Best food in Central Coast

Check out the top food in Central Coast, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The BOX on the Water
1. The BOX on the Water
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33 local reviews
The Esplanade, Ettalong Beach
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+61 2 4339 3369
RestaurantBarPoint of interest
Susie & Chris
Really nice place for dinner, lunch or breakfast on the weekends, with usually just one vegan option, but all…
Julie
A lovely restaurant with fabulous views and equally fabulous food. There is a playground close by for the…
Ingrid
Great food and beautiful location right on the water overlooking Broken Bay. Perfect for breakfast, lunch or…
1. The BOX on the Water
1. The BOX on the Water
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33 local reviews
The Esplanade, Ettalong Beach
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+61 2 4339 3369
Susie & Chris
Susie & Chris
Really nice place for dinner, lunch or breakfast on the weekends, with usually just one vegan option, but all the food is really good, if a…
Julie
Julie
A lovely restaurant with fabulous views and equally fabulous food. There is a playground close by for the children to use.
Ingrid
Ingrid
Great food and beautiful location right on the water overlooking Broken Bay. Perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
2. Bombini
2. Bombini
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39 local reviews
366 Avoca Dr, Kincumber
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+61 2 4381 1436
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Carla
Situated on a leafy two acres is one of the Central Coast’s oldest homesteads, Bombini, offering modern…
Paul
This place is awesome. Set in the hinterland, it offers great cocktails and homegrown produce. The food is…
Jodie
Lunch / Dinner - Great classy resort beach vibe, masterchef food, great ambiance, wine, open kitchen, grow own…
2. Bombini
2. Bombini
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39 local reviews
366 Avoca Dr, Kincumber
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+61 2 4381 1436
Carla
Carla
Situated on a leafy two acres is one of the Central Coast’s oldest homesteads, Bombini, offering modern Italian cuisine with a la carte…
Paul
Paul
This place is awesome. Set in the hinterland, it offers great cocktails and homegrown produce. The food is amazing! Great for a date night…
Jodie
Jodie
Lunch / Dinner - Great classy resort beach vibe, masterchef food, great ambiance, wine, open kitchen, grow own food, chef of the year head…
3. Six String Brewing Company
3. Six String Brewing Company
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23 local reviews
330 The Entrance Rd, Erina
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(02) 4365 4536
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Carol
If you love your beer this is a great place to check out. The decor is simple industrial. You know you're in a…
Barry
The local craft brewery with great food, beer (cider and wine also available) and live music. Only 10 minutes…
Penny
Amazing Beer, great bands on selected days and quality food. Great atmosphere, strolling distance from the…
3. Six String Brewing Company
3. Six String Brewing Company
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23 local reviews
330 The Entrance Rd, Erina
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(02) 4365 4536
Carol
Carol
If you love your beer this is a great place to check out. The decor is simple industrial. You know you're in a brewery! With a natural…
Barry
Barry
The local craft brewery with great food, beer (cider and wine also available) and live music. Only 10 minutes walk from the house :)
Penny
Penny
Amazing Beer, great bands on selected days and quality food. Great atmosphere, strolling distance from the Flat.
4. Bamboo Buddha Cafe
4. Bamboo Buddha Cafe
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25 local reviews
221 Wattle Tree Rd, Holgate
Open · Closes in 27 minutes
+61 2 4365 5810
CafeRestaurantPoint of interest
Barry
Great little vegan restaurant - ideal for coffee and cake. Great secluded location with a fantastic peaceful…
Kaye And David
This is a little place of paradise in serene setting that serves vegetarian & vegan food. It also offers yoga…
Deb And Steve
Close by. Set in beautiful bush surroundings. This little hideaway of tranquility serves great vegetarian…
4. Bamboo Buddha Cafe
4. Bamboo Buddha Cafe
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25 local reviews
221 Wattle Tree Rd, Holgate
Open · Closes in 27 minutes
+61 2 4365 5810
Barry
Barry
Great little vegan restaurant - ideal for coffee and cake. Great secluded location with a fantastic peaceful atmosphere. They have huge…
Kaye And David
Kaye And David
This is a little place of paradise in serene setting that serves vegetarian & vegan food. It also offers yoga & meditation. We love this…
Deb And Steve
Deb And Steve
Close by. Set in beautiful bush surroundings. This little hideaway of tranquility serves great vegetarian food and coffee. Meditation…
5. Hardy's Bistro
5. Hardy's Bistro
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16 local reviews
54 Araluen Dr, Killcare
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
(02) 4360 1667
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Jeremy
Great food at a reasonable price. Outside seating across the road and by the Bay. Friendly and efficient…
Fiona
The view. The food. It's reasonably priced. Just feels like you're really able to relax and enjoy.
