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La Fettuccina

41 Shields Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4031 5959
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Ranked #24 of 422 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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83% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
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
9 helpful votes 9 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they could and were clearly embarressed,which was very uncomfortable.The restaurant was squashy and a bit grubby and outdated..The meals were pricey,but enjoyable..Probably wouldnt go back..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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25 reviews 25 reviews
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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Darwin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Make a booking, this place was packed on a Tuesday night! I had dinner with friends and it was fantastic! We had the bruschetta to share for entree. Bruschetta is a hard one to make look good since it's just chopped tomato on some bread, and it looked ok at La Fettuccina, but it tasted fantastic! The quality of the... More

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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Just turned 25 years..and as good as ever. Prime choice for all good things Italian. Scallops were so good the other Friday, we were back on the Saturday. Then to double the pleasure afterwards, landed next door at McGintys for after dinner drinks.

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Cairns, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

A lovely place for dinner quick and efficient service. Staff are very friendly. Lots of choice on the menu and you can choose what type of pasta you prefer on any dish. I had chilli prawn pasta which was a generous portion and tasted fantastic. Great for families, couples and groups. Located in town close to pubs and a short... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is quite small with most dining outdoors but we walked past 3 nights and noticed it had a bigger crowd than most so dined there on our last night. Managed to get the last table at 7PM. You take the last table you know it will take awhile but ordered some bread and wine and enjoyed the ambience. Our... More

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