A complete guide to Cairns Restaurants

Cairns Cafes

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3060 Cafe Restaurant

75 Esplanade, 4870
07 4001 0000

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Annee's Cafe Sua Da

57-89 Grafton St, 4870 (Rusty's Market)
07 4051 5100

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Asian Cafe Chinese Restaurant

7/35 Lake St, Cairns, 4870

Well priced Chinese lunch and dinner options - dumplings, noodles and rice dishes including specialities such as pig's ears and hor fun.

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Austin Cafe and Take Away

271 Pease St, 4870
4053 1064

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Bagus Cafe

149 Esplanade, 4870
0425 371 151

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Bang and Grind

8/14 Spence St, 4870
07 4051 7770

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Barista Sista

Sheridan St, 4870 (Rusty's Markets)
07 4051 5100

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Be'Wiched Cafe

90-92 Lake St, 4870
07 4041 4074

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Bello Caffe

68-70 Grafton St, Cairns
(07) 4031 8842

A comfortable low-key cafe in the heart of Cairns CBD with simple, elegant, uncomplicated modern southern Italian cuisine.

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Bernies on the Beach

41 Donkin Road, South Mission Beach
(07) 4068 7803

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Bikinis On The Esplanade

73 The Esplanade, Cairns (Night Markets Food Court)
(07) 4031 9019

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Blackbird Espresso By Coffee NQ

62 Grafton St, 4870 (Shop 13 Oceana Walk)
07 4031 1587

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Blue Mango Cafe Wine Bar

209-217 The Esplanade, Cairns
(07) 4031 6297

A funky location with a lengthy wine list, Blue Mango is a popular after work venue on a Friday with locals; Miles Away, a funky jazz band plays regularly. Innovative cocktails and interesting pizzas keep the regulars coming back. Great views of the Esplanade.

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Blue Sky Brewery

Cairns' own boutique brewery serving large portioned pub food with an abundance of friendly hospitality.

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Boardwalk Cafe

1 Pierpoint Road, Cairns (Shop 1B Pier Marketplace)
(07) 4031 5496

Overlooking the Marlin Marina, Boardwalk Cafe is a delightful spot to peruse the yachts, feel the cool breeze as it drifts across Trinity Bay, and enjoy fantastic coffee and sweets. It has a relaxing atmosphere, and arguably the best scenery of any coffee shop in Cairns - boats!

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Botanic Gardens Cafe

Collins Avenue, Edge Hill
(07) 4053 7087

Set among tropical flora in the most beautiful garden in Cairns, this cafe is a lovely place to meet friends for lunch or devonshire tea. Delightful.

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Bus Stop Coffee Shop

Main St Arcade, Cairns
(07) 4051 2422

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Bushman Pies

187 Scott Street, Bungalow, 4870
(07) 4035 1198

The pies and sausage rolls at Bushman Pies are hand made on the premises with quality ingredients. These pies are a delicious treat, perfect for lunch.

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Cafe Blue

138 Collins Avenue, Edge Hill
(07) 40534630

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Cafe China

35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns
(07) 4041 2828

Recently moved to inside the Reef Hotel Casino complex, Cafe China is open for yum cha lunch and chinese dinner. Owner Harry Sou has extremely high standards and you are assured of a delicious meal every time you visit this authentic Chinese restaurant. Very high quality and excellent service.

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Cafe Eighty 8

86 Woodward Street, Edge Hill, 4870 (Shop 2)
(07) 4032 5643

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Cafe Il Barista

21 Lake Street, Cairns, Cairns
(07) 4041 1028

Il Barista is a top spot for a relaxing coffee with friends or work collegues. A decadent selection of cakes and cafe-style food is available.

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Cafe Piccolino

The Pier at the Marina, Pierpoint Rd, Cairns Queensland 4870, Cairns
(07) 4051 7244

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Cafe Sunrise

34 Esplanade, 4870
07 4050 2000

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78 Grafton St, Cairns (Shop 5, Up the Alley)
(07) 4051 5522

(Ka-feend) noun: someone who is excessively fond of, or addicted to coffee. Caffiend is a coffee connoisseur's dream cafe.

