coffee. The young ones make crap coffee. Always running out of muffins.

Thank Michael R
Caloundra, Australia
Level Contributor
46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A fun lively place to have coffee or something to eat. The staff have a passion for their work and are super friendly. The coffee is great and so is the food. A must for Moffat Beach.

Thank scruffylou
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Not one to do a bad review but hoping the staff can learn from the bad food that was sent out tonight, ate at the jungle a part of the pocket (cannot find a page for it anywhere) first the $10 bowl of chips came out stone cold along with jerk chicken that didn't taste like jerk chicken. Then the... More 

1 Thank S E
EBundellu, Owner at The Pocket Espresso, responded to this review

Hey S E, Such a bummer that your meals didn't cut the mustard on the weekend. We really love food and want to see happy, fulfilled customers leave our place. I'll make sure that I take your feedback to our guys and get them to go over your comments. Thanks for taking the time to let us know. We'd love... More 

Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

A Bloody Mary to die for......sensational service. Very cool place to hang out. Great and varied menu worth some cool dishes......well worth a visit if you're on the Sunshine Coast.

2 Thank narragin73
Buderim, Queensland, Australia
Level Contributor
27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

A cool little spot to relax and have a great coffee. The food is good, the coffee is great and the service is spot on

1 Thank John W
San Diego
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The coffee here is excellent. And the food was great too (expensive but great). We ordered the bacon sandwich - could have shared it, it was so huge and sooo tasty!!

1 Thank CaseyMac81
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great service and the coffee is gooood The food is good but need quasedillas back on the menu Love coming here regularly

1 Thank adamcB2476HS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Seaview Tce, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: 476 793 800

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