Best cafés, bars & eateries in Mermaid Beach

Bounded by Nobbys Beach to the south and busy Broadbeach to the north, magic Mermaid has more than its share of top-notch coffee hangs, breakie bars, fine food and hidden bars, all within a two-kilometre strip, a block from the beach.

With basically everything within walking distance and new joints popping up all the time, it’s no wonder that this seaside ‘burb has a huge range of hip spots to choose from. Check out eight of the best cafés, bars and eateries in Mermaid Beach.

The third café in the Barista fold, Backyard is a sleek and understated city CBD-style cafe
The Milkman's Daughter encourages you to eat and live consciously
A truly healthy alternative café redefining gluten-free food on the Gold Coast
Le Café Gourmand is a boulangerie (bakery), pâtisserie (pastry shop), café and restaurant all rolled into one
A traditional French-style artisan bakery overlooking a green, leafy park
Rafiki is Mermaid Beaches newest coffee and smoothie bar tucked under the surf club
A family friendly setting meets casual coastal dining
The boat-themed Cambus Wallace specialises in refined small plates, classic cocktails and fine aged spirits

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