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“Outstanding service and great food.”
Review of Gusto

Ranked #6 of 112 Restaurants in Noosaville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Australian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Gusto is located opposite the Noosa River, providing stunning views right up to the river mouth. Both indoor & outdoor seating areas, every table enjoys the view.
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We dropped in to Gusto Riverfront Restaurant for lunch today; not a planned visit, just looking for somewhere nice to eat. As we walked into the entrance one of the floor staff immediately came over to welcome us and offer us a choice of tables for lunch. He was very friendly and after seating us, asked if we wanted water, sparkling or still and provided menus. He then pointed out that the oysters were Sydney Rock oysters at present. He then left us to contemplate our choices.

Another waiter returned a few minutes later and asked whether we were ready to order - I had a dozen oysters and then as a main course my wife had the Tortellini and I had whiting with in-house tartare sauce and chips. Several minutes later the oysters arrived - freshly shucked and they were outstanding with a very fresh salsa made from finely chopped red onion and watermelon with a citrus hint, maybe lime.

The pasta and the fish were also excellent. The fish was cooked exactly right, neither over or under cooked and the chips were better than average. We finished the meal with black coffee which was better than average but not outstanding.

One of the most notable observations was to do with the floor staff. Unlike a lot of today's restaurants, they actually worked and looked after their customers. So often one sees waiters/waitresses who bring dishes out to tables and then walk back to the kitchen passing tables where customers have obviously finished their meal but are just ignored; not so at Gusto. Here they would look around to see if they needed to attend to another table on their transit back to the kitchen; this is quite outstanding today.

We will be back for another meal in the future.

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1  Thank Alex C
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We are locals and always find time each month to dine at gusto on Gympie terrace
Food always very good and service excellent
Try the terrine entree when available
Fish is always great
Home made pavlova is the absolute best in world
Good choice of affordable wines

Thank brzy28
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Gusto has been a fixture on Gympie Terrace and over the years the quality of food and service has remained high. It is a place for good quality non nonsense food at a reasonable price. and a great place for lunch looking out across the river.

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1  Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Ravioli was great , fish of the day was also good.

Unfortunately the $50 steak - ordered a medium rare - came out well done - plate was too hot to touch so I feel it was sitting for a while.

The mushrooms were very salty and disappointing.

Given the previous recommendations from our friend - we will not be returning.

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Thank Geoff M
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

I'd scouted around for a suitable restaurant during a recent stay in Noosaville and hit the jackpot with Gusto. Found the friendliest staff and meals my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed. I had the bbq salmon dish and he had the grilled fish of the day, which was very fresh schnapper. See dish descriptions in the photo. We preferred an inside table with air conditioning and that was not a problem. Most peope chose to dine outside and it wasn't long before the waitress was fanning them as it was a hot night. Truly, our meals were the best on our travels and the service was excellent. Do yourself a favour and dine at Gusto.

4  Thank Michele J
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