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Dining on Magnetic Island

DINING & BARS - Where to eat on Magnetic Island

NELLY BAY

Boardwalk Restaurant Peppers Blue On Blue Pasta Dish

BOARDWALK RESTAURANT (PEPPERS)

123 Sooning St

NELLY BAY
PRICE RANGE: $$ - $$$

Cusine: International

Licensed.

OPEN: 7 days a week 7.00am - 8.30pm

Start your day with a Boardwalk breakfast, visit us for lunch, afternoon sundowners or dinner at Peppers Blue On Blue overlooking the Magnetic Island Harbour. We also cater for functions.

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GRANITE RESTAURANT

Corner Sooning St & Mandalay Ave

NELLY BAY
PRICE RANGE: $$ - $$$

Cusine: International

Licensed, dine in or take away.

OPEN: Mon to Sat 8.00am - 8.30pm

With a focus on shared style dining, come in and try the tapas menu along with a very popular pizza menu. The licensed bar offers premium cocktails, cold beer and an extensive wine list.

4758 1071

Scallywags Cafe

SCALLYWAGS CAFE

104 Sooning Street

NELLY BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$

BYO
Cuisine: Australian

OPEN: 7 days a week 7.00am - 2.00pm

Serving up delicious healthy meals and remarkable fair trade coffees in a fun filled, family friendly atmosphere, with a theatrical pirate crew, in the heart of Nelly Bay, and just minutes walk from/to the ferry.

0458 492 452

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THE COFFEE KART

Ferry Terminal

NELLY BAY
PRICE RANGE: $-$$
Take away

Coffee Cart

OPEN: 7 days a week
Mon to Sat 5.30am - 3pm
Sun 6.30am - 3.00pm

Magnetic Island's only dedicated coffee specialists. Great coffee really fast! Running late for the ferry? Text us your number and we'll have it ready for you. Love coffee - love the kart!

0478 892 992

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CEYLON CURRY CORNER

Old Helipad

NELLY BAY
PRICE RANGE: $ - $$

Cusine: International

BYO Dine in or take away.

OPEN: Fri and Sat 5.00pm - 8.00pm

If you like the taste of great Sri Lankan curry, then you've come to the right place. With a wide variety of flavours, including vegetarian options, grab a curry from our van if you're on the go, or grab a seat (limited spaces available - or bring your own) and enjoy!

0423 331 354

Nelly Bay Cafe

NELLY BAY CAFE

55 Sooning Street

NELLY BAY

Price range: $ - $$
Cuisine: International


OPEN: Mon to Fri 6.45am - 2.30pm

            Sat 6.45am - 1.00pm

Baking every morning! Delicious breakfasts and lunches, homemade lasagnes, quiches and cakes, ethically sourced coffee and organic milk, plus smoothies, milkshakes and cold pressed juices.

0416 795 138

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SOS Stuffed On Seafood Magnetic Island

SOS (STUFFED ON SEAFOOD) NELLY BAY

Shop 1, 4 Arcadia Road

NELLY BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$
Cuisine: Seafood

Licensed

OPEN: 7 days a week 11.00am - 8.00pm

Dine in or take away, fresh and delicious seafood. Open for lunch and dinner with Captain's Specials and a licensed bar. Also selling fresh local prawns, bugs, mud crabs, local reef fish, scallops, mussels, crayfish and oysters. Phone for special orders.

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TINY PALM COFFEE

41 Sooning Street

NELLY BAY
PRICE RANGE: $-$$
Take away

Coffee Cart

OPEN: 7 days a week 7.15am to 12 noon

This little van based at the Jungle Club offers incredibly good coffee and snacks as take away, or sip and relax by the pool to enjoy your brew!

0401 500 347

Fruit N Scoops

FRUITS N SCOOPS

Shop 2, 4 Arcadia Road

NELLY BAY

PRICE RANGE: $ - $$
Cuisine: International

Dine in or take away.

OPEN: 7 days a week 8.00am - 8.00pm

Open for breakfast from 8am, with our hot cooked breakfast available until 10:30am. Amazing coffee, fresh juice and homemade gelato bar plus grazing platters, fruit platters and smoothies.

4758 1222

Saltwater Restaurant Magnetic Island

SALTWATER RESTAURANT
MAGNETIC ISLAND

53 Sooning Street

NELLY BAY

Price range: $$ - $$$
Cuisine: Modern Australian Seafood
BYO

OPEN: Wed to Sun 5.00pm - 8.30pm

We offer modern Australian fusion cusine focusing on Australian seafood and quality produce. Our food features fine dining dishes, in a smart casual dining culture.

0414 352 762

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SUNSET GRAZING BOXES

Shop 1, 4 Arcadia Road

NELLY BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$
Cuisine: Sweet and savoury take away

OPEN: 7 days a week 11.00am - 8.00pm

Perfect for special events or to enjoy while watching the sunset on the beach. There are different options and sizes to choose from. Phone us for more information.

