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Karma Waters Restaurant

Corner The Esplanade & 7 Venning Street | Shop 5 Mantra Building, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
+61 7 5452 6722
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (38 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (27 reviews)
“barramundi” (39 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Portuguese, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Corner The Esplanade & 7 Venning Street | Shop 5 Mantra Building, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
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1 - 10 of 1,136 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Great location outside the Mantra, the selection for breakfast was varied and the service was very good. The Turkish bread was a good addition to the well cooked and presented breakfast. Couldn’t give a rating an issue with trip advisor website.

Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 1 week ago

great position near the mantra hotel, good breakfast menu with specials every day, good coffee and staff were nice

Thank o12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed in our breakfast experience this morning. The staff were exceptionally rude (most, not all) including who we believe to be the owner or manager. Even our 3 year old asked us why the lady is so sad! The meals were okay but nothing...More

2  Thank Melinda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at this restaurant many times and I highly recommended it. The service is fabulous and the food is consistently good. For dinner I like the trinchado, was or the garlic prawns and for breakfast, the big breakfast. Delicious food, reasonably priced with...More

Thank SunshineCoastDreamer
Kristina D, Owner at Karma Waters Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you lovely SunshineCoastDreamer! You're very kind for taking the time to leave us such an amazing review! We're glad to have you and yours as regulars and so happy that we can please you with our service and food we can offer! We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff. Lovely food. Annaliese goes above and beyond, her coffee is the best on the strip.More

Thank Brenna H
Kristina D, Owner at Karma Waters Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Brenna for taking the time to leave us a review! Thank you for the praise on service and your feedback on our food and also for our coffee. We appreciate your thoughts and take them seriously and will do our best to service...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location across the road from the ocean. Friendly service. Great garlic bread. Byo which is a bonus. The grilled barramundi was lovely, accompanied by a generous serve of salad and chips. The let down was the Goan prawn curry. Very small portion of 6...More

Thank Paudge
Kristina D, Manager at Karma Waters Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Paudge. I hope you doing well. Regards your review as I wrote to you earlier that we do apologise for our prawn curry which did not bring you enjoiment. As we explained you that we had some issue with our local deliveries due to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband started with the pork belly and scallop for entree and commented that he didn't want to eat the second one because then it would be gone! He said that the pork was perfect. Soft enough to almost pull apart but crackling on top....More

1  Thank Mandy O
Kristina D, Manager at Karma Waters Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Mandy for great review. Was pleasure to have you that evening. See you again at Karma Waters.

Reviewed 19 October 2017

We had an excellent breakfast . My partner had the turkish special and i had the big breakfast . The food arrived hot and plenty of it. The coffee was also excellent.

Thank Rallan26
Kristina D, Front Office Manager at Karma Waters Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Rallan for your time reviewing Karma. We are as a team very glad that we did delivery to you great food and service. See you again with us.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

The whole street somehow lacks something and is not conducive to a good night out, but I was hungry and I did not feel like driving, so what could I do? The staff were helpful. The decor is mediocre. The ambience is average. I could...More

3  Thank Nathan1000
Kristina D, Owner at Karma Waters Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Hi there, Thank you for your time writing your review and also to express your opinion. We will keep in mind of course, as we value every customer’s thought. I am glad that you appreciated our staff’s support as everybody in our restaurant work hard...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The location is great. They are not flexible on the sides though (ie if you just want to make a minor change). I went for dinner and the food took ages to come out. I had the surf and turf. Chips were cold and steak...More

3  Thank BeachGirl997
Kristina D, Owner at Karma Waters Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time for writing your review and please, let me to answer it. However; I am not sure what you mean for you not getting your food in time but; some delay could have happened as we are getting...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner The Esplanade & 7 Venning Street | Shop 5 Mantra Building, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Mooloolaba
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5452 6722
  • E-mail
Description
Karma Waters offers beachfront dining with stunning ocean views right on Mooloolaba Esplanade. Blending modern Australian cuisine with Portuguese inspired flavours and spices, the Karma Waters menu boasts unique and hearty dishes. Using the best local produce, our kitchen creates dishes that capture the distinct flavours and spices Portuguese cuisine is known for. Our breakfast menu boasts generous dishes with a wide range of hearty, healthy and traditional dishes. Our lunch and dinner menus introduce our Portuguese influence with signature dishes such as the Espatada, Trinchado, Portuguese Seafood Rice, and Macau African Spicy Chicken. We are proud of our reputation as one of the best restaurants in Mooloolaba, having been voted as most outstanding restaurant in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Stop in for one of our Karma Nights Specials, or sign up to the database for exclusive Locals Menus and Offers.
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