Tropical North Queensland Restaurants

Take in ocean views as balmy breezes rustle overhead leaves at newly opened Melaleuca Port Douglas on Wharf Street. Boasting a fabulous alfresco courtyard with three giant mango trees forming a canopy...
Wawawa Izakaya

Wawawa Izakaya

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens Thu 5:30:PM

Cairns

New Lunch SpecialFukuoka Style RamenHouse made authentic "Pork & Fish UMAMI broth" served with straight ramen noodles. Lunch time only.
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Salsa Bar & Grill

Salsa Bar & Grill

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Thu 5:30:PM

Port Douglas

Overlooking the beautiful waters of Port Douglas, Salsa Bar & Grill is the go-to venue for locals and tourists alike. Situated on popular Wharf Street precinct, Salsa’s white timber furnishings, latch...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Fusion"
Tamarind

Tamarind

Fusion   $$$$$   Open Now

Cairns

13 Chef Hat Award
An exotic sensory feast awaits diners at multi-award winning Tamarind, signature restaurant of Cairns’ Reef Hotel Casino. The journey begins with an ambient, low-lit dining room set with crisp white l...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
A sophisticated tropical dining experience awaits at Zinc, on the corner of Macrossan and Davidson Streets in Port Douglas. This newly re-opened restaurant presents an elegant venue for a romantic din...
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 Ho...
Stroll up from the sand 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 this, a...
BUKO

BUKO

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Open Now

Mission Beach

After a day exploring the endless activities Mission Beach has to offer, make your way to the tropical oasis of Castaways Resort and Spa to refuel at resident eatery, BUKO. Take a seat on the relaxed ...
Wander up from the golden sands of Cairns' northern beaches to find Ten 06, on Sims Esplanade in Yorkeys Knob, the latest hotspot for a caffeine fix and bite to eat. Early risers can sip a latte alfre...
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 local...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Italian"
La Fettuccina

La Fettuccina

Italian   $$$$$   Open Now

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 restaur...
"Surrounded by lush gardens."
Ignite your culinary senses at tropical terrace restaurant Temple of Tastes in Palm Cove. Located in idyllic Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort, this restaurant is surrounded by tropical lush gardens...
"Amazing Specials created weekly"
Take a trip down Mulgrave Road in Earlville to eat where the locals eat at Mr Soy Boy. Be seated alfresco on balmy nights, or inside among a relaxed and inviting dining room space, styled with traditi...
A world away from the everyday, ALUCO Restaurant and Bar in Port Douglas offers a peaceful escape, next to the pool at Pullman Sea Temple Resort. This contemporary coastal restaurant just minutes' wal...
There's no better way to enjoy warm days and nights than on the deck at The Backyard Cairns on Pierpoint Road. This vibrant, relaxed waterfront bar boasts uninterrupted views of the marina from an out...
Stroll up from the golden sands of stunning Kurrimine Beach after dipping your toes in the ocean and satisfy hunger pangs at King Reef Resort Restaurant on Jacobs Road. Dine alfresco as balmy sea bree...
After a day exploring picturesque Cairns, head to Bushfire Flame Grill found on the ground floor of the Pacific Hotel Cairns for a night out the whole family will enjoy. Take a seat in the large and o...
Global street food sure to make tastebuds sing can be devoured in generous portions at Coco Mojo Bar & Grill in Clifton Beach. Pulsing with a rhythmic vibe, Coco Mojo boasts a tropical setting with fe...
For light café fare, refreshing drinks and tasty treats, meet friends at Jack and Shanan’s gelataria and creperie on Williams Esplanade in Palm Cove. Relax into holiday mode, unwinding in a semi-alfre...