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17 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
0740515137
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Ranked #103 of 436 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Townsville, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The Gnocchi melted in the mouth. Service was what you expect from a Family business. If you don't book, you sit outside, which does not bother me, but may others. Pizza was very good, very reasonable priced.

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Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

we tried this restaurant, because it was next to our hotel. The food was okay, but not good and they had only really small portions. Saddly, only the price was high and not the quality that we did expect. Even the waiter was very unfriendly, so that we would definitely would not recommend this restaurant.

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Scarborough, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Lovely family run Restaurant, all pastas are homemade, I really loved the pappardelle modenese, never had pasta like this not even in Italy.Service was attentive as well, and the vanilla creme brûlée was to die for. Overall I been to lots of Italian Restaurant, but this is the real deal, simple big flavours, clean presentation, nice deco, and a nice... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We saw this restaurant and thought it looked nice, so went in. I was surprised that we were treated with a woman wearing thongs. This should have given us an insight into the restaurant. We ordered 2 entree's of calamari, and for mains, my husband ordered the di mare (seafood pasta) and I ordered the crab lasagne. We were surprised... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Really. Home made fresh pasta as good as it gets. Prawn and crab ravioli with the lightest tomato sauce that you will rarely taste. These people have been in the business for ever and are now in cairns. Count yourselves lucky. Go there and u will be happy you did. And the wine was great too. Not cheap but worth... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Described as a main but smaller than most starters in other restaurants. Persuaded to go for one of the specials but proved to be an expensive un-special special. Nothing more than pasta in tomato sauce, trout and prawns must have escaped the chef. Very dissatisfied.

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geroge4982
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87 reviews 87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The food here is absolutely beautiful and the service very friendly and efficient. My friend and I shared a scallop special as an entree which above and beyond delicious, and she had a homemade papperdelle while I had crab lasagna. Her papperdelle was perfect and my lasagna was filled with crab meat and very tasty although a little rich for... More 

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Lennox Head, Australia
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327 reviews 327 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I decided to eat here as it was very close to our hotel and are not sorry that we did. Good location and great ambience but the service was painfully slow even allowing for two big groups eating there. One would have thought more staff should have been rostered on under the circumstances. The staff members were... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Located next to the Pullman International Hotel, lovely menu, all our courses were delicious, portion size a little too big. The service was excellent and friendly. Highly recommend a visit.

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Cairns
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Hi Just a short walk from Spence St is Piccolo Cucina, tucked into the edge of the alleyway right next to the Pullman. We enjoy good service and a balcony table. Our main selection choice of rice balls in tomato is superb. Entrees are great, we choose either bruschetta or prosciutto on pastry, and there is a good selection of... More 

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Additional Information about Piccolo Cucina

Address: 17 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: 0740515137
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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