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17 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
0740515137
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 105
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently amazing food

As always Tosca's fresh home made pasta was amazing. I have to physically force myself to order something other than the Pappadelle Modenese (YUM). Despite my husband and his family coming from a different area of Italy, and cooking pretty wonderful Italian food at home, they rave about the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
MagratA
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns Region, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 5th time I have eaten at this restaurant. The food is fabulous, the waitress was a divine Italian who never missed a beat. Nothing was too much trouble and the prices were in keeping with other places we have dined. Thank you. We will return again.

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Thank Burmese555
West Malling, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was convenient to where we where staying that said there are far better places within walking distance. The food was disappointing and not competitively priced. The owner was not pleaseant.We felt for the lady serving who worked very hard but was let down by the others.

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Thank Kevin R
Cairns, Australia
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined with a group of friends for dinner. I found the staff to be prompt, efficient and the menu suggestion, when I was torn between two amazing dishes, was fantastic- I haven't had a tortellini that good ever! Great atmosphere and would definitely recommend!

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Thank the_aimster
Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The warm greeting was very refreshing. Beautiful atmosphere. Entrée and Mains where all amazing. I had Prosciutto Melon for entrée and Spaghetti Amatriciana for main thought I went to heaven. We had a table of 5 and all meals where delicious. Nice cold sparkling water and a great wine and beer list. Need a say any more as dessert Mamma... More 

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Thank Leanne64
Cairns
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked in here for my mother in laws birthday. I dropped a cake off early so that she didn't know and they were really good about it. I got the lasagne and it was amazing. The best lasagne I have had. I did have to order a side of green beans. Father in law got the marinara and said... More 

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Thank Kimmy155
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We booked ... Owner clearly confused and thought we booked for night previous which wasn't true. Even if it was our mistake instead of being a good host he humiliated the person who made the booking Putting a downer on the whole night for all 10 of us... Never be back! 😞

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Thank Resrix
Cairns Region, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Highest quality and consistent every time - exceptional! Have been a fan for many years where we have enjoyed many great times with family and friends. Food like Mama's - best compliment possible. Appreciation of quality reflective of a well practised 3rd generational restaurant family business. Love the food, a real pleasure and never a disappointment.

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Thank Gerard O
Cairns, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

As always Tosca's fresh home made pasta was amazing. I have to physically force myself to order something other than the Pappadelle Modenese (YUM). Despite my husband and his family coming from a different area of Italy, and cooking pretty wonderful Italian food at home, they rave about the food here.

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Thank MagratA
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Ate here on a whim one night during our brief stay in Cairns, and the food was quite good... I'm not much of a fan of Lasagne, but theirs (ordered by my Wife) was actually fantastic! Kudos to the wait-staff, too... It can't have been easy looking after a restaurant between half and three quarters full with only the two... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cairns, Australia
Level Contributor
57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

returned for our 8 visit in the past 2 years and everything perfect.....best home made pasta in cairns......good service and fair prices......always a pleasure to visit this restaurant....if you are a visitor to cairns do not miss this one......

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 0740515137

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?