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45 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
0740516165
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Ranked #44 of 426 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $24
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We knew there was an Italian Restaurant in Spence Street, so we decided to try it. My partner had a veal main course; I had fettucine and some sauce not unlike carbonara. This was huge. A glass of wine each, too: I had the red from Great Southern (WA). Waitress came back and back: I was still eating. Finally I... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I recommend the whole experience, there guys make an effort and it shows. It's very WYSIG, no frills, clean, true to type, full of love for fine food and simply good food at its best. Service is genuine and sincere, Bel Pease hits the spot! Nick's Mussels for Entrée or Main are a great choice and just marvellous.

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Went to dinner the other night, wife felt like pasta. What a great choice Bel Paese was. Wife had slag bol, she loved it, what a serve she could not eat it all which was great because I ate the last bit of it.Was going to lick the plate but people were watching. I had the chilli prawns and penne.... More

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Cairns, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We have had a couple of meals at Bel Paese and have been very impressed on both occasions - Excellent service, good prices, good sized meals & food to Die for. The veal Scallopini just melted in your mouth.

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Cairns, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My wife and I had lovely night and enjoyed authentic Italian cuisine. Although small the restaurateur was able to recreate a really authentic Italian trattoria atmosphere. Too many places claim to be Italian but are unable to deliver. IL Belpaese really manages to convey the Italian je ne sais quoi, Friendly, courteous staff. You will certainly be able to taste... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Good italian food, great service. Pretty much the best Italian food in Cairns. Highly recommend it!!!!!!!!!!!

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geroge4982
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79 reviews 79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Went here for lunch with a friend and each had two glasses of wine as well as a caprese salad to share and each our own main course and the bill was only $70. The service was good and we were left alone to chat and enjoy our time without feeling rushed whatsoever. We left full and happy! I would... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Very good Italian food, very nice wine, great service and a very friendly and accommodating waitress.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

while holidaying in Cairns we went here twice. We needed vegan options and were really impressed with the staff's willingness to accomodate for this. The vegetarian pizza was honestly one of the best we have ever had! The pasta was really beautiful. The staff and chef were really friendly and welcoming. We would definitely go back if in in town... More

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Can never fault the food. Great service & friendly staff and realistic prices . Tried all the other Italian Restaurants in Cairns and just keep going back to Bel Paese. Great Pizza's and authentic Pasta dishes made by the owner. They have dishes to suit everyone. Highly recommend

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Additional Information about Bel Paese

Address: 45 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 0740516165
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 24
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian, Pizza & Pasta

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