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Best places to eat & drink in Crescent Head

Crescent Head is the place of early morning coffees for a surf check and long lunches whilst soaking up the sun and beachy vibe of this awesome coastal town. 


Inspired by the dramatic sunsets of Cabo San Lucas, La Costa Cantina on Pacific Street in Crescent Head pays homage to the travels of wandering souls. Bringing Mexican vibes to the Mid-north Coast of NSW, sandy feet are welcome at this cantina where chilling out with tacos and tequila is the name of the game; either alfresco under thatched umbrellas, or indoors where neon signage sets the tune for evening fun. Say arriba to starters of barramundi ceviche, lime and coriander, or spicy soft-shell crab, corn salad and pico de costa; before gourmet tacos such as fried calamari, chipotle mayo, pickled cabbage, onion and pico de gallo. Wrap your hands around a grilled beef quesadilla, with Mexican cheese, seasoned kidney beans, red salsa, guacamole, sour cream and a side of loaded fries.

Follow them – @lacostacantina


Lumah is located in the heart of Crescent Head village, close to the beach and the well-known surf break.

Fuelled by culinary passion, Lumah beats to the heart of pure food philosophy. Evolving and constantly changing, the small-batch menu depends on the season and the produce available in our market garden. A paddock to plate practice guarantees customers authentic handcrafted regional cuisine.

Follow them – @lumah.crescenthead

The Green Room

Enjoy a post-surf smoothie and healthy breakfast from The Green Room or get that morning caffeine hit from their beautifully made espressos. If you are in town on a Friday night then they do a street food night from different cultures around the world.

Follow them – @greenroomcafecrescenthead

Blackfish Coffee

When you need that Coffee experience in Crescent Head Blackfish Coffee is here to give you your daily dose of the best coffee can be.

Follow them – @blackfishcoffee

Crescent Head Tavern

Drop in to the Crescent Head Tavern and enjoy a couple of cold ones on the deck with friends and soak up the laid back vibe of Crescent Head, or bring the family for a pizza lunch and a classic pub dinner.

Like them – Cresso Tavern

Point Break Cafe

Located on the beautiful beach front of Crescent Head at the base of the Surf Club, Point Break Cafe specialises in gourmet take away food and barista coffee with a smile!

Follow them @point_break_cafe

Surf Fuel Cafe

Located at Waves Campground on Point Plomer Rd, Surf Fuel Cafe the perfect spot to drop into & grab a bite to eat & coffee before hitting the waves along Point Plomer Rd.

Follow them – @surffuelcafe

Bush Kitchen

Pizza’s made in the traditional Italian way in a beautiful setting at the Bush Kitchen just out of Crescent Head on Point Plomer Rd.

Follow them – @thebushkitchen

Crescent Head Country Club

Just sit back, relax and enjoy the magnificent views across the manicured golf course and iconic world renowned Crescent Head Beach while you dine at the Crescent Head Country Club.

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Barnetts Bakery

Enjoy a post-surf treat yourself to one of the best pies (and vanilla slices and doughnuts and…) on the Mid North Coast at the award-winning Barnetts Bakery. Even if you don’t normally go for bakery treats, this one is a must!

Like them – Barnetts Bakery


Chanchita’s delivers fresh juices, smoothies, milkshakes, burgers, fish & chips, Mexican & sandwiches, coffee. 

Follow them – @chanchitas_crescenthead 

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