Max
Great food, great coffee, and great sweetmeats in a seaside village atmosphere. Walk or drive.
5. Hardy's Bistro
5. Hardy's Bistro
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16 local reviews
54 Araluen Dr, Killcare
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
(02) 4360 1667
Jeremy
Jeremy
Great food at a reasonable price. Outside seating across the road and by the Bay. Friendly and efficient service.
Fiona
Fiona
The view. The food. It's reasonably priced. Just feels like you're really able to relax and enjoy.
Max
Max
Great food, great coffee, and great sweetmeats in a seaside village atmosphere. Walk or drive.
6. Terrigal Hotel
6. Terrigal Hotel
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15 local reviews
176 Terrigal Drive, Terrigal
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
13 33 90
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Vince & Bernadette
Terrigal Hotel is a good option if you don't want to drive into Terrigal! Park at the end of Willoughby Road…
Janette & Darryl
Great food. Specials on every night. 5 min drive, 15 min walk.
Gary
Great bar with food and the place to go on weekends.
6. Terrigal Hotel
6. Terrigal Hotel
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15 local reviews
176 Terrigal Drive, Terrigal
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
13 33 90
Vince & Bernadette
Vince & Bernadette
Terrigal Hotel is a good option if you don't want to drive into Terrigal! Park at the end of Willoughby Road and walk across. Good Pub Food!
Janette & Darryl
Janette & Darryl
Great food. Specials on every night. 5 min drive, 15 min walk.
Gary
Gary
Great bar with food and the place to go on weekends.
7. Crowne Plaza Terrigal Pacific
7. Crowne Plaza Terrigal Pacific
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25 local reviews
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Howard & Bev
Often has live music, good pub food, it's very large so can be ok when busy. Be aware it does get busy late…
Vivienne
Stunning location across from the beach. Beer garden, live entertainment, good pub food, as well as cafes and…
Alan And Kerrian
Short drive away at Terrigal and right opposite the beach - wonderful place for a few drinks or some food…
7. Crowne Plaza Terrigal Pacific
7. Crowne Plaza Terrigal Pacific
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25 local reviews
Howard & Bev
Howard & Bev
Often has live music, good pub food, it's very large so can be ok when busy. Be aware it does get busy late at night and is a hot spot for…
Vivienne
Vivienne
Stunning location across from the beach. Beer garden, live entertainment, good pub food, as well as cafes and restaurants. Some lovely shops…
Alan And Kerrian
Alan And Kerrian
Short drive away at Terrigal and right opposite the beach - wonderful place for a few drinks or some food whilst enjoying the great view.
8. Pocket Bar Terrigal
8. Pocket Bar Terrigal
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33 local reviews
74 Terrigal Esplanade, Terrigal
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
(02) 4385 1050
BarRestaurantFood
Stephen
This intimate bar has a fantastic atmosphere. It's trendy, the staff are really friendly, the tapas style food…
Jodi
A peddler of the finer things in life, Pocket Bar brings bespoke cocktails and creative comfort food to the…
Kelly
This little place is great for drinks and quality bar food. It gets busy quick so afternoons and before dinner…
8. Pocket Bar Terrigal
8. Pocket Bar Terrigal
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33 local reviews
74 Terrigal Esplanade, Terrigal
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
(02) 4385 1050
Stephen
Stephen
This intimate bar has a fantastic atmosphere. It's trendy, the staff are really friendly, the tapas style food is amazing and the cocktails…
Jodi
Jodi
A peddler of the finer things in life, Pocket Bar brings bespoke cocktails and creative comfort food to the Coast. The bar's intimate…
Kelly
Kelly
This little place is great for drinks and quality bar food. It gets busy quick so afternoons and before dinner drinks are ideal.
