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The Pier Bar & Grill

Pier Point Rd, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
07 4031 4677
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Ranked #61 of 436 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $13
Cuisines: Pizza, Australian
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Big light filled space, good view, staff are better than most in cairns, good range of drinks. Pub food, slightly expensive vs. Southern States but on par for cairns.

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New York City, New York
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43 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

When we got to this place they offered a great happy hour. It was nice to get some cold drinks after a long day out at sea. However, there either was a shift change or people did not really care to serve us and we wanted to order food and no one ever came to take our order. We decided... More 

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Singleton, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Food was ordinary to say the least. Steak sandwich I had. The meat very tough. A large serve of potato wedges went uneaten due to being unpalatable from being overlooked/reheated. Would have made a complaint, but didn't have the time

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Sydney
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12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Easily the best happy hour in town. $5 pints, wines and spirits, 5-7pm every day. What more is there to say?

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Cairns
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The Pier has a good location & atmosphere. Recent refurb looks good. We ordered The Pier Works Burger with Sweet Potato chips ($15.50) which was the best burger I've had in years! The other order was a Caesar Salad with Chicken ($18.50) which was pretty average. For drinks I had & recommend cider on ice. Waitress & bar girls are... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We just stopped into the Pier to have a light dinner away from the Touristy area. The Pier is pretty lively and we had to order food pub style (you were given a beeper which you then had to go and collect your food when it was ready - overall not unexpected for this kind of place). Food portions were... More 

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Having walked past The Pier several times and noticed how lively it was my wife and I decided to pay a visit. It was a great decision and we enjoyed several 'happy hour' glasses of fizzy soaking up the fun atmosphere and watching the sun go down. Although we hadn't intended eating there, as we were enjoying ourselves so much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Has been a while since visiting and was blown away by the amazing renovation undertaken by pier bar! Had a great night and enjoyed the daily drink specials and relaxed environment. No loud music blaring which made for an enjoyable afternoon.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

bit over rated on the seafood. It was busy and the staff were ok but not what we expected from the reviews here. There are plenty of other places in Cairns to enjoy a meal and we wont be back to this place again. It's a shame because so many people raved about this place. I'd rate it as just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Pulled up for lunch on a Monday and was surprised and the relaxed but busy atmosphere. We order burgers and they were great as well as the sweet potato chips were amazing. This, coupled with a great view and an extremely attractive bar staff lead to an enjoyable and relatively cheap lunch.

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Additional Information about The Pier Bar & Grill

Address: Pier Point Rd, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4031 4677
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Average Prices: USD 5 - 13
Cuisine: Pizza, Australian

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