Beautifully located on the edge of the Marina, Dundees, is a 20-year old restaurant that is still one of Cairns' favourite and most popular places to enjoy a night out dining. Try the delicious seafood chowder to start, and the wild Barramundi, pan seared with Bowen mango salsa and lemon Beurre Blanc. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Bookings recommended.
Address: Harbour Lights, 1 Marlin Parade
Telephone: (07) 4051 0399
Plantation Bar and Grill
The award winning Plantation bar and Grill at the Hotel Cairns, diners will enjoy the informal and summery atmosphere, wicker furniture and classy finish. Only the fresh and best local products are used in the unique and innovative dishes which keep guests coming back for more. Bookings recommended.
Address: The Hotel Cairns, corner of Abbott and Florence Streets
Telephone: (07) 4051 6188
Villa Romana Trattoria
There's nothing quite like Italian food and Villa Romana Trattoria serves it in true Italian style, right down to the little red Vespa parked outside and the friendly cafe style interior. Feast on delicious pizzas, pastas and grills and desserts like traditional Tiramisu or chocolate soufflé pudding. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Reservations recommended.
Address: Cnr Esplanade & Aplin St
Telephone: (07) 4051 9000
One of Cairns' most popular eateries, Ochre Restaurant serves delicious and innovative modern Australian cuisine in a relaxed and informal, yet stylish setting. Start with the Kangaroo satay served with green papaya salad and sweet chilli lemon myrtle dipping sauce, and tuck into the slow roasted Emu fan fillet served with three mushroom cream sauce, smashed kipflers and pancetta. And for dessert what could be more decadent than the chocolate slut - dark chocolate self saucing pudding, milk chocolate truffle torte, white chocolate parfait, flourless macadamia chocolate cake and orange foam - sublime! Open Monday to Friday for lunch and Dinner, Saturday dinner only. Closed Sundays.
Address: 43 Shields Street
Telephone: (07) 4051 0100
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