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The Best Coffee, Cafes & Restaurants in Agnes Water

Being a little town, it's handy to know what the local haunts are, where to hang out - and where the best coffee, brunch, lunch, snacks, dinner, and takeaway are. Agnes and 1770 have some great places to have a bite at - and we are going to let you in on the best kept secrets below.....

The Best Coffee in Agnes Water & 1770


Considering 3 out of 4 Australians drink coffee, it's not hard to understand why it is so important for holiday makers to suss out where they can get their hit - and a good one too!

1. La Caravana

Nestled in the picturesque setting of Agnes Water, is La Caravana. This family-owned gem is a beloved spot for locals and visitors alike to unwind and enjoy delicious meals. With a spacious grassy area inviting guests of all ages to relax and play games, La Caravana offers a super welcoming atmosphere.

The menu offers a variety of options to satisfy every palate, from hearty breakfasts to flavorful brunches and aromatic coffees to refreshing smoothies. Visitors can look forward to experiencing genuine warmth and hospitality from Javi, the proud owner and operator of La Caravana Cafe.

What a lovely place in the heart of Agnes Water. Great coffee and food, super friendly staff. - Monica Moreta, Google Review, Jan 2024

2. Cafe Discovery

This local favourite is a popular spot for good coffee, and it doesn't end there! The busy Cafe Discovery is also popular for its handmade cakes and slices, and EVERYTHING else on the menu!

This place is lovely, so much that we made it our go to brekky spot on our trip. - Andrea Billadeau, Google Review, Jan 2024

3. Here and There Espresso

Welcome to Here and There Espresso Coffee Van, where the real star of the show isn't just the fantastic coffee but also the lovable canine companion, Shazza! This mobile coffee van offers more than just your regular cup of joe. Shazza steals hearts with her friendly demeanour as she greets customers, making every visit a delightful experience.

While the coffee is undeniably top-notch, Here and There Espresso goes above and beyond by providing a variety of sweets and even a complimentary treat for your furry friends. Not a coffee enthusiast? No worries! Here and There Espresso has an extensive drinks menu, including teas and cold beverages.

Excellent coffee and amazing thick shakes. Popular with locals and close to beach access, so a perfect stop after a morning run and swim. - Claude Primsloo, Google review, Jan 2024

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4. 1770 Coffee Co.

This little gem is the newest coffee on the block! Located just outside of Agnes on the main road, 1770 Coffee Co is quickly becoming the locals' favourite.

With special blends and delicious brews, 1770 Coffee Co is a great place to grab your morning medicine. The space also houses gorgeous homewares from 'Little Cove'. You can also grab a bag of beans if you get hooked on the blends.

The Best Cafes for Lunch in Agnes Water & 1770


Escaping the sun and heat in the middle of the day is the perfect excuse to go out for lunch, stuff yourself, have an afternoon nap, and then cook a simple light dinner at home (if you manage to get hungry again)! Other than the fab cafes mentioned above ^ there a few more tucked away cafes that can't be seen easily unless you know where they are.

1. Holiday's Cafe

The Holiday's Cafe is located within the Agnes Water Beach Holiday Park and is a fave for locals and visitors. The setting overlooks Agnes Water Main Beach and the food is excellent!! Enjoy Brekky or lunch - generous gourmet servings and yummy fresh juices, smoothies & milkshakes.

Holiday's Cafe is open 7 days a week for brekky and lunch from 7 - 2 pm and is within walking distance from Gibson's Pet Friendly Accommodation.

Beautiful spot! We came here everyday of our trip and we were never disappointed - Leah Waddington, Google Review, Feb 2024

Within walking distance from Gibson's Pet Friendly Accommodation, the Holidays Cafe is the pick!

2. Aggie Kebab

Agnes has just lifted its game in terms of good food and this little Gem is a must for your food to-do list! No fast food chain stores here, just good real food that will satisfy the hungriest of tums.

Quickly turning a favourite amongst the locals, Aggie Kebab serves generous sized kebabs plus hot chippies if you're looking for a little bit extra. The meat is delicious, and they offer a vego option of falafel if that is more to your taste.

It's official - the best kebab I've had in a VERY long time. Meat was perfect, portion size was great, and that garlic sauce? Holyyyyyyyyyy. - Lil Local, Facebook review, jan 2024

Open Wed - Sun for lunch from 10 - 2 pm and dinner from 4.30 - 7 pm. Aggie Kebab is located in Endeavour Plaza next to the laundromat.

Aggie Kebabs will not disappoint!

3. Poke Pokay

Continuing with the good food scene, there's another spot you absolutely have to try: Poke Pokay is a (not so) hidden gem serving up incredible Poke bowls and sushi rolls.

Rapidly becoming another local favourite, this place offers a variety of Poke bowls that are bursting with flavour. From juicy chicken to delicate sashimi salmon, there's something for everyone. And if you're vegetarian or gluten-free, they've got options for you too. Don't forget to check out their selection of sushi rolls for an extra treat!

