2022 Tropical North Queensland Readers' Choice Awards

Wawawa Izakaya

Wawawa Izakaya

Japanese   $$$$$   Open Now

Cairns

For the vibrant fresh flavours of Japanese cuisine, discerning Cairns diners head to Wawawa Izakaya on Lake Street. From the colourful wall murals of a Japanese woman and Mount Fuji to bright neon ...
Harrisons Restaurant

Harrisons Restaurant

British   $$$$$   Opens at 4:00:PM

Port Douglas

12 Chef Hat Award
For award-winning dining in paradise, head to Harrisons Restaurant on Port Douglas Road. The signature restaurant at Port Douglas’ Sheraton Grand Mirage, chill out in opulent surrounds of chandelie...
Love, passion and creativity are on the menu at Vitalia's Italian Restaurant on Palm Street in Cairns. Alongside authentic pizza and pasta tempters, Vitalia serves up a full vegan selection at this...
"Readers' Choice 2021 - Thai"
Choc Dee Thai Restaurant

Choc Dee Thai Restaurant

Thai   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Palm Cove

Founded in 1999, Choc Dee Thai Restaurant on Williams Esplanade is the venue for sumptuous Thai cuisine overlooking the waters of Palm Cove. Enjoy a relaxed evening in a classy, beachside establish...
Enjoy unparalleled views of the glistening Coral Sea and Marlin Coast from L’Unico Trattoria Italiano on Vasey Street in Trinity Beach. This family-run Italian seafood restaurant is nestled on the ...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Italian"
La Fettuccina

La Fettuccina

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Cairns

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 again to this iconic rest...
Stroll up from the sands of Port Douglas beach for an icy cold beer and bite to eat at The Surfy bistro on the corner of The Esplanade and Mowbray Street. You can’t get any more beachfront than thi...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
Bali Hai

Bali Hai

$$$$$   Open Now

Port Douglas

If you yearn for a luxurious Bali-style break, look no further than Bali Hai in the magnificent Mossman Valley. Just a short drive from Port Douglas, this thoughtfully designed retreat offers a bli...
Find hidden gem Yungaburra Whistlestop Café on Cedar Street and relax in a picturesque garden setting while enjoying an aromatic coffee and bite to eat. Boasting a cottage-style façade with potted ...
Embrace the FNQ tropical lifestyle at newly opened modern Wrasse & Roe Seafood Restaurant on Macrossan Street in Port Douglas. Nestled in the Coconut Grove Building, chill out on aqua banquette sea...
El Greko Greek Taverna

El Greko Greek Taverna

Greek   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Palm Cove

Three Wolves

Three Wolves

Tapas   $$$$$   Opens at 4:00:PM

Cairns

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 subway tiled bar for an innov...
You can't get any more water's edge dining than at Blu Marlin Bistro on Spence Street in Cairns. With an iconic location next to Reef Fleet Terminal, Blu Marlin has been reinvented after serving lo...
Three Wolves

Three Wolves

   Opens at 4:00:PM

Cairns

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 subway tiled bar for an innov...