The Fraser Coast has flourished in the food scene over the years.

Get to know the flock of inventive new & existing restaurants lighting up the Fraser Coast dining scene, with this quick simple guide to Fraser Coast bests EATS by us…..AND because it wouldn’t be a true foodie blog without some well know dining institutions, we’ve included a handful of our always favourites for good measure – including our very own institute EAT at Dan & Steph’s


EAT at Dan & Steph’s was established by us in 2014, a year after winning MKR.

Open from 7am to 2pm with a unique all-day menu, expect to see us there – making your meals, coffee or delivering high end quality food to your table personally. It’s our love & passion to deliver exciting food for you to enjoy, with a seasonal menu that excited not only us but you!


ODYSSEY – This is our go to place….it is a must – pass the kids to someone for a few hours & immerse yourself into this world!

As you enter their relaxed dining space, you’ll be greeted by the sights, sounds and smells that signal it’s time to settle in, unwind and enjoy. It is an experience to be savoured. They’ll take you on a culinary journey that delights, challenges, inspires and excites. From the unique mystery of their hand-sealed menus to the distinctive crackle of needle hitting vinyl, every moment spent at Odyssey


LA BELLA ITALIA PIZZERIA – the new kid on the block & loving it.

Authentic flavours with exciting atmosphere – a simple & easy place to dine & chill as a couple of with the family

BANKSIA – is Hervey Bay’s premium seafood and grill restaurant.

They strive to be constantly evolving to highlight local seasonal ingredients in popular share-style dishes matched to exceptional wines, a complete experience. The chef and owner Saul is strongly influenced by Classic French and Italian Chefs.

PORTSIDE CAFÉ & RESTAURANT MARYBOROUGH – The beautiful Portside Cafe and Restaurant is situated inside the original Customs House Residence of Maryborough, built in 1899.

This building offers seating inside, on the spacious verandah and spots on the green overlooking the Mary River and Queens Park. Lovely food & service and time to slow down a little.

BADGERS BURGERS – located right next to EAT – get dirty & enjoy the best burgers in town!

ENZO’S – Step away from the hustle and bustle of Hervey Bay’s tourist strip and into the unique and relaxed atmosphere that only Enzo’s on the Beach can offer.

 Dine on delicious simple cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere whilst taking in the uninterrupted sea views of Hervey Bay and Fraser Island. Enjoy drinks while overlooking the gleaming waters of Scarness beach, watching the famous Hervey Bay sunsets.

MADDIGANS SEAFOOD – the greatest F & C’s on the Fraser Coast! Nothing else needs to be said……..then pop next door for an ice cream!

These are only a handful of delightful eateries here on the Fraser Coast!

Enjoy yourselves


Dan, Steph + Emmy x