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Fasta Pasta

68-72 Sheilds Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4041 0388
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Ranked #152 of 422 restaurants in Cairns
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We always just passed this place for a long time we are in Cairns. We decided to check it out whilst we are staying close by. It turned out to be very good. The pasta marinara and pizza we had ordered were really tasty and tasted real Italian dishes. We even came back another day with some friends. The serving... More

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Cairns
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Good reliable "go-to" restaurant in the middle of town. Very quick and well priced, friendly staff with a good selection of beers.

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Christchurch
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Amazing food at a reasonable price, outstanding service and amazing staff. We went for lunch one day and loved it so much we returned for dinner the next night. Highly recommended! Has lots of variety on the menu, not just pasta, there's something for everyone!

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I went here for an easy dinner on our recent visit to Cairns with my husband and three children. The meals were huge, but the risotto I ordered was way overcooked and was like baby food consistency. My daughter had a fettucine and the pasta was undercooked and still hard. We also had a pizza, which was ok, but very... More

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Cairns, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Ordered spaghetti bolognese for the kids, was absolutely Inedible. Smelled like warmed up pet food, simply disgusting. Will never go back, don't waste your money

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Hayward, California
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150 reviews 150 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

In search of food from a long day of sight-seeing so we could rest and start a new day. Stand in line and ordered: GNOCCHI ALLA ROSETTA - potato dumplings, tossed with bolognese sauce, mozzarella cheese and a dash of cream Vegetarian Pizza - mushrooms, capsicum, onion, olives, baby spinach, tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese If you are looking for... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Ate there recently. Sat outside where we were largey ignored by the staff. The guy behind the counter taking the orders was very good though. The pasta in the meals didn't seem to be fully cooked which was a disappointment.

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Cairns, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Yummy food and huge amounts, excellent and fast service and friendly staff. Lots of specials and not just pasta, would definitely recommend for the whole family

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S Wales
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We ate here twice because the atmosphere, service and price was very good. Great selection of pasta's and pizza's and my kids loved it. Carafe of house wine was very palatable and reasonably priced. The manager (Val La Vista) was a very bubbly and jovial host. Made a point on both occasions we dined there of coming over for a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We were told by two girls in our dorm about this place and although we was not backpacking for any great length of time we did go round there for lunch one day - it was fresh italian food and everyone had cleared their plate. They also do lovely icecream.

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