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Yanni's Greek Taverna

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17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4041 1500
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
Great view, prompt service.....pretty good food.

We had a great table that overlooked the sea. The weather was amazing so that added to the occasion. The service was very good, knowledgeable staff and friendly. Food portions and quality was pretty good, the cost was very reasonable too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Colourwolfy
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had a great table that overlooked the sea. The weather was amazing so that added to the occasion. The service was very good, knowledgeable staff and friendly. Food portions and quality was pretty good, the cost was very reasonable too.

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Urbana, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We didn't expect to find a Greek restaurant in Cairns, but what a find! This was one of the best meals we had during our vacation in Australia, and without a doubt the lamb was the best we had ever!

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Lethbridge, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Great staff, service and even better food. I can't say enough about their souvlaki, saganaki and tzatziki!! I would have gone every day. Make a reservation for the patio if you can. You will not be disappointed.

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Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Only in Cairns for a brief work trip my colleague and I were very excited to find a Greek restaurant. We had a fantastic feast, the service was fast and friendly and we are both determined to try to recreate the Yanni salad. It was delicious.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Lovely traditional Greek restaurant - superb food wine and service. We had a table open to the air on the balcony and although it was hot the evening breeze was so much better than air conditioning.

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Kangaroo Valley, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at this Taverna. Just like in Greece, good atmosphere, nice view, great food and good service.

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Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had dinner here one evening and the food was fabulous. The service was also very personal and the wait staff were very friendly and attentive.

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Sydney, Australia
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375 reviews 375 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
303 helpful votes 303 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Yanni's enjoys a prime spot in the Cairns CBD. Even better it is centred around an atmospheric whitewashed courtyard so you have the choice of al fresco or air-conditioned dining from early brunch to late, plate-smashing dinner. As should be expected, the emphasis is on seafood dishes, but Moussaka, other pasta dishes, meat and chicken souvlakis and gyros also feature.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012 via mobile

We had a late night dinner party of 14 who arrived at about 9pm and the kitchen was more than happy to accommodate us where others didn't. The food was very good and plentiful - we had the set menu. The owner kept us very entertained including having the majority of the restaurant up doing the zorba. Traditional Greek dance... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

There is a better Greek place in town, but this place had terrible service and lame Greek dishes.

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Address: 17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 4041 1500
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Cuisine: Greek

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  • Address: 17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: (07) 4041 1500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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