4758 1222

Amaroo On Mandalay - Dining

UP THE GARDEN PATH RESTAURANT & BAR

61-79 Mandalay Avenue

NELLY BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$

Cuisine: International

Licensed

OPEN: 7 days a week 7.30am - 8.30pm

Located at Amaroo on Mandalay in a wonderfully unique setting on the edge of a national park, with elevated views across the valley. We provide resort patrons and all visitors with a relaxed, family-friendly dining experience, overlooking our pool and tropical gardens. We also have a versatile function and event space. See our Facebook page or website for current menus and specials, and upcoming events.

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ARCADIA

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ARCADIA BAKEHOUSE

Shop 7, 5 Bright Point Avenue

ARCADIA

PRICE RANGE: $ - $$

Dine in and take away.

OPEN: 6 days a week

Mon - Fri 7.00am to 3.30pm
Sat 8.00am to 1.00pm

 

Arcadia Bakehouse is a boutique bakehouse on Magnetic Island that specialises in delicious pies, cakes, quality espresso coffee, and bubble tea. We also offer scrumptious and inspired birthday and celebration cakes. Visit our Facebook page for cake inspiration and temptations.

4758 1116

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AQUA IN ARCADIA

24 McCabe Crescent

ARCADIA

PRICE RANGE: $$-$$$

BYO Restaurant
(Previously the Tamarind Tea House)

OPEN: Thurs to Sun 5.30am - 9.30pm

Set in a beautifully cool and relaxing garden under the Tamarind trees and surrounded by exotic plants, Aqua in Arcadia is known for outstanding dining. BYO. Bookings are essential.

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MAGNETIC ISLAND RSL

35 Hayles Avenue

ARCADIA

PRICE RANGE: $-$$

Dine in and take away. Licensed.

OPEN: Fri and Sun 5.00pm to 8.00pm

Enjoy delicious meals and a full bar at great prices on Friday and Sunday evenings - and you'll be supporting our veterans! Plus, come along to the Friday RSL Markets for extra food options and other goodies from 5pm to 8pm (April to February). The RSL Hall is also a great place to hire for events, meetings and workshops.

0458 236 410

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ARCADIA STORE

Shop 1, 5 Bright Avenue

ARCADIA

PRICE RANGE: $ - $$

Cafe, gourmet supermarket and petrol.

OPEN: 7 days a week 8.00am - 6.00pm

Stop for a coffee or take away after browsing a unique range of quality food, breads, organic meats and seafood, dairy goods, gluten free and delicious ready made meals, plus tasty treats. We are also a petrol station, so it's the perfect stop for everything you need.

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BAKED ON MAGGIE
BAR & GRILL

Shop 2, 5 Bright Point Avenue

ARCADIA

PRICE RANGE: $$

Licensed. Dine in and take away.

OPEN: 7 days a week 8.00am - 10.00pm

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Starting with 'Smoker Sunday' night (smoked meat), Mexican Monday, Burger Night Tuesday and Wednesday, Steak Night Thursday, and a full menu on Friday and Saturday nights.

4758 1860

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STAGE DOOR THEATRE RESTAURANT

5 Hayles Avenue

ARCADIA

PRICE RANGE: $$

Licensed. Stage show and dinner

OPEN: Fri and Sat 5.30pm to 10.30pm

North Queensland’s No. 1 Theatre Restaurant. Book yourself in for a night of music and laughs, with beautiful live singing, hilarious impersonations, dazzling costumes, orchestral  backing tracks and a three course meal. Visit our website for details on our latest show.

4727 9797

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ARCADIA VILLAGE HOTEL

1- 4 Marine Parade

ARCADIA

PRICE RANGE: $$

Licensed, dine in and bottle shop.

OPEN: 7 days a week 7.00am - 11.00pm

Bikini Tree Cafe at the Arcadia Village Hotel is open from 7am - 8pm for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food specials Monday and Tuesday. Toad races Wednesday. Trivia Thursday. Live music Friday and Saturday. Pub Bingo Sunday. Bar, pool and bottle shop.

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BALIAN - FOOD VAN

Geoffrey Bay foreshore opp. Bowls Club

ARCADIA

PRICE RANGE: $$

BYO. Take away.

OPEN: Thurs to Sat 5.00pm - 8.00pm

Be inspired with Indonesian styled fish, beef, pork or vegetarian tacos right on the beachfront in Geoffrey Bay. BYO drinks, and a chair/blanket while you catch the sea breeze and enjoy a tasty feed.

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HORSESHOE BAY

SANDI'S ON MAGNETIC

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ADELE'S CAFE

14/1 Pacific Drive

HORSESHOE BAY
PRICE RANGE: $

Cafe.

OPEN: 7 days a week 9.00am - 5.00pm

Located underneath Maggie's Beachfront Apartments directly next to the bus stop the cafe offers delicious home made icecreams and gelatos, plus tasty lunch treats, with beautiful sea views.

0498 630 900

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MARLIN BAR TAVERN

3 Pacific Drive

HORSESHOE BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$
Cuisine: International

Licensed.

