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Lucky Bao

6/90 Markeri Street, Mermaid Waters, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
+61 7 5679 6517
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bao” (47 reviews)
“chicken wings” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6/90 Markeri Street, Mermaid Waters, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
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Reviewed today

We found this little restaurant a month ago. We went in for a quick lunch. Chefs and staff were super friendly. we left promising to go back for dinner. We went back last weekend for dinner and was perfect again. We will definitely be going...More

Thank SneakyBoyQuinn
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After living in the area for 4 years, we have never got around to going to one of our closest restaurants. From start to finish we would give you guys 5 stars! Service was great. Super friendly! Wine and beer was great and then the...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 5 days ago

What an awesome little restaurant. Food is fresh, and tastes incredible. It is a hidden gem on the coast. Staff are so friendly

Thank Debbie O
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lucky Boa is perhaps the finest example of bao construction on the Gold Coasts. Their tantalising fillings and melt in the mouth handmade bao made daily on premises are hard to surpass. The staff are extremely helpful with suggestion and even chooses of wine to...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are absolutely spoiled for choice on the coast and Lucky Bao deserves to stand out. The restaurant is very small so make a booking for night sittings. We went for a Tuesday lunch and by 1230 it was packed. Obviously the Bao is the...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had passed by Lucky Bao a number of times noticing how packed it always was so we booked in for a Saturday night dinner with friends and figured the 'Lucky' doubly represents being lucky enough to get a table just a week in advance!...More

Thank traveljwell
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

I had the pork belly bao and rice cakes and I couldn’t recommend them more! This is a place you’ll never forget and want to tell your friends about, it’s that good! The place is cleverly designed to seat as many as they can comfortably,...More

Thank Anthea Maree P
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Can be expensive but its totally worth it for the freshness and quality . Its probably our fave spot for a mini feed and couple beers

Thank Chris332
Reviewed May 22, 2018

We were staying across the road and went for a walk hoping to find somewhere to eat locally when we happened across Lucky Bao. We hadn't heard of it or read any reviews and thus had no pre conceptions. Actually we didn't even know what...More

Thank Charliedoggy
Reviewed May 4, 2018

This place is awesome. It's tucked away in a suburban shopping village but is worth trekking it down. The fitout and service are on point, and they have great cocktails and wines. The food is amazing - from the proper Taiwanese fried chicken bao, to...More

Thank s4172249
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6/90 Markeri Street, Mermaid Waters, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Mermaid Waters
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5679 6517
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