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Mondo Cafe Bar & Grill

Marlin Pde, 34 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4052 6780
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Ranked #118 of 437 Restaurants in Cairns
Price range: $0 - $92
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Cairns, Australia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

They were setting up the tables, we were early, they would not allow our elderly uncle to sit in the shade on just one chair, so we sat in the full sun on the public seat till they had set every table.Shame on you and your "Take it or leave it attitude.

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We stayed in cairns for a week and would order from this cafe all the time. The staff weren't friendly and one staff member was even rude to my son..never again did I go there

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

Dear Barry L I was very disappointed to read your comments. We take great pride in our friendly staff and regularly receive positive comments from our guests on our staff. Please contact me on Marcus.kerschbaumer@hilton.com at your ealiest convenience so i can look into this. Kind Regards More 

Melbourne
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Service was fast, though some meals were brought out late and others had nearly finished. Overall a good restaurant with wonderful harbour views.

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

Dear sandrasophie Thank you very much for reviewing us via tripadvisor and thank you for mentioning the fast service you have received, I hope we can welcome you back on your next trip to Cairns. Kind Regards More 

Brisbane, Qld
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is a top spot! The location is perfect, The people were friendly, the food was tasty and our plates were heaped. the prices are great and the music was folksy and entertaining. The night we went was family night and everyone was having a great time. We enjoyed it immensely. Save on shoe leather - go there!

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

Dear Pip-n-Pop What a lovely review, thank you very much for taking the time and posting on tripadvisor, I will make sure to pass on your very positive feedback to the entire team. I hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards More 

Evans Head, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

we ate here for 7 nights everything was amazing my favourite was their curry chicken superb. The staff go the full mile to help with anything and are friendly and fast . The chefs are amazing and if running at full speed they still make sure your meal is perfect and I couldnt fault a single thing.

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

Dear Karen d Thank you very much for taking the time to review us via tripadvisor, i am very glad to read that you enjoyed all of your visits to Mondo Cafe Bar and Grill. I will make sure to pass on your feedback to the entire kitchen and service team. Kind Regards More 

Sydney
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had dinner there with the family. The pasta option for the kids meal were quite terrible, my kids didn't eat them. The fish & chips were just edible. Ice cream was horrible. On the up side, the curries we had were very nice.

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

Dear littleElephants Thank you very much for your feedback via tripadvisor, your comments regarding the kids meals will be passed on to our headchef for review. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed the curries on that night. Kind Regards More 

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Had business partners in town went for drinks and platters in afternoon.... only chips, fried chicken wings and deep fried prawns avail...no anti pasto.. and the service was non existent considering we were spending alot of money on drinks.. was embarrassing for our guests... will not be returning... the restaurant opposite will be our next visit..

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

Dear Collin K Thank you very much for reviewing Mondo Cafe Bar and Grill and welcome to trip advisor. I am disappointed to read that you didn’t enjoy your time at Mondo. Between 2:30pm and 5:30pm we only serve a small selection of starters to give our chefs a well deserved break and to get ready for dinner service. I... More 

Ringwood, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We had lunch here. The caesar salads are huge! Delicious but you need to be hungry. Good value for money.

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

Dear Joycesoar Thank you very much fro reviewing us on tripadvisor, you are right we are very well known by locals and tourist for our generous serving sizes.I hope we can welcome you back on your next trip to FNQ. Kind Regards More 

Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We stayed in Cairns for 4 nights and spent every afternoon at Mondo for a beer or cocktail and even stayed for dinner once. Drinks are cold and meals are delicious. Couldn't fault the service. Very popular location right on the waterfront. Live music added to the relaxed tropical ambience.

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

Dear Charmaine S Thank you very much for reviewing us on tripadvisor, i will make sure your positive feedback is shared with the management and all team members. I hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards More 

Gurgaon, India
Top Contributor
184 reviews 184 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We were in Cairns and had come back to our Hotel Hilton after spending the day @Kuranda so were feeling a bit tried. We decided to eat in the Hotel. Walked into Modo's and were taken in the sheer energy the crowds were generating and of course the beautiful view of Cairns harbour. The restaurant was packed which proved to... More 

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

Dear Rajeshwar Dayal M Thank you very much for your kind words and for taking the time to review Mondo Cafe Bar and Grill on tripadvisor.I will pass on your feedback to all team members and hope we can welcome you back one day to tropical north queensland. Kind Regards More 

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Additional Information about Mondo Cafe Bar & Grill

Address: Marlin Pde, 34 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4052 6780
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 92

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