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Boland Center 14Spence St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4031 2522
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Ranked #17 of 437 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Noodle Shop
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Small and casual dining setting set in the Asian eatery part of Cairns. Pleasantly surprised that Cairns would have such a great ramen place. I choose the number 1 ramen on the menu and a side of dumplings and both dishes was delish! The soup was excellent however noodles was ok - not bad but the broth made up for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Small cosy Jap style Ramen place. We still have waited for about half an hour which was after peak dinner hours. The soup and everything else except the noodle were really authentic and yummy. Somehow we found the texture of the noodle were not quite right. After all, definitely the best place for Ramen in Cairns.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great ramen, great price, great staff. Nothing else to say! We were trying to go to this place throughout our holiday as we really enjoyed it.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Came here after the good reviews, prices in Cairns are quite steep so it was great to find this place with excellent Ramen and Gyoza dumplings at very reasonable prices. Iced tea was provided free as well. Serves were a good size and the broth was excellent.

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Los Altos, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very good food but not many veg options. They were very courteous and waited for my toddler to finish food even though they had a crowd waiting

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Los Altos, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Very good food but not many veg options. They were very courteous and waited for my toddler to finish food even though they had a crowd waiting

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Cairns Region, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Food is just to die for! And what do you know? ITS CHEAP! take my family and friends here all the time. If you have no time to sit and eat, thats fine they can pack it so you can just take it away! Brilliant i know! ;) Its defiantly worth trying and all meals are around the $10 mark... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Having eaten at actual ramen bars in Japan, Ganbaranba offers an authentic Japanese experience. Only one vegan option on the menu - the veggie noodles - but the front of house staff had no trouble understanding vegan food and took our order before we were even seated. There's even complimentary Oolong tea while you wait for a seat. Food is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Cheap, yet very tasty noodles - wide selection on the menu. Very quick, efficient and friendly service.

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Irvine, California
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142 reviews 142 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Trust me, I'm a ramen enthusiast. I've been to 50+ ramens in Tokyo and numerous in Kyoto and Osaka. This has to be the best out of Japan soil (the best in the whole world is Tetsu at Shinagawa in Tokyo). Tonkotsu broth is really delicious, and the Shio is amazing. Shoyu could be better, but maybe it's simply because... More 

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Address: Boland Center 14Spence St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4031 2522
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Cuisine: Noodle Shop

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