Tropical North Queensland Restaurants With Fully Licensed

"Readers' Choice 2019 - Fusion"
Tamarind

Tamarind

Fusion   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

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...
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...
Negroni O’clockCome Join UsAt 4pm around these parts, ‘Negroni O’clock’ clicks in…get social with your friends and join us for a selection of $10 pre-dinner cocktails, $6 beers and wines and a delicious snack menu. To book your...
Ravioli Day Example Come and try out our homemade ravioli, mezzelune al salmone and la scacchiera di Vitalia
"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...
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...
New Lunch SpecialFRI - MON 12:00-14:00KAISEN-DON , WAGYU BEEF BOWL , RAMEN:house made authentic "Pork & Fish UMAMI broth" served with thin straight ramen noodles. Lunch time only.
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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
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 - Thai"
Choc Dee

Choc Dee

Thai   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Palm Cove

Holiday ClosureRe-open March 2Choc Dee will re-open on Tuesday, March 2 after our temporary holiday closure. Click on more info to book your table after that date:
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 ...
"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...
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   $$$$$   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 ...
Coco Mojo Bar & Grill

Coco Mojo Bar & Grill

International   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Clifton Beach

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...
Mr Soy Boy

Mr Soy Boy

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Earlville

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...
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...
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...
Boasting spectacular views of Far North Queensland’s signature lush forestry, Alessandro’s on Lake Placid is one Cairns dining destination you are sure to remember. A spacious deck area covered by the...