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The Avenue

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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3-15 Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5592 1678
11:00 - 05:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Espresso martinis were great. Food was delicious and arrived quickly. And we had prompt and lovely service from a waitress. Only issue was a soggy pizza which was handled great by staff

Thank sasha371
Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Avenue is a very good looking restaurant from both the inside and out. The staff are very friendly and accommodating and the food is nice. I would recommend giving this place a try.

Thank Josh T
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on one of the stand up comedy nights and had a great time. The place was very full, so definitely book a table before going there. They have great food with variety of salads, burguers and beers. It's in the center of surfers, so you have a great vibe on the street and on the bar. Recommend it!

Thank Marjorie M
Michael R, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this review

Hi Marjorie and thanks for your 5 star rating. Comedy night is always full, so make sure you remember to book, it is a lot of fun. Cheers More 

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264 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Every day there is a different meal special. We ate on Wednesday so got the rump steak for $18 - great value considering the portion and quality. Wednesday nights also have stand up comedy - usually to a full house. If you want a table, I recommend going before the show begins and having your meal and drinks in the... More 

Thank The Yum L
Heathcote, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Staff were great and the food was delicious. The oysters were to die for and the steak was perfect. Would highly recommend.

Thank Janice K
Michael R, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review. So pleased you enjoyed your experience at The Avenue and we hope to see you again soon. Cheers More 

Gold Coast
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Lived on the coast all my life and been going to the Ave since before I should have. Great to see that the move across the street hasn't stopped the good times. Great food with the new pizza oven as well and the beer is some of the best and coldest on the coast.

Thank WHOOSHGoldCoast
Michael R, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this review

Hey Whoosh, Glad you enjoyed the new and improved Avenue. We have gone to great lengths to create something different for Surfers. As for the beer we recently were awarded 98 out of 100 for our beer quality, which we are very proud of. Cheers More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Did manage to go in that bar after relocating. Dj dont know to mix . Had just fun with my b2 friends don't hassle any other persons. Sure i had some drinks before but still funny. I never get violent or agro !!!! Just like to have fun. The bouncers are Not trained at all having no idea how is... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We found the food beautiful & the service was very friendly , quite quick actually in bringing meals out too. We just walked in -no dramas getting a table, but that was a Tuesday evening. We went back the next night, for the stand up comedy, it was crowded, if you do not like to stand up - maybe see... More 

Thank Kate D
Michael R, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this review

Hi Kate and thanks for your 5 star review at The Avenue. Yes we do take bookings for the Comedy night and you can also dine during the show. Hope to see you again. Cheers More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The Stand-up comedy on offer on a Wednesday evening is brilliant - but book a table unless you want to be standing for the whole evening - it gets pretty busy (a sign of a good bar!) Drinks are an average price but worth it for the free comedy on offer!

Thank rachelwP1861GJ
Michael R, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this review

Hi Rachel, Thanks for your 5 star rating of The Avenue, much appreciated you taking the time to share your experience. Cheers More 

Port Douglas
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5 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The guy at the door was very welcoming and helpful, didn't plan to eat here but glad the group of us did! The food cater for everyone, good quality food without it being to fancy.

Thank Rebecca F
Michael R, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca, Thank you for your 5 star rating of the new Avenue. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 05:00
11:00 - 05:00
11:00 - 05:00
11:00 - 05:00
11:00 - 05:00
11:00 - 05:00
11:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-15 Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5592 1678
The Avenue has been a Gold Coast Icon since 1984 it is the heart of Surfers Paradise entertainment.
This ever changing venue is not only famous for its nightlife, it also hosts the best local bands and International acts. Catch all major sports events streaming live on 16 large screens and be captivated by our progressive DJ's transporting you into the early hours.
The Avenue also offers a unique dining experience which combines entertainment, music and the sights of Surfers Paradise life on show.
The Avenue is the heart of the city where people love to meet.
Meet you at The Avenue.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?