1. Bumbles Cafe
Bumbles Cafe provides an intimate setting to share food during lunch; most meals made with fresh produce and have a Mediterranean influence, which includes trio of dips, roasted lamb and veggie stack with falafels.
Where: 1/19 River Dr, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
2. Cafe 50
Cafe 50 is a quiet getaway from the busy streets of Surfers Paradise although it’s situated on Cavil Avenue. Their coffee and daily handmade treats are always a hit with the locals and you can share cake with your partner a few metres away from the beach.
Where: 3/50 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
3. ESPL Coffee Brewers
ESPL Coffee Brewers is located at the bottom of the Soul building in Surfers Paradise along The Esplanade. Their signature lunch snack is the shaved leg ham, Jarlsberg cheese & pickle sandwich which goes down well with a latte or ice frappe.
Where: 4 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217
4. Surfers Sandbar
Surfers Sandbar is right on the beachfront where you can enjoy $12 lunch specials or an all day meals menu depending on how hungry you are. They also have a great bar which makes one of a kind cocktails if you’re intending to entice your lovely lady.
Where52 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217
5. Stairwell Coffee
This quirky whole-in-the-wall cafe is hidden along the boulevard is a small takeaway snack spot if your not feeling very hungry during lunchtime. The customer service is great and additional treats can be purchased as you walk along the beachfront.
WhereThe Centre Arcade, 67/3131 Surfers Paradise Boulevard Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217
6. Cafe Alfons 
Cafe Alfons is a local favourite and the food never disappoints. Open everyday from 7am to 4pm if your a fussy eater then their menu is perfect for you with dishes ranging from oriental salmon to a classic BLT sandwich.
Where: 4/38 Thomas Drive, Surfers Paradise QLD 4218
7. Think Espresso
Think Espresso specialises in handmade cake and melting toasties with a funky atmosphere that could create a memorable Valentine’s Day lunch with your special somebody. Their premium coffee is also recognised locally with each cup of beans being a perfect blend.
WhereShop 18, The Forum Arcade, 26 Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217  
8. The Surfers Paradise Beach Cafe
A great beachfront cafe that offers a wide range of meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The beach cafe is also fully licensed so you can accompany the meal with a beer, wine or spirit and relax watching the surf.
Where: 4 The Esplanade, Soul Building, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
9. Montmartre By The Sea
Located on the beachfront, the European influenced style has wholesome meals and coffee, which means you don’t have to fly to Italy to have lunch in a lavish cafe.
WhereCnr Elkhorn Ave & the Esplanade, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
10. Oliver Brown
If chocolate is your girlfriend’s weakness then Oliver Brown’s is the place for her! Valentine’s Day isn’t complete without chocolate and this chocolate cafe serves anything sweet you can imagine from milkshakes, waffles and brownies.
Where: Soul Boardwalk, Shop No T1.13 and T1.13a, 8 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
Do you have a favourite romantic lunch or dinner spot in Surfers Paradise that hasn’t been mentioned here? Let us know below in the comments!