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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
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 11
    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
Most recent review
Fantastic meal and service- will definitely be back.

We are frequent visitors to Cairns and often eat at a rival Italian restaurant. We were recommended this restaurant by a friend and were not disappointed. We arrived before the dinner meal service started but they were happy to cook us a garlic bread to tide our young son over until we could order... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
NicE178
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Queensland
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Queensland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

We are frequent visitors to Cairns and often eat at a rival Italian restaurant. We were recommended this restaurant by a friend and were not disappointed. We arrived before the dinner meal service started but they were happy to cook us a garlic bread to tide our young son over until we could order our meals, which we were extremely... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the second time we have dined here, and it was just as good as the first. Nice food selection and great wine selection. Love that I can get a quality Chianti at a very reasonable price. I think the meals are priced perfectly and very tasty. Great option if your want to have a few different things as... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

had dinner here tonight and wow what a huge let down , very over priced and slow on service , the wait staff did the best they could as they were very understaffed, the so called manager was very rude and dis interested in any feed back that was offered,which is a shame when you are prepared to pay full... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

It was a classic style authentic Italian menu, in a relaxed atmosphere with friendly attentive staff. Some of the old traditional meals had been revamped for the current market, however maintaining the taste integrity of the old style recipes. Moderately priced and recommended for a visit

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Cairns, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Nothing wow went to this Italian place twice maybe the chef was not working. First time order the seafood pasta did taste nice but one big problem SAND they did not clean the seafood right. Also ordered the slow cooked beef it was dry. 2nd time fish was over cooked and just no wow in the food I could of... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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174 reviews 174 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We spoke to the chef at Bellocale after enjoying a superb meal there and he commented that a sure sign of this restaurant's success is the fact that it has managed to stay open and flourish in Cairns! The restaurant trade can be very fickle in Cairns and during our 20 years here we've seen many restaurants come and go:... More 

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Queensland Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice little place tucked away on Shields St. Excellent menu and selection of specials. Food is fresh and cooked well. Recommended to those that appreciate good Italian and fresh pasta. My only suggestion would be to have a better selection of wines by the glass and to also serve the red wine a little cooler. Overall, the service was excellent... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Quiet location and enjoyed relaxing at our outside table. Started with the "special" soup which was mussels and leek with cherry tomatoes and fennel and deliciously different. My husband enjoyed his main of veal with mushrooms and vegetables. I opted for bugs with ribbon pasta and rosa sauce (entre size) and it was a more than adequate serving. After resting... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Lovely restaurant. Friendly and attentive service and the food is superb. Really high quality. There are lots of eating places in Cairns, most of them mediocre, but the meal we ate here was stupendous. Bruschetta, stuffed mushrooms, scallopini al fungi and a chocolate/Cointreau berry foam. Wow! We paid about $125 and thought it worth every cent. Highly recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Staff were so friendly and helpful, food are so nice with some special meals for the day written on the board! Just loved it! Would come back again definitely!

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Restaurant Details

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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?