Mexican in Magnetic Island

Man Friday

Chow down on classy Mexican favourites in an incongruous but idyllic fairy-lit garden with occasional wildlife sauntering by. Does not cater to dietary restrictions, and if it's busy don't expect your food in a hurr…
Mexican in Magnetic Island

Noodies on the Beach

You can't help but love a joint which hands out free sombreros with jugs of margarita. Noodies dishes up fine Mexican food, but is arguably more famous for its coffee – reputedly the best on Maggie – and it has a bo…
Modern Australian in Magnetic Island


Sophisticated without being stand-offish, this restaurant/art gallery has an extensive wine list, fresh seafood platters and gourmet desserts.
Pub Food in Magnetic Island

Marlin Bar

You can’t leave Maggie without enjoying a cold one by the window as the sun sets across the bay at this popular seaside pub. The meals are on the large side and (surprise!) revolve around seafood.
Pub Food in Magnetic Island

Picnic Bay Hotel

Settle in for a drink, with Townsville’s city lights sparkling across the bay. Its R&R Cafe Bar (open 9am to late) has an all-day grazing menu and huge salads, including Cajun prawn.
Italian in Magnetic Island

Caffè dell' Isola

Order pineapple on your pizza at your peril at this authentic Italian cafe, where the crust is crispy and the tastes are traditional. Or indulge your sweet tooth with a gelato instead: there are more than 20 fruity …
Market in Magnetic Island

Arcadia Night Market

Small but lively night market, with licensed bar and plenty of cheap eats to chow through.
Pub Food in Magnetic Island

Island Tavern

Keeps the punters happy with cheap jugs, live music and cane-toad races every Wednesday night.
International in Magnetic Island

Bungalow Bay Koala Village Restaurant

Tuck into a curry at the Bungalow Bay Koala Village's social, on-site restaurant.