20 Best Restaurants in Gold Coast

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The Gold Coast is an underrated place to go for great food in Australia, and actually has a lot of great restaurants.

Then, if you want to go to the Gold Coast and explore the culinary world there, you are on an extraordinary path.

Tripboba rounds up 20 of the best and most amazing restaurants on the Gold Coast that you can visit.

For example, there are Steak Houses, Modern Australian Restaurants, Indian Restaurants, Asian Restaurants, and many more.

Enjoy delightful service, delicious food, and an excellent atmosphere at the restaurants below!



Brazilian Flame Bar & Grill is a perfect place to enjoy grill food in The Gold Coast and it's the first restaurant that Tripboba recommended to visit on this list. Located in Soul Boardwalk, Brazilian Flame Bar & Grill is open every day from 12 pm until 10 pm and offers delicious chicken and meat, friendly staff, and good service.

There are plenty of mouthwatering dishes on the all you can eat menu which includes, Beef Ribs, Lamb, Chicken Heart, Pork Belly, Fried Chicken, Garlic Chicken, Roast Beef, Sweet Chilli Chicken, Pasta Salad, Beef Stroganoff, Onion Rings, Roasted Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, Spaghetti Bolognese, Churros, Cheese Fingers, Fry Banana, Ice-Cream, and Gelatin.

Brazilian Flame Bar & Grill

Best place in Australia for unlimited delicious food.

If you get the all you can eat it includes a huge range of sides which are also very tasty.

Address : T2.04 Soul Boardwalk, 4 The, Esplanade, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia


If you are looking for an amazing Cambodian restaurant on Gold Coast, then you need to visit Bunnath Kitchen.

Located in East Quay Shopping Center, Bunnath Kitchen is open twice a day from 12.30 until 2.30 PM and opens again from around 5.30 until 9.30 PM every day. Bunnath Kitchen also can make all the guests comfortable with friendly staff, speedy service, reasonable price, and a cozy atmosphere.

Bunnath Kitchen offers incredible food on the entrees and mains menu which include, Khmer King Satays, Boxing Chicken, Vegetarian Keung, Sesame King Prawn Toast, Betel Leaf King Prawn, Keung, Spring Rolls, BK Special Fried Rice, Kampot Pepper & Egg Fried Rice, Bong Kear Ang, Plear Saj Koh, Mouan Ang Slirk Krey, Saj Chrouk Ang Slirk Krey, and many more.

Bunnath Kitchen

A must visit for refreshing and tasty meals and great service.

Most dishes offered are gluten free.

Address : East Quay Shopping Centre, 13/44 Commerce Dr, Robina QLD 4226, Australia


Citrique is a classy resort restaurant with international cuisine, live cooking stations, and a seafood buffet. Citrique is located at 158 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia and is open daily from around 6.30 until 10.00 AM, and reopens from 6.00 until 9.30 PM.

Citrique offers all the guest incredible Citrique Dining menu which include, Natural Oysters, Charred Octopus, Bay Bug Dumplings, Rabbit Ravioli, Oven Baked Snow Fish, Bouillabaisse, Wood-Fired Pumpkin, Roasted Lamb Rack, Roasted Beef Tenderloin 200g, and some delicious desserts like Citrus Illusion, Chocolate Gold Bar, Berry Cheesecake, Sticky Date Pudding, and Pistachio Poached Pear.

Citrique, Gold Coast

International cuisine in a classy resort restaurant with live cooking stations and a seafood buffet.

The breakfast buffet has an array of traditional western food, plus some tasty Duck Noodles.

Address : 158 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia


Shiraz Authentic Persian Restaurant is a Persian restaurant serving tasty kebabs, rice, and dips with comfortable antique wood panels and outdoor seats. You can go to 3106 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia to reach this restaurant and is open every day from around 11.00 AM until 9.30 PM.

Then, Shiraz Authentic Persian Restaurant shows you an incredible kabobs menu contains many tasty dishes such as Chelo Koobideh, Joojeh Kabob, Torsh Kabob, Shaahi Kabob, Chenjeh Kabob, Bakhtiari Kabob, Shishlik, Soltani Kabob, Maahi Kabob, Meygoo kabob, Akbar Joojeh, and some tasty meats on the menu too.

Shiraz Authentic Persian Restaurant

Kebabs, rice and dips in an unfussy space with antique wood panels and mirrors, plus outdoor seats.

This is the perfect restaurant if you like tasty, tender and juicy meat.

Address : 3106 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia


Le Cafe Gourmand has situated at 2545 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218, Australia, open daily from 7.00 AM until 2.00 PM, and offers a great location to enjoy the meal, welcoming staff, and quality food. Le Cafe Gourmand has an amazing breakfast menu that you can enjoy, and it includes Croissant, Chocolate Croissant, Croque Monsieur, Ham and Cheese Croissant, Le Cafe Gourmand's Tartine, Tomato & Avocado Bruschetta, Baked Eggs, and Oeuf Cocotte.

