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Char Mooloolaba

€€ - €€€Steakhouse, Seafood,
123 Moolooaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
+61 7 5477 7205
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (109 reviews)
“wagyu” (9 reviews)
“oysters” (20 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
123 Moolooaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I took friends to dine at Char last night because we have been there many times before. Normally the owner is there or his daughter and the service is excellent, but last night there were three young girls on and the service...More

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Char never disappoints!! Such amazing food, I especially love the Pork chop. The service is always spot on, waitresses are so happy, bubbly and helpful. Can't recommend this place enough! Can't recommend this place enough.

Thank sm539957
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately we did not enjoy anything about Char. We ordered the wagyu and it was the worst steak and the vegetables very over seasoned and too salty to eat. I don’t think it was Wagu as we have previously eaten this and has always been...More

Thank Christene W
CharMooloolaba, Manager at Char Mooloolaba, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, while negative reviews go with the territory,and whilst we never like them, we always try and learn from them. Also if some people want to create TripAdvisor accounts just to leave another negative review, 2 weeks after leaving one, I can't do much about...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a night for seafood and Char Mooloolaba not only prepares great steaks, but also excellent seafood. My meal was seared scallops as an entrée and huon salmon as a main. The salmon was well prepared, succulent and tasty. The meal was finished off...More

Thank WarrenAus
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Nice little restaurant offering a great assortment of steak and seafood dishes across the road from The Mooloolaba strip. Meals were nicely presented and well portioned. A little on the pricey side compared to other restaurants near by but enjoyable all the same. Friendly, prompt...More

Thank Katpom
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Extensive wine list with a range of extravagant to moderate priced wines. My Wagyu steak was nice but expensive and unfortunately ruined by the pink pepper jus which was ordinary and watery as I expected a more typical pepper hot sauce with body but the...More

Thank Casta69
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we did not enjoy our meal at Char. We both ordered Kobe wagyu steak however it was over cooked and tough to eat. I don’t think it was even Kobe, we have previously eaten Kobe steak elsewhere and it was amazing. Disappointing given it...More

Thank RenMcc
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

After dining at Char tonight I just had to write a review. A quiet weeknight to be sure but service from Melanie was outstanding! We dined with our 3 children, aged 9 and under and she was so intuitive and nothing too much to ask,...More

Thank Tamara192108
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Brilliant menu well worth the money spent Entrees were Seafood Chowder & Garlic turkish bread Mains were Takumi Wagu Eye Fillet & Garlic Prawns Couldn't fit in any desserts even though the dessert menu sounded delicious Brilliant service & will most definitely dine here again...More

Thank debbieanders0n61
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Had a birthday dinner there. Food was excellent. Chef did blue steak perfectly. Very pleased. My wife had an awesome whole barramundi. Whiskey selection is good as well.

Thank wjaf2016
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3 August 2017|
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Response from CharMooloolaba | Property representative |
Hi As the owner of Char I can say that even though we are not structured to be a kids restaurant to you that we welcome to bring your children. Most kids preteen or early teen would probably prefer a restaurant in the style... More
4 June 2016|
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Response from RhianM190 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to take so long to answer it is byo wine as long as it's a good one they told us !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Moolooaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Mooloolaba
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5477 7205
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