Cafe Catalina - Gold Coast
Located on the water’s edge in Southport’s Broadwater Parklands, and nestled against the Aquatic Centre, lies Café Catalina.
Offering indoor/outdoor casual dining with a fresh modern Australian menu, the kitchen serves breakfast and lunch all week.
With Friday drinks and waterfront Sunday Sessions to bookend your weekend, Café Catalina caters for all in an idyllic Gold Coast setting.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
ham off the bone or Warby's local smoked bacon, spinach, house hollandaise on Turkish
Hervey Bay Scallops
w/ smoked tomato s olive butter
Once again, a great place to catch up with friends or family for breakfast.
Staff always warm and friendly and helpful. Egg and bacon breakfast value for money.
Catalina's is also dog friendly.
The breakfast food we had was great, though it would be appreciated if there were more gluten-free options on the menu. Granola with oats is not gluten-free.
Very enjoyable thank you.
Parking was challenging due to an event but everything was great.
Food and service were great, but it was way too noisy. I wanted to bring my book club to Catalina every month, but the music drowned out everyone's voices. We requested that the music be turned down (most people who go out to dine want to talk - not to have to shout at each other) but nothing happened. Consequently, my book club can't return to Catalina as we'll have to find somewhere quieter, despite the fact that Catalina is one of my favourite places on the Gold Coast.
Parking is hard, service was good.
Service was slow. Overpriced for the quality of food. Limited menu.
The cafe was ok but very slow in both coffee and food being delivered to our table. That meant extra car parking fee waiting for our food The granola was very basic Had no real flavor
Always best to book.. it gets very busy on Sunday mornings... for good reason!
Meal prices were a little high.
Food was nice but I didn’t think the value was quite there.
Always good to take our pooch there and be looked after by the friendly staff. On rainy days one of the few places on the GC we can dine with our pooch. Keep up the good work! 😍
We had a great time. Wonderful food and you couldn’t fault the service it was fabulous
Great staff were non judgmental and very helpful when one of our number knocked his coffee all over the table. Food & coffee was very good
We had a great experience again. Disappointed that we missed the Sunday afternoon music which seemed a very brief set. The wait staff did not endear themselves when delivering the food to our table commenting "Now that is a lot of food!" This made us feel a bit embarrassed, but I think he thought it was funny.
This is the fourth time I have been to the cafe (2 x breakfast, 2 x lunch) and it has been outstanding every time. The service is exceptional and the food selection and quality excellent. I usually avoid eating salmon or trout at restaurants because it is so often overcooked but I decided to risk it and was not disappointed, the trout was cooked to perfection, crispy skin and melt in your mouth flesh, best I've had in a long time.
An enjoyable family lunch but meals are expensive for the serving sizes offered. As a casual lunchtime dining option it is an expensive outing. Love the venue location.
Always delicious food
As always we enjoyed our delicious breakfast with an ocean view. Service and quality of food at Cafe Catalina remains at a very high standard, well done!
Diners with pets however should be in a section of their own as not everyone enjoys the company of animals around them
while they eat.
Waiter seemed to forget about us after pooping first glass of wine
What a great open space to eat & chat! The food was tasty and we had plenty room for private conversation.
Lovely breakfast and lovely service. Try the mushrooms or the fruit.
I enjoyed the view and the restaurant was lovely. Our waitress was pleasant and friendly.
The only downfall was that the bread was over cooked in the toaster she that unfortunately over powered the eggs Benny as all I could taste was the burnt bread, the coffee I had was very well made so well made I could drink it without sugar, as none was put in my drink or sugar sachets in the table for me to use myself. It was great that the coffee was well made, as i find this very very annoying, if the coffee had been bitter I would never go back.
Great venue, love the live music.
Thanks for a great afternoon.
The food was awesome great sizing. We always enjoy the outlook and love the fact we can bring our puppy.
One of our favourite places on the coast 😍 def a must and pet friendly 🙌🏼
Was great lunch but unfortunately we had the swimming carnival noise / loud music etc next door...so was difficult to hear each other
Overall though was surprised by the venue and will be going again..
Took a while for someone to served us. We asked for water a couple of times but nobody ever gave us one. The banana bread was so tough I could hardly swallow it.
The food and service were great. We came down as a group and really enjoyed it.
Looking forward to going for breakfast again. Enjoyed the freshly squeezed juice the most.
Lovely atmosphere dogs and kids welcome near the Broadwater
Food consistently good but service is average out 6 people there were 2 delivery errors and just forgot to come back after making an addition to breakfast order
Delicious Food!! Great service....
We were there during the recent downpour. It was still great - the staff were super attentive and apologetic!! Still a great night. Thanks
The food is amazing & the staff are always so friendly
Food was cold and it took a long time to be served. Paying was also a slow experience. Not as good as it used to be
Friendly, attentive service and fantastic food. Lovely view of the water. Will definitely return.
In the past have been to Catalinas quite a few times and found it a very special place.
This time it’s like it has new owners who don’t know what they are doing.
Very unprofessional staff.
Ordered cold fish which was near warm.
Ordered but had to ask 3 times where the order was.
I’m sure staff had forgotten.
Certainly not a proper use of its premier position.
This was the worst meal ever. Is good that you can bring your dog as the barramundi was not fit for human consumption . Also salad should have been called lettuce as that's all it was. Nice spot. Bugger all choice on the menu. Certainly freshly thawed for your convenience fish.
Very enjoyable! Will return next time I'm on the GC
Lovely setting for my family birthday dinner. The menu was perfect with something for all tastes. I'm not usually a dessert girl but all 3 that we tried were worth the calories :)
The service was great also!
The food was good, but very pricey. Too much mint in the chicken salad. Sign outside indicates restaurant parking, but we got an $80 parking ticket!!!!
Won’t be going back
Delicous treats for people and pets
Great spot on the water with a very welcoming team and great food/coffee. Always enjoy our breakfast and lunch there and our dog is also very welcome to sit with us and is spoilt by the staff too.
Cafe Catalina - Gold Coast offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (07) 5571 0390.
Cafe Catalina - Gold Coast is rated 4.3 stars by 122 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.