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La Fettuccina

41 Shields Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4031 5959
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Ranked #39 of 420 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We ordered seafood marinara last night and couldn't finish it because it was over fishy in smell and flavour The basil pinenut pasta meal was certainly much better Had antipaso which tasted pretty good but very small serving compared to any other Italian restaurant we are acustomed to . Unfortunately very disappointed overall

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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This one was on the recommendation of both my brother and sister and what can I say? they got it totally right. One of the best Italian restaurants I have eaten in - service was great and only matched by the food - well done.

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Cairns, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

If you want authentic Italian food and plenty of it, go no further. Delicious food, great service and value for money. Great spot,to sit and watch the world go by as you dine on fine cuisine packed full of flavour. The service we received was first rate and the food arrived hot and smelt fantastic, mouth watering.

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Hobart, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Having arrived in Cairns from Port Douglas, via Atherton and Kuranda, we needed a good value Italian meal without too much fuss. A local shopkeeper recommended this restaurant and it was a good find. Very busy, as one would expect, good "home cooked" pasta, we were happy. I enjoyed an entrée of lasagne and my husband had a nice fettuccine... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We went there last Saturday night, the 2nd of August for our daughter's birthday.The food was excellent and because I couldn't eat a particular food in the sauce, the owner said the sauces were made fresh and could be made to my liking. The staff were warm and friendly. We really enjoyed it, a perfect evening.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

On hearing great reviews,decided to give it a shot.The owner/manager was pushy,quite rude and very bossy to his staff,to which they were doing the best they could and were clearly embarressed,which was very uncomfortable.The restaurant was squashy and a bit grubby and outdated..The meals were pricey,but enjoyable..Probably wouldnt go back..

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had a good night there with a big bunch of friends. It is always difficult to judge a restaurant in such circumstances, but they performed admirably. The staff were very attentive to all the kids. Their knowledge of Italian wines was great.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Visited this restaurant for the first time yesterday (Thursday night) and was pleasantly surprised. My friend and I had no booking but found a table for two immediately. Our two main meals came within 10 minutes and the taste was phenomenal. Tried the Spaghetti Mare E Monti - The sea and the mountains – a sautée of prawns, mushrooms, shallots,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great food and great service even on a busy Saturday night. My Amatriciana was amongst the best I've had for quite a while and my wife's risotto was rich but maybe just a little heavy. Recommended for a good night out.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

One of the best all round restaurants in Cairns, who take pride in their service and food. They always make you feel welcome, and ensure we as customers enjoy the experience. Food is absolutely amazing!!!

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