4 amazing Gold Coast restaurants

June 12, 2015 - 3 min read

Your next date night is sorted – we’ve found some of the best restaurants on the coast you have to try. Take a night out in Broadbeach for a fun night out, or go further south to Coolangatta where you’ll find delicious and fresh seafood. No matter where on the coast, you’ll be sure to have a great night out.

If you’re searching for the perfect Gold Coast restaurant where you’re guaranteed a delicious meal, prepare to be blown away with one of the 4 locations below!

Cucina Vivo

Stunning location, Cucina Vivo - Gold Coast
Stunning location, Cucina Vivo – Gold Coast

Do you love Italian food? Then we suggest making a reservation at Cucina Vivo. Located inside the Star Casino, when you walk into this restaurant you’ll instantly feel as if you’ve been transported to Italy. Home to stunning, Mediterranean decor and an outdoor terrace overlooking the pool, this dining location offers so much more than your average Gold Coast restaurant. Sporting a delicious and presentable menu, which features an array of mouth-watering meals, your only issue at Cucina Vivo will be deciding what to eat. From wood-fired pizza and fresh seafood, to carefully crafted pasta and antipasto platters, there really is something for everyone at this premium restaurant. If this isn’t enough, be sure to check out their extensive beverage list, which features a wide range of exclusive wines, perfect to match any dish.
Where: Broadbeach Island Broadbeach QLD 4218

Twisted Chilli

Fantastic food, Twisted Chilli - Gold Coast
Fantastic food, Twisted Chilli – Gold Coast

Head down to Twisted Chilli if you’re after food that will melt in your mouth. Situated in the heart of Coolangatta, this fantastic restaurant is well-known across the Gold Coast for first-class cuisine and excellent service. Serving up anything from succulent steaks to spicy Mexican meals, there really is something for everyone at Twisted Chilli. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, regardless of the time you decide to visit, this fantastic restaurant can deliver. If you’re in the mood for a feast, we suggest the Twisted Chilli burger, made from a special meat patty, together with melted cheese, fresh lettuce, tomato, onion and beetroot. Whether you’re visiting with your loved one or the whole family, there will be no disappointed appetites at Twisted Chilli.
Where: Griffith Street Coolangatta QLD 4225


Delicious Asian cuisine, Kiyomi - Gold Coast
Delicious Asian cuisine, Kiyomi – Gold Coast

If you adore Japanese cuisine, be sure to visit Kiyomi. Found inside the exclusive Star Casino, this Gold Coast restaurant is popular choice among both locals and visitors for its Asian-infused meals, packed with flavour. At Kiyomi each dish is attentively crafted by their passionate chefs, resulting in only the most authentic and premium-crafted meals served to your table. Visiting with a group of friends? Perhaps you’re bringing along a date for a romantic meal? Whatever the case, you won’t be let down by the food, nor service, that Kiyomi delivers. As well as their superb selection of Japanese cuisine, be sure to check out there extensive list of Japanese beers (both bottled and on tap), cocktails, wines, tea and whisky, for a truly authentic experience.
Where: Broadbeach Island Broadbeach QLD 4218

Romanas Italian Restaurant

Authentic dishes, Romanas Italian Restaurant - Gold Coast
Authentic dishes, Romanas Italian Restaurant – Gold Coast

Located in Nobby Beach, visit Romanas Italian Restaurant if you’re in the mood for a delicious and indlugent meal. Specialising in Italian food, this lovely restaurant is home to a welcoming atmosphere, friendly staff and a fantastic menu. If you’re looking for somewhere that the whole family can enjoy, don’t go past this Gold Coast gem. Take a seat inside Romanas Italian Restaurant and feast your eyes upon their extensive menu that features a number of specialty Italian dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for pizza, pasta, seafood, risotto or salad, your tastebuds will be satisfied here. On a budget? Romanas Italian Restaurant runs a number of weekly promotion nights, so you can dine premium without burning a hole in your back pocket.
Where: 2233 Gold Coast Highway Mermaid Beach QLD 4218

So that’s the Gold Coast restaurants covered, but what about cafes? Check out this blog to find some of the best around!