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La Tabella Trattoria

The Esplanade | Next to Capers, Beach Plaza, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4948 1888
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (138 reviews)
“tiramisu” (30 reviews)
“veal scallopini” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Esplanade | Next to Capers, Beach Plaza, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: La Tabella Trattoria
1. Homemade, fresh and authentic
"Wow. Delicious food. Homemade pasta was awesome"
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2. Location
"La Tabella is in a lovely quiet location at Airlie Beach."
Robyn W
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3. Service with a smile
"Always amazing food and coffee and friendly staff"
Sarah B
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11 - 20 of 1,178 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a beautiful breakfast here along with one of the better coffee making establishments in Airlie Beach. Put it on your must visit list fellow travellers.

Thank Ben E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful find! We had dinner here and loved the ambiance and the staff. They were friendly, helpfull, attentive and bantered with each other. We had garlic bread, the ragu alla bolognese which had slow cooked beef cheek and pork belly ragu and dessert....More

Thank ashofmelbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened upon this Trattoria by chance and weren't expecting too much from it based on the location and ambience. The food, however, was absolutely excellent and beat the meal we had tried in a high-end restaurant (The Deck) the previous evening hands down. We...More

Thank Strider453
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Airlie Beach on a cruise and had lunch at this place. The food was really nice, the atmosphere (outside) was great with a slight breeze blowing; and the staff were very attentive and helpful. Highly recommended.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there by chance and it was amazing ! Homemade pasta was great and the salmon with the lemon gnocchis was the best thing ever !! Great starter with the antipasto but the pâté wasn't great.. otherwise the service was perfect and the meal...More

Thank Céline G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here twice during our recent visit to Airlie Beach. Both times the food was really good. The atmosphere was really upbeat and one waiter works really hard at being "Italian", which all adds to it. Special mentions on the food, the pate was...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by the cab driver. Waiter was so efficient accommodating and helpful. Brought the specials board over to us so we didnt have to get up. Hoghchair was clean and secure. Food was the best we have ever had! Great wine list and cocktails. Nice...More

Thank Laura V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed in Airlie Beach and visited this restaurant 5 times in total. We experienced breakfast, morning tea, dinner, desserts, and drinks. Each visit the food/beverages and the service was outstanding. The menu is varied and very well priced. The dinner menu is exceptionally...More

Thank Carolyn N
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We stopped in one morning for coffee and cake. Ended up having scones which were generous in size, very light and nicely warm. The jam and cream were also generous. No scrapping the plate to cover the scones with jam here. Real cream not the...More

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This must be one of the worst meals I have had. Usually if it’s bad you can force it down but I couldn’t even do this. It was the seafood tasting plate. Just terrible even the side sauce looked like it had been out of...More

Thank Natacha36
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Nathan D
21 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade | Next to Capers, Beach Plaza, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4948 1888
Open 7 days All day dining Full Table Service Outdoor seating Views Private air conditioned function room Cocktail Bar Homemade pastas Fresh locally caught seafood Morning and afternoon Tea
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