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Where to eat out with kids in Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba is buzzing with some of the best cafes and restaurants on the Coast. Here’s our pick of the best places to eat out with kids in Mooloolaba.


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Flo’s Crêperie

The Wharf, Mooloolaba

Flo’s Crêperie serves delicious savoury and sweet crêpes, coffee and cocktails. Hearty, decadent, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free – whatever your tastes are, they have the perfect crêpe for you. Open seven days a week for breakfast and lunch, and five nights for dinner (closed Mondays and Tuesdays), enjoy a taste of France in a relaxed, friendly setting.

Lunch at Flo's Creperie, Mooloolaba

Crepes and cocktails, what could be better?


Happy Pops

The Esplanade, Mooloolaba (at the Penninsula Hotel)

The build-your-own gelato experience at Happy Pops is a must-do when in Mooloolaba.

Using all-natural handcrafted artisanal gelato and sorbet, choose your naked pop, chocolate, and toppings to create your own happy pop. It’s happiness on a stick! Too hard to choose? Go for one of the premium pops created by the in-house pastry chef.

Happy Pops Gelato

Create your own gelato on a stick, yes please!


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Rice Boi

The Wharf, Mooloolaba

Rice Boi is one of the most famous eateries on the Sunshine Coast and with good reason. This modern Asian street-food-style venue offers amazing food, water views and a dope grungy vibe. You can’t book, but it’s fast, fun and deeeeelicious.

Food at Rice Boi Mooloolaba

Heralded as the best Asian street food on the Coast


Shot House Brew Bar

The Esplanade, Mooloolaba

For those truly passionate about their coffee, Shot House is the place to go. Located on the northern end of Mooloolaba’s iconic Esplanade, enjoy hand-selected and batch-roasted artisan coffee like no other. They also offer a selection of sweet and savoury takeaway food items.

Expresso Coffee from Shot House

There’s no better place for your morning brew than Shot House Mooloolaba


See Restaurant

The Wharf, Mooloolaba

If you want to go a little bit spesh, this is the place. As the only restaurant in Mooloolaba that offers over-water dining, See Restaurant is the ultimate waterfront dining experience yet 100% kid-friendly. The all-weather space offers modern Australian cuisine using the freshest seafood, and they have a delicious lunch special that truly captures the iconic coastal lifestyle.

Amazing Sea Food for the Whole Family at See Restaurant

Amazing sea food for the whole family at See Restaurant


Mooloolaba Surf Club

The Esplanade, Mooloolaba

Offering delicious all-day dining with an unbeatable view, Mooloolaba Surf Club is perfect for families. The modern Australian menu features locally sourced seafood, and children are catered for with their own kids menu. Enjoy free live music on a Sunday.

Family Friendly Dining with a View at Mooloolaba Surf Club

Family friendly dining with a view at Mooloolaba Surf Club


The Velo Project

19 Careela Street, Mooloolaba

The motto ‘simple, honest food made with love’ says it all. With ingredients sourced from local growers, the velo is unpretentious and super welcoming. Make sure you head through to the back garden where there is a cute little cubby house and play area for the little ones.

Great Coffee and a Fab Kids Play Space at Velo Project

Great coffee and a fab kids play space at the velo project


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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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