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MADO Cafe and Restaurant

15 Tribune St | 15 Tribune Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3844 7111
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Ranked #96 of 3,101 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Halal
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Went for a dinner last night at Mado restaurant. I ordered Lamb Kofte with rice. Basically it’s lamb patties served with a special aromatic rice and green salad as the side dish. You will definitely need to try those lamb patties. Not rare, not over cooked, just perfectly cooked and juicy with the taste of mixed spices. Before the main... More 

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Kharkov, Kharkivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

On Friday and Saturday evenings they have bellydancing performance. The girl-performer is really beautiful and professional. I am a connoisseur of bellydancing, and this girl is one of the best I've ever seen! It is worth seeing! And she interacts a lot with the guests (shows the dance elements). Overall I enjoyed the restaurant. Delicious food (we had a banquet),... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

The food was below average quality and outrageously overpriced. Go somewhere else if you are after value for money and want a quality meal.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Quality food, tasty and certainly deserving of the multiple awards. Great place for a night out. Excellent staff.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Mado has become our "place to meet" for a group of friends varying from 6 (today) to 26. We are always catered for table wise and greeted warmly each time we arrive. The service is friendly and timed to suit our reunion style get togethers. Food is always fresh, hot, and tasty. An extensive menu including vegetarian options, prices vary... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Went here for dinner with family and friends and all were impressed with the service and meals. My partner had the best steak either of us had ever tasted which was surprising considering its a turkish restraunt and not their specialty. Very impressed. Meals were large and reasonably priced. Staff were attentive and friendly and allowed us to split the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Tonight was my third visit and will be my last because the attitude of the man who settled our bill was so rude when we asked to pay separately (two separate payments - not multiple!!!). There is no need for such bad-manners!! There are plenty of restaurants that do not have a problem with paying separately or if they do... More 

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Melbourne
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63 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We were in Brisbane for the evening and felt like some Middle Eastern. After checking out the reviews, we decided on Mado and we weren't disappointed! We were greeted with enthusiasm when we arrived. The wait staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The decor is beautiful and authentic creating an awesome experience. The food is excellent. Beautiful flavours and generous... More 

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Gold Coast
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107 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My wife and I had an early lunch here on Sunday before heading to QPAC to see a show. We had the Chef's Offer of Ali Nazik...one serving with the Adana Kebab and the other with chicken Shish. Both were delicious. The marinated chicken was juicy and tender and the lamb was enough to make it very flavoursome. The roasted... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Been there twice Tasty food. Reasonable price. Nice staff. They also have belly dancing if you are keen. Great indoor out door design. You can smoke shishe if you like as well. I really liked the complementary tea.

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Additional Information about MADO Cafe and Restaurant

Address: 15 Tribune St | 15 Tribune Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 3844 7111
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Halal

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