Barefoot..art..food..wine Casual, gourmet fare. This restaurant combines everything for a fantastic dining experience. Great food accompanied by an extensive wine list that will please even the most discerning palette. View the art gallery to browse through the work of talented local artists. On the beachfront at Horseshoe Bay. Phone 07 4758 1170.
Sandi's. For fabulous food including fresh local seafood on the beachfront at Horseshoe Bay. Open for lunch and dinner Wednesday to Sunday - 11am til late. Weekly dinner specials include Rib Thursday, Giant Snitzel Friday and much more. Bookings advised. Phone 07 4758 1673.
Gilligan's Cafe Bar. Located in Bright Ave, Arcadia a stone's throw from beautiful Geoffrey Bay. All day breakfasts, fabulous seafood every day, Little Castaways (kids) all day menu. Set in a cool shipwrecked tropical garden courtyard. Fully licenced. Phone 07 4778 5313.
Noodies on the Beach Latin Bar & Cafe. Great Mexican & Latin American cuisine also on the beachfront at Horseshoe Bay. Receive a free sombrero with every jug of cocktail or margarita. All day breakfast & lunch plus dinner. 07 47 785 786.
Thai Again. Authentic Thai Cuisine. All meals cooked at the time of order with only the freshest of ingredients. Dine in or take away. Located right next to the shopping centre in Nelly Bay. Bookings recommended. Phone 07 4758 1659. www.tamarindmagneticisland.com.au.
Tamarind Magnetic Island. A beautiful new Tea House set in the glorious shade of several 150 year old Tamarind Trees & tropical gardens. Coffees, an extensive list of boutique teas, hand made cakes and light lunches. The Tamarind Tea House is also a wonderful venue for weddings and celebrations. Located in McCabe Ave, Arcadia just around the corner from beautiful Geoffrey Bay. Phone 07 4778 5029.
Marlin Bar Tavern. Beachfront Bar & Bistro. Great pub, great view. Enjoy a cold drink or a meal in relaxed laid back surroundings whilst enjoying the superb waterfront views and sunset. Open from 11am seven days a week. Phone 07 4758 1588.
Stage Door Cabaret Show & Dinner. Friday & Saturday nights. See www.stagedoortheatre.com.au for show details, ticket prices and paying on line option. This is a highly recommended night out. Join Bernadette Smith & Kevin Wright for an hilarious night of singing and comedy whilst enjoying your three course dinner. Phone 07 4778 5448.
The Arcadia Village Hotel. Fantastic pub with a great atmosphere. Beachfront to both Geoffrey and Alma Bays. Regular live entertainment most Friday and Saturday nights. The famous Toad Races are held every Wednesday night from 8pm. Phone 07 4778 5177.
The Early Bird Cafe'n'Tea. For breakfast, bruch and wonderful high teas right on the beachfront at Horseshoe Bay.
Peppers Blue on Blue Boardwalk Restaurant & Bar offers stunning views in modern yet casual surrounds. Peppers offers a fresh tropical menu and fine wine. Breakfast, lunch or dinner. Open seven days a week. Phone 07 4758 2419. www.peppers.com.au.
Man Friday. The longest established restaurant on the Island. Mexican and International cuisine, great steak and seafood ,BYO. Set in a tropical outdoor garden setting. Takeaway available most nights. Due to the popularity of Man Friday, advance bookings are essential. Located at 37 Warboys St, Nelly Bay (just a short walk from the ferry terminal). Phone 07 4778 5658.
Brasserie & Take Away @ Nelly. Full menu available all day from 11am. Eat in or take away. Located Cnr Sooning St & Mandalay Ave, Nelly Bay. Phone 07 4778 5044.
Cafe Nourish - Heart & Soul Food. Right on the beachfront at Horseshoe Bay. Gluten free, Smoothie & Juice Bar and coffee shop. Phone 07 4758 1885.
R & R Bar & Restaurant at the Picnic Bay Hotel. Oceanfront Dining with amazing views to the jetty and across to Townsville. Contemporary island dining with friendly table service. Fresh coffee, fine wines and premium tap beers. Phone 07 4778 5166
Alby's Chinese Restaurant Dine in or Takeaway. Traditional chinese takeaway. Try the home made dim sims they're delicious. Ph. 07 47 785 706