Date night right around the corner? Don’t have the funds to cover a 5 course dinner with a view? Don’t start sweating just yet because we’ve got 10 of the Gold Coast’s best cheap eats that’ll be sure to keep you out of the doghouse.

Bonita Bonita:

Taco Thursdays is the new thing at Bonita Bonita, with $5 tacos, sangria and Coronas.

Source: @bonitabonita

Lost Palms:

Spent all your dosh at the Cas with the boys on Saturday night? You’ve always got a chance to make up for it with $2 tacos at Lost Palms or with $3.50 oysters at Cambus Wallace.

Source: @lostpalmsbrewingco


Keen for a few bevvies and a cheap feed after work? Then you should hit up Bine for their $5 slider & fries from 4pm Mondays

Source: @binebeerbar


Really want to stinge out? Apres offers $5 cheeseburgers on Mondays and 50cent wings from 5-7pm Fridays.

Stingray Lounge:

If $5 tacos from Bonita are too much, then try the $4 tacos from Stingray Bar on Tuesdays and top it off with a $10 cocktail from 5pm.


Who doesn’t love a good espresso martini? Steampunk have you sorted with their $10 espresso martinis all day every day.


Got into an argument? Get drunk and forget about the whole thing with happy hour at Nightjar from 4-6pm.

Source: @nightjarburleigh


Forget taking her to Hawaii when you can just load up on pineapple cocktails and $2 tacos on Tuesdays, or fill up with $1 dumplings on Fridays

Salt Meats Cheese:

Keen for a pizza feed but don’t have the dollars to support your dreams? $25 all you can eat pizza (with any drink purchase) from Salt Meats Cheese will be sure to satisfy the cravings without burning any holes in the pockets.

Source: @saltmeatscheese


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