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Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or just a regular joe who loves an early morning caffeine kick, you’ll find some of the Sunshine Coast's coolest coffee spots around this spectacular beachside destination.
If you could put the best of the Sunshine Coast on a plate, it would probably look like a bowl of superfood WOW from the Acai Brothers. From colourful breakfast bowls with names like ‘Mocha Ya Socks Off’ to delectable smoothies and juices named ‘Muscle Milk’ and the ‘Eye Look Good’, Acai Brothers on River Esplanade is the place for on-the-go healthy eats. They also serve up a mean dirty chai, a fierce raw hot choc and must-have matchas.
The coffee is cold-dripped, the juice is cold-pressed, the eggs are organic, and the almonds are activated. What’s not to love about Three Little Stones? This little cafe has a BIG reputation on bustling Mooloolaba Esplanade. With ocean views and a menu boasting local and seasonal fare - it’s no surprise this eatery is on every foodie’s radar. Grab a seat outside for breakfast and let the barista jump-start your morning with a cup of locally-roasted heaven.
If you’re looking to get some serious beach action, get your booty straight to The Surf Club Mooloolaba - you literally can’t get any closer to the white sand and the rolling surf of one of the coast’s best beaches. Sit high upon the beach overlooking the lifesaver’s tower on the club’s sprawling timber deck and enjoy a hearty buffet breakfast. If you’d prefer to feel the sand between your toes, head beachside and grab a freshly brewed espresso or cold pressed juice from the local’s fave Hustle & Flow located underneath this famous surf club.
The Colombian Coffee Co. is a modern independent artisanal roasting house shaped by traditional Colombian family values – hard work, fair trade and strong community bonds. Their coffee is SPECTACULAR and is 100% specialty grade, sourced fairly from lands where farmers are at the heart of the community. The beans are roasted weekly in-house to ensure superior freshness, consistency and quality, guaranteeing a coffee enthusiasts dreams will come true! A coffee enthusiasts dreams are guaranteed to come true!
A favourite amongst coast locals, you'll find this hidden gem of a café in the back streets of Mooloolaba. It’s a former auto-garage which has been converted into funky, retro-styled eatery complete with comfy sofas, eclectic knick-knacks, and old school board games to enjoy while you wait for your mouth-watering meal to arrive. Open for breakfast and brunch from 7am, The Velo Project serves up simple, honest, fresh food sourced from local Sunshine Coast farmers and producers.
Perfectly positioned in The Wharf Mooloolaba overlooking the bustling marina in the Mooloolah River, La Finca pairs sustainable fair-trade Colombian Coffee Co brews with great quality food using local and seasonal ingredients delivered with an authentic Colombian twist. This exotic little eatery offers breakfast, brunch and lunch with a menu that changes with the season, made with the finest fruit, vegetables and meat sourced from local producers in our Sunshine Coast community. Si?
167 Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Headland
For a really authentic Sunshine Coast ‘locals’ experience, drop by the Beach Kiosk at the Alex Surf Club. Located right on this iconic surf beach, watch the sunrise over the stunning Pacific Ocean and surfers vying for brag-worthy rides as you indulge in a hot Grinders coffee and one of their mouth-watering brekkie wraps.