Le Cafe Gourmand

A refreshing French influenced cafe and diner.

All the delights of refined European culinary skills.

Address : 2545 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218, Australia


If you are an Indian cuisine enthusiast and looking for the best Indian restaurant on Gold Coast, Ginger Indian Gourmet might be the perfect answer for you.

Ginger Indian Gourmet is located at shop 10/658 Reserve Rd, Upper Coomera QLD 4209, Australia, open six times a week from 12.00 PM, and offers prompt service, delicious food, and incredible Indian choices on the menu.

For the food options, you have Vegetable Samosa, Malai Paneer Tikka, Onion Bhaji, Vegetable Manchurian, Murgh Habibi, Murgh Jeera Tikka, Tandoori Chicken, Tandoori Platter, Ginger's Grilled Fish, Ginger Lamb Chops, Banarsi Seekh Kebab, and Chilli Chicken.

Ginger Indian Gourmet

Offering delicious authentic Indian cuisine.

Come with relaxing comfortable setting and friendly service.

Address : shop 10/658 Reserve Rd, Upper Coomera QLD 4209, Australia


Hot Shott is a great place to go if you want to enjoy breakfast, lunch, and lunch in peace. You can go to 3/17 Tedder Ave, Main Beach QLD 4217, Australia to reach this restaurant, and it is open daily from 5:30 am to 4 pm.

So, you can visit this amazing restaurant every day with your family, friends, or loved ones. Hot Shott has a great lunch menu that contains many amazing foods such as Serious Burger, Flamin' Chicken Caesar Burger, Veggie Delight Burger, Feta and Avo Salad, Hot Shott Cob Salad, Croque Madame, Charturie Board, Sweet Potato Fries, Rustic Fries, and Crusty Hot Shott Sourdough.

Hot Shott

One of the best breakfast spots on the Gold Coast.

There is a small collection of cakes and pastries for takeaway available as well.

Address : 3/17 Tedder Ave, Main Beach QLD 4217, Australia


De Vito Waterfront is one of the famous eating places that you can visit on the Gold Coast and is recommended to visit. De Vito Waterfront is located at 2 Barney St, Southport QLD 4215, Australia and is open five times a week from approximately 5pm to 9pm on Wednesday to Saturday, and from 10am to 9pm on Sunday.

De Vito Waterfront offers a selection of Delicious Antipasti and a main menu that includes, Garlic Ciabatta, Bruschetta, Formaggi, Duck Liver Pat, Guanciale Di Manzo, Anatra, Northern Region Barramundi, Slow Cooked Lamb and Premium Eye Fillet.

De Vito Waterfront

This place is a gem if you want a complete night out and wonderful food.

The staff are incredibly talented and attentive.

Address : 2 Barney St, Southport QLD 4215, Australia


Jimmy Wah's is a Modern Vietnamese restaurant and aims to provide delicious food, professional service with friendly and happy staff, and a pleasant environment. Jimmy Wah's is located in the heart of Burleigh, is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, and has an incredibly extensive menu.

For food choices, you have Freshly Shucked Appellation Oysters, Tempura Oysters, Ocean Trout Sashimi, Crispy Spring Rolls, Tempura Spiced Cauliflower, Caramelised Pork Belly, Vietnam Pancake, Half Chicken, Braised Beef Red Curry, Green Papaya Salad, and many more.

Jimmy Wah's

Family holiday lunch Mum, Dad and 4 kids. Delightful Vietnamese menu and off menu options for two fussy children. You must try the pancake.

Absolutely Sublime Jimmy Wa's is a must, and worth travelling to. My son and I had lunch there today, he for the second or third time, and myself for the first time. It was mindblowingly fabulous.The greeting on arrival was...

Unimpressed Dissapointed. Steamed buns weren't buns but sliders that were wet and soggy. Yellow fin tuna entree was a miserable size for $23 and needed more zing. Bland. Pork belly entree was too fatty. Pork and prawn pancake was...

Address : 1724 Gold Coast Hwy, Gold Coast, Queensland 4220 Australia


WILLOW DINING is a modern Australian restaurant with Mediterranean bites, modern Australian taste with a kick of Asian flavors, and tasty cocktails in a charming space plus outdoor tables. WILLOW DINING is focusing only to use the freshest ingredients and healthy choices but not restraining the taste.

