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Tides Waterfront Dining

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Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Esplanade | Bulcock Beach, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5438 2304
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We sampled few entrees and they were magnificent! The oysters were as fresh as you get. Service was very good.

Thank Kane B
Caboolture, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited twice during our recent stay in Caloundra. It was very busy on Friday night but still no problem with getting a drink or ordering food. Good value on Tuesday night with the Pasta blackboard special just $11. It must have also been happy hour as a schooner of Guiness was $4.00. With live music friendly staff and good... More 

Thank 338mals
Mungindi, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service here is prompt, friendly and polite. The view is breathtaking and the food is devine. The seafood was cooked to perfection. The sides are simple and packed with flavor. Highly recommend a visit for a great dining experience.

Thank littlebluemailbox
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What eating out is all about, defiantly not one to miss. Amazing food, views and brilliant service. Having owned 2 restaurants myself, the owner here know what he or she is doing.

Thank Jasper S
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant has a high level of food options. Everything we ordered was brilliantly cooked. Good options for most tastes. Excellent service and choice of wine. Great atmosphere for couples.

Thank Nathaniel C
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very disappointing. The arancini did not taste good and the prawn cakes seemed to be like frozen catered food. The 'crispy' pork belly was not crispy at all, it was chewy. Not at all worth the exceptionally high prices they charge. The service was average. The waitress brought us the wrong wine the first time, and the... More 

1 Thank M T
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a Monday and it was pretty quiet. However we still had really good service and the food was lovely. We both had the 2 course special and enjoyed Scallops followed by Steak, for the wife and Spaghetini for me. Nice. Best we've been to in Caloundra.

Thank Andy B
Coolum Beach, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My Husband and I are extremely impressed by the food, ambience and service we received from the staff at Tides. Well recommended!

Thank Kellee1981
Caloundra, Australia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Tides is always a great choice for fine dining in Caloundra. The food is of the highest quality and always impresses me with its wide selection from locally sourced produce. Great views and tons of atmosphere both day and night. The options from the set lunch menu are first rate, as I s the full a la carte menu. I... More 

Thank Karon G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

If I could give it 4.5 I would. Had a great lunch. After a few very average dining experiences in Caloundra at restaurants people had raved about I realised I should go with no expectations. Tides delivered a very pleasant experience and I wasn't disappointed. Beautiful view from the balcony and the entree, main and desert were really enjoyable. Nothing... More 

Thank GlomeshGirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$38
Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esplanade | Bulcock Beach, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5438 2304

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Brisbane, Australia
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?