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Cairns Cafe Continental

Shop 46 Stocklands Shopping Centre, Earlville
(07) 40541177

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Cairns Corner Cafe

McLeod Street, Cairns (in Cairns Central Shopping Centre)
(07) 40311988

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Cairns Courtyard Cafe

119 Spence Street, Cairns
(07) 40517843

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Cairns Crapes & Juices

Cairns Central Shopping Centre, Cairns
(07) 40414430

Customer service award winners, Crepe Expectations are well known for their friendly service and as a tasty, healthy take away option. Orgasmic mango smoothies!

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City Walk Licenced Cafe

95 Lake St, Cairns
(07) 4051 5075

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Coast Roast Coffee Cairns Central

Cairns Central Shopping Centre, Cairns
07 4041 1006

Coast Roast is a top spot for a relaxing coffee with friends. A decadent selection of cakes and cafe-style food is available.

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Coast Roast Coffee Cairns Esplanade

Cairns Esplanade, Cairns
07 4041 6880

With sensational views of the new Cairns esplanade lagoon, Coast Roast is a top spot for a relaxing coffee with friends. A decadent selection of cakes and cafe-style food is available.

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Coffee 21

21 Lake St, 4870
07 4041 1028

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Coffee Bean Estate

Pierpoint Rd (Pier Marketplace), Cairns
(07) 4051 3688

A delightful coffee shop in a stunning location, Coffee Bean Estate has outstanding views across the Esplanade lagoon, and Cairns skyline. Boasting Cairns' only on-location roasted beans, coffee connoisseurs will take pleasure from the high quality coffee from this cafe.

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Coffee Shotz Cafe

139 Collins Ave
07 4032 0222

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Coral Hedge Brasserie

The Esplanade, Cairns (Rydges Esplanade)
(07) 40312211

Winners of the Restaurant & Caterers 2002 Hotel/Motel Restaurant Award of Excellence, Coral Hedge Brasserie is well known for its wide variety of of tasty and exciting dishes.

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Corea Corea

Shop 32, 79 Abbott St, Cairns (inside Orchid Plaza)
(07) 40316655

Brightly decorated, Corea Corea is similar to lunch bars in Korea. Serving tasty, authentic Korean cuisine, this spot is idea for a quick lunch, a sit & relax. Easy to read menu and friendly staff.

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Crepe Shop

71-75 Esplanade, 4870 (Shop 125)
07 4051 7666

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Danny's on Mulgrave

297 Mulgrave Road, Westcourt
(07) 40516972

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Dolce and Caffe

53 Esplanade, 4870
07 4041 2124

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Fantasy Donuts Cairns

Festival Faire Shopping Centre, Manunda
(07) 40533550

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Fish and Chips on Pease

271 Pease Street, Edge Hill
(07) 4053 5440

Ramsden's Fish and Chips", John and Gina Ramsden offer a fast and friendly service for eat-in or takeaway English Style Fish and Chips. Winners of the Cairns Post "Top Nosh" Competition for "The Best Fish and Chips in Cairns.

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Flecker House Coffee Shop

5 Upward Street, Cairns
(07) 40519233

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Flinders Bar & Grill

The Reef Hotel Casino, 35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns
(07) 40308888

Flinders Bar and Grill is located on the first floor of the Reef Hotel Casino. The restaurant serves light meals at all hours of the day - a great place to refresh your palette after a few hours at the casino!

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Flying Monkey Cafe

154 Sheridan St, 4870
0411 084 176

Cafe and Art Gallery.

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105 McLeod St, 4870
07 4031 1776

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Fusion Organics

Cnr Aplin & Grafton Sts, Cairns
(07) 40511388

Aimed to please those who lead an alternative lifestyle, Vegetarians, Glychemics, Vegans and the health conscious are most welcome at Fusion Organics. Great coffee!

