Alice Springs has a great variety and range of places to eat, whether you want to just stroll through the heart of the Todd Mall, with cafes all along the mall or walk beyond the Mall to enjoy some of the other great nearby eateries and restaurants.

Fast food and takeaways, like other modern metropolitan cities, are found in Alice, with most of the fast food outlets found in and near the three main shopping halls, Yeperenye Shopping Centre, Alice Springs Plaza and the Coles Complex. Some offer small cafés or you can purchase your meals from the various takeaway counters and sit in their main food hall seating area. Whilst the Coles complex does not have a food hall seating area, the shopping complex does have takeaways such as Indian food, Chinese noodle and sushi. The Alice Springs Plaza and Yeperenye has a number of takeaways offering a range of meal options such as sandwiches, roast with chips, Chinese, sushi, hot and cold beverages and juice bar.

Alice also have the franchise chains such as Gloria Jean’s, McDonald’s, KFC, Red Rooster, Hungry Jacks, Domino’s Pizzas and Subways.


Bean Tree Cafe 
Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Tuncks Rd – Ph: 08 8952 0190
– a gorgeous place to have breakfast, lunch, morning or afternoon tea.

Gloria Jean’s Coffees
Yeperenye Shopping Centre, T51 Hartley St, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 2133

House of Talullah…
64 Hartley St, Alice Springs - Ph: 0434 053 091
– fresh food, GF, Vegetarian, Vegan, Paleo, great coffee.

Kungka’s Can Cook / Kungkas Café 
Shop 17 Diarama Village, Larapinta Drv, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 3102
– delicious homemade food with local bush foods and coffee.

Page 27 Café… 
3 Fan Arcade, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 0191
– breakfast and lunch.

Shop 1, Cinema Complex 11 Todd Mall – Ph: 08 8953 1936
– breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Royal Flying Doctor Service Cafe
8-10 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8958 8412

Sport Café  Restaurant / Sporties
36 Todd St, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8953 0935

Star of Alice
31 Palm Circuit, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8953 3900
– the Star Cafe is an interactive and enjoyable space for all the family to enjoy.

The Bakery
Shop 4/11 Todd Street (Cnr Cinema Complex, northern end of Todd Mall – Ph: 0428 595 429
– very popular and very hard to resist.

The Coffee Horse
8 Hele Crescent, Alice Springs
– Serving local roast coffee and tasty toasties, breakfast, lunch bowls and unique sweet treats with a smile! Open weekdays 7:30 am - 2 pm and popping up at various events on the weekend!

Uncle Edy’s Ice Cream
Shop 5/70 Todd Mall & Gregory Terrace, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8953 7831
– Proudly locally owned. All ice-cream and sorbets are made fresh on the premises. Also light meals, cakes and coffee.

Watertank Café 
16 B Wilkinson St (Milner Rd entrance), Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8953 6809 Mobile: 0409 522 613 (A/H)
– industrial recycle vibe café, with great food and award winning coffee.

Yaye’s Café
Araluen Cultural Precinct, 61 Larapinta Drv, Alice Springs

Note: Todd Mall has a number of cafes (not listed here).


Confucius Palace Dumpling 
10/63 Todd St (Todd Mall), Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 3633

Huanuan Alice Springs
82 Barrett Drv, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8953 7188
– Thai /Indian/Nonya inspired food.

Oriental Gourmet Chinese Restaurant
80 Hartley St, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8953 0888

Overlanders Steakhouse
72 Hartley St, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 2159
– more than just a steak house, offers a-la-carte and signature menu with traditional fare, daily specials and fresh seafood. The ‘signature’ menu of the restaurant is the world famous ‘DROVERS BLOWOUT’, includes tastings of camel, crocodile, emu and kangaroo.

Tea Shrine
Shop 6/113 Todd St, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 4339
– a vegan Asian restaurant and teahouse offering a range of teas and other beverages. Simple vegetarian Asian style menu that is also open for breakfast.

Tinh & Lan Vietnamese Restaurant 
Lot 1900 Heffernan Rd, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 8396
– about 10 kms out from the town centre, this restaurant is set in their garden from which they grow ingredients for their dishes. There is indoor and outdoor seating. 

Other Restaurants

(the following restaurants are located on hotel/motel premises)

Alice in the Territory – MacDonnell View
46 Stephens Rd, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 6100
Nestled against the magnificent East MacDonnell Range.

Aurora Alice Springs – Red Ochre Grill Cafe & Restaurant
Todd Mall, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 9614
– Red Ochre Grill offers a variety of dishes for both its lunch and dinner menus. 

Mercure Alice Springs Resort – Barra on Todd Restaurant and Bar
34 Stott Terrace, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8951 4545
– serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Diplomat Motel – Stumps Restaurant
20 Gregory Terrace, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 8977
– Stumps Restaurant caters for breakfast and dinner. Also has Uncles Tavern that offers pub fare with lunch and dinner menu.

Lasseters Hotel Casino
93 Barrett Drv, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8950 7777
– serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Restaurants include Juicy Rump, Tali, Tempo and Casbah.

(the following eateries are located on club)

Gillen Club
57 Milner Rd, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 3749
– Bistro.

Club Eastside
28 Undoolya Rd, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 1917
– Bistro.

(the following also offer food)

Bojangles Saloon Bar & Grill / Bo’s
80 Todd St, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 2873 / 0475 228 733
– An iconic outback bar providing true Territory Tucker. You haven’t been to the outback until you have been to Bo’s!

Monte’s Lounge
Crn Todd Street and Stott Terrace, Alice Springs Ph: 08 8952 4336
– Eat, drink, laugh…

The Rock Bar
78 Todd St, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8953 8280
– Open for lunch, dinner and drinks. Also live entertainment.

(the following eateries are located outside of Alice Springs)

Aileron Roadhouse
135 km north of Alice – Ph: 08 8956 9703
– enjoy some breakfast, lunch or dinner with an icy cold beer

Glen Helen Homestead Lodge
1 Namatjira Drv, West MacDonnell Ranges Via Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8956 7489
– breakfast and lunch or the Namatjira Gallery Restaurant offers an a la carte dining experience


(some offering other dish options)

Casa Nostra Pizza Spaghetti House…
1 Undoolya Rd, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 6749

Domino’s Pizza 
2/1 Parsons St, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8953 8255 / Ph: 1300 366 466

La Casalinga
105 Gregory Terrace, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8952 4508
– Modern Australian and pizza. Open for lunch and dinner.

Rocky’s Pizza 
72 Todd St, Alice Springs – Ph: 08 8953 5454