Sorrento Restaurant & Bar


Italian • Seaview • Live Music

Dine In

GF • DF • V • Vegan

Opening Hours
Monday 11:30am – Late
Tuesday 11:30am – Late
Wednesday 11:30am – Late
Thursday 11:30am – Late
Friday 11:30am – Late
Saturday 11:30am – Late
Sunday 11:30am – Late

About Us

Sorrento Restaurant & Bar is located in the heart of the Whitsundays, Airlie Beach. Here at Sorrento Restaurant & Bar we pride ourselves on our high quality and authentic Italian cuisine. While you enjoy a delicious snack or meal, sit back and relax with the finest view in Airlie Beach which includes both the wonderful Coral Sea Marina as well as the magical Whitsunday Islands. Not hungry? No problem, just pop in for a couple of cold beverages or treat yourself to a cocktail and watch the sunset from the best location around.


Find Us


2 For 1 Pizzas

3 – 4pm daily on our downstairs ocean deck

Fish Of The Day

Grilled fresh local fish plated by our expert chefs with local fresh produce. 


Garlic Bread (V) / 11

Stone baked garlic & herb crusted ciabatta

Parmesan garlic bread (V) / 13

Stone baked garlic & herb crusted ciabatta topped with parmesan cheese and cracked pepper

Bruschetta (V) / 18

Pesto, tomato concasse, bocconcini on baked sour dough, sprinkled with parmesan

Antipasti board / 39

Brie, gorgonzola, & cheddar paired with cured meats, warm olives, sun-dried tomatoes, mixed dips, crackers & ciabatta

Prawn Gamberi / 36

Tiger prawns and seared scallops with a rose chilli sauce, rocket salad and toasted ciabatta

Calamari / 22

Herb-dusted salt & pepper calamari on a bed of rocket with a side of aioli

La Polpetta / 24

Italian beef meatballs served with rose chilli sauce, rocket salad and ciabatta

Freshly Shucked coffin bay Oysters (GF)

Natural / 30/55

Pancetta Kilpatrick / 32/57

Bloody Mary / 36/61


Garden Salad (VG,V,GF) / 18

A classic mixed garden salad with seasonal vegetables and vinaigrette dressing

Caesar Salad / 22

Aged parmesan, white anchovies, crispy prosciutto, served on a bed of cos lettuce, topped with toasted croutons, poached egg and traditional house made dressing

Summer Rocket Salad (V,GF,VGO) / 20

Baby beets, feta, rocket & balsamic house dressing


Chicken tenderloins / 8

Smoked salmon / 8


250g eye fillet (GF) / 54

Premium eye fillet with garlic mashed potato, seasonal vegetables, served with our house double reduction red wine jus

Add seafood toper of prawns, bug and scallops in chilli lime rose sauce / 18

Chicken Supreme (GF) / 39

Pan seared frenched chicken breast with twice cooked baby potatoes, rainbow carrots, crunchy basil served with a rich rosemary and sage cream sauce

Sorrento Beef burger / 27

Freshly made premium beef, vintage cheddar crispy prosciutto, pickles, cos lettuce, and mustard with our bourbon and chipotle mayo. Served with beer batter chips & aioli.

Sorrento Chicken burger / 27

Crumbed chicken breast, vintage cheddar, cos lettuce, sliced tomatoes, and aioli with our bourbon and chipotle mayo. Served with beer-battered chips and aioli side.

Chilli Glazed Pork Belly / 35

Slow cooked pork belly, crunchy apple slaw rice noodle salad, miso dressing and Asian herbs. Dressed with shallots and sesame.

Fish of the day / 39

Ask our friendly staff for today’s special

Fish & Chips / 29

Lightly battered reef fish, served with a rocket salad, beer battered chips and an aioli side


Seasonal vegetables (V,GF) / 10

Beer battered chips small or large (V) / 5/9


Aioli (V,GF) / 2

Red wine jus (GF) / 5

House made BBQ sauce (V,GF) / 3



Our pizza bases are freshly made in-house daily and topped with mozzarella cheese. GF Bases also available.

Quattro Formaggi (V) / 26

Four Cheeses! A balance of mozzarella, parmesan, gorgonzola and buffalo mozzarella on a garlic base

Pollo / 29

Chicken tenderloins, bacon, wild mushrooms, spinach & onion on our house-made barbeque sauce base

Il Greco / 29

Shaved roasted lamb, cherry tomatoes & roasted chat potatoes on our house garlic & pesto base. Topped with rocket and drizzled with fresh yoghurt.