OPEN: 7 days a week 9.00am - 10.00pm

Casual beachside bar and bistro. Great food, amazing sunsets and icy cold beer and cocktails all year round. The perfect island getaway for a day. The Marlin Bar Tavern caters for all appetites.

4758 1588

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SELINA MAGNETIC ISLAND

26 - 40 Horseshoe Bay Road

HORSESHOE BAY
PRICE RANGE: $$

Licensed.

OPEN: 7 days a week 7.00am - 10.00pm

Coffee machine and muffins served from 7am onwards each morning on the deck, or enjoy Breakfast with the Koalas on Mon/Wed/Sat from 8.30am to 10am, an interactive wildlife tour with local rangers during the day, or a visit our bar for a light meal at night plus live music most weekends.

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BAREFOOT ART FOOD WINE

5 Pacific Drive

HORSESHOE BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$
Cuisine: International

Licensed.

OPEN: Thurs to Mon 11.30am - 9.00pm

Barefoot Art Food Wine, is one of the primo restaurants on Magnetic Island set overlooking the Horseshoe Bay beachfront. Multi-award winning. Three stunning seating ares. Fabulous function venue for small parties, exhibitions and gatherings.

4758 1170

Noodies on the Beach

NOODIES ON THE BEACH

6 Pacific Drive

HORSESHOE BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$
Cuisine: Mexican/International

Licensed.

OPEN: 7 days a week
Mon 9
.00am to 8.00pm
Tues 11.00am to 8.00pm
Wed to Fri 11.00am to 9.00pm
Sat 9.00am to 9.00pm
Sun 8.45am to 9.00pm

Our Latin bar and cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering Mexican and international cuisine, with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Dine in or take away. Get a FREE sombrero iwth a jug of margaritas for your table, or try our range of delicious cocktails.

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HORSESHOE BAY FISH & CHIPS

6 Pacific Drive

HORSESHOE BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$
Cuisine: Classic fish and chips TAKE AWAY

OPEN: 7 days a week

11.00am - 3.00pm & 5.00pm - 7.00pm

What is more classic that fish and chips on the beach? We also have a great selection of burgers to choose from, so drop by and take away ... but please don't feed the seagulls ;)

4758 5500

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SANDI's ON MAGNETIC ISLAND

7 Pacific Drive

HORSESHOE BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$$
Cuisine: International

Licensed. Dine in or take away.

OPEN: 7 days a week 7.00am - 9.00pm

Restaurant and wine bar open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Barista made coffee, full brekkie, homemade patisserie, grab and go, burgers and pizzas, local seafood, cocktails and local beers plus gluten free and vegan options. See our Facebook page for live music and special event updates.

4758 1673

PICNIC BAY

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LAVA LAVA

Sea Salt Arcade
Shop 4, 8 - 9 The Esplanade

PICNIC BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$

Dine in or take away

OPEN: 7 days a week
Cafe: 7.00am - 2.00pm
 

Store: 7.00am - 6.00pm 

Island-style cafe and general store with great coffee, super smoothies, real bagels and more! Gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options are also available.

4758 1477

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PICNIC BAY HOTEL +
R&R RESTAURANT

1/3 The Esplanade

PICNIC BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$ - $$$

LICIENCED

OPEN: 7 days a week
Mon - Fri 11.00am to late

Sat & Sun 10am to late

A spectacular location on Magnetic Island with a sweeping beach, tranquil setting and right at the end of the iconic Picnic Bay jetty. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Eat at the R&R Restaurant, or drop into the sports bar for a counter meal. Indoor and outdoor seating available.

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MAGGIE ISLAND BREWERY

Sea Salt Arcade
8 - 9 The Esplanade

PICNIC BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$

Licensed, dine in or take away*

OPEN: Sun to Thurs 12pm - 9pm
            Fri & Sat 12pm - 10pm

A nano brewery providing quality handcrafted beers, local spirits, wine and food suited to our laid back island lifestyle. Want to take away? Purchase a growler and we'll refill it with your choice of beer.

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RESTAURANT ELSIE

Sea Salt Arcade
8 - 9 The Esplanade

PICNIC BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$ - $$$

Licensed

OPEN: Tues to Mon From 12pm

Visit us for modern Australian cuisine and casual dining. Bookings are recommended. Walk ins are welcome.

0474 800 306

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MAMMA ROMA

Sea Salt Arcade
8 - 9 The Esplanade

PICNIC BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$

BYO, dine in or take away

OPEN: Tues to Sun 5pm - 8.30pm

A vibrant and popular authentic Italian restaurant, and pizzeria with al fresco dining, providing a range of dishes including gluten free, and vegan options. Bookings are essential.

4758 1790

SOS Stuffed On Seafood Magnetic Island

SOS (STUFFED ON SEAFOOD) - PICNIC BAY

Sea Salt Arcade
8 - 9 The Esplanade (Inside the Brewery)

PICNIC BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$

Dine in or take away

OPEN: Thurs to Sun From 12pm

Local fresh seafood, fish and chips, burgers, salads and specials. Dine in or take away. Get in before 7pm so you don't miss out! You'll find them inside the Maggie Island Brewery.

4758 1222

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