Where To Wine and Dine In Airlie Beach

Updated Mon 25 Jul 2022


Like any hub for travellers, Airlie Beach has an abundance of dining choices to cater to every craving, budget or occasion - Here are a list of some of our favourites! 

Breeze Bar

Breeze Bar is located on the Airlie Esplanade with views of the coral sea and beautiful shorelines of Airlie Beach. Breeze Bar features colourful cocktails and a fresh menu that includes daily specials. The indoor and outdoor dining areas allow for an intimate setting that is great for a date night or a casual hang-out with friends! 

The Rocks - Coral Sea Marina Resort

Situated on the boardwalk between Airlie Beach CBD and Coral Sea Marina, The Rocks offers some of the most mouthwatering cocktails and waterfront dining options available in town. We highly recommend the degustation options available! Be sure to book a table in advance during peak seasons and school holidays to ensure you don't miss out.

Sidewalk Cafe

Free wifi, delicious food, all day breakfast and a buzzing atmosphere - what's not to love about Sidewalk Cafe! Situated right on the Airlie Beach Esplanade and the corner of Shute Harbour Road, escape the hustle of the main strip, visit Sidewalk and watch the world go by. With music playing and funky artwork throughout all the cafe, Sidewalk Cafe is a must see. With dine in and Alfresco dining available, as well as the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands as the perfect backdrop to this casual yet elegant dining experience Sidewalk Cafe offers amazing service with a great seaside ambience.               

La Tabella

Mamma mia! La Tabella is a pristine Italian restaurant located opposite the foreshore of Airlie Beach. The closest you'll get to the beach without being on it, then there's the authentic, elegant interior complete with an Italian marble cocktail bar. If you're at La Tabella Trattoria between 3:00pm and 5:30pm and you order an antipasto, you get a complimentary glass of house wine thrown in! Pasta, fresh seafood, beef, the finest local produce and some serious cocktails make La Tabella Trattoria the place to visit in Airlie Beach if you're a fan of the Italian lifestyle.

The Garden Bar

The Garden Bar is Airlie Beach's newest restaurant. It is located at Coral Sea Marina and features a global menu, inspired by dishes from all over the world. It is one of the best places to wine and dine in Airlie Beach with unbeatable views of the marina and harbour. It has a diverse menu, delicious cocktails and a cool vibe that makes for a great place to hang out and enjoy a relaxing and affordable culinary experience. 

For more information on where to eat in Airlie Beach, check out our handy where to dine guide!

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