No trip to Queensland’s north is complete without trying out some amazing Magnetic Island Restaurants. You can feast all day long on this island!

Magnetic Island is a must-see on anyone’s holiday bucket list. The beaches, forests, wildlife, and endless activities – they’re all enticing you to visit. Magnetic Island restaurants are also an experience, offering you the best local produce, meat, and seafood.

Magnetic Island Restaurants – A Culinary Getaway

Maggie is home to some incredible eateries. With the numerous cuisines on offer, there is something for every taste and budget. Let’s see where you can eat!

Magnetic Island Restaurants - Amaroo on Mandalay - Up the Garden Path

Amaroo on Mandalay – Up the Garden Path

With an à la carte menu and indoor/outdoor seating, Up the Garden Path has a brilliant dining selection for both resort patrons and the general public. The menu also offers vegetarian and gluten free options, and the friendly kitchen caters to those with special dietary requirements. The perfect family dining experience!

Magnetic Island Restaurants - Amaroo on Mandalay - Up the Garden Path

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Sandi’s on Magnetic Island

You can’t come to the Island and not have seafood. It doesn’t get much fresher than the locally caught seafood at Sandi’s, which comes straight from a trawler. It’s all-you-can-eat at their seafood buffet. It can’t get better than this!

Magnetic Island Restaurants - Sandi's on Magnetic Island

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Barefoot Food Art Wine Café

Sip some wine and enjoy steak, duck, or seafood, plus vegan options. Chill out on the timber decks, while admiring art from Australian artists on the walls.

Magnetic Island Restaurants - Barefoot Art Food Wine

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Stage Door Theatre

Touted as North Queensland’s number one theatre restaurant, you will find Stage Door Theatre in Arcadia. Stage Door serves up the likes of the Ultimate ABBA Show as you enjoy a sumptuous three-course meal.

Thai Again

This is great for casual family dining at reasonable prices. Authentic and fresh, you’ll find all your Thai favourites.

Magnetic Island Restaurants - Thai Again

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The Early Bird

Horseshoe Bay is home to The Early Bird. True to its name, it’s one of the few places on Maggie where you can grab an early-morning coffee, fresh fruit juices, and yummy baked goods, like their famous focaccia. While you’re there, you can also purchase some jewellery.

Magnetic Island Restaurants - The Early Bird

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Magnetic Island Restaurants - The Early Bird

Mamma Roma

If you have a hankering for authentic Italian food, Mamma Roma serves up the best in town. In Picnic Bay along the fig tree-lined esplanade, you’ll find this gem. Get ready to feast on freshly rolled gnocchi, wood-fired pizzas, and other Italian favourites.

Magnetic Island Restaurants - Mamma Roma Picnic Bay

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Bungalow Bay Koala Village

Ever wanted to have breakfast with koalas? At Bungalow Bay Koala Village, this could be a reality. This is home to North Australia’s largest colony of wild koalas, including Amaroo and Pebbles and you might get to see wombat Harry too. Enjoy brekky treats like pancakes served with local native jam or a brioche bacon and egg roll with chutney and spinach.


There is so much choice on Magnetic Island, you’ll never go hungry. Check out the Magnetic Island Online directory for all the resources you need to plan your trip.

Author: WMAadmin