Then, you have several incredible food choices on the menu such as Napoli Pork and Veal Meatball, Lamb Kofta, Black Chicken Tenderloin Skewer, Baked Spicy Potatas Bravas, Crispy Crumbed Fish, Asian Chorizo Skewer, Rare Seared Beef Fillet, Jerk Chicken, Seafood Cioppino, Braised Beef Cheeks, and 6-hours Slow Cooked Leg of Lamb.


Mediterranean bites & cocktails in a charming space with mismatched chairs & outdoor tables.

The décor is very eclectic and relaxed as well.

Address : 1957 Gold Coast Hwy, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220, Australia


If you want to visit The Little Plate, make sure to come around 05.30 to 10.00 PM when it opens. And, don't forget the address of this restaurant, 3 Deodar Dr, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220, Australia. The Little Plate has a starter and a larger plate.

The appetizer menu has a great selection of dishes such as Lemongrass Fishcakes, Potato Kale Fritters, Japanese Chirasi Salad, Crispy Pork Belly, Hiramasa Kingfish, Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Salad, and Cajun Spiced Meatballs.

Then, The Little Plate also offers delicious dishes on Larger Plates which include, Szechuan Pepper Prawns, Spaghettini, 250g Grilled Eye Filet, Coconut Chicken Red Curry, Hummus, Grilled Yellowfin Tuna, and Ricotta Ravioli.

The Little Plate, Gold Coast

This place has a great selection of meal choices in a variety of sizes.

The staff are very friendly and certainly make you feel welcome.

Address : 3 Deodar Dr, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220, Australia


Little Truffle is an incredible modern Australian restaurant with fine modern Australian food and a 5-course tasting menu presented in intimate dining rooms. Open daily from 5.30 until 10.30 PM, Little Truffle has located at 2444 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218, Australia.

You have a lot of dishes choices on the menus which include, Beetroot & Orange Cured King Fish, Pan Fried Quail Breast Porcini Mushroom Risotto, Ham Hock Terrine, Wagyu Steak Tartare, Truffle Mayonnaise, Confit Duck Leg, Braised Beef Cheek, 220g Wagyu Fillet Steak, and some desserts like Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta, Chocolate Fondant, Strawberry Soufflé, and Little Truffle Tiramisu.

Little Truffle, Gold Coast

Fine Modern Australian food and a 5-course tasting menu presented in intimate dining rooms.

This is definitely the go to for special occasions and romantic dinners.

Address : 2444 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218, Australia


The North Room is situated at 1/2527 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218, Australia. It's also open three times a week from around 12.30 until 9.30 PM. All the guests get friendly staff, amazing service, and delicious food such as Bay Lobster, Harvey bay Scallops, Yellowfin Tuna, Mud Crab, Roasted Duck, Veal Sweet Breads, Pork Jowl, Beef Short Rib, Shaved Sprout, Beetroot, Potato Skin Ice Cream, and Comte Gruyere.

The North Room, Gold Coast

A very humble little restaurant with class service.

The menu is incredibly innovative, always something new and delicious to try.

Address : 1/2527 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218, Australia


The Glenelg Public House is an incredible and classy pub focusing on small plates, starters, and delicious steaks. Located at 9/2460 Gold Coast Hwy, The Glenelg Public House is open five times a week from 12.00 until 11.00 PM and offers excellent service, good staff, and tasty dishes. For the food choices, you have Wagyu Meatballs, Chicken Schnitzel, Whole Baked Chatham Island Sole, Sirloin, Rib fillet, Bone-in Sirloin, Rib Fillet, Dirty Sebago Fries, Roast Carrots, Broccolini, Roast Cauliflower, and Brussel Sprouts.

The Glenelg Public House

One of the best steak house on the Gold Coast.

They have a great selection of steaks with halal options.

Address : 9/2460 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218, Australia


Kiyomi is one of the best Japanese restaurants you can find here and is located at Lobby Level The Star Gold Coast, 1 Casino Dr, Broadbeach QLD 4218, Australia. Open daily from around 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM, Kiyomi offers many good things available such as fresh sushi, delicious Japanese food, great service, and a cozy atmosphere.

Then, Kiyomi has a variety of menu options that contain delicious dishes which include, Seared Scampi, Hiramasa Kingfish, Ocean Trout, Sashimi Zensai, Lamb Cutlet, David Blackmore Wagyu, Kurobuta Pork, Dried Maremma Duck, Dengakuman, Chicken Robata, Snapper Tempura, Sotong Tempura, Fried Corn, Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice, King Brown Mushroom, and some desserts such as Ravioli Matcha Mochi, Goma Street Tempered Dark Chocolate, and Donatsu Caramelized.

Kiyomi, Gold Coast

Sleek venue serving sushi, Wagyu beef & seafood dishes, plus cocktails, sake & a robust wine list.

Every choice on the menu is absolutely delicious.