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Galloping Gourmet

15A Aplin Street, Cairns
(07) 40516426

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Goldpin Snacks

93 Pease Street, Manoora
(07) 40533136

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20 Lake St (Shop 5, Village Lane)
(07) 4031 7774

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Havana Music Cafe

113 Lake Street, Cairns
(07) 4041 2266

A funky Caribbean flavoured cafe bringing the intense tropical flavours of Jamaica, Cuba and Bermuda to Cairns. The menu includes many of the popular jerk selections from Jamaica, the jerk chicken is especially popular. Regular live music, and lots of friendliness make this venue a good spot for friends catching up.

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Hides Coffee Cafe

87 Lake Street, Cairns
(07) 40411899

In the heart of Cairns is one of the oldest hotels in the region, Hides Hotel. And at the base of this historic accommodation is a funky cafe where happy patrons enjoy coffee and cafe food. For those of us have voyeuristic tendencies, this cafe is the prime place to watch the world, and other people, go by.

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Host Services P/L

Cairns International Airport, Cairns
(07) 40359483

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Hulala Cafe

Shop 2, 45 Spence Street, Cairns
(07) 40517030

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Ibiza Beach Bar Cafe

91 The Esplanade, Cairns, 4870

Located on the Cairns Esplanade opposite the lagoon. Ibiza Beach Bar Cafe offers a casual selection of fishy favourites (salt & pepper calamaria, smoked salmon), wraps, burgers, and heartier ribs & steaks.

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Il Convivio

58-62 McLeod Street, Cairns
(07) 4051 7477

A rare food concept in Cairns, Il Convivo combines a well-stocked delicatessen with a restaurant, patisserie and bakery.

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Industry One Coffee

A unique coffee concept store and coffee roastery to Cairns offering a range of coffee beans freshly roasted.

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39 Lake Street, Cairns, 4870
0424 536 588

JaffleHead is Cairns' only specialty Jaffle shop. Their aim is to provide the best jaffles you have ever tasted.

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Jamaica Blue

McLeod St, 4870 (Cairns Central Shopping Centre)
4041 0577

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Jamdrop Cafe

Cafe with office catering.

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Kel's Cafe

46 Aplin Street, Cairns
(07) 40412081

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Lafew Teahouse & Kombucha Bar

33 33 Sheridan St, Cairns CBD, 4870
0475 762 838

Home of Lafew Kombucha - a probiotic fermented elixir that tastes amazing and is 'On Tap' at the 1st kombucha bar in Australia.

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Lake Morris Kiosk

Copperlode Dam, Cairns
(07) 40557414

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Lillipad Cafe

Grafton St, Cairns (next to City Arcade)
(07) 40519565

The Lillipad Cafe specialises in fresh vegetarian cuisine, complimented by the famous Mungali Creek Dairy products. But you can also order fantastic focaccias and sandwiches that are refreshing and healthy. This cafe also serves wonderful coffee in a funky setting.

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Love and Peace Tea and Coffee

81-85 Lake St, 4870 (Main Street Arcade)
07 4041 4916

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19/62 Grafton St, 4870
07 4028 3414

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Meldrum's Pies In Paradise

97 Grafton St, Cairns, 4870
(07) 4051 8333

Cake and pastry shop in the best, bustling cafe strip in Cairns... Grafton Street.

If you are a connoisseur of the Aussie pie this place is your heaven. Proven to make the best pies this state has seen by a string of Gold medals and VERY content locals.

After you visit Meldrum's every other pie shop will be compared to it's awesome standards.

Melt-in-your-mouth pies, delicious bakery sweets and a lunch menu packed full of flavour.

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Mondo on the Waterfront

34 Esplanade,, Cairns, Queensland, 4870
(07) 4052 6780

Locals know where to find the best bites, and that’s why you’ll find the locals here. The award-winning Mondo on the Waterfront is a unique al fresco dining experience that encapsulates everything great about North Queensland, with stunning views of Trinity Inlet. Whether it’s a casual coffee, a family gathering, business lunch or cocktail, indulge in flavours from around the world, with signature dishes like Mondo barbeque and sizzling fajitas!