Pancetta / 29

House made Napoli, smoked pancetta, buffalo mozzarella, balsamic mushrooms, Spanish onion, fresh rocket and truffle oil

Chilli & Garlic Prawns / 34

Fresh prawns, spicy salami, cherry tomatoes, shaved parmesan and chilli on our garlic & pesto base, Topped with resh rockets, herb olive oil and aioli

Con Carne / 32

House made Napoli sauce, chorizo, chicken tenderloins, bacon, ham & caramelised onion topped with our house barbeque sauce

Vegetarian / 28

Balsamic mushrooms, roasted capsicum, spinach, cherry tomatoes, Spanish onion on our house-made Napoli sauce, drizzled with herb oil

Margherita (V) / 25

Sliced vine-ripened tomatoes and bocconcini on our house-made Napoli sauce topped with fresh basil

Spicy Italiano / 29

Spicy salami, sun-dried tomatoes, marinated olives, onions & chilli on our house-made Napoli sauce, topped with fresh basil

Tropicana / 26

House-made Napoli sauce, ham and fresh pineapple


Vegetable / 2

Meat / 4

Prawns / 6

GF Base / 3

Pasta & Rissotto

Our pastas are made freshly in house daily and topped with parmesan cheese. GF option also available.

Carbonara Fettuccine / 27

Pancetta, bacon, and parsley tossed through traditional white wine & egg yolk sauce

Prawn & Spanner Crab Fettucine / 36

Fresh tiger prawns, finely diced spanner crab, cherry tomatoes, fresh chilli and lime butter sauce

Marinara Fettuccine / 34

Seared scallops, fresh prawns, mussels, clams and smoked salmon tossed with a chilli and lime rosé sauce

Bolognese spaghetti / 28

Slow braised premium beef cooked in a traditional fresh Italian sauce with tomatoes and fresh herbs

Filleto Fettucine / 31

Chicken tenderloins, wild mushrooms, spinach and pine nuts tossed through creamy gorgonzola & truffle sauce

Marinara Risotto (GF) / 34

Creamy saffron & tarragon risotto with seared scallops, fresh prawns, mussels,

Wild Mushroom & Asparagus risotto (V,GF,VGO) / 29

Creamy risotto with wild mushrooms and fresh asparagus

Vegetarian Spaghetti (V,VGO) / 29

Snow peas, cherry and sundried tomatoes, spinach and olives tossed through our house Napoli sauce

Kids Menu

Fish & Chips / 14

Served with salad

Nuggets & Chips / 12

Served with salad

Spaghetti Bolognese / 13

House made pasta with bolognese sauce

Spaghetti Filleto / 13

House made pasta with Napoli sauce, chicken and bacon

Margherita Pizza / 13

House made pizza base, Napoli sauce, fresh tomato topped with basil and buffalo mozzarella

Tropicana Pizza / 13

House made pizza base, Napoli sauce, ham, fresh pineapples and mozzarella

Ice Cream / 6

Vanilla ice cream topped up with a sauce of your choice and sprinkles: vanilla, caramel, chocolate and strawberry


Tiramisu / 18

Coffee infused vanilla sponge, mascarpone and vanilla cream served with fresh strawberries

Trio of Sorbet (GF) / 14

Mango, green apple and raspberry sorbet with strawberries and praline

Dessert of the day / 14

Ask our friendly staff for today’s special

Vanilla bean panna cotta / 16

Served with raspberry coulis and fresh strawberries

Affogato / 9

Double shot hot espresso coffee, served with vanilla bean ice cream

Add liqueur / 8

Cocktail Menu

Lychee Martini 

Lychee liquor, vodka, fresh lemon juice and cranberry juice

Grapefruit Margarita

Tequila, Triple Sec, Lime, Agave, Grapefruit juice

Pink Sarong 

Vodka, Chambord, Fresh Lime, Mint, Soda and Cranberry Juice

Raspberry Gin Fizz 

Gin, Raspberry, Mint Sugar Syrup, Soda

Passionfruit moscow mule 

Passionfruit Pulp, Vodka, Lime, Mint & Ginger Ale


White Bacardi, sugar syrup, mint and fresh lemon

sex on the dock 

Vodka, Peach Liqueur, Strawberries, Orange and Cranberry Juice


Tequila, Cointreau, Lime and Agave Syrup

Pina Colada 

Bacardi, Malibu, Coconut Cream, Pineapple and Pineapple Juice


Tequila, Sugar Syrup, Lemon and Grapefruit Juice

Midori Splice 

Midori, Cointreau, Malibu, pineapple juice and cream

Aperol Spritz 

Aperol, Prosecco, Soda and Orange

Blue island Iced tea 

Bacardi, Vodka, Triple Sec, Tequila, Gin, Lemon, Sugar Syrup, Blue Curacao, Lemonade

Mud Slide 

Baileys, Vodka, Kahlua, Cream, Choc powder

Espresso Martini – Tap 15 

Vodka, Kahlua, Espresso, Caramel Syrup

cocktail of the day

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Dietary Symbols

V – Vegetarian    GF – Gluten Free

VG – Vegan    VGO – Vegan 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.


Nicole Hess – May 2021

We visited today with a large family group and two puppies. The service and the food and cocktails……were just amazing ( even cared for our doggies)
And not to forget the view – just beautiful! This is our new favourite in Airlie !!!

Suzanne Woodberry – January 2021

Great experience as it was my birthday and sharing it with my daughter ?and brother from tassie

Kimberly A Humphrey – August 2021

beautiful fancy place where everyone is welcomed. food and service spectacular and view is amazing

Source: Facebook Reviews