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Enjoy dining at one of 178 Cairns restaurants listed here.
Select a restaurant in Cairns or expand your search to include restaurants in areas around Cairns. You can also refine your search by cuisine or price. Featured restaurants highlight some of the best restaurants throughout Cairns.
Cairns is in the Tropical North Queensland region. In Cairns, restaurants are as diverse as they are numerous, attracting people from surrounding areas. More restaurants can be found in suburbs around Cairns.
Check the restaurants listed here to see if there are any Award Winning Restaurants in Cairns. AGFG's Award Winning Restaurants are the result of careful deliberation. Inspectors appointed by AGFG dine anonymously. Numerous restaurants have been awarded Chef Hats throughout Australia.
The Australian Good Food Guide invites you to indulge your inner critic and vote for your favourite restaurant in Cairns. Today Australian chefs are widely regarded to be amongst the world's best. If you believe a restaurant in Cairns is deserving of recognition, you can vote for that restaurant in the AGFG Chef of the Year competition or simply leave a comment as a reader review.
Reader Reviews are a great way to find out what other passionate diners think about restaurants in Cairns. The views and opinions expressed in these reviews are those of individual readers and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of AGFG, it's directors, management, employees, contractors, consultants or agents.
Dining in Cairns can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Tipping is optional in restaurants, but none the less very much appreciated. If you are pleased with the service it is customary to leave a tip of 5-10%.
Every Cairns restaurant operates to their own opening and closing times but as a guide:
* We advise you check individual restaurant opening hours before visiting.
The crossed spoon and fork symbols are representative of the restaurants setting décor & style. These ratings are independent of the restaurants food rating. View the minimum requirements for each level of restaurant rating in Cairns and around Australia.
Facilities for restaurants in Cairns are listed using symbols. Note: Establishment s with the 'Disabled Access' symbol are establishments that have dedicated disabled facilities.
Prices are given for Restaurants in Cairns where ascertainable. Prices for each restaurant reflect a two course meal (entrée & main course) unless otherwise noted. These prices are approximations and variations may occur.
Get all the latest News, Events & Specials for restaurants in Cairns. The Australian Good Food & Travel Guide is Australia's premier on-line guide for Tropical North Queensland restaurant news. We can send you all the latest specials and events in your local area, making sure you never miss out on a single thing!
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the restaurant descriptions and information contained on this website. Notwithstanding, restaurants in Cairns may change and prices may vary. Restaurants do not always perform consistently; menus are subject to change and Chef's can move. The dishes we have described may no longer be available when you visit. Whilst every effort has been made to keep the information on this site as accurate as possible, AGFG assumes no responsibility for errors, changes, omissions, inconveniences or incurred loss as a result of any inaccuracy. See our disclaimer
We hope our overview of restaurants in Cairns has been of assistance.
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An exotic sensory feast awaits diners at the multi-award winning Tamarind, signature restaurant of Cairns’ Reef Hotel Casino. The journey begins with an ambient, lowlit dining ...
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Experience elegant waterfront dining inside North Bar and Kitchen restaurant, located on site at the Cairns Shangri-La hotel on Pierpoint Road. Enjoy alfresco dini...
The Seafood Tower Indulgence
22 Oct 15 to 31 Mar 18
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Taking the humble potato to a new level of gourmet fast food, find Spud Head at various locations around the streets of Cairns. This mobile food truck with custom-built kitche...
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28 Feb to 29 Mar
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Established in 1989, La Fettuccina is a long-standing favourite on Cairns’ dining scene, with almost equally long-standing staff. Patrons have been returning time and time...
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Blending artwork, fine wine and great fare, Fusion Art Bar & Tapas on Spence Street in Cairns is the place to be seen. With an industrial, up cycled and vintage v...
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Named after the infamous pirate with a penchant for seafood, Barnacle Bill’s Seafood Inn is one of Cairns’ most popular and long-standing seafood restaurants...
Early Bird Special
26 Feb to 30 Mar
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After a day exploring picturesque Cairns, head to Bushfire Flame Grill found on the ground floor of the Pacific Hotel Cairns for a festive night out the whole famil...
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A hidden gem down Cairns’ Red Brick laneway, Three Wolves on Abbott Street offers guests an intimate dining and bar experience. Join your wolf pack in the sleek, black subw...
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An exotic sensory feast awaits diners at the multi-award winning Tamarind, signatu...
After a day exploring picturesque Cairns, head to Bushfire Flame Grill...
Established in 1989, La Fettuccina is a long-standing favourite on Cairns’ di...
Restaurants Mission Beach
After a day exploring the endless activities Mission Beac...
Restaurants Port Douglas
Follow Port Douglas locals to The Little Larder café for a tasty bite to ...
Restaurants Ellis Beach
Set five minutes North of Palm Cove, is tantalising grill destinati...
Restaurants Kurrimine Beach
Stroll up from the golden sands of stunning Kurrimine Beach aft...
Restaurants Port Douglas
Showcasing the clean, fresh flavours of the sea and tropics, the ...
Restaurants Palm Cove
Founded in 1999, Choc Dee Thai Restaurant on Williams Esplanade is the venue to vi...
Blending artwork, fine wine and great fare, Fusion Art Bar & Tapas o...
Take a trip down Mulgrave Road in Earlville to eat where the locals eat at Mr So...
Restaurants Clifton Beach
Global street food that is sure to make tastebuds sing can be devoure...
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