Eating & Drinking

Eating & Drinking
Restaurants & Cafes

Restaurants & Cafes 

Dining in Dongara Port Denison offers it all! From fish and chips, vegan/vegetarian meals, coffee and cakes, Asian cuisine to fine dining.
With a Hotel, Tavern, Cafes, Bakery, Fish and Chip Shop, and more, you can eat out somewhere different for every meal during your stay.

Dongara Hotel Motel

The Dongara Hotel Motel is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with International, pub and Asian-influenced meals. You can dine in the lovely alfresco area with plenty of shade and surrounded by garden overlooking the main street, or inside in their spacious restaurant. Their cafe bar is open daily and offers a delicious range of coffees, teas, cakes & biscuits.

Southerlys Tavern 

A family run and family friendly tavern and restaurant overlooking the beautiful Port Denison marina. This award winning tavern is a place where you are immediately made welcome.  The menu features a strong local content called T.O.I "Taste of Irwin".  Whether you are enjoying watching the sun going down from the Sunset Bar, cheering your horse home in the TAB or catching up with friends in the courtyard or up on the deck, you are guaranteed a good time.  #Seeyouatthetav.

Dat n Thus kitchen

Dat n Thu’s Kitchen is a family-run Vietnamese restaurant that has become a local favourite. Dat and Thu are dedicated to serving authentic Vietnamese food that is prepared to order using the freshest ingredients. They are happy to cater for families with small children, so bring the whole family! Dat and Thu also provide an extensive take-away menu or guests are welcome to dine in with BYO. 

Seaspray Cafe

"Where homemade food is the soul of our kitchen". Guests are welcome to dine in overlooking beautiful Seaspray Beach or order takeaway. Try their unique menu with daily specials available, offering a 10% pensioner discount on weekdays.

Starfish Cafe

Family friendly cafe located at South Beach in Port Denison with stunning beachfront ocean views. A family operated cafe that is a wholesome place for everyone. Preparing delicious fresh meals, great coffee, fresh fruit smoothies and shakes. Open Thursday to Sunday each week. 

Poppies by the Park 

Poppies by the Park is located on Point Leander Drive in Dongara. You will find fantastic coffee, scrumptious cruffins and many more sweet and savoury treats. Sit under the giant Moreton Beay Fig tree or on the lawn in the sunshine. A great place for the kids to run while you relax with public toilet facilities close by.

Pannarai Cafe

Cafe & restaurant serving both cafe meals and Asian cuisine. Take a break in one of Dongara's oldest buildings while enjoying scrumptious coffee and cake, burgers and wraps, or try the authentic Asian cuisine. Indoor and outdoor dining options available. Open for breakfast lunch and dinner with takeaways available.

The Green Beanie

Eco-friendly retro coffee van, operating from Grannies Beach, serving organic specialty lattes, teas, freshly roasted coffees, shakes & a selection of treats, including gluten free.

Dongara Pizza & Cafe

Pizza is the word and pizza is the game. You will find delicious fresh made pizzas. Eat in, order to go or opt for delivery.

Dongara Bakery 

They are known for their fantastic pies. Come in and try one - they have all sorts of flavours and they also do sandwiches, rolls, wraps and lots of cakes, bread etc, baked fresh daily.

Illegal Tender Rum Co Distillery & Stableviews Gin 

Visit the multi award winning distillery and cellar door, with an eatery 'The Common Place' also located on site. 

- Tours available hourly, book and pay online to secure during peak season.
- Tastings of the multi award winning spirits.
- Group bookings welcome.
For opening times and bookings for distillery tours and the Common Place, please head to the Illegal Tendery Rum Co website.

Port Store Takeaway and Deli

Come and visit the local Port Denison takeaway & deli open 7am to 7pm every day. The kitchen opens for breakfast at 7am for burgers and toasties and from 9.30am, fish and chips are available. Located in Port Denison opposite the scenic Port Denison marina, the Port Store Takeaway & Deli offers a quality meal whether you order fish and chips, wraps, burgers or anything else on their extensive takeaway menu. They are well known for their yummy beer battered chips.  Ice creams, drinks, ice, bait, tackle and other limited deli items are also avaliable.

BP Dongara RoadHouse

BP Dongara is your one stop fuel station (24hrs) with a cafe and fantastic customer service. The cafe is open from 5am to 8pm every day of the week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Come in and enjoy homemade food including their famous pies, sausage rolls, burgers, chips as well as sandwiches and wraps. 

BP offer their customers a free hot shower, however, if you do not purchase anything there will be a $2 charge. Toilets are also available. 


Wild Side Coffee

Wild Side Coffee brings great tasting coffee and food to your local area and is also available for event hire.

Supermarkets & Liquor Outlets

Supermarkets & Liquor Outlets 


Dongara IGA and Bottle O

Dongara IGA is a supermarket and a Bottle-O liquor store. Not only do they sell grocery items they also have liquor, Lotterywest agent, bait, ice & much more!! Centrally located on Moreton Terrace with ample parking.

Riverbend FoodWorks

Small local business providing staples and gourmet lines, fresh produce, dairy and deli lines.  Supporting local growth and local employment.

Port Store Cellarbrations & Supermarket

Cellarbrations Liquor Store with small supermarket attached. Located on the foreshore in Port Denison, Cellarbrations Liquor Store and Supermarket are the perfect place to fill your fridge after a long day at the beach in the sun. Operating under Cellarbrations Banner National with promoted specials through the Cellarbrations website. 


Located behind the Dongara Hotel Motel, you will find all your liquor requirements at the Bottlemart.

Seaz Denison Seafood

A small, local seafood supplier located at the Port Denison harbour. Seaz aim to provide access to fresh and frozen locally-sourced products.