At the heart and soul of the Sunshine Coast’s tourism precinct, The Wharf Mooloolaba, Queensland is centered among an eclectic mix of activities. Mooloolaba is uniquely benefited from a range of natural highlights and the perfect mix of leisure, tourism and commercial ventures.
The Booking Office is located downstairs at the Wharf Mooloolaba. For more information or to book please call 07 5444 7477.
If the copious examples of whiskey (and other spirits) from around the world and extensive cocktail list isn’t enough, let their amicable host and expert team of bartenders, transport you back to a much forgotten era where great service, cocktails, jazz music, tommy guns and good times were king.
Monday to Friday | 5pm to late
Saturday to Sunday | 4pm to late
This humble canteen style eatery is changing the takeaway game one arepa at a time. El Bigoton’s ethos is simple; they want to bring the best of Latin American street food to the Coast by making all their food from scratch with authentic and traditional flavours and ingredients.
Although it is primarily a takeaway joint, El Bigoton does have some relaxed outdoor seating, making it the perfect pre or post surf catch up spot. The small canteen style service window, vintage Latin American posters and friendly staff all contribute to El Bigoton’s authentic street food vendor vibe.
Monday – Sunday | 11am – Late
At Flo’s, we’re serious about crêpes. Fully licensed and family friendly, we’re open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Our menu includes all the classics you tasted in France plus global dishes with a French twist, seafood, fresh salad crêpes, vegetarian and vegan options, and decadent desserts.
Opening Hours are:
7am till Late- Monday till Friday
Behind the pink Willy Wonka chocolate bar door is Foir Di Latte Gelateria. The smell of freshly baked cookies, bowls of ripe lemons on display and row after row of creamy, frosty, intensely flavoured gelato, just waiting to be tasted. With fairy bread soaking in Eumundi pasteurized milk, rhubarb poaching for strawberry and rhubarb gelato and coco pops sprinkled over the best chocolate milkshake you’ll ever taste, are some of the popular flavours that they create in house. For grownups, a must try is their Campari and orange gelato. So kick back on the custom-made melting gelato bench seat as your tastebuds live it up.
Monday to Sunday | 11am – 9pm
One of the Wharf’s iconic shops is Fudgees on the Wharf. If you haven’t stepped into the sugar filled wonderland that is Fudgees, the walls are lined with pop vinyl icons and the store is packed with classic and international sweets. Famous for their massive Pez collection, homemade fudge which is made on sight and scoops of ice cream, this shop is everyone’s dream!
Monday to Sunday | 9am – 5pm
Il Vento is like a little slice of Italy on the Sunshine Coast. This authentic Italian joint makes and stretches their own pizza bases, pasta and sauces in store, everyday. The menu features all the Italian classics we know and love, as well as some traditional dishes with a modern twist. With dining spaces within the rustic styled restaurant or outside where you can watch you pizza being cooked in the giant pizza oven, before it lands on your table. They also have an exquisite wine list!
Monday to Thursday | 12pm – 2pm and 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Friday and Saturday | 12pm – 9pm (limited menu between 2pm – 5pm)
Sunday | 12pm – 8pm (limited menu between 2pm – 5pm)
This infamous Bakery has arrived and is everything you have dreamed about and more. Kenilworth Coastal Bakery specialises in artisan Donuts, Pastries & Coffee. The Bakery has an open kitchen which gives a glimpse of how these delights are created. There are copious varieties of donuts to choose from every day, with an ever-changing menu. This is a takeaway only venue, so grab your goods and enjoy what the surroundings have to offer or try to steal a seat in the alleyway and watch the bakers at work. Ensure you get in early because this place has a large following and is known to sell out early.
Monday to Sunday – 8am – 3pm
Ninth Street is an American style eatery serving up epic shakes, hefty burgers, smorgasbord of hotdog combinations, loaded fries, insane cocktails and out of the world desserts which will satisfy a sugar craving. Either pull up a seat or line up to their in-and-out takeaway window!
Monday to Sunday | 11:30am – 8:30pm
Grunge, neon lights, dope Asian street food, water views; Rice Boi has arrived and it’s everything and nothing like you expected.
Hidden behind two massive red barn-style doors, Rice Boi’s is a casual Asian street food restaurant which boasts an open kitchen where diners can get a glimpse of their food be prepped and plated, a tranquil beer garden surrounded by lanterns and lush greenery and upstairs, a secret Japanese Izakaya dive bar with waterfront views of Mooloolah River.
The menu is bulging with dishes like sriracha pork buns, katsu curry fries, succulent beef coconut curry and many more that are so damn delicious you’ll be fighting a constant internal struggle about when is too soon to return for another feast. Beware, this place has a large following so please come in early to steal a seat.
Monday to Sunday | 11:30am – late
Takeaway: 11:30am – 8pm
Walk-in anytime- no bookings taken
Offering unparalleled sea views, See Restaurant is Mooloolaba’s only waterfront restaurant perched right on the marina. Enjoy vast skies and stunning sunsets from their stylish deck, or relax inside the nautical-themed dining room.
Their kitchen specialises in modern Australian seafood. Inspired by the ocean and what arrives fresh off the boats in the harbour, they focus on natural ingredients and simple cooking. With a menu to satisfy any seafood connoisseur, they offer a selection of favourites, from natural oysters, Tasmanian scallops and Cloudy Bay clam chowder, to more modern mains of seafood pasta, risotto and premium steaks.
Proud to serve sumptuous seafood in a divine location, See Restaurant is a must-visit.
Tuesday to Saturday | 11am – late
Sunday | 11am – 3pm
This Greek restaurant has ticked all of the boxes to create the kind of family-owned beach style eatery that you might find in Cofu Town. The menu includes Greek favourites but goes far beyond as well, with a selection from Tzatziki, Calamari, Spannikoppitta and Greek Meatballs to Saganaki Grilled Cheese or Confit Lamb Shoulder. While the food is guaranteed to delight so is the view looking over the marina, especially at sunset.
Monday to Sunday | 11:30am to 9pm
The Booking Box is a locally owned family business who love the Sunshine Coast and good coffee so they decided to join the 2 together in a absolute waterfront venue!
With a sister-business in the tourism industry they have built up knowledge and enthusiasm over the years. They are experienced in all different ages and abilities and can help you while booking your next adventure.
You can browse online and plan your adventures from the comfort of your home, or you can come see them at The Wharf! Grab a coffee, chill out on the waterfront deck and browse through everything that the Coast has to offer.
Monday to Sunday | 8:30am to 3pm
Taking over the old Murphy’s Restaurant, The Dock Mooloolaba is situated over the water extending back to the marina with numerous function rooms, three bars and an open air beer garden. The Dock specialises in smoked meats, charcoal grilled steaks and small bites which will satisfy the foodies to the beer guzzlers (or a family looking for the perfect hit-all-the-right-spots feast for a weekend lunch). The Dock is also pet friendly (outside of course) and have little treats for your four legged friend.
Monday to Friday | 11am to late
Saturday to Sunday | 7am to late
The Savvy Squire is what craft beer-drinking dreams are made of. With a waterfront location, this new brewhouse is big, beautiful and worth clearing your weekend for a visit. Boasting both restaurant, gaming, beer garden and function area, it is the ultimate place to go for the full range of James Squire brews on tap with waterfront views to die for.
The menu is substantial, starting with smaller plates ideal for grazing moving on to pizza’s, melt-in-your-mouth steaks or fall off the bone beef short ribs. This place is like a comforting pub fare.
Monday to Sunday | 12pm – late