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Monika's on Lily

22 Lily St, 4870 (Shop 1)
4051 0222

Coffee Lounge

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Muddy's Cafe

174 Esplanade, 4870

Cafe for families with play facilities for young children.

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Mudslide Cafe Juice Bar

5A Aplin Street, Cairns
(07) 4041 6592

Cute and quirky little cafe in the Cairns CBD with excellent coffee and a strong ethical purchasing policy - sourcing a large percentage of their produce from our inner-city farmer's market, Rusty's Market.

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Oskar Healing Cafe

159-161 Pease St, Manoora (Piccones Shopping Village)

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Pacific Flavours Brasserie

The Reef Hotel Casino, 35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns
(07) 40308888

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Pacific Flavours Brasserie offers a nightly Tropical Seafood Buffet Dinner with a wide selection of tasty seafood and tropical fruit. Sunday lunch features a live band and bottomless glasses of wine!

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Perrotta's at Myer

1-21 McLeod St, Cairns (Inside Myer, Cairns Central Shopping Centre)
07 4031 5899

Quality in house cafe inside the Cairns Myer store. Excellent range of salads and paninis. Serves a good cup of Genovese coffee.

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Perrotta's at The Gallery

Cnr Shields & Abbott Sts, Cairns (Cairns Regional Gallery)
(07) 4031 5899

Top spot for casual dining in Cairns with an all-outdoors breezy deck. The food and service has been consistently strong for many years.

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Pete and Paulz

35 Sheridan St, 4870
0488 445 502

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Qantas Lounge Cairns

Airport Ave, 4870 (Cairns Airport)
4080 6703

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Raffles Wine Bar Cafe

Florence Street, Cnr Abbott St, Cairns
(07) 40516188

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Rattle and Hum

67 Esplanade, Cairns
(07) 40313011

Very funky dining on the Cairns Esplanade. A great place to grab lunch, a beer, and have a great time with friends or family.

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re:hab Cafe

Lake St, Cairns

re:hab is fast becoming a popular haunt for excellent coffee among Cairns folk. Well worth a visit for coffee addicts, or anyone who loves gorgeous cakes. World music always playing for that funky tropical laid back vibe. Recently moved from Port Douglas to Cairns.

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Rum & Raisin

17 Abbott Street (Village Lane), Cairns
(07) 40311300

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Silk Caffe

151 Spence St, Cairns, 4870 (Cnr Sheridan St)
(07) 4051 4442

Silk Caffe is leading the way with modern style perched on the corner of Spence & Sheridan Sts. Spectacular coffee.

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Smith Street Cafe

4/321 Sheridan St, 4870
07 4041 3128

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Spoons Cafe

46 Aplin Street, Cairns

Breakfast, lunch and catering.

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Stratford Deli & Cafe

7 Kamerunga Road, Stratford
(07) 40551633

Good delis are hard to find in Cairns, but hidden away in the Tropical area of Stratford is a charming oasis that is the perfect place to slow down and relax. Bask in the gentle atmosphere, dine on fresh food and sip delicious coffee. The staff at Stratford Deli and Cafe are helpful and very friendly. A highly enjoyable treat.

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Swagmans Rest Cafe

95 Lake Street, Cairns
(07) 40515075

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Swiss Cake & Coffee Shop

Whether it be for breakfast, lunch, or just a quick cup of coffee, the range of delicacies will add a special taste of luxury to your day.

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TAFE Tropics Restaurant

(07) 40422477

This restaurant is the Tafe training restaurant where up and coming chefs and waitors test their skills. This restaurant has the potential to serve fantastic meals at very low prices, but be prepared for standards to slip occasionally. For a cheap lunch or dinner, it's worth the risk.

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The Coffee Club Cairns Central

Cairns Central Shopping Centre, Cairns
(07) 40516844

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