Brisbane Casual Dining Guide | American Express x Time Out

Kick back and relax, these local restaurant guides will help you find the meal you're craving

Whether you're keen to impress a date with on a beautiful terrace, or simply want the most for your hard-earned, our guide to casual dining in Brisbane has you covered. Experience 20 must-try Brisbane dishes for under $20, discover best-in-class meals with Amex Eats or collect instant rewards, thanks to our Side with Amex program. You can visit all of these venues in confidence, knowing they accept American Express

 

 

20 great Brisbane dishes for under $20
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20 great Brisbane dishes for under $20

Brisbane’s vibrant food scene has no shortage of treats that won’t bust your weekly budget. That goes for fancy places as well as cafés, pubs and cheap eats. All these venues take American Express. How about a complementary side dish with your meal? Check out these Side with Amex offers.    

Side with Amex Brisbane
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Side with Amex Brisbane

What's better than a main meal? One with sides. Pay with your American Express® Card at these leading restaurants, and you'll be rewarded with a complimentary side for your first main meal ordered. Want to know more? Check out our Side with Amex FAQ. For more great offerings, return to the American Express casual dining guide.    

Amex Eats Brisbane
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Amex Eats Brisbane

Whether you're keen to impress a date on a beautiful terrace, or simply want the most for your hard-earned, Amex Eats has you covered. Keen to collect instant rewards? You can thanks to our Side with Amex program. For more great offerings, return to the American Express casual dining hub.    

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Il Centro
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Il Centro

Receive a complimentary side of roasted garlic potatoes with pancetta and rosemary. 

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Cha Cha Char
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Cha Cha Char

Receive a complimentary side of baked macaroni and cheese with your main. 

Lefty's Old Time Music Hall
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Lefty's Old Time Music Hall

Receive a complimentary side of fries with any burger.

Seymour's Cocktails & Oysters
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Seymour's Cocktails & Oysters

Receive a complimentary side of handcut fries with any main. 

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Superb seafood in Brisbane
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Superb seafood in Brisbane

It’s always a good time to indulge in fancy seafood. We scoured the city for the best fish and shellfish dishes around, spanning pastas, rolls, tacos, sashimi, mousse, croquettes and much more. Then, when it comes to getting the bill, you can pay in confidence knowing these venues welcome American Express.    

Sunny spots for alfresco dining in Brisbane
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Sunny spots for alfresco dining in Brisbane

Dominated by the serpentine curves of the river, Brisbane is home to a stunning range of riverside dining spots. Meanwhile, the humid leafy suburbs teem with cafés and restaurants offering footpath dining and beautiful, cooling courtyards. Love dining alfresco? Brisbane (and a little further afield) has you covered, with shady sails, sprawling trees and cloudless blue skies at some of our favourite outdoor dining spots. Then, when it comes to getting the cheque, you can pay in confidence knowing these venues welcome American Express.    

Salt and pepper squid in Brisbane
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Salt and pepper squid in Brisbane

Deep fried squid, calamari, salt and pepper squid – whatever you want to call it and whichever way you want to fry it – it comes up on every other menu in Brisbane. From pubs to fine diners, Italian institutions to the local fish and chip shop, we scooted around the city to see who's frying up the cephalopods in the most interesting of ways, and letting you pay for your salty fried treat using your American Express.    

Curries that Brisbane spice fans need to try
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Curries that Brisbane spice fans need to try

The spice is right at these Brisbane restaurants, where Indian, Thai, Japanese, Vietnamese, Malaysian and even Hawaiian curries are amping up the heat. Super-delicious dining awaits at venues right across town – and when it comes to settling the bill, you can pay in confidence knowing these places welcome American Express.    

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Side with Amex: Sydney

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Side with Amex: Melbourne

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