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Bobby's Restaurant

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5 Aplin Street, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
40415937
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10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great meals

I will always travel to town for bobbys meals. Great value and their duck with plum sauce is amazing

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Briony L
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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Nice foods Generous portions Fast services, and friendly staffs. Close to the beach and the main road, easy to locate. One of the best restaurants in Cairns

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I will always travel to town for bobbys meals. Great value and their duck with plum sauce is amazing

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Had the chicken with Bobbys special sauce, was way too salty, I don't think you could put anymore salt in the chicken. Food was of poor quality and overpriced. Way too overrated. Never again

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Cairns, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I went to bobby's because I was craving asian food. But the food was bland with tonnes of garlic. Had to add sauces and spices on the top to make it edible. The portion was tiny compared to the price and the service was really bad. Definitely not recommended.

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Cairns, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Prices aren't too bad. We weren't overly impressed with our meals. Presentation wise it looks great, generous portions but average tasting. You can definitely get more authentic, better tasting Vietnamese and Chinese meals near by and prices are comparable especially with similar Vietnamese establishments. The staff are very attentive, service was quick even when the restaurant had a number of... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Here you can go in and sit down for a nice meal or order a takeway noodle box for $11.00, which I did and it was lovely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Had a bit of a feast in this nondescript chinese restaurant (reminiscent of the 70s). One dish that was not really appreciated was the duck done 3 ways - not really crispy and the bits put in the rice paper were a bit googly, not nice for mouth feel. However, the rest of the meal arrived at lightening speed and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

From the outside Bobby's looks a bit outdated and tacky, but don't let that put you off. The portions are a good size and food is very tasty. Great prices for easy tasty food! Would recommend and will go again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

If you care about tasty, authentic Chinese and / or Vietnamese food, but not very choosy about the ambiance, décor, lighting and the view, head to Bobby’s in Aplin Street, near the Esplanade. The place is crowded and seating is difficult to come by. When you are seated, you will find yourself in a brightly lit, crowded, noisy room with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We liked the variety of the joint menu, the "man" size main course servings, the freshness of the food, the Asian ambience, the good wine and beer list and the ever smiling staff and owner, Bobby. A hoot of person.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Aplin Street, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 40415937

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm

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