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45 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 6165
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 87
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 3
    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
Good Italian Food

Good Location for a great Italian restaurant. Food was very good and typical Italian menu. Staff friendly and service was quick. Outdoor seating available. Licensed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Judy J
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

I went here with my wife and parents while we holidayed in Cairns. The food was fine. The four cheese pizza and scallopini was not bad and the deserts were decent. Probably a three and a half if it were possible.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Good Location for a great Italian restaurant. Food was very good and typical Italian menu. Staff friendly and service was quick. Outdoor seating available. Licensed.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We thought we would try one of the Italian eateries whilst on our visit to Cairns and even though we had one right next door to our hotel the reviews were less than favourable so we chose Bel Paese as the reviews were more favourable and I'm so pleased that we did. The staff were excellent, pleasant and happy to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I am not a fan of reviewing places more than once, but I need to make an exception for Bel Paese. From memory, my previous review (over a year ago) would have mentioned the excellent food, quaint atmosphere and great service. Can I honestly say, nothing has changed, in fact, it may only have improved. I arrived into Cairns in... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The waitress was lovely. The food was pretty average, but nothing special. The garlic bread arrived burned, but they happily replaced it when we asked.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Stopped off for an early dinner and had the place to ourselves but only for 20minutes! Place was packed by the time we left and understandably so. Our group had pizza and a range of pasta dishes followed by dessert all round. The pasta was lovely (so I was told) and my huge pizza was tasty though a little burned... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I can't go past the award winning 4 cheese pizza. .. An addiction. The seafood pizza is good too. Good selection of pasta and mains. A nice bottle of Zema and who could ask for more. We prefer sitting at one of the outside tables and watch the world go by. Super friendly service. A favourite with locals

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Very nice and authentic trattoria ! Very accommodating for a large group with active/choosy kids. Freshly made pasta was awesome and tiramisu heaven ! Grazie mille !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

sensational cheesy/garlic bread and real Italian staff :-) Calamari Salad and traditional Lasagne for mains were pretty basic but certainly fresh amd tasty and how fancy can a lasagne be I guess. Would come again for a well priced Italian feed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

A good solid Italian restaurant. Yummy spaghetti and fabulous friendly service. We were there with our baby and were made to feel most welcome. It was so yummy we went back for lunch!

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Additional Information about Bel Paese

Address: 45 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4051 6165
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 20
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 6165

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian, Pasta
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 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?