Cuisine: European, Share Plates
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $35

Enjoy the tasty, simple flavours of home-style southern European cooking.

Surrounded by stunning views of the beachfront and sparkling Marina waters, Esca focuses on providing unpretentious, wholesome and humble service; just as you'd expect from a restaurant than runs on the strong southern European values of family and hospitality.

Dishes are designed to encourage communal dining, bringing family and friends together over great food. Think marinated garfish, cavatelle with pork and veal ragu and crisp zucchini flowers. Larger dishes like the delicious eggplant lasagne and pork belly with onion jam will ensure you leave feeling well-fed and satisfied!

Dine al fresco, looking out at the Marina, or get cosy by the roaring fireplace. This warm and welcoming venue is great for intimate dining for two, through to groups of all sizes.

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Esca Restaurant and Espresso Bar
13–15 Marina Pier, Holdfast Shores
Glenelg 5045

Open Hours:
Breakfast
Fridays: 9am – 11:30am
Saturday & Sunday: 8am - 11:30am

Lunch - 7 days Monday to Friday: 12.00 pm - 2.30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12.30pm - 3.00 pm

Dinner - 7 days 5:30pm til late

Phone: 08 8376 6933
Website: www.esca.net.au

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Esca Restaurant and Espresso Bar
Location: Glenelg
Cuisine: European, Share Plates
Mains: $15 - $35

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Great food and wonderful sea views - Esca is a class restaurant. Menu is a bit limited but the quality was right up there.

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Gail Elvin

Beautiful food, lovely location and awesome view .... highly recommended

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We arrived at the allotted time and were greeted by our waiter who looked after us during our dining experience. The service at Esca was outstanding and the food was incredible. We indulged in 3 remarkable courses, accompanied by a bottle of beautiful South Australian wine. There was only the 2 of us in the entire restaurant for most of our time there which only added to the romance of dinner by the sea. Would certainly recommend Esca as a restaurant to put on the list for anyone wanting that special outing.

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Excellent all round first time experience at first table, from first entering , service ,quality of food and paying the bill .We will certainly be going again.

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Sarah Briggs

Wow, what a wine list! Fantastic ocean views through enormous windows. Excellent service. Entree was amazing, had the beef and the salt & pepper squid dishes. The gnocchi main was way too oily, tasted nice, and the chorizo pasta was lacking flavour.

Will be back again! Recommend to give it a try

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Our meal at Esca was very good in all respects. The service was smooth and pleasant and the food was great - especially the braised beef cheek.
Definitely recommended.

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Natalie Lewis

Great food and wine with friends, served by lovely knowledgeable people. We have been to Esca prior to this occasion and will definitely be going again.
Also everything on the menu was available for us to order.

Cheers
Nat & Todd

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Delightfully scrumptious dishes! Loved the pork chop, crab pasta, calamari & gorgeous sides of potatoes & the broccoli. Desert to die for!
Thanks so much!!

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Yoke Cheng Teoh

Fabulous views. Great food. Wonderful service. Best kept secret

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Natalie Hanson

Lovely table for two by the floor to ceiling windows overlooking the beach. Very attentive staff, exceptional service. Food was amazing, we both enjoyed an entree and main meal. Will definitely be returning.

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Dined at Esca last night with our 2 young children. The service was excellent and the staff even let us choose our own table (our boys were very happy they could sit at the bench seat near our table to sit and colour in). The food was great, we shared some entrees and had mains as well but were too full too fit in dessert! When I disclosed my youngest son's nut allergy, the wait staff checked with the kitchen that everything was safe, and informed me that the flour coating on one of the dishes we ordered didn't contain nuts, however had a statement of 'may contain traces of nuts'. This is above and beyond how most restaurants handle food allergies, I was very impressed. Will definitely go there again.

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Taki Chan

Excellent service and excellent food with beautiful ocean view ! Definitely will come back again!

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Jao Tabarina

We celebrated my mom's 76th birthday at Esca and it was a good gastronomic experience for my mom and my sister, who visited Australia for the first time. Food service was excellent! Customer service is awesome even though we are paying half the price! We'll definitely come back and try the other menus that they offer.

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Taki Chan

Excellent food and service!

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Wow, the food and service are excellent. We had the chocolate brownie and panna cotta dessert and it was the best dessert we ever had. We be going back there again soon.

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tania stringer

Quality service and great food

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Rosemary Rob

Last night we braved the wild weather and went to Esca for an early dinner. We got a table with a view of the stormy sea which was awesome! I chose the scallops which were fresh and delicious then the stuffed zucchini flower which were also delicious. Hubby got the soup and the pasta which were very generous serves for a medium dish. A couple glasses of wine and the night was complete. Service was friendly and helpful without being bothersome like some places. Overall a great food experience and back home in time to watch suits!!!

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