Top tastes... Mooloolaba and surrounds
Top tastes... Mooloolaba and surrounds dish some of the most mouth watering meals on the sunshine coast. here is oceans Mooloolaba's guide to the best breakfasts, lunches, dinner and snacks for health fanatics and decadent indulgers ...
With unbeatable beaches, gorgeous climate, active outdoor culture and fantastic shopping, it’s no wonder the Sunshine Coast is a popular destination for holiday makers! More and more, the Sunshine Coast is also becoming a popular pick for foodies, due to the plentiful delicious cafes and award winning restaurants set along the beach strip. Here are Oceans Mooloolaba’s top picks for healthy meals and indulgent treats in Mooloolaba and nearby surrounds…
Mooloolaba’s CK Wholefoods is the enticing option for diners seeking exceptional quality and flavour without the guilt.
CK is equal parts espresso bar, café and grocer, with a strong commitment to supporting local farmers and serving healthy dining options.
Start your day right with paleo banana pancakes, a roast veggie stack, grilled lamb cutlets, a superfood smoothie or a high protein salad bursting with salmon, eggs, avocado, sundried tomatoes, roast almonds, chicken and kale.
CK’s lunch offering spans delicious homemade burgers, high powered salads and fresh treats like prawn zucchini fettuccini.
If a day at the beach or scouring the shops has you chasing a sweet treat and a quality coffee, head to CK for a raw cake … With options including Bounty Bar, Latte Cheesecake, Orange Poppy Seed, Macadamia Lime Cheesecake, Mixed Berry Cheesecake, Beetroot Brownie and Raspberry Coconut Slice, how could you resist?
You could even try a coffee alternative … CK makes scrumptious Matcha Lattes and Turmeric Lattes, based on house made almond or cashew milk .. you won’t be disappointed.
CK Wholefoods is located at 17 Brisbane Rd, Mooloolaba, just an easy stroll from your Oceans Mooloolaba accommodation.
Soak up the coastal atmosphere with a refreshing drink and tapas, enjoy a wine with a meal or indulge in decadent award-winning cocktails and deserts at Mooloolaba’s Lot 104 Espresso and Wine Bar.
While Lot 104 also dishes up a tasty breakfast and Tim Adams coffee, it is most vibrant in the late afternoon and into the night … as diners seeking good food and great atmosphere roll in.
The main menu offers something for everyone, with vegan options, fresh seafood, pasta and steak.
Sweet tooths will relish in the after dinner options, which range from delicious deserts to desert cocktails.
A short stroll from your accommodation at Oceans.
If you are craving a cheeky treat, Maroochydore newcomer Sneaky Baron serves up the best homemade hamburgers alongside craft beers and creative cocktails.
Sneaky Baron offer simple classics done well, with breakfast options including toasties, breakky burgers and Eggs Benedict all served alongside their own locally roasted coffee blend comprising Columbian, Brazilian and Ethiopian beans.
Lunch and dinner options include hand-crumbed chicken schnitzel burgers with house-made slaw and cheddar; the all-time classic wagyu beef burger; and the lamb burger with cucumber, lettuce, tzatziki and shredded beetroot … all served on fresh brioche.
Looking for something light? Sneaky Baron also serve up a range of salads and wraps, with options to mix and match to your tummy’s content.
The cool surrounds make Sneaky Baron a great place for a quiet beverage … choose from their range of crisp Australian craft beers or explore their cocktail menu. Top picks include the smoky caramel mango daquiri; watermelon mojito; and grilled pineapple margarita.
Sneaky Baron is located at the top of Maroochydore’s popular Ocean Street entertainment precinct. Jump in a car or taxi and you will be there in under 10 minutes!
For well over a decade, Cotton Tree’s popular Ba Vigo has been serving quality Spanish and North African inspired dishes in ambient coastal surrounds.
The mouth-watering menu boasts an array of tapas and pintxos to tantalise the tastebuds. With options including crisp fried crab and white bait fritters with pickled chill vinegar; and fried Spanish goats cheese with salsa pimento, cress and grilled sourdough … the tapas menu is ideal for sharing with family and friends.
For something a little larger, Ba Vigo offers mid-sized plates, Spanish pizzas, a la carte meals and delectable deserts; all celebrating quality produce and flavours.
Ba Vigo also serves a delightful range of boutique beers, Spanish wines and lively cocktails.
Ba Vigo is located in “The Dunes” building, 27 Cotton Tree Parade, Cotton Tree.
If you are celebrating a special occasion while on holiday on the Sunshine Coast, you can’t go past a delicious meal at the Spice Bar.
The modern, elegant restaurant comprises of an open kitchen, indoor and outdoor dining and spectacular views of the ocean and Mooloolaba.
Spice Bar’s menu is designed to treat diners to a range of exotic flavours through smaller plates with an Asian influence … all handcrafted and served with passion.
Three degustation menu options deliver perfect flavour combinations and provide a sample of small, large and sweet plates for the ultimate indulgence.
For those who don’t like to share, there are also a range of larger dishes, with fish, duck, pork, beef and vegetarian options.
Spice Bar is also a spectacular setting in which to sip on an exceptional cocktail, sample some sake or enjoy a glass of wine.
Spice Bar is open from lunch until dinner and is located on the first floor at 123 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba … just a brief walk from your Oceans Mooloolaba accommodation.