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La Fettuccina

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41 Shields Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4031 5959
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The best Italian in Cairns!

Great staff, service, food and atmosphere. Takes you back to Italy! I would say the best Italian food in Cairns - don't miss out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Linda R
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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147 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great staff, service, food and atmosphere. Takes you back to Italy! I would say the best Italian food in Cairns - don't miss out.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My family and I came here for my birthday on March 9th, every dish was to die for. I had a creamy ravioli with chicken, shallots and avocado, which melted in my mouth. The lamb cutlets were well salted with seasoned potatoes that were done splendidly. Would highly recommend this restaurant if you're looking for a reasonably priced, fresh Italian... More 

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Yungaburra, Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This place has amazing food and wine. The service is great, if you love Italian food you can't go past it. You will not be disappointed.

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Cairns, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Love this place. Have been dining here since I moved to cairns in 2000. Family love it and it's our regular birthday dinner choice. Delicious pasta and generous portions. Friendly service and outdoor dining.

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Cairns
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We went to La Fettuccina this weekend and the food as great. We all had seafood that was fresh, simply prepared and delicious. The staff were friendly and helpful and prices reasonable. We chose to eat inside as it was cooler but perhaps outside may be better as it was very noisy.

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Cairns, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is the second year in a row that we have chosen to eat at La Fettuccina in Cairns before going on to fireworks at the Esplanade. We are frequent visitors and are never disappointed. It was a very, very hot and humid evening for New Years Eve and we were happy to be placed in a position outside that... More 

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Cairns Region, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

the pasta is always good, service could improve but all in all a good place to eat, pricing is average.

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Edina, Minnesota
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112 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We were sent here by our hotel concierge when I asked him for a dinner recommendation for a Saturday night. We had just finished a full day out on the Great Barrier Reef and wanted to recharge with some pasta. It was just a few blocks walk from our hotel. We almost missed this small spot sandwiched between two other... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

There weer over 20 of us for a function . The food was very good, great carpacio, pasta and seafood also very good. Staff very egocentric good wine list. Can recommend for either large groups or small.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Tandpasta: Bruschetta had too little taste, lacking basil. Foccacia with Olive tapanade and pesto was fine, but The bread cloud have been toasted more. Main course, Penne Al Arrabiata was al dente, spicy and accompanied by fresh parmesan cheese. The wine (shiraz) was served too hot, but became must better after being put on ice. The service was good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41 Shields Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: (07) 4031 5959

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?