Top Choice Modern Australian in Mission Beach


On the Village Green, PepperVine is an uncomplicated contemporary restaurant borrowing from Italian, Spanish and Mod-Oz culinary influences, but nailing the atmosphere and service. Wood-fired pizza and a glass of Au…
Top Choice Cafe in Mission Beach

Bingil Bay Cafe

Sunshine, rainbows, coffee and gourmet grub make up the experience at this lavender landmark with a great porch for watching the world drift by. Breakfast is a highlight, but it's open all day. Regular art displays …
Modern Australian in Mission Beach

Garage Bar & Grill

The hot spot in Mission with the twenty-something set, the Garage is famous for its delicious 'sliders' (mini burgers) and free-pour cocktails ($14). The hard-working chef mixes up the menu regularly and the managem…
Pub Food in Mission Beach

Millers Beach Bar & Grill

Wongaling Beach's evening star, Millers is so close to the beach you'll be picking sand out of your beer. It's a popular function space, but the occasional crowd only adds to the ambience, especially at sunset with …
Italian in Mission Beach

Caffe Rustica

Traditional pizza and pasta are the staples at this evening haunt set inside a corrugated-iron beach shack; they also make their own gelato and sorbet. Bookings are encouraged as it's popular with locals year-round.
International in Mission Beach


The colourful chairs on the pavement mark Zenbah as the vibrant little eatery/hang-out that it is. The food ranges from Middle Eastern to Asian all the way back to pizza, and you can digest it all against a backdrop…
Cafe in Mission Beach

Early Birds Cafe

The only joint open first thing in the morning, Early Birds wins return customers with its honest, cheap, cafe-style breakfasts (veggie $14) and famous, bigger-than-average fresh juices.
Seafood in Mission Beach

Fish Bar

Very affordable fish and other ocean creatures are served up in a casual atmosphere. A small courtyard has views of the sea. Takeaway available.
Seafood in Mission Beach


The newest restaurant in Mission Beach village has the best location – beachfront and square – but is suffering a few teething problems due to poor layout and an inconsistent menu. The line-caught jewfish was sensat…
Barbecue in Mission Beach

Scotty's Bar & Grill

There are no surprises at this bar-grill. Linked to Scotty’s Mission Beach House it offers up cheap backpacker meals of the lasagne and pasta type, as well as free wine (ask when!). The Wednesday BBQ nights ($5 a he…