Address : Lobby Level The Star Gold Coast, 1 Casino Dr, Broadbeach QLD 4218, Australia


Dine in Four Winds 360 Revolving Restaurant could be one of the best experiences that you can do while coming to the Gold Coast. Located in Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise, an IHG Hotel, Four Winds 360 Revolving Restaurant offers you the Gold Coast with breathtaking views from the spectacular rooftop location at Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise.

Four Winds 360 Revolving Restaurant also has incredible hot and cold entrees which include, Vegetarian spring rolls, Prawn Gyozas, Blue Swimmer Chilli Crabs, BBQ Chicken Wings, Soup of the Day, Antipasti Station, Grilled Zucchini, Selection of Dips, Assorted Bread, and Prawn Crackers.

Four Winds 360 Revolving Restaurant

A revolving dining room with panoramic ocean views and a buffet featuring Mediterranean dishes.

It's a must visit restaurant if you want to see the Gold Coast from high.

Address : 26/2807 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia


Iyara Thai Restaurant is an amazing Thai restaurant with delicious cuisine created with passion inspired by the fantastic flavors of Thailand itself and makes Thai dishes in new and creative ways. Iyara Thai Restaurant is also fully licensed and BYO and has fresh ingredients with a mix of Thai regional cuisine with meat, seafood, and vegetarian dishes available on the menu.

Iyara Thai Restaurant is located at 2/2643 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach QLD 4218, Australia and is open daily from 5.00 until 9.30 PM. So, you can visit this Thailand restaurant to enjoy the delicious Red Curry, Panang Curry, Ginger Sauce Chicken, Scallops Oysters Sauce, Pad Ped Spicy Sauce, and more every day.

Iyara Thai Restaurant

This restaurant always surpasses your expectations.

Definitely recommend this place if you want amazing service and lovely fresh food.

Address : 2/2643 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach QLD 4218, Australia


The Cambus Wallace is one of the famous eateries that you can visit while coming to Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. This incredible restaurant is situated at 4/2237 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218, Australia, and is open five times a week from around 5.00 until 12.00 AM.

For the food choices, there are Garlic Sourdough, Cauliflower Popcorn, Arancini Balls, Sriracha Chicken Bao Buns, Mac & Cheese Croquettes, Grilled Fish of the day, Grilled Scotch Fillet, Slow-Braised Lamb Shank, Sweet Potato Fries, Truffle Fries, Coconut Panna Cotta, and Warm Sticky Date Pudding.

The Cambus Wallace

Hip, boat-themed bar with wall murals and drop lights, offering refined small plates and cocktails.

The drinks menu is extensive and reasonably priced.

Address : 4/2237 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218, Australia


Gemellini is located at 2247 Gold Coast Hwy, Nobby Beach QLD 4218, Australia and it's open six times a week from around 5.00 until 9.00 PM on Tuesday to Sunday.

Gemellini was established in 2016 which focused on creating the authentic Italian feast experience, offers antipasti dishes of salumi & buffalo mozzarella, and fresh pasta or woodfired pizza on the menu. All the guests were also offered a lot of good things such as mouthwatering Italian, great staff, incredible service in a cozy atmosphere surrounding the restaurant.

Gemellini, Gold Coast Hwy

The best gluten free pizza The best gluten free pizza I’ve ever eaten. We ordered 3 gluten free pizzas and they were all delicious. Absolutely worth every dollar!

Authentic classic Italian We enjoyed our dinner at Gemellini. Yes there seemed quite a flow of Uber collection but service was good and friendly. The Mussels special started was good, but could have benefited from an extra piece of...

Very Good We came here with some friends. The place was really nice and the staff were awesome. There was a really good vibe and the food and drinks were very nice. I would have given a top Mark but the only things to let it...

Address : 2247 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218 Australia


Mamasan Kitchen + Bar is a great South Asian restaurant and a highly recommended place to visit the Gold Coast. Mamasan Kitchen + Bar is a hip pan-Asian restaurant with a main and small plate menu plus a strong wine list. The restaurant is also open daily from 12.00 to 22.00 and offers all the good things such as a great atmosphere, attentive service, and delicious food.

Mamasan Kitchen + Bar has a small and large plate menu containing delicious dishes such as Sweet Corn Cakes, Asian Slaw, Pork San Choy Bau, Mamasan KFC, Vegetable San Choy Bau, Crispy Chicken, Hot + Sweet Eggplant, Work Fried Beef Fillet, Glazed Lamb Ribs, Wagyu Beef Red Curry, and Panko Fried Calamari.

Mamasan Kitchen + Bar

Hip Pan-Asian restaurant with mains & small plates, plus cocktails, sake & a robust wine list.

Address : 3 Oracle Bvd, Broadbeach QLD 4218, Australia