Cafe in Ballina

Evolution Espresso Bar

During the day this cool little cafe is a reliable spot for coffee, cake and free wi-fi, or an afternoon tipple on the deck. On Friday and Saturday nights it morphs into a bistro-bar.
Italian in Ballina

La Cucina di Vino

Water views and an open corner locale make this chic Italian restaurant beneath the Ramada hotel an excellent venue for a long lunch or dinner. There’s pizza too (from $16).
Modern Australian in Ballina

Fleur's Restaurant

You'd never expect such a formal dining room to be lurking in a budget chain hotel, and you'd never expect it to be turning out such interesting, beautifully presented cuisine. Dishes are sized somewhere between ent…
Cafe in Ballina

Ballina Gallery Cafe

Ballina's 1920s former council chambers are home to the town's best cafe. Interesting breakfasts like saganaki baked eggs and green fritters are offered with a side serve of contemporary art inside, or dine outside …
Fast Food in Ballina


For healthy fast food check out this salad bar on the main strip. Its predominately veggie options include falafel wraps, burgers and salads.
Cafe in Ballina

Lighthouse Beach Cafe

With terrific views of East Ballina's Lighthouse Beach, this family-friendly cafe at the surf club turns out hearty breakfast platters and some tasty pasta and seafood dishes.