9. Like Minds
9. Like Minds
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14 local reviews
352 The Round Dr, Avoca Beach
Closed · Opens Friday 7:00 AM
+61 2 4339 3219
CafeStorePoint of interest
Amy
If you want to have a chat to some locals and drink some really good coffee, Like Minds is where you want to…
Miriam
Great coffee and healthy food and the people who run it are always smiling. Good reading matter always…
Kelly
Absolutely in love with Like Minds. It serves up awesome food including fantastic vegetarian fare. Have your…
9. Like Minds
9. Like Minds
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14 local reviews
352 The Round Dr, Avoca Beach
Closed · Opens Friday 7:00 AM
+61 2 4339 3219
Amy
Amy
If you want to have a chat to some locals and drink some really good coffee, Like Minds is where you want to go. With charming seating…
Miriam
Miriam
Great coffee and healthy food and the people who run it are always smiling. Good reading matter always available as they stock an excellent…
Kelly
Kelly
Absolutely in love with Like Minds. It serves up awesome food including fantastic vegetarian fare. Have your meal out in the veggie garden…
10. Four Hands Pizza Bar & Grill
10. Four Hands Pizza Bar & Grill
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21 local reviews
Four Hands Pizza Bar & Grill, Terrigal
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(02) 4384 4492
BarRestaurantFood
Lindy
Italian and Spanish fare, boutique beer and cocktails. Delicious food, wide variety of pizza and other meals,…
Vivienne
The food has always been fresh and delicious. Great for dinner or lunch. Sit inside or out ...weather…
Blake
Never a bad meal. Great food, drinks and atmosphere. Our favourite. Be sure to book!
10. Four Hands Pizza Bar & Grill
10. Four Hands Pizza Bar & Grill
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21 local reviews
Four Hands Pizza Bar & Grill, Terrigal
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(02) 4384 4492
Lindy
Lindy
Italian and Spanish fare, boutique beer and cocktails. Delicious food, wide variety of pizza and other meals, highly recommend this…
Vivienne
Vivienne
The food has always been fresh and delicious. Great for dinner or lunch. Sit inside or out ...weather permitting.
Blake
Blake
Never a bad meal. Great food, drinks and atmosphere. Our favourite. Be sure to book!
11. Point Cafe
11. Point Cafe
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16 local reviews
10 Vine St, Avoca Beach
Open · Closes in 27 minutes
+61 2 4382 2760
CafeRestaurantPoint of interest
Amy
Another beachfront cafe with friendly staff and really good coffee and food. However it does get busy, so you…
Matt & Felicity
The Point Cafe is set under the surf club right at the beach. Great food and coffee serving breakfast and…
Sophia
Great food, again with a lovely view across Avoca Beach. Eat and chat while the kids play on the beach within…
11. Point Cafe
11. Point Cafe
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16 local reviews
10 Vine St, Avoca Beach
Open · Closes in 27 minutes
+61 2 4382 2760
Amy
Amy
Another beachfront cafe with friendly staff and really good coffee and food. However it does get busy, so you might want to call ahead and…
Matt & Felicity
Matt & Felicity
The Point Cafe is set under the surf club right at the beach. Great food and coffee serving breakfast and lunch beachside.
Sophia
Sophia
Great food, again with a lovely view across Avoca Beach. Eat and chat while the kids play on the beach within view.
12. Sapa Modern Vietnamese
12. Sapa Modern Vietnamese
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12 local reviews
82A Ocean View Dr, Wamberal
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
(02) 4385 8808
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Douglas
Excellent Vietnamese food at this low key & relaxed restaurant a short drive away.
Mikell
Excellent quality Vietnamese food just a short walk up the street.
Glenn
Fresh quality food with amazing service. Local favourite
12. Sapa Modern Vietnamese
12. Sapa Modern Vietnamese
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12 local reviews
82A Ocean View Dr, Wamberal
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
(02) 4385 8808
Douglas
Douglas
Excellent Vietnamese food at this low key & relaxed restaurant a short drive away.
Mikell
Mikell
Excellent quality Vietnamese food just a short walk up the street.
Glenn
Glenn
Fresh quality food with amazing service. Local favourite