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The Black Cockatoo Cafe

4 Gympie Rd, Tin Can Bay, Queensland 4580, Australia
+61 7 5486 4222
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
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“cuttlefish” (5 reviews)
“garlic bread” (5 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
4 Gympie Rd, Tin Can Bay, Queensland 4580, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner at this popular restaurant delicious. The service was very attentive and friendly.The local seafood did not disappoint with giant size prawns and scallops. The soup was piping hot and full of flavour. Meals were served in a short time from when order was placed.

Thank Leonie P
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious lunch looking out over the water. Fish and salad was beautifully cooked and fresh Lovely airy restaurant with good views

Thank TaperooTraveller
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were at a swim meet at Rainbow Beach and stayed in Tin Can Bay. Seeing a rare opportunity for some quiet time my wife and I left the children at the motel with fish and chips and headed out for dinner. The cafe presents...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great place for food and coffee, have dined here on more than one occasion, food, and service superb. Excellent coffee. Would recommend cafe to visitors to Tin Can Bay and friends as an overall good place to dine

Thank minmudge
Reviewed 4 August 2017

A pleasant , airy and fresh environment matched with a tasty , fresh & diverse menu featuring local seafood including prawns, cuttlefish and fish . The owners are very pleasant and friendly whilst respecting your dining experience. Fully licensed with a generous selection of drinks...More

Thank Serena T
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This restaurant was closed for approx. 18 months and was looking forward to eating at the newly opened venue with new owners. Was very disappointed by the meals served, the Asian meal was average (when asked what type of sauce was being offered, was advised...More

Thank karenbell2015
Dean B, Owner at The Black Cockatoo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

I am not shure how to take this review because of a few factors. The steak we have changed 3 times looking for the best product. We have had 1 complaint about tough steak, so we made another and he loved it. Telling me at...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

A very nice meal with excellent service friendly staff. The tiramisu was fantastic as was the vegan cheesecake. They will have a licence soon to serve alcohol. All round a great experience.

Thank sheppardgregsheppard
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Dined here recently, found the menu very interesting and our meal selections were delightful. The couple who run the place were very friendly, and the chef made a point on checking how our meals were. Disappointed they weren't licensed, but apparently that is happening soon...More

Thank michaelst2
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We had morning tea here on the way to Rainbow Beach. It was a pleasant surprise to find such a nicely decorated and trendy restaurant in Tin Can Bay as we hadn't been there for a few years. The staff were very friendly and the...More

Thank Greta B
Reviewed 6 May 2017

It is really pleasing to go to a restaurant that has an original menu. There was a range of interesting looking dishes including, seafood, pasta and Thai style dishes. We chose homemade fishcakes and the special of the day, which was a red Thai fish...More

Thank ChristineZUK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Street Parking, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Gympie Rd, Tin Can Bay, Queensland 4580, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Gympie Region  >  Tin Can Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5486 4222
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The Black Cockatoo Cafe + Bar, is located in Tin Can Bay on the Cooloola Coast situated between Noosa and World Heritage listed Fraser Island. The restaurant has a contemporary decor and is located on the main road with sea views. The restaurant sources the best local seafood available straight from the trawlers, together with freshest and quality local produce. They use herbs from their own courtyard garden and experienced baristas using Genovese coffee
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