Dining Guide

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Eat, drink and relax across the Fraser Coast with a wide range of food and wine experiences to take your tastebuds on a journey of discovery across our region.

There is much to relish on a relaxing escape to our food-lovers paradise including fresh produce, succulent seafood and tantalising tipples.

From the hinterland to the Great Sandy Strait, the Fraser Coast has a wide range of fresh produce, locally made food products and top of the range dining experiences.

Top tip: try the famous Hervey Bay scallops which are prized by seafood lovers worldwide for their superior appearance, texture and taste or bite into juicy Fraser Island prawns – a favourite of many Fraser Coast locals.

Restaurants and coffee shops are dotted through the Fraser Coast with many found along the Hervey Bay esplanade offering picture perfect views of the ocean.

And it that’s still not enough – we also have a host of delicious foodie events to keep you going including the annual Relish Food and Wine Festival held in the Portside Precinct in Maryborough.

Bars, Restaurants, Cafes & Clubs

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The Dock – Wine & Dine

The Dock Bar & Restaurant is Hervey Bay’s iconic urban industrial themed bar that offers…

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19XO Wine & Cocktail

19XO is Hervey Bays best Cocktail and Wine Bar serving Premium Cocktails, Quality Wine, Gourmet…

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Miners Arms Hotel Tornbanlea

Miners Arms Hotel in Torbanlea has been operating since the 1800’s – with a drive…

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Eurong

With the magnificent 75 Mile Beach as its main road, Eurong, on World-Heritage listed Fraser…

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Beach House Hotel

Situated on the Esplanade in Scarness, overlooking the pristine waters of Hervey bay, Scarness Park…

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Cafe Balaena

Cafe Balaena is a sought after Cafe by day and Restaurant by night. Their dining…

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Grand Hotel Howard

Grand Hotel Howard provides a friendly relaxing restaurant and bar and is a great place…

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Coast

Coast is located at 469 Esplanade. It is rated 4.3 by 106 Zomato users. Serves…

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Happy Days Diner

Dining like no other, creating an experience and embedding memories for our customers. Take a…

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Torquay Hotel Hervey Bay

Hotel and bistro located on The Esplanade in Torquay. Their beer garden has a beautiful…

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Hervey Bay RSL

The best club in Hervey Bay, with great food, atmosphere and entertainment. Located centrally with…

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Salty Squid licensed seafood Bistro

Salty Squid is one of those places that only locals know about, but if you…

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Post Office Hotel Maryborough

The Post Office Hotel was built in 1889, for Messrs Hanley and Williams of Maryborough…

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Burrum Heads Hotel Motel

Burrum Heads Hotel Motel is a destination in itself being the only pub in Burrum…

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Pie and Pastry Paradise

Over 20 varieties of award winning pies, coffee, lunches, pastries, sweets and artisan breads. Five…

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Arkarra Gardens Cafe and Restaurant

The name Arkarra – meaning “place of many ducks”, was given to the lagoons by…

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Badger & Brown’s Burgerie

Badger & Brown’s Burgerie is located at 449a Esplanade. It is rated 3.4 by 9…

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Tiaro Meats and Bacon

Tiaro Meats and Bacon is a regional icon on the Fraser Coast providing an extensive…

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Fx of Coffee

Fx of Coffee is located at 471 Esplanade. This restaurant is yet to be rated…

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Portside Cafe and Restaurant

The beautiful Portside Cafe and Restaurant is situated inside the original Customs House Residence of…

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Aquavue Cafe Restaurant

Aquavue Cafe Restaurant (formerly Cafe Watersports) is located on the beautiful beachfront in Hervey Bay,…

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Simply Wok

Simply Wok is located at 417 Esplanade, Torquay, Hervey Bay. This restaurant is yet to…

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Hervey Bay Boat Club

The Hervey Bay Boat Club is a unique group of hospitality and tourism facilities. Guests…

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The Clubhouse Hervey Bay

The Best little club in the bay. Located at the picturesque Hervey Bay Golf Club,…

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The Hideaway Station Hotel

One of Queensland’s most Historic Hotels, the Hideaway Station Hotel Tiaro, has been operating since…

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Goody’s on the Beach

Goody on the Beach is a Toogoom favourite overlooking the mouth of Beelbi Creek opens…

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The Dock Hervey Bay

The Dock Bar & Restaurant is Hervey Bay’s iconic urban industrial themed bar that offers…

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Cauldron Brewing Hervey Bay

Cauldron Brewing Hervey Bay is a Craft Brewery for offering fresh, locally produced beer at…

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The Sticky Fig Gallery Café

The Sticky Fig Gallery Café is located at 16/81 Boat Harbour Drive. This restaurant is…

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Pink Flamingo Coffee House

Pink Flamingo Coffee House is located at 2/221 Lennox St, Maryborough QLD 4650. Serves Mexican,…

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Banksia Seafood and Grill

Banksia Seafood and Grill is Hervey Bays premium seafood and grill restaurant. They strive to…

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McNevin’s Sails Restaurant

McNevin’s Sails Restaurant is located at 188 John St, Maryborough. It is rated 3.0 by…

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Hervey Bay

There is nothing quite like seeing a humpback whale launch itself out of the ocean…

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Toast Espresso Bar

Toast Espresso Bar is a Maryborough icon having served loyal customers for years in Maryborough’s…

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Waters Edge Restaurant and Bar

Waters Edge Restaurant and Bar is a modern restaurant overlooking Hervey Bay and serving only…

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Bay Central Tavern

Bay Central Tavern offers a relaxing atmosphere with indoor and outdoor dining available. Their extensive…

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The Sand Bar & Bistro

The Sand Bar & Bistro is located at Kingfisher Bay Resort, Fraser Island. Serves Modern…

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Alowishus Delicious

At Alowishus, they made it their mission to create community everyday and grow meaningful, lasting…

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Salt Cafe Urangan

A modern relaxed beachside cafe with spectacular views of Hervey Bays pristine waters and Iconic…

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Retro Espresso Cafe Tiaro

Retro Espresso Tiaro combines the best Espresso Coffee with a retail store selling Retro themed…

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El Puerto

El Puerto’s Brazilian Barbecue is an unlimited degustation dining experience at the Hervey Bay Boat…

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Bayaroma Cafe Hervey Bay

Bayaroma is a lovely Esplanade Cafe across from beautiful Torquay beach. They offer a vast…

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Paolo’s Pizza Bar

Paolo’s Pizza Bar is located at 2/446 The Esplanade, Torquay. It is rated 3.1 by…

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Eat @ Dan & Steph’s

Zomato users recommend Coffee, Omelette, Salmon and Burgers at Eat @ Dan & Steph’s. Most…

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Lychee Hill Estate

Lychee Hill Estate is a unique winery on the Fraser Coast that is a lychee…

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Enzo’s On The Beach

Welcome to the newly refurbished restaurant and bar, Enzo’s On The Beach. Step away from…

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Old Sydney Hotel – Maryborough

Old Sydney Hotel is located at Cnr Ellena & Richmond Street Maryborough, QLD. This restaurant…

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Cake Bake Brew

Cake Bake Brew is an independent, locally owned and operated bakehouse using scratch bake recipes…

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The Deck & Anchor

Situated on the banks of the Mary River, The Deck & Anchor cafe is the…

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The Bayswater Bar and Grill

The Bayswater Bar and Grill is the perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy…

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Carriers Arms Hotel Motel

The Carriers Arms Hotel Motel is the biggest hotel and motel complex in Maryborough with…

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Sea Breeze Cafe

Sea Breeze Cafe is located at Shop 2, 363 Charlton Esplanade, Scarness, Hervey Bay. This…

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Aquavue

Aquavue is located at Lot 136, Esplanade. It is rated 3.7 by 19 Zomato users….

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Federal Hotel Maryborough

Federal Hotel Maryborough is located at 270 Kent St, Maryborough. It is rated 3.2 by…

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EAT at Dan & Steph’s

EAT at Dan and Steph’s is a family-owned eatery created by Dan and Steph Mulheron…

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Treat the tastebuds at these foodie events

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Relish Food & Wine Festival

A must on the food and wine calendar, every June, Relish Food and Wine Festival takes over the Portside Precinct in historic Maryborough. The festival features amazing local food and beverage stalls, great live music and a number of interactive events such as a ‘Brews and Blues Cruise’ and a Gin Joint held in the Bond Store.

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Hervey Bay Seafood Festival

Enjoy a feast with the local seafood industry each August at Fishermen’s Park in Urangan, Hervey Bay. This is the only seafood festival across Australia that is managed by the people who catch the goods first hand for you. You can enjoy the flavours of the sea with a range of dishes available from some of the region’s best restaurants and eateries.

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    One of the most popular and seriously delicious events on the Fraser Coast, Relish Food & Wine Festival is held annually at the Mary River Parklands and Queens Park in Maryborough. Celebrating all things culinary…
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