Popular Gympie burger joint Johnny Dees was robbed three times over five days last Christmas.
Popular Gympie burger joint Johnny Dees was robbed three times over five days last Christmas.

POLL: Vote for your favourite Gympie takeaway joint

Who does the best takeaway in the Gympie region?

This poll ended on 25 May 2020.

Current Results

Auto Barn Cafe

3%

Platform No. 1 Cafe

0%

The Naked Lettuce

2%

Southside Takeaways

8%

Gympie Social

0%

J1 Sushi

1%

Eat @ Candy's

0%

The Queenslander Hotel

0%

Cafe Matisse

3%

Beefy's Pies Gympie

3%

Fisherman's Haul

10%

The Happy Yak

0%

Johnny Dees

9%

Mama and Papa's Pizza

1%

It's Coffee Time

1%

Alchemy Southside

6%

Gympie West Store

1%

The Victory Store

3%

Needful Things

1%

Toucan Coffee

2%

Soma Soma

5%

City Seafood Supply

1%

Rattler Cafe at Imbil

3%

Dragon Garden

1%

Mozzas Kebabs

0%

Kandanga Snack Bar

1%

Gympie Subway

1%

Ambrosia Indian Restaurant

1%

Emilia's Cafe

2%

Mama Dee's Kitchen

6%

Coffee Barn Cafe

0%

Indian Brothers

1%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

GYMPIE region businesses have been dealt a hammer blow by the coronavirus pandemic, and the light at the end of the tunnel still seems fleeting.

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Subsequent social distancing requirements have forced pubs, clubs, coffee shops, restaurants and other social hangouts to close their doors, forcing some to say a permanent goodbye.

But a silver lining has emerged through continued local support of these businesses after they made the switch to new, takeaway only models.

Kylie Elliott and Nikki Morris from the Happy Yak.
Kylie Elliott and Nikki Morris from the Happy Yak.

The Gympie Times asked readers on Facebook to shout out their favourite eateries who have maintained top-tier service despite the challenges presented by the pandemic.

The Queenslander Hotel
The Queenslander Hotel

A plethora of businesses earned due praise:

Meaghan Dean: Fisherman's Haul, best fish and chips! Very busy at the moment but worth the wait.

Bruce Pearce, owner of Fisherman's Haul.
Bruce Pearce, owner of Fisherman's Haul.

Lauren Schweitzer: The Queenslander makes an awesome chicken cheese and bacon burger! It's so fresh, not your typical pub burger. Plus they deliver.

Vicki Milne: Gympie Social, such wonderful service and the kebabs, snack boxes and chips are awesome.

Peggy O'Sullivan: We love J1 Sushi in Central. Great food, wonderful service and the best sushi and buns.

Kaylah Smith-crossley: Gympie West store. Old fashioned customer service always with a friendly smile.

Sharla Watson in the new, renovated Farmer and Sun Cafe.
Sharla Watson in the new, renovated Farmer and Sun Cafe.

The Naked Lettuce, Johnny Dees, Alchemy, Eat at Candy's, Soma Soma, Cafe Matisse, Farmer and Sun and Dragon Garden were among the other eateries to get a mention from more than 60 nominations.

Six year old Bethany Fleming enjoying her Dagwood Dog from Cafe Matisse.
Six year old Bethany Fleming enjoying her Dagwood Dog from Cafe Matisse.

Browse our poll to find the full list of takeaway outlets to bag a nomination, and vote for your favourite to help them claim the crown as Gympie's best.

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