Tropical North Queensland Restaurants With Alfresco Dining

Take in ocean views as balmy breezes rustle overhead leaves at Melaleuca Port Douglas on Wharf Street. Boasting a fabulous alfresco courtyard with three giant mango trees forming a canopy above diners...
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 this, ...
"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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Salsa Bar & Grill

Salsa Bar & Grill

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Thu 12:00: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...
Weekend Aperitivo Italiano Cocktails Special $10 and Tapas Come and EnjoyEnjoy a magnificent waterfront afternoon aperitif Italian-style, special tapas, cocktails and drinks from $5.50, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 3pm to 5.30pm. To book your table, call 0421 198 357.
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 seatin...
Showcasing the delights of Southeast Asian cuisine and abundance of Queensland produce, Oaks Kitchen & Garden on Nancy Close at Oak Beach, serves up a Chef’s table experience, cooking classes and cate...
BUKO

BUKO

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 7:00:AM

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 ...
Harrisons Restaurant

Harrisons Restaurant

British   $$$$$   Opens at 4:00:PM

Port Douglas

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 chandeliers,...
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 stu...
Ollie's Italian

Ollie's Italian

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Cairns

Cairns’ diners say ciao to handcrafted pasta, pizza and dry-aged meat at waterfront restaurant Ollie’s Italian on Marlin Parade. The place to eat, drink and celebrate all day and night, Ollie’s overlo...
"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 restaur...
"Readers' Choice 2021 - Thai"
Choc Dee Thai Restaurant

Choc Dee Thai Restaurant

Thai   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30: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 establishmen...
Blu Marlin Bistro

Blu Marlin Bistro

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:AM

Cairns

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...
London Gentlemen’s Club meets modern Speakeasy at The Conservatory Bar on Lake Street in Cairns. From the outside this bar has the appearance of a traditional Queenslander, from the inside an elegant ...
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...
The Backyard Cairns

The Backyard Cairns

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:AM

Cairns