Restaurants In Airlie Beach Local Guide

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Are you looking for the best restaurants in Airlie Beach? You’ve come to the right place! From beachfront eateries to upscale dining, Airlie Beach has something delicious for everyone. But before you can savour these incredible flavours and textures, let’s take a look at what this tropical paradise has to offer.

When it comes time to refuel after a long day of exploring Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Islands, there are plenty of fantastic restaurants ready to welcome you with open arms.

From seafood delights serving up fresh-caught catches straight off the boat to bistros offering creative dishes made with local produce, each restaurant in Airlie Beach has something unique and tasty to offer – so why not explore them all!

In this guide, we’ll cover everything you need to know about finding great eats in town – where they’re located, what type of cuisine they serve, and more. So read on and find out how you can sample Airlie Beach’s delicious offerings without breaking the bank!

Restaurants In Airlie Beach Location Map

List Of Restaurants In Airlie Beach (In Order Of Reviews On Google)

When you normally read the best restaurants guide it’s the personal opinion of the reviewer. The problem with this is it’s one person’s review and while they may eat out a lot and have a refined culinary pallet, it’s still just one person’s opinion.

If you are like me then you like to read reviews before eating out and I read up to 10 reviews on each food establishment, so in my Airlie Beach restaurants guide below I have used Google reviews to prioritise the best Restaurants In Airlie Beach by the criteria below.

  1. The restaurant must have over 50 reviews left on Google Business by customers who have experienced the business.
  2. I have broken down the categories of best to worst by filtering the restaurants into their review star rating Eg 4.5 to 5 stars.
  3. For each restaurant, I will provide a brief description as well and a link to their Google Business profile so you can read their reviews, see location pictures and get their contact details or website for reservations (if needed).

Ok, so here we go I hope you find the tasty food you are looking for while visiting Airlie Beach.

Places To Eat Rated Between 4.5 to 5 Stars On Google

Restaurants In Airlie Beach  Anchor Bar

Anchor Bar

Current Rating 4.7 / 5 Stars
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About – A laid-back destination with pool & sea views offering hearty pub meals, plus beer & cocktails

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address: 5 Golden Orchid Dr, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Phone: (07) 4946 6678

Ventura Restaurant and Bar

Ventura Restaurant and Bar

Current Rating 4.5 / 5 Stars
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AboutWaterfront dining offering Modern Australian Food. 

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address: Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Phone: 0407 791 925

View of the ocean at Anchor Bar Airlie Beach

The Belvedere at Toscana

Current Rating 4.9 / 5 Stars
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About – Sit back and enjoy a share style menu with strong Italian and French influences.

Options: Dine-in
Address: 10a Golden Orchid Dr, Airlie Beach
Phone: 0467 219 862

Garuma

Garuma

Current Rating 4.7 / 5 Stars
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About – Serves some classic comfort foods to be enjoyed by the locals and visitors.

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address: 1/346 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach
Phone: (07) 4990 6734

Joa Sushi

Joa Sushi

Current Rating 4.6 / 5 Stars
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About – Mouth-watering sushi with a wide range of flavours. One of favourite eats in Airlie.

Options:  Takeaway
Address: Airlie Beach, Shute Harbour Rd,
Phone: 0411 399 603

Ramen in May

Ramen in May

Current Rating 4.8 / 5 Stars
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About – #1 Japanese Ramen Shop in the Whitsundays Ramen in May specializes tonkotsu style ramen

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address: Shop3/390 Shute Harbour Rd
Phone: (07) 4863 4176

Cafe One 3

Cafe One 3

Current Rating 4.7 / 5 Stars
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About – Specialising in Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free dishes.

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address: 13 Waterson Way, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Phone: 0419 783 313

Alley Cat

Alley Cat

Current Rating 4.9 / 5 Stars
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About – Alley cat is a takeaway restaurant combining Japanese, Taiwanese and Asian fusion cuisine.

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address:1/265 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach
Phone: 0411 399 603

Airlie Tandoori

Airlie Tandoori

Current Rating 4.6 / 5 Stars
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About – best Indian food in Airlie Beach , Whitsunday area, yummy curries, butter chicken, naan bread

Options: Takeaway & Delivery
Address: 13 b/13 Waterson Way, Airlie Beach
Phone: 0488 106 498

Fat Frog Beach Cafe

Fat Frog Beach Cafe

Current Rating 4.6 / 5 Stars
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About – Funky, friendly and unique in one of Airlie’s most spectacular beachfront locations. Scrumptious, healthy food.

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address: 44 Coral Esplanade, Cannonvale QLD 4802
Phone: 0417 979 960

Places To Eat Between 4.0 to 4.5 Stars On Google 

La Tabella Trattoria

La Tabella Trattoria

Current Rating 4.3 / 5 Stars
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About – Italian, Al Fresco dining is available with one of the best beachfront positions in Airlie Beach.

Options: Dine-in 
Address: 7/6 The Esplanade, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Phone: (07) 4948 1888

The Deck Airlie Beach

The Deck Airlie Beach

Current Rating 4.3 / 5 Stars
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About – alfresco dining, Mediterranean influenced Australian menu. Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address: 277 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach 
Phone: (07) 4948 2721

Mika Airlie Bbq & Bar

Mika Airlie Bbq & Bar

Current Rating 4.3 / 5 Stars
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About – MEXICAN inspired, Sharing Platters, Fresh Seafood, Vegetarian Food, Gluten Free, & Tapas.

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address: 6/1 The Esplanade, Airlie Beach 
Phone: (07) 4948 2551

La Tabella Trattoria

La Tabella Trattoria

Current Rating 4.3 / 5 Stars
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About – Italian, Al Fresco dining is available with one of the best beachfront positions in Airlie Beach.

Options: Dine-in 
Address: 7/6 The Esplanade, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Phone: (07) 4948 1888

The Deck Airlie Beach

The Deck Airlie Beach

Current Rating 4.3 / 5 Stars
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About – alfresco dining, Mediterranean influenced Australian menu. Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address: 277 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach 
Phone: (07) 4948 2721

Mika Airlie Bbq & Bar

Mika Airlie Bbq & Bar

Current Rating 4.3 / 5 Stars
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About – MEXICAN inspired, Sharing Platters, Fresh Seafood, Vegetarian Food, Gluten Free, & Tapas.

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address: 6/1 The Esplanade, Airlie Beach 
Phone: (07) 4948 2551

Fish D'vine & The Rum Bar

Fish D’vine & The Rum Bar

Current Rating 4.3 / 5 Stars
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AboutSeafood Restaurant,  innovative menu,  authentic tastes of the Whitsundays.

Options: Dine-in, Takeaway
Address: 16 Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Phone: (07) 4948 0088

La Marina Italian Restaurant

La Marina Italian Restaurant

Current Rating 4.2 / 5 Stars
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About – Harbourfront establishment offering Italian dishes like pizzas, pasta, grilled meat & seafood.

Options: Dine-in, Takeaway & Delivery
Address:1/33 Port Dr, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Phone: 1300 526 274

Paradiso Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

Paradiso Rooftop Restaurant

Current Rating 4.1 / 5 Stars
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About – Handmade authentic pizzas, Mediterranean influenced pasta dishes and classic Australian cuisine

Options: Dine-in 
Address: 287 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach
Phone: 1300 969 691

KC's Bar & Grill

KC’s Bar & Grill

Current Rating 4.3 / 5 Stars
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About – For affordable meals, great live entertainment with local and touring musicians.

Options: Dine-in, Takeaway
Address: 382 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach
Phone: (07) 4946 6320

Cool Lala Modern Asian Cuisine

Cool Lala Modern Asian Cuisine

Current Rating 4.2 / 5 Stars
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About – Asian Fusion Restaurant, the essence of Asian techniques, flavours and composition.

Options: Dine-in, Takeaway & Delivery
Address: 9/303 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach
Phone: 0484 220 777

D'viet House

D’viet House

Current Rating 4.2 / 5 Stars
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About – Asian fusion restaurant, Family run with fully Airconditioned venue

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address: Shop 8,9/293 Shute Harbour Rd
Phone: 0401 307 189

Little Vegas Burger Bar

Little Vegas Burger & Bar

Current Rating 4.4 / 5 Stars
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AboutHamburger restaurant, American inspired menu, top 10 burger bars in Australia

Options: Dine-in, Takeaway
Address: 3/259 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach
Phone: 0477 408 172

Treehouse Airlie Beach

Treehouse – Airlie Beach

Current Rating 4.3 / 5 Stars
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About – Open for Breakfast & Lunch 7 days, with Private Dinner Functions by request.

Options: Dine-in, Takeaway
Address:6a/263 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach
Phone: (07) 4990 6969

The Garden Bar Bistro

The Garden Bar Bistro

Current Rating 4.3 / 5 Stars
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About – Cocktail bar, Vibrant and contemporary venue providing an all-day bistro menu

Options: Dine-in & Takeaway
Address: Coral Sea Marina, Shingley Dr, Airlie Beach
Phone: (07) 4946 4277

Sorrento Restaurant & Bar

Sorrento Restaurant & Bar

Current Rating 4.1 / 5 Stars
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About – Laid-back joint with a deck overlooking the water, seafood-focused bistro dishes.

Options: Dine-in, Takeaway
Address: 22 Shingley Dr, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Phone: (07) 4946 7454

Whitsunday Seafood Bar

Whitsunday Seafood Bar

Current Rating 4.1 / 5 Stars
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About – Fish & chip shop, good range of fish, scallops, oysters, chips, potato scallops & more

Options: Dine-in, Takeaway
Address: 4 Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Phone: (07) 4946 6561

Conclusion

Our Restaurants In Airlie Beach are the perfect place to kick off your holiday in the Whitsundays! From fresh seafood to Italian cuisine, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner, a family outing, or a place to grab a quick bite, Airlie Beach has it all.

With the sweeping views of the Coral Sea, the delicious local produce, and the friendly atmosphere, Restaurants In Airlie Beach are a must-visit, especially after a Whitehaven Beach Tour. So come and experience the best of Airlie Beach’s culinary culture! Your taste buds will thank you for it!

    Nath J
    Nath J

    Hi, my name is Nath J.
    I have lived and worked in Airlie Beach and Whitsundays since 2001. Over these 21 years, I spent 20 of them in the local tourism industry, Including owning a travel store, working on overnight and day boats, plus sales and marketing for local businesses. The content on this page is taken from my knowledge of the tourism industry and hopefully provides you with the facts about Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays you were looking for.