La Marina

Pizza • Pasta • Gelato

Dine In, Takeaway & Delivery

GF • DF • V • Vegan

Opening Hours
Wednesday5:30pm – 9:00pm
Thursday12:00pm – 3:00pm / 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Friday12:00pm – 3:00pm / 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Saturday12:00pm – 3:00pm / 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Sunday12:00pm – 3:00pm / 5:30pm – 9:00pm


About Us

Are you looking for that authentic Italian cuisine? Then look no further! Here at La Marina we are a family run restaurant with Italian in our blood. We offer a variety of dishes ranging from our authentic in house made pastas to the freshest pizzas in the Whitsundays our recipes have been passed down through generations ensuring the quality and taste remains exceptional. We are located at the beautiful Port of Airlie so come on down and enjoy the stunning view whilst feasting on genuine cuisine complimented by a delicious drink from the bar.

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Marinated Olives / 10

Served with aged balsamic, EVOO, dukkha and toasted sourdough

Tomato Bruschetta / 17

With basil pesto, torn burrata cheese, balsamic glaze on toasted sourdough

Nonna’s Meatballs / 16

Served in a rich tomato sugo with charred sourdough

Arancini / 12

Traditional Italian rice ball filled with bolognese ragu, green peas, boconcini and egg 

Chilli Black Mussels / 24

Served in a tomato and white wine broth with toasted sourdough

Rosemary & Parmesan Polenta Chips / 14

Served with gorgonzola sauce

Prosciutto / 16

Served with quince, gorgonzola whip, herbed sourdough crumb and fresh pear

Antipasto / 32

Cured meats, marinated capsicum, zucchini, eggplant, olives, feta, charred sourdough


Veal Scallopini / 36

Veal tenderloin in a creamy mushroom and white wine sauce served with sautéed greens and roasted rosemary potatoes

Pollo Gorgonzola / 33

Rosemary infused chicken breast wrapped in crispy pancetta, buttered thyme & pumpkin, roast potatoes, wild rocket and gorgonzola sauce

Local Pan Seared Barramundi / 32

Served with Panzanella tomato salad, avocado mousse and lemon dukkha

Chicken Parmigiana / 28

Freshly crumbed chicken breast topped with Napoli sauce, mixed salad and beer-battered chips

Off the Char Grill


All steaks cooked to your liking with truffle potato puree and seasonal greens

Sauces: creamy mushroom, peppercorn, red wine gravy or garlic butter / 3

Seafood sauce (calamari, prawn, mussels) / 7

Grass fed rib eye (400g) / 45
Black Angus Eye Fillet (220g) / 42


Homemade gluten free bases available / 3

No Half/Half pizzas – Sorry


Garlic and Cheese Focaccia 

Small / 10

Large / 15

Margherita Di Buffalo / 22

Buffalo mozzarella, tomato passata, fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil

Lazy Joe’s Favourite / 26

Roasted pumpkin, foir di latte, mozzarella, caramelised onion, gorgonzola potato, topped with roquette & pancetta, honey

Vegetarian Antipasto / 25

Marinated eggplant, zucchini, fire-roasted capsicum, roasted pumpkin, semi-dried tomatoes, Fior di latte mozzarella and Danish feta

Prosciutto / 25

Prosciutoo, Fior de latte mozzarella, tomato passata, semi dried tomatoes topped with roquette and balsamic glaze 

The Sicilian / 25

Spiced house Italian pork sausage, tomato passata Fior de latte mozzarella, Roma tomatoes, caramelised onion and Kalamata olives

Frutti Di Mare / 33

Local marinated tiger prawns, clams, mussels, smoked salmon, tomato passata, Fior di latte mozzarella and Danish feta

Pesto Chicken / 25

Seasoned chicken breast, pesto, Fior de latte mozzarella, semi-dried tomatoes, brie cheese, topped with roquette and pesto aioli sauce

Sopressa / 25

Spicy sopressa salami, tomato passata, Spanish onion and roasted capsicums

Capricciosa / 24

Virginia leg ham, tomato passata, Fior di latte mozzarella, wild portabello mushroom, Kalamata olives

Add anchovies / 2

BBQ / 25

Virginia ham, seasoned chicken breast, sopressa salami, bacon, tomato passata, mozzarella and BBQ sauce

Porcini / 24

Fior di latte mozzarella, wild portabello mushrooms, gorgonzola, parmesan, parsely, truffle oil and white sauce

Hawaiian / 22

Virginia leg ham, pineapple, tomato passata and mozzarella

Pasta & Risotto

Please choose from one of our housemade pastas:

Fettuccini, spaghetti, spirals, potato gnocchi / 2

Gluten free penne / 2


Bolognese ragu / 23

Traditional beef and pork sauce

Rich Napoli sauce / 24

With fresh basil and creamy buratta 

Salsicia / 27

Housemade Italian sausage, mushroom, green peas, creamy Napoli sauce finished with fresh ricotta

Marinara / 34

Selection of local prawns, squid, Whitsunday fish, black mussels and clams, garlic, chilli, prawn bisque and a dash of cream

Chilli Prawns / 33

Local Whitsunday tiger prawns, confit tomatoes, in a light creamy tomato sauce

Pollo Fungi / 26

Chicken breast, mushrooms, bacon, spring onion in a creamy parmesan sauce

Amatriciana / 26

Sopressa salami, mixed olives, bacon and chilli in a rich Napoli sauce

Primavera / 25

Roasted capsicums, olives, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, pumpkin and baby spinach topped with rocket and shaved parmesan

Pumpkin and three Cheese ravioli / 28

With burnt butter, roast pumpkin, walnuts, crispy kale, gorgonzola, caramelised onion

Beef Lasagne / 26

Layers of fresh pasta, bechamel, bolognese ragu and mozzarella cheese topped with rocket and shaved parmesan

Roast pumpkin and truffle mushroom risotto / 26

With spinach, gorgonzola and creamy white wine

Pescatore risotto / 34

Selection of local prawns, squid, Whitsunday fish, black mussels & clams, and chilli in a light Napoli sauce

Salads & Sides

Rocket Salad / 14

With pear, parmesan, walnut brittle and aged balsamic dressing

Panzanella / 16

Mixed tomatoes, Spanish onion, torn basil, cucumber, herbed sourdough croutons and red wine vinaigrette

Sautéed Seasonal Greens / 10

With lemon vinaigrette and dukkha

Beer battered chips / 8

With aioli

Truffle mash potato / 8


Gelato (DFO,VGO)

An assortment of delicious flavours available

Cup/Waffle Cone

1 scoop / 5.5

2 scoops / 8

Take Home Tubs

500ml / 14.9

1 l / 21.9


La Marina Bambini’s

Pasta / 12

Spaghetti with the choice of Napoli sauce or bolognese

Chicken / 12

Freshly crumbed chicken strips with beer batter chips and tomato sauce

Pizza / 12

House made small pizza base with choice of Margherita or Hawaiian

Ice Cream / 6

Vanilla ice cream with choice of chocolate, strawberry or caramel topping

Spider / 7

Ice cream float with choice of Coke, Sprite, or Raspberry Lemonade

Strawberry Mocktail / 10

Strawberries, chocolate, cream and honey

Cocktail Menu

Aperol spritz 

Aperol aperitif, prosseco, soda water


Gin, Vermouth, Campari, orange

Bloody Mary 

Vodka, tomato juice, lemon, lime, Tabasco, Worcestershire Sauce, salt & pepper


Vodka, cranberry, triple sec, fresh lime

Mojito or Strawberry Mojito 

Bacardi, soda water, brown sugar, muddled lime & mint

French martini 

Vodka, triple sec, pineapple juice, Chambord

Espresso martini – classic 

Double espresso, vodka, Kahlua

Classic Caprioska or Passionfruit 

Vodka, lime, sugar syrup & crushed ice

South side

Gin, lime, mint and soda

Lemon or strawberry margarita 

Tequila, Cointreau, lemon juice, lime juice and sugar syrup


Mango, pineapple or strawberry with Bacardi, triple sec, mango puree and ice

Signature Range

Sail away 

Midori, peach schnapps, vodka, lime juice, lemon juice

Chocolate Temptation

Baileys, Kahlua, chocolate sauce and cream

Hazelnut Kiss

Strawberries, Frangelico, Midori, blended

Pink Sour

Gordon Pink Gin, strawberries & lemon juice

Dietary Symbols

VGO – Vegan Option    DFO – Dairy Free Option

Whitsunday Menu holds no responsibility for dietary claims made within this menu. It is the individual’s responsibility to check ingredients used in the food does not compromise any special dietary requirements.

Specials, News & Events


Tanya Mason – April 2021

Best pizza in Airlie and great service!

Clint Kane – August 2021

with out a doubt, the best meal for a long time. Highly recommend the pescatore risotto

Marni Whatuira – February 2021

Just had the most amazing food, both our meals were to the highest quality and to absolutely die for. Outstanding service also
My new favourite restaurant when I visit Arlie
Thank you!!

Source: Facebook Reviews