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62C Shields St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 7777
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
"Bellissimo"

Always an excellent evening with great food, service and atmosphere. Our visits to Cairns are not complete without having at least one meal at Bellocale. Our most recent visit was with 6 guests. The staff were attentive, meals arrived in a timely manner and our guests enjoyed both the food and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
Anne F
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Melbourne, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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536 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Based on previous great reviews i dined there with high expectations. Service is really good, however i was not very pleased with what i ordered, creamy soup, and seafood pasta, extremely heavy.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Always an excellent evening with great food, service and atmosphere. Our visits to Cairns are not complete without having at least one meal at Bellocale. Our most recent visit was with 6 guests. The staff were attentive, meals arrived in a timely manner and our guests enjoyed both the food and the evening. Thankyou David and your staff.

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CAIRNS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Always a great night out - the food is fab and the service is always spot on....David, the owner, treats his guests like family....one of my faves....!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

The service was very good, the dishes are perfect specially the paradela pasta with the crabs and the calamari for starter. The best Italian food in Cairns!

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Cairns, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Superb! I celebrated my 40th birthday with a small group of friends at Bellocale, following a show at the theatre. We ordered from the main a la carte menu. The wait staff were excellent in offering advise and answering questions about the mouthwatering menu. I ordered the beef carpaccio as an entre and veal Scallopini for main. The waiter was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Recently enjoyed a really lovely meal at Bellocale. The excellent service was the first thing we noticed. The staff gave clear descriptions of the meals and specials. They were not pushy or in a hurry for our order. The food we selected also turned out to be excellent. Easily comparable with the better food we enjoyed while travelling around Italy.... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We have eaten here 4 times and it is always a pleasure. Food is always great, and service is always efficient and pleasant. They always fit you in (table of 2) last minute, and time the courses perfectly - not too long and not rushed. Very professional restaurant.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We didn't choose Bellocale at first thinking it was a traditional Italian fare. We happened to walk by so perused the menu which turned out tobe interesting. A nice gentleman came to answer any questions and we ended up making a rez for that evening. I assumed he was the owner. We started with a daily special, yellow tail carpacchio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My wife and I quite enjoyed this restaurant. The linguini marinara was good, as well as the other main, barramundi. For desert we had the panacotta, which was really nice. The only thing I could fault was the entrée- bruscetta- where the bread was a bit burnt and tomato which could have been more finely sliced. Other than that, the... More 

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Atherton Tablelands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Greeted by subtle lighting, scenic wall pictures, soft background music and an attentive host all added to its ambience. Primo was Arancini in a fine, delicate Lattina, Rome spaghetti sauce my mamma made on special occasions. The Funghi entree was a winner for my mushroom connoisseur. Secondi was a flavour filled creamy chilli Pappardelle Bugs and a light Veal Scallopine... More 

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Additional Information about Bellocale

Address: 62C Shields St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4051 7777
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 62C Shields St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 7777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?