Wishing I'd had taken a photo of the bowl. It looked amazing and tasted phenomenal. Ingredients were nice and fresh. Service was great. - Frederick Lenz, Google Review, Oct 2023

4. Codies Place - Agnes Water's Beach Bum Hangout

This funky hangout can fill your belly 7 days a week, not only for dinner but lunch and breakfast also! The vibe is chilled and relaxed and a great place to watch the foot traffic heading to and from the Agnes Water Main Beach.

More than just cold beer and delicious tacos! I savored every bite of the fish, brisket, and chicken tacos - they were truly outstanding. - Terry, Google Review, March 2024

Located a stone's throw from Agnes Water Main Beach, Codie's Place is open 7 days a week for breakfast lunch and dinner. Ph (07) 4974 7004

The Best Places to Eat for Dinner in Agnes Water & 1770


With balmy weather on the cards for most of the nights here in Queensland, it's easy to be tempted to head out for a great feed after a long day at the beach - but where to go?

1. Round Hill Road Pizza / Bar

The newest Pizza place in town boasts the freshest ingredients topped on delicious house-made bases.

The menu is diverse with family classics such as the ham and pineapple but also covers the pizza connoisseur with yummy combinations such as 'The Prosciutto' (napoli, buffalo mozzarella, prosciutto, fresh basil & dressed rocket), or try our favourite - 'The Prawn' (napoli, mozzarella, prawns, garlic, chilli & dressed rocket).

One of the best pizzas I've ever had! Highly recommended! - Claude Prinsloo, Google Review, Jan 2024

Round Hill Road Pizza Agnes Water

2. Barraca by the Sea

Barraca is a seaside street food van serving delicious Portuguese influenced meals that are literally to die for! The servings are big enough to share for two and the setting is the absolute best in the region.

Located at the 1770 Marina, perfectly situated west facing, this location is renowned for its spectacular sunsets over the calm waters. Coupled with good food - this is an experience you cannot miss while visiting Agnes & 1770.

Five stars all round! Four of us ordered takeaway, each having a different meal. The food was absolutely delicious and came in very generous sizes. Service with a smile did not go un-noticed. We will definitely be back! - Andrea Rodmann, Google Review, Feb 2024


Ok ok..... we're struggling to cope with this place. Seriously - you do not feel like you're in Agnes, but it's such a vibe! Think the best cocktails and then add delicious share plates.... yep, that's SURGO in a nutshell.

What's for dinner? Sambal Butter Scallops and Fresh Fish Crudo? Or how about Pork Belly and Rocket Salad? Seriously, everything on the menu is next level.

What a magic place for the community of Agnes. Great food, delicious cocktails - although it was busy the service was spot on. - Monique Kell Burke, Google Review, Jan 2024

4. Zuba's Cafe & Juice Bar

Known affectionately by the locals as Zuba's, this place is more than just a cafe. It embodies Zeinab's passion for cooking traditional recipes inherited from her mother, her journey to Australia as a refugee, and her dream of uniting people over delightful flavours.

Indulge in mouth-watering slow-cooked meats, decadent samosas, and refreshing fresh fruit juices, all crafted with love. Zuba's showcases the rich flavours of East African cuisine, inviting visitors to explore something new with guidance from Zeinab and her team.

What a beautiful meal! The samosas were next level. Add this place to your list!!  - Leah Waddington (again!), Google Review, Feb 2024

The Best Fish & Chips and Takeaway in Agnes Water & 1770


It isn't possible to have a beach holiday without consuming your fair share of the good old favourite - Fish n' Chips! But where do you go for the best?!

1. The Rusty Pelican

Boasting the best views in 1770, this newly opened fish n' chip shop offers amazing local fresh fish to take away and soak up the midday summer sun or the incredible sunsets over the 1770 estuary. Check out the 1770 Rusty Pelican Facebook Page to confirm open days and times or Ph 0467 293 291.

Best place in town. Good food at a good price in an awesome location. Enjoy the meal, feed the fish, take in the view and partake of an awesome experience. I eat there so often I call it my office. - Kel Gordon, Google Review, Feb 2024

2. Coral Sea Seafood and Takeaway

A visit to Agnes Water and Seventeen Seventy isn't complete without a trip to Coral Sea Seafood and Takeaways. But for beachgoers, fish and chips are a beach day essential.

Offering a delectable array of fresh seafood including local reef fish, prawns, bugs, and oysters, Coral Sea ensures every craving is satisfied. Hungry patrons can also indulge in their tasty old school burgers, perfect for post-surf refuelling. With all your favourite takeaway options available, whether it's a hearty meal or a cold drink to quench your thirst, Coral Sea has you covered.

Best fish and chips I’ve had in a long time! Tasted beautiful! Large portions. Fast service. Highly recommend. - Kylie Esler, Google Review, Jan 2024

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There are many more places to eat, drink and relax in Agnes Water & 1770, these ones are just our tried and tested favorites! If you have a place you want to share where you enjoyed a great meal - feel free to tell us in the comments below!


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