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Where to Dine in Mount Isa

Where to Dine in Mount Isa
on 11 October 2021 in Food & Drink

There’s nothing more satisfying than hunting for the best foods available in town. From a hearty breakfast that will hit the right spot to a dinner that will romance your appetite, let’s dig into the best places to dine in Mount Isa.

Buffs Club 

Serving lunch and dinner, the Buffs Club offers your standard fare of Aussie food for a quick bite. There’s good value for money, with food portions reportedly at decent sizes ensuring your meal to be plenty for a full belly.

From barramundi fish and chips to steaks and kids menus, the Buffs Club is a good place to bring the whole family for a meal.

The bar is also said to be good, with many patrons saying beer is served cold. There’s a cafe that serves coffee and tea along with sandwiches and other typical cafe bites, and the restaurant allows for proper sit down meals.

Redearth Restaurant 

If you’re looking to treat yourself to some of the finest foods in Mount Isa, you simply can’t overlook a meal at the Redearth Restaurant.

Leading the innovative cuisine industry in Mount Isa, the Redearth Restaurant features a specially curated menu that explores flavour explosions, bringing out the best of premium meats, seafood and fresh local produce.

Entrees include guacamole prawns, mussels marinière, calamari fritters, pan seared scallops to name a few. Mains include linguine with white wine sauce made from sautéed clams, lamb madras curry, honey garlic pork, herb crusted lamb rack, and more. For dessert, indulge in tiramisu, crême caramel, gelato sorbet, chocolate molten cake and an exquisite Redearth cheese platter.

Explore the full Redearth Restaurant menu here

The restaurant setting is intimate, offering a unique dining experience with people you love. The talented team of professional chefs and waitstaff are trained to help create a memorable experience filled with dishes designed to kickstart a conversation.

Complement your meal with an extensive wine list and take recommendations presented by experienced wait staff on pairing your food beautifully. From selected varieties to vintage wine, the drinks menu showcases the best of local, national and international wine. 

Make a booking by calling the Redearth team on (07) 4749 8888 to guarantee yourself a table.

Rodeo Bar & Grill Steakhouse

If you’re looking to experience the best Outdoor steakhouse experience in town, you’ll have to head down to the Rodeo Bar & Grill at the Isa Hotel for a true blue dining adventure.

Prime cut meats smoked and grilled to perfection complemented with heartwarming sides that will have your taste buds reaching heaven, the Rodeo Bar & Grill Steakhouse is a must in Mount Isa.

Bring the kids along and let them experience what it’s like to be Aussie, with a dedicated kids selection featuring the best meals in kid-sized portions.

Call (07) 4749 8888 to make a booking. 

Bambino Express

If you’re looking for a coffee place in Mount Isa, you’ll want to check out the Bambino Express. Serving delightful breakfast burgers among other morning classics like eggs benedict, walnut banana bread, avocado on toast, and more, you’ll get your morning fix here.

Staff are friendly and happy to chat while you wait for your drinks, and the atmosphere attracts lots of friendly local faces too.

Redearth Cocktail & Tapas Lounge

If you aren’t looking for a big feed but would like to enjoy some light snacks and a good flow of drinks, head to the Redearth Cocktail & Tapas Lounge

Featuring an amazing array of cocktails followed by a great selection of craft and boutique beers, and quality local and international spirits, your appetite for drinks will be satisfied here.

A decadent tapas menu will keep your stomach happy, with a range of delights including fresh oysters, trio chips, an antipasto platter, grilled beef and goat’s cheese bruschetta, lamb and mash croquettes, mini chicken kievs, and more.

Be sure to book by calling on (07) 4749 8888.

Red Lantern Chinese Restaurant

For those looking to eat something more exotic, Chinese food might be just the thing you’re looking for in Mount Isa.

With good reviews on TripAdvisor at 3.5 from 89 reviews, the Red Lantern Chinese Restaurant appears to be a winner when it comes to noodles and Asian food. Meals are generously portioned with fresh vegetables and seafood served.

Service is reportedly good with friendly staff that take orders and serve your meals. You can expect standard Chinese food fare the likes of Dim Sims, steamboat, seafood Hokkien noodles, chicken and mushroom hot plates, sweet and sour pork, to name a few things.