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Mondo Cafe Bar & Grill

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Marlin Pde, 34 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4052 6780
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 113
    Excellent
  • 128
    Very good
  • 65
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
simple but good

good simple clean cut food, no nonsense, the menu is clear and precise and the food tastes great. A good extensive menu that is reasonably priced and it is in a good location, plenty happening around the restaurant and area

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Glenn A
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
Good for:
  • Scenic view
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English first
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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159 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

good simple clean cut food, no nonsense, the menu is clear and precise and the food tastes great. A good extensive menu that is reasonably priced and it is in a good location, plenty happening around the restaurant and area

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Sydney, Australia
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143 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Your average place to stop and have dinner. There are many different types of cuisines to choose from. Stopped here mainly for drinks since the hotel bar is closed early. Moderately priced eats and entertainment in the form of some bad singing a few nights a week. Better places to go.

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Marcus K, Manager at Mondo Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear ZiggyPitty Thank you very much for your feedback on Tripadvisor, I will pass on your comments to my team and I hope we can welcome you back on your next trip to FNQ. Kind Regards More 

Cairns, Australia
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

So this place has an amazing view and atmosphere however the food is bit touch and go.. I personally only eat the Hainanese chicken wings or the antipasto plate which is available from 12pm onwards as I've had several mains and to be honest I could make them better at home! The view and service is always great and they... More 

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Marcus K, Manager at Mondo Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear Mighty_Mikky Thank you for reviewing us on Tripadvisor and thank you for mentioning the great service. I will pass on your comments regarding the meals to our executive chef for review. I hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards More 

Cairns, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Mondo is amazing, beautiful location, great food and the staff are first class. Mondo is always my first choice.

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Marcus K, Manager at Mondo Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear Niicola76 Thank you very much for reviewing us via Tripadvisor and thank you for mentioning the great food, friendly staff and beautiful location. I hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards More 

Cairns Region, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I can't say enough good words about Mondo. The staff are wonderful, friendly and inviting. The chef cooks fantastic meals and the atmosphere is warm, inviting and addictive. It's a beautiful homely little spot. I'd eat there every night if Could. I TOTALLY RECOMMEND mondo TO ANYONE!!!

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Marcus K, Manager at Mondo Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear Maxandaiden Thank you very much for your positive feedback, I hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Great place to go for a good food and reasonably priced.. I had the steak and my husband had curry noodles and we really enjoy it. All the staff are friendly.

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Marcus K, Manager at Mondo Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear Honeybhabes B Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on tripadvisor, I will make sure I share your positive comments with everyone here at Mondo. Hopefully we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I live in cairns I have been to here few times It' so yammy especailly nasi grang and maxica hwaita ! Everytime i go there, i order that menu And i recomended that to my frend

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Marcus K, Manager at Mondo Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear HyunJi K Thank you very much for your positive feedback, I hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards More 

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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

$65 for two drinks and two main meals. You go to the bar and order the food and it is brought to your table. We ate at 7:00 and there were lots of kids running arround screaming. Suggest you eat after the kids bed time. The food was really tasty 1) sirilankan curry barramundi (fantastic) 2) burger and chips was... More 

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Marcus K, Manager at Mondo Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear David F Thank you for reviewing us on tripadvisor, I am very glad you enjoyed your meals at Mondo, I hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards More 

Cairns
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Last night I had the pleasure of having dinner at Mondo. My partner & I have been going there for a drink/dinner for as long as we can remember, at least 10 years. It was quite awhile since our last visit, until last night. A friend joined us last night for dinner and the fajitas and steak were throughly enjoyed.... More 

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Marcus K, Manager at Mondo Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear Melinda M Thank you very much for taking the time to review us via tripadvisor, and thank you very much for your 10 year long patronage. The young gentlemen singing that night was Rhys Tolhurst a very talented young local men. I hope we can welcome you back soon Kind Regards More 

Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Lovely food with great views over the bay. Staff friendly and gave good service. Menu offered a wide choice

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Marcus K, Manager at Mondo Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear pygmy Thank you very much for reviewing us on trip advisor, thank you very much for mentioning the friendly and good service you have received, I hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Marlin Pde, 34 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4052 